THE CONVENTIONEERS (52 x 30')
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Hosts Jason Agnew and Matt Chin travel across North
America to experience the most bizarre in trade show,
convention and festival culture. They?re The
The Conventioneers is a hybrid "sketch comedy" & "man
on the street" program in which Jason and Matt attend
festivals and trade shows across North America and perform
quick, comedic interviews with the very "passionate" and
often sincere convention going patrons.
From The UFO expo in Roswell, New Mexico, to the Testicle
Festival in Missoula, Montana to various International
Comicon events... Matt and Jay have attended some of the
most unusual gatherings, and interviewed some of the
quirkiest people you?ll meet on TV. If the convention
happens to lack personality, Matt and Jay take it upon
themselves to provide it! The guys have been escorted out
of, and banned from nearly 25 conventions in their 7
Each episode begins with a 90-second long sketch, shot
on-location at the fictional home of Matt and Jason, who
play roommates in the show. The sketch is comedic in
nature and themed to the convention that the guys will be
attending in the episode. They then head to the exhibit
and do their best to blend in? by sticking out!
Some of the conventions featured are:
Roswell UFO Festival: Jason Agnew and
Matt Chin find themselves surrounded by conspiracy
theorists, and other assorted freaks in Roswell, New
Marijuana March: Matt and Jay continue
to learn about the cannabis culture and poke and prod
potheads at the Freedom FEestival + Marijuana March.
Chinatown Festival: Matt decides to get
back to his roots and takes Jay to the Chinatown festival
where Jay looks to put some stereotypes to the test. Plus
a cameo by the ?fat ninja?!
UFC Fan Expo: Our hosts jump into the
trade show octagon at The UFC: Ultimate Fighting
Championship Fan Expo.
Sex Show: Jason and Matt are neck deep in
assorted sex toys at The Everything To Do With Sex Show..
where the phrase ?come as you are? takes on a whole new
Superman Celebration: In Metropolis,
Illinois (google it), twenty thousand people drss up as
the Man of Steel and talk comic books- talk about easy
Body Building Convention: Jay asks people
to assist him with the first step to becoming a
professional body-builder? shaving off all of his body
VIDcon: The boys are in sunny Los Angeles
as Matt drags Jay to VIDcon, (the world?s largest YouTube
convention), where we get under the pasty white skin of
some of these so-called YouTube celebrities.
Oktoberfest: Break out the beer and
bratwurst as Matt and Jay make their way to the German
inspired Oktoberfest celebration and take sausage stuffing
to a whole new level.
Tattoo Convention: Hosts, Jason Agnew and
Matt Chin ask how grotesquely can someone mutilate their
body at the Tattoo and Body Modification Convention.
Scottish Festival: If it?s not Scottish
it?s CRAP! And in this episode, Hosts, Jason Agnew and
Matt Chin do their best to prove that theory at The
Taste of Italy Show: Matt and Jason dish
out a whole bunch of ?how you doin?s?? as they try their
on their best Tony Soprano impersonations