‘Louis C.K.: Hilarious’ Debuts Sunday, January 9 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
via press release:
Uncensored And Uncut “Louis C.K.: Hilarious” DVD And CD Released On January 11
NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 — In his hilarious Network Television Premiere special, Louis C.K. gives viewers his irreverent take on single fatherhood and life after forty in “Louis C.K.: Hilarious,” a one-hour stand-up live concert film debuting Sunday, January 9 at 10:00p.m.
C.K.’s unique observations of everyday life go way beyond politically incorrect and his views of human behavior are more than hilarious in this cinematic concert event. Filmed at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, WI, C.K.’s performance proves he is every bit the title of his special.
On Tuesday, January 11, “Louis C.K.: Hilarious” DVD will be released uncensored and uncut via COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment with over 40 minutes not aired on COMEDY CENTRAL. In addition, the uncensored and uncut “Louis C.K.: Hilarious” CD will be released on COMEDY CENTRAL Records. The album will also be available on iTunes, Amazon, eMusic, Audible and most digital providers.
“Louis C.K.: Hilarious” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2010 as the first stand-up concert film presented at Sundance. Directed by C.K., the film received rave reviews including Variety declaring “Standup comedy cinema has a new star in ‘Louis C.K.: Hilarious.'”
C.K. is currently touring theaters across North America with his new show, “Louis C.K.: Word,” including a sold-out night at Carnegie Hall on November 4. This past summer, C.K. starred in his own critically-acclaimed FX series, “Louie,” which was picked up for a second season after airing just five episodes. “Louie” was named #4 in the Top 10 TV Shows of 2010 by Time and his “Bully” episode also made the magazine’s Top 10 TV Episodes list. C.K. is executive producer, writer, director, editor and star of the series based on his life as a stand-up comic and single father of two living in New York City. C.K. also starred in the film “The Invention of Lying” with Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner and was seen in a recurring role on the NBC series, “Parks & Recreation.” In 2009, C.K. was nominated for an Emmy™ Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special for his second one-hour special, “Louis C.K.: Chewed Up.”
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