|USA||2015||60 Min||Reality-TV . Drama|
The series follows the professional and personal lives of six female comics in Los Angeles who are climbing their way to the top of the stand-up ladder. While the comediennes differ in their levels of experience, styles of comedy and ultimate career goals, they share the ambition - and the passion - needed to make it in the City of Dreams. From working multiple jobs, to clashing with parents' expectations, to yet another bad date, the comics provide a fresh, witty perspective on experiences to which young millennial women can relate.
Funny Girls might benefit by focusing less on the drama and more on the craft. [10 Apr 2015]Entertainment Weekly Full Review
Put stand-up comedians in the confines of this fake reality and their material feels labored as well. That’s exactly what Oxygen has done with Funny Girls.The A.V. Club Full Review
While the first couple of episodes don’t reveal much in terms of who within this group really has the right stuff, who knows, Funny Girls might even advance a few careers in the process of creating drama--the irony being that the show is at its best, or at least most relatable, in those exchanges where its characters let their guard down just enough to actually stop working at being funny.Variety Full Review