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 “Last One Laughing,” an Amazon Prime show in which contestants try not to crack up (bộc lộ cảm xúc), has spawned spinoffs in more than a dozen countries — though not the United States.

In early 2016, James Farrell, then the head of content at Amazon Studios for Japan, was looking for original programming that could help the streamer gain a foothold (chỗ đứng vững chắc) in the region.

After months of searching, Farrell recalled recently, he was open to any concept, no matter how strange (kì lạ) or unconventional (độc đáo). Then, over a late night dinner, one of the country’s most prominent comedians, Hitoshi Matsumoto, suggested an idea to Farrell that he said the Japanese networks had never let him do: Ten comedians gather in a room and try to make each other laugh. The last one to keep a straight face wins.

It might not sound like much. But Farrell, who is now a vice president at Amazon Studios, based in Los Angeles, thought, “‘That’s it — that’s the one,’” he said. “I was so certain that this was the monster I was looking for.”

source: nytimes,

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