Press release — For immediate distribution

Montreal, Monday, December 17, 2018 – V presents a brand new night of comedy L’Open Mic de … starting January 28 at 9 pm. Every week, from Monday to Thursday, a well-known comedian will host his own open mic night in which he will present six of his most favourite funny people: friends, humorists and up-and-coming comedians. Viewers will have the opportunity to discover the guest comedy performers doing what they do best: stand-up comedy!


Weekly hosts and guest comedy performers

To kick off the season, V will present  Rachid Badouri’s Open Mic. Les Denis DroletKatherine LevacJulien LacroixPier-Luc FunkPhil RoyJay Du Temple and Patrick Groulx will also be presenting their stand up favourites during the season when they get their opportunity to host their own L’Open Mic de…
Throughout the 10-week season, over 50 comedians such as Rosalie VaillancourtMehdi BoussaidanJean-Thomas JobinLes Grandes Crues (Marilyne Joncas and Eve Côté), Martin PerrizzoloEddy KingChristine MorencyArnaud Soly and Sam Breton, will be performing on stage in this hilarious new show produced by Productions ToRoS.

Monday night

The week gets off to a strong start as the guest host introduces the six featured comedians who will each be performing in two pre-determined segments: La minute de blague (one-minute joke) and Une ligne, un punch (one line, one punchline).

Tuesday to Thursday

The host hands the microphone over to two comedians each night who will showcase their comedic talents by performing a stand-up set!


In addition to presenting comedians on stage, L’Open Mic de… cameras will provide viewers backstage access so they can follow the comedians before and after their performances.


In addition to live and catch-up viewing on, L’Open Mic de… will feature exclusive web content. During the season, fifteen comedians will share some of their most cringe-worthy moments on Ton pire numéro à vie (Your worst routine ever), with excerpts to bolster their claim. Ten comedians will tell La bonne vieille joke (a good old joke), so unfunny that it’s funny. And even more!

To attend the tapings of the show

Like all good nights of comedy, L’Open Mic de… will be taped in front of a live studio audience at V. People who wish to attend a taping and have a really good laugh, can write to the following address: Tapings will take place every Monday from January 14th to March 18th.


You won’t want to miss L’Open Mic de…

starting January 28 at 9pm, on V!





Dominique Gagnon
Communications and public relations advisor
514-390-6100, extension 7014


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Groupe V Media, a Quebec company operating in the field of entertainment and content distribution, is the largest independent media group in Canada. Groupe V Media owns conventional television network V, specialty channels MusiquePlus and MAX, the video on demand and content platform, as well as the 25Stanley sports news site. Its innovative content delivery strategies featuring strong, eye-catching and unifying themes enable its properties to reach a large audience on a multitude of platforms, at any time, adapting to today’s new consumer and business realities.