Funny Or Die Viral Video Is Tapped for TBS Pilot

by | October 13, 2010 at 1:47 PM | TV News

'Undercover Karaoke' (Photo: Funny or Die)

'Undercover Karaoke' (Photo: Funny or Die)


NEW YORK – A Funny Or Die viral video is getting a chance for a television crossover.

The comedy website announced Wednesday that a pilot for ‘Undercover Karaoke‘ has been ordered by TBS. Funny Or Die will produce the potential series, and co-founders Will Ferrell and Adam McKay will contribute to it.

The show will be based on a video in which the singer-songwriter Jewel donned a disguise of a prosthetic nose, wig, glasses and butt padding, and sang under an alias at a Los Angeles karaoke joint. She astonished the crowd, only to later reveal her identity.

Created by Eric Appel, the video has been watched more than 3.3 million times.

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