So, not a complete surprise then? And then America loved it. © 2020 Sourceability LLC. Lee Newton brought her gifts to The Groundlings, where she taught youngins the art of sketch comedy and rescuing adorable dogs, probably. Watch Bring the Funny highlight 'Sketch Group The Valleyfolk - Comedy Clash' on NBC.com We still hope to release or maybe work on some cool, exciting ‘off YouTube ideas.’, Zaragoza rounded out the interview, with some loving words for The Valleyfolk fans.
It’s just odd stuff that I guess separates us from other acts. TBI: There were several stages of this competition; what was your favorite part? This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. Steve Zaragoza has grown into a successful digital influencer and actor, hosted his own talk show, and is a recurring character on the Disney Channel.
That alone overwhelmed me with this feeling of—I don’t know—it still hasn’t really fully hit me yet. Your email address will not be published. We feel like because of the success of the show, it’s the best time to try to get that out there in the world; as well as continuing our work with The Valleyfolk and building it up as a comedy production unit. I don’t know exactly what it is, but we’re odd people. Congratulations to The Valleyfolk, a group of online comedians who formed a sketch group together last year, and last night won the $250,000 grand prize and a slot in the 2020 Just For Laughs festival in Montreal for winning the inaugural season of NBC’s Bring The Funny! That might be the secret to our success.”. But it is truly a dream come true. And everybody loved it. We just figured we’d be making little digital videos that our wonderful audience loves. “It does work because our dynamics are so unique and we project the spectrum of what a comedy audience would want,” he explained. We were four wacky kids who came from four very different places in life, found each other, made weird comedy together, then did a TV show, and then won a TV show. And they were right there with us. The Valleyfolk are creating shows, comedy specials, sketches, a podcast, and so much more.
She began her career in the entertainment industry as a stand-up comedy writer/performer and over the years has developed scripts for both the stage and screen.
How is what you bring to the table different? The Burn-In is an interactive hub for tech enthusiasts featuring the latest news, product updates, and upcoming announcements from within the tech industry. The Valleyfolk performs a sketch about a hospital of the future. “Almost two years ago now we started The Valleyfolk as a comedy production company where we make sketches and fun videos and just have it be a playground for all of our weird ideas,” Zaragoza tells The Burn-in, post-win over the phone. Please show your support to our favorite personalities on patreon Posted by Sean L. McCarthy | Sep 18, 2019 | News, TV | 0 |. On Conan, Nick Kroll explains the origins of Bobby Bottleservice, El Chupacabra and his first stand-up gig, Jason Mantzoukas has replaced TJ Miller as voice of Mucinex, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon explain to Arianna Huffington why they’re TV BFFs (for six months), Lori Mae Hernandez’s performance on the first live show of America’s Got Talent 2016. And the final decision came to just fan votes. Learn how your comment data is processed. Joe Bereta, Lee Newton, Elliott Morgan, and Steve Zaragoza (formerly of SourceFed) took home a grand prize of $250,000 plus an invitation to perform at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. Bring the Funny is an American comedy competition series that premiered on July 9, 2019 on NBC.. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. The Burn-In: As a sketch comedy troupe, I feel like you guys will naturally draw comparisons to a lot of the greats. Required fields are marked *. It feels like a dream almost, and it’s not something that we as a comedy team expected to happen; certainly in this way, but really at all. SZ: Our fan base, our viewers, our patrons, and everyone who stood behind us and helped us achieve this honor, they’re incredible. Newton joining JK Studios? You can check out more on Twitter at @ask_sari or follow her adventures on Instagram under @thesavvyscribbler. SZ: We want to hit the ground running. We want to continue creating content for The Valleyfolk YouTube channel and maybe up the ante a little bit. She also pens funny stuff for popular sites such as Cracked and Screen Rant. The Valleyfolk were the only act among the five finalists not chosen to make the finals by judges Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen and Jeff Foxworthy. Founding member Natalie Madsen commented on one of Newton’s Instagram posts, … We’d love to start pitching our bigger ideas. We’re just odd people. The first season of NBC’s “Bring the Funny” has concluded, and the winner is the fan-favorite, The Valleyfolk. Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, All Things Comedy aside, Bill Burr remains focused on his own work. Zaragoza went on to carefully describe how each of them fit together and how important their relationships are—not only to their fans but to each other. From on-the-scene reporting to exclusive interviews, she tackles every topic from music, movies and television, to fashion, lifestyle and politics. Congratulations to The Valleyfolk, a group of online comedians who formed a sketch group together last year, and last night won the $250,000 grand prize and a slot in the 2020 Just For Laughs festival in Montreal for winning the inaugural season of NBC’s Bring The Funny!. Some of them have been right there with us since the very beginning of our careers here in the comedy/digital world. Hashtags don’t work here, we don’t even care. TBI: You were always the fan-favorite. Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen, and Jeff Foxworthy navigated their way for months through various comedy acts, which all boiled down to the grand finale on Sept. 17. What were some of the comments that you were receiving throughout this whole process? TBI: What do you want the audience to know about what it’s actually like being on this show? And in order to make that happen, WE NEED YOUR HELP.
I don’t know if there are words to describe it. We grew up watching you guys on YouTube, and now you’re on TV.’. The Valleyfolk is a comedy-first production company with a singular vision: entertain the masses and answer to no one.