Popularity Of Comedy Shows

Though TV and radio offer a variety of programs, the most popular form of entertainment is comedy shows. A variety of comedy shows are aired on radio and TV in different parts of the world. Sitcoms have gained immense popularity because of their catchy scripts and light humor. Comedy shows are such a craze that individuals adjust their busy schedules in accordance with timings of their favorite comedy. Every individual watches comedies to relax and de-stress. The laughs that comedy shows evoke benefit us in several ways. Laughter is good for the heart as it ensures enhanced blood flow thereby protecting us for cardiovascular diseases. Stress and hyper tension are responsible for a number of heart attacks and cardiac arrests among individuals.

Comedy shows ensure that your mind is diverted from unnecessary thoughts that can harm your physical and mental well being. Light humor expressed in comedy shows are the best medication for stress and tension. The peaceful easy feeling you get from watching an endearing comedy show ensures a positive thought process. Comedy shows have the ability to calm an environment filled with turmoil and anger. Surveys and research reveals that reconciliation ratio among friends, lovers and family is high when individuals bond together watching a comedy show. There are various aspects of comedy that are preferred among different individuals. They are:

- Satire

- Humor

- Sarcasm

- Wit

- Improvisation

- Timing

- Expression

Though comedy shows on TV are the most popular, comedy slots on radio are exceedingly popular among travelers. Research reveal that drivers that tune in to comedy shows on radio while driving are less likely to dose off due to fatigue than drivers that tune to music stations. Driving long distances, a driver is likely to shut his eyes to relaxing music.

When an individual behind the wheel is listening to a comedy show, he/she is alert due to the constant jokes in the form of dialogues. Among the different types of comedy, stand up is gaining steady momentum in different parts of the world. Stand up comedy shows feature talented individuals displaying different attributes required to make audience's laugh. Stand up comedians are well versed with different subjects and topics that they use in their shows.

Every stand up comedian garners a reputation by displaying a unique style and identity truly their own. Here's a list of some DVDs of stand up comedians that can make you shed weight laughing.

- Mike Epps: Under Rated & Never Faded- Live From Detroit

- John Pinette: I Say Nay Nay

- Louis CK: Shameless

- Ron White: They Call Me Tater Salad

- Bill Burr: Why Do I Do This?

- Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious

- Kathleen Madigan: Gone Madigan

- Ray Stevens: Complete Comedy Video Collection

- Russell Peters: Two Concerts...One Ticket

- Kevin Hart: I'm A Grown Little Man

- Jeff Dunham: Spark OF Insanity

- Jim Jefferies: I Swear To God

- George Carlin: Collection

- Lisa Lampanelli: Take It Like A Man

- Billy Connolly: Live In New York

What's special about comedy shows is the fact that there's never a dull moment. You never get bored watching comedies over and over again. With the demand for comedy shows being high several television networks all over are concentrating on sitcoms to be aired in the years to come.