The World's Funniest Moments is a reality television series produced by Associated Television International. Taped in front of a live audience, the show features humorous video clips taken from the Internet and submitted by viewers.
The series results in part from the popularity of YouTube and is described as "capturing life's most outrageous moments caught on tape". But what makes this show different, according to Hall, is that many of the videos produced are short films produced by aspiring Spike Lees. A number of the short films come from shortbrain.tv.
The series originally ran on MyNetworkTV, until that network decided to focus on reruns of older shows, the network did not renew The World's Funniest Moments for 2009-2010.
The show resumed in syndication for the Fall of 2010 with Erik Estrada and Laura McKenzie hosting.
On myNetwork, most episodes included an educational film from the 1940s or 1950s whose humor derives from the outdated advice and prese