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2010-05-18 11:55:00

LOS ANGELES, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The world premiere of the comedy GET HIM TO THE GREEK WHO: GET HIM TO THE GREEK writer/director/producer Nicholas Stoller; cast members Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Colm Meaney, Aziz Ansari, Carla Gallo, Nick Kroll, Kali Hawk, T.J. Miller, Jim Piddock, Da'Vone McDonald, Ellie Kemper, Lars Ulrich and Sean Combs; producers...

2010-05-12 18:36:00

LOS ANGELES, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Infant Sorrow and Friends is a live one-night-only concert by performers from the upcoming comedy GET HIM TO THE GREEK at The Roxy on Monday, May 24. The evening features songs from the film and forthcoming album as performed by Infant Sorrow, Russell Brand, Carl Barat of the hugely popular U.K. band The Libertines, with special appearances by Jonah Hill and other surprise guests. The events begin at 8:00 PM, and the first 100 people to arrive at The...

2010-02-22 11:22:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bo Burnham is blowin' up on the comedy scene. This 19-year old comedian/singer/songwriter/musician and Boston native is taking his tight rap skills intertwined with creatively executed stand-up to become the first comedian to kick off COMEDY CENTRAL's House of Comedy Live from House of Blues, a monthly COMEDY CENTRAL branded stand-up showcase in House of Blues venues nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is taping two one-hour stand-up specials from House of...

2010-01-04 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL is about to get up close and personal with Aziz Ansari. Filmed in front of a packed house at the Brentwood Theater in Los Angeles, the World Television Premiere of "Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening" debuts Sunday, January 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Coming off of his phenomenal breakout year, COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing critically-acclaimed comedian and actor Aziz Ansari ("Parks and Recreation," "Funny People") to the stage...

2009-11-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Critically acclaimed writer, director and producer Judd Apatow (The 40 Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up) will be making a special visit to the Funny or Die writers' room to answer fan-submitted questions on his latest film Funny People via a special live event on www.funnyordie.com on Wednesday, Nov 18 from 12:30 - 1:00 PM PT (3:30 -4:00 PM ET). Funny People takes audiences on a hilarious and revealing look at the world of stand-up comedy with the story of...

2009-10-21 08:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Critically-acclaimed writer, director and producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) takes audiences on a hilarious and revealing look at the world of stand-up comedy with the story of George Simmons, a famous comedian who is given a second chance at life in Funny People, coming to two-disc Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def, two-disc Collector's Edition DVD, single-disc DVD and digital download on November 24, 2009 from Universal Studios...

2009-10-20 13:23:00

Jonah Hill and Jason Segel are set to Emcee; Special Performance by John Mayer LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fulfillment Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to helping promising yet disadvantaged students graduate from high school and complete college, will honor Director/Writer/Producer Judd Apatow and his wife, actress Leslie Mann, at its STARS 2009 Benefit Gala, Monday, October 26, 2009 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The evening will include a special Gitnick Visionary Award...

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2009-07-23 16:13:03

Seth Rogan and Judd Apatow have agreed to make their first appearance on the U.S. daytime chat show The View, ABC announced. The pair is expected to talk about their latest flick, Funny People, on the July 30 edition of the series. Rogan and Apatow previously collaborated on TV's Freaks and Geeks, as well as the movies The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up and Pineapple Express.

2009-07-16 14:32:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit down for stand-up! COMEDY CENTRAL presents two original specials from acclaimed director Judd Apatow ("Knocked Up" and "40 Year Old Virgin") timed to coincide with the release of his new film "Funny People," which opens in theaters nationwide July 31. The one-hour, behind-the-scenes special, "Inside Funny People," world premieres on COMEDY CENTRAL Monday, July 20 at midnight. Then, on Friday, July 24 at 11:00 p.m. Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen and Adam...

2009-07-15 09:39:00

LOS ANGELES, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Funny or Die promises a laugh-out-loud summer with its "Let's Go Viral" Contest. In conjunction with the HBO Home Entertainment((R)) "Comedy Fetish" campaign, "Let's Go Viral" calls for entrants to submit their funniest Comedy Fetish-themed amateur videos. The online contest runs through the end of November, with the grand prize winner getting a chance of a lifetime - to produce an original short video with Funny or Die's creative team, which includes...