In some corners of the planet, life is no laughing matter. But a new wave of international stand-up comedians suggests that laughing matters more now than ever. "Stand Up Planet" harnesses the universal power of comedy to change the conversation about global poverty. At the center of "Stand Up Planet" is a U.S.-based host -- Hasan Minhaj, a stand-up comic on a quest to find the best comedians from the developing world.
Click here to watch the "Stand Up Planet" comedy showcase.