via press release:
Free Fan Event to Feature Performances by Comedians and CBS Daytime Stars Drew Carey (“The Price Is Right”), Wayne Brady (“Let’s Make A Deal”) and Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood (“The Talk”) at the Legendary Comedy Store in West Hollywood
Actor and Comedian Billy Gardell (“Mike and Molly”) to Host the Evening
Los Angeles – CBS Daytime announces a free fan event, CBS DAYTIME AFTER DARK, featuring an evening of stand-up comedy from some of CBS Daytime’s biggest stars, on Tuesday, Oct. 8 to benefit the charity Stand Up To Cancer, a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, which funds groundbreaking cancer research.
World famous comedians and CBS Daytime stars Drew Carey (THE PRICE IS RIGHT), Wayne Brady with Jonathan Mangum and keyboardist Cat Gray (LET’S MAKE A DEAL), Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood (THE TALK) will perform live at the Legendary Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood, Calif. Actor and comedian Billy Gardell (MIKE AND MOLLY) will serve as host of the evening.
“CBS Daytime is proud to have some of the best comedic talent hosting our top-rated line-up,” said Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President of CBS Daytime Programming. “This special night of comedy offers an unparalleled opportunity to showcase these amazing talents, while benefitting a great cause in Stand Up To Cancer.”
Fans can RSVP to the event via email to CBSEvents@cbs.com. Entry is subject to availability. Must be age 21 or over.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1-rated daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, daytime television’s fastest-growing network talk show THE TALK, as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.
CHEAT TWEET: #CBSDaytimeAfterDark @SU2C ComedyEvent 10/8 w/ @DrewFromTV @waynebrady @aishatyler @sherylunderwood + #BillyGardell http://bit.ly/1bvIuZz
About Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)
Stand Up To Cancer – an initiative of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a non-profit organization – began in the USA in 2008 with a landmark telecast on the ABC, CBS and NBC networks. The third U.S.-based telecast was broadcast on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and 22 cable networks on Sept. 7, 2012. Internationally, in addition to the Netherlands, Stand Up To Cancer launched in the United Kingdom with a four-hour live televised fundraiser on Channel 4 in collaboration with Cancer Research U.K. on Oct. 17, 2012.
Stand Up To Cancer raises funds to hasten the pace of groundbreaking translational research that can get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. SU2C marshals the resources of the media and entertainment industries in the fight against this disease. Current members of the SU2C Council of Founders and Advisors (CFA) include Talk Show Host, Journalist and well-known Cancer Advocate Katie Couric; Sherry Lansing, Chairperson of the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s Board of Directors and Founder of the Sherry Lansing Foundation; EIF President and CEO Lisa Paulsen; EIF Senior Vice President Kathleen Lobb; Rusty Robertson and Sue Schwartz of the Robertson Schwartz Agency; Pamela Oas Williams, President of Laura Ziskin Productions and Executive Producer of Stand Up To Cancer’s In-house Production Team, and Nonprofit Executive Ellen Ziffren. All current members of the CFA were co-producers of the 2012 televised special. The late co-founder Laura Ziskin executive produced both the Sept. 5, 2008, and Sept. 10, 2010, broadcasts. SU2C was formally launched on May 27, 2008. Sung Poblete, Ph.D., R.N., has served as SU2C’s president and CEO since 2011. For more information on Stand Up to Cancer, go to standup2cancer.org.