via press release:
SHAQUILLE O’NEAL PRESENTS:
ALL STAR COMEDY JAM – LIVE FROM DALLAS,
HOSTED BY OSCAR® WINNER MO’NIQUE
ON AUGUST 28th AT 11:00 PM (ET/PT) ON SHOWTIME®
Comedy special is the latest installment of the network’s on-going
SHOWTIME LAUGH OUT LOUD comedy franchise
LOS ANGELES, CA – (August 26, 2010) – Oscar® winner and one of the “Original Queens of Comedy,” Mo’Nique rules the stage as host of the third installment in Shaquille O’Neal’s All Star Comedy Jam concert series on Saturday, August 28th at 11:00 PM (ET/PT) on SHOWTIME. Featuring some of Shaq’s favorite comedians, Paul Mooney (“It's the End of the World” & “Chappelle’s Show”), Corey Holcomb (“Laffapalooza!”), George Willborn (“Baisden After Dark”) and Michael Blackson ("1st Amendment Stand Up"), Mo’Nique and her cast of characters rip into everything from Tiger Woods & President Barack Obama to hilariously tearing into the big man himself, Shaq. Filmed in front of a live audience during the 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend in Dallas Texas, Mo’Nique leads her court with some of the industry’s most talented and sought-after comedians. Delivering side busting, non-stop laughs, no topic is off limits in this memorable night of comedy at AEG’s Nokia Theatre stage.
The SHOWTIME LAUGH OUT LOUD comedy franchise has premiered popular, provocative specials from some of the world’s best and brightest comedic talents. LAUGH OUT LOUD continues to push the boundaries of televised comedy with exceptional comedians such as Sarah Silverman (“Jesus Is Magic”), George Lopez (“Why You Crying?”), Bobby Slayton (“Born to be Bobby”), Paul Mooney (“It’s the End of the World”), Mike Epps (“Underrated…Never Faded & X-Rated”) and Kevin Pollak (“The Littlest Suspect”).