Stand-Up Comedy Series “This Joka” Acquired by Quibi

Will Smith. Photo by Joanne Davidson/SilverHub/REX/Shutterstock (8841779dh)

This Joka a new stand-up comedy series hosted and executive produced by Will Smith is heading to Quibi. 

The project, a co-production of Smith’s Westbrook Media and Topgolf Studios, is the latest addition to the quick-bit platform set to launch April 6. 

In This Joka, Smith invites a diverse lineup of up-and-coming, established, and legendary comedians, to explore the nature of comedy. The series will showcase stand-up sets, as well as one-on-one conversations, intimate interviews, and docu-style moments shot on location at Topgolf’s Las Vegas driving-range venue and other spots across the city.

“Will’s love and respect for stand-up comedy runs deep, and with this series on Quibi, we hope to discover, learn from, and uplift the next generation of diverse comedic talent,” said Terence Carter, co-president of Westbrook Studios.

Quibi launches on April 6.