Ten years later and “Impractical Jokers“They are still amazed at the success of their reality show.
Joe Gatto, Sal Vulcano, James Murray And met Brian Quinn for the first time in high school 30 years before he started the comedy empire.
The band became internationally known for their reality TV show – which released its first episode in December 2011 – and the three Jokers talked about how “surreal” their success with Fox News Digital was still.
“It’s common for us to organize a show because we’ve worked with our friends and the staff are our friends, and it’s just our lives and it’s great,” said Brian “Q” Quinn. “But if I take a step back and look at it, it’s kind of mind blowing. We’ve still been doing the same thing with the same people and with everyone like that for ten years. It’s so beautiful.”
It’s like the team was with them, they filmed their show, and then “showed our home video to the public.”
“When you think for a minute about what its scope is actually and to whom it has reached, it is, to this day, surreal,” said Saul Vulcano.
“Impossible Jokers” aired 9 seasons, airing its 10th season with Jillian Bell on Thursday.
Bell was described by the group as “just a comedian” and during a skit, she “improved a lot”.
Gatto, meanwhile, announced in January that he would not be appearing on season 10 of the show Between divorces from his wife.
The 45-year-old comedian announced his departure via a lengthy Instagram post, which was deleted.
“Along with my friends, I have dedicated a decade of my life building this franchise and can not be proud of what I have achieved. However, due to some issues in my personal life, I had to give up,” Gatto wrote. , Then referring to his wife of eight years. “Bessie and I decided to break up amicably, so now I have to focus on being the best father and co-parent to our two wonderful children.”
The Jokers also shared with Fox News Digital how the 10th season of their show will be different from their previous seasons.
“You know, the way this season works is that each episode ends with a different celebrity guest as part of the punishment, which really adds new life and energy to the show and the upcoming season,” said James Murray. New season.
The group shared that there will also be celebrity guests Colin Jost, Method Man, Chris Jericho, David Cross, Rob Wrigley, Adam Palli, Eric Andre and more. Men will be calling their guests “Cosmic Gumbo” for the upcoming season.
Members shared that Cross is a comedian, looking out for the group and all of his fans for decades. “Punishing me, the dream of all the people came true,” Vulcano shared.
“So, these people are organic to us,” he continued. “We have relationships with all of them and how we book the show, our friends who are excited to be there and there is no barrier to entry.”
The “Impossible Jokers” described their performance as an action-packed, nerve-wracking “once-in-a-generation show.”
The group came together to share what they would love to have Larry DavidSteve Carell, Cindy Crawford and Bill Murray on their episode of the show.
Larry Fink and Daniel Wallace of Fox News contributed to this report.