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RAW Comedy 2022 airs at 9.20pm, Saturday 18 June on SBS Viceland

Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s RAW Comedy is the largest and longest running national open mic competition in Australia.

The 2022 final, hosted by Nikki Britton, filmed at Melbourne Town hall during the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and featuring the freshest and funniest new talent from around the country, will air on SBS VICELAND on Saturday 18 June 2022.

Watch the 2022 RAW Comedy national finalists Cathal Leslie (ACT), Delhi Buoy (SA), Iona Colville (TAS), Nathan Powell (NT), Bron Lewis (QLD), Joshua Coutinho (QLD), Aves Robins (WA), Dom McGovern (WA), Blake Pavey (VIC), Heather Joan (VIC), Alexandra Hudson (NSW) and Guneet Kaur (NSW) as they join the ranks of illustrious RAW Comedy alumni and battle it out to be the 2022 champion.

RAW Comedy has been running for 27 years and boasts some of the country’s favourite comedians amongst its alumni, including Hannah Gadsby, Ronny Chieng, Matt Okine, Becky Lucas, Aaron Chen, Sarah Kendall, Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Rhys Nicholson, Tom Ballard, Anne Edmonds, Sam Campbell, Georgie Carroll, David Woodhead, Cassie Workman and more.

Tune in to watch RAW Comedy 2022 at 9.20pm, Saturday 18 June on SBS VICELAND or catch up on SBS OnDemand.