EPIX PRESENTS “JENNY MCCARTHY’S DIRTY SEXY FUNNY”
Scandalous Hour-Long Comedy Event Premieres on Valentine’s Day
New York, NY DECEMBER 17, 2013 – Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny, a comedy event featuring Jenny McCarthy, will premiere on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2014 at 11PM ET. The hour-long special, which was filmed over two days at Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, highlights the scandalous comedy of an eclectic cast of female comedians – Paula Bel, Tiffany Haddish, Lynne Koplitz, Justine Marino and Tammy Pescatelli – who perform some of the most titillating humor in the industry. The show is comprised of stand-up performances and vignettes starring McCarthy. Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny sheds some much-needed light on what it’s really like to be a woman by putting everything out in the open.
McCarthy, known for her honesty, humility and wit, is a New York Times Best Selling author and a co-host on the Emmy Award-winning daytime talk show “The View.” McCarthy’s unique combination of intelligence, sex appeal and humor has resulted in her gracing the covers of magazines around the world, including Rolling Stone, People, Shape and six covers of Playboy.
Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny is the latest comedy event to join EPIX’s stellar roster of stand-up specials. Featured headliners include: Patton Oswalt, Louis C. K., Jim Norton, Tom Papa, Jim Jefferies, Sherri Shepherd, Jim Breuer, Lewis Black and Eddie Izzard. EPIX’s commitment to the craft of comedy also includes the recent Original Documentary “The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall,” a revealing special that brings together the biggest names in comedy to tell the inside story of America’s first comedy club.
Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny an EPIX Comedy Event is produced by Levity Entertainment Group and directed by Joe De Maio. Jenny McCarthy, Robert Hartman, Judi Brown-Marmel and Stu Schreiberg are the executive producers. Ross Bernard is the executive-in-charge of Production for EPIX.
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EPIX is the newest premium entertainment network delivering the latest movie releases, classic library titles, plus original films, comedy, music and sports events on TV, on demand, online and on devices. Launched October 2009 as the first multiplatform premium network with online accessibility for subscribers through EPIX.com, EPIX pioneered the development and proliferation of TV Everywhere for American consumers. EPIX was the first premium network to launch on Xbox consoles, first on PlayStation®3 (PS3™) and PlayStation®4 (PS4™) systems, first on Android tablets and phones, first on Roku® players and is available to authenticated subscribers on hundreds of devices including Apple® iPads®, iPhones®, Samsung® Smart TVs and Blu-ray™ players and more. Today EPIX remains the only premium service providing its entire monthly line-up from new Hollywood hits to original programs on all platforms and provides more movies than any other premium network.
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