The series features up and coming comedy stars, along with the show's original cast.Similar in premise to shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyway?This week's episode is with Kanye West, he is the captain of the Black Team. This episode Kenan Thompson comes through and is the captain of the Black Team.The first game is called "Tore up from the Floor Up", the teammates go out into the audience and get people that they think looks funny and sends them on stage and make punch lines about them. Next up is a game called "The Hating Game", it's like the dating game but the woman picks the guy that she hates the most by their lines. In the first game "Snap on the Shots", the team members off each team make jokes of pictures that come up on a screen: if it's funny, they get a ding; if it's not they get a buzzer. The 2nd game 1 person from each team has to sit in a chair and put water in his or her mouth, one of the people from each team and has to say something funny so that the other person can spit the water out of their mouth and win a point. The 3rd game is "60 Second Sequel" where the audience screams out a movie so that the team members can make a sequel to it. In the 1st game "World's Worst" the team members have to do a skit and make fun of things that a person can do the worst of. The next game is called "Star Sightings": the two teams go out and find people in the audience that look like stars.
For the first four seasons, the show filmed from Los Angeles/Hollywood and aired on MTV. Renaissance Entertainment became Ncredible Entertainment in 2012.
Upon being revived in 2012, the show was produced in New York City and aired on MTV2 during Seasons 5–7, it also returned to that location for Season 9.
In 2016, the show returned to airing new episodes on MTV and also for the first time since Season 4, production is in Los Angeles.
Each episode also includes a musical performance, occasionally by the guest captain for the Black/Platinum Squad (Nick Cannon performed with Migos in Season 6 in the episode featuring Chanel Iman).
At times, the musical guest comes out just before 'Wild Style' as the judge for the beefs.