Jun 20, 2019
Troubled Waters is a reboot of our long-running pop culture
quiz show International Waters, hosted by Dave Holmes. We've
endeavored to keep the spirit and tone of the original IW, though
there are a couple key differences between the formats of both
On Troubled Waters, we no longer have British comics and
American comics facing off against one another for "cultural
supremacy". Instead of splitting teams up by their respective
nationalities--with one team at a studio in London and the other in
Los Angeles--the new format divides comedians into teams of two
based on a shared grievance or preference, and all our comedians
record at MaxFunHQ in Los Angeles.
In the episode you're about to hear, teams were selected based
on their preferred way of spelling a popular breakfast snack.
Contestants Brea Grant and Adam Felber were "donut" adherents,
while David Gborie and Siobhan Thompson represented the "doughnut"
Troubled Waters launched in February of this year, and the
creative team behind the show have been trying out, and
fine-tuning, new segments. Your feedback will help them a great
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