files/pictures/picture-35.jpgSeth McFarlanes Emmy Award-winning animated comedy series FAMILY GUY celebrates its historic return to primetime network television with the U.S. premiere of the unprecedented live stage event, FAMILY GUY LIVE!, starring the cast of the series. The show features a live reading of a classic episode, a live performance from the eagerly anticipated FAMILY GUY LIVE IN VEGAS comedy album, a sneak peek at the new FAMILY GUY episode and a Q & A with the cast/creators of the series. It hits the stage of Los Angeles historic Wiltern LG (3790 Wilshire Blvd.) on April 15 with performances at 8:00 & 11:00 pm, and New Yorks Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street) on April 29-30 at 7:00 & 10:00 pm. The show was first conceived and presented at last summers Just For Laughs the Montreal International Comedy Festival.
FAMILY GUY's eagerly awaited return to television is a testament to the passion of our fans, and FAMILY GUY LIVE offers them the unique opportunity to experience the show in an exciting live environment and helps us eventize the launch of the new season and the new comedy album in the two biggest markets," commented Twentieth Century Fox svp of marketing Steven Melnick.
Just For Laughs is thrilled to be working with Twentieth Century Fox Television on more FAMILY GUY LIVE! shows. The shows we produced this past summer at our Comedy Festival in Montreal created such a buzz, said Just For Laughs coo Bruce Hills. We are excited to be bringing the event to FAMILY GUY fans in New York and Los Angeles.
FAMILY GUY is a Twentieth Century Fox Television production. Seth MacFarlane is creator/executive producer with David A. Goodman as exec producer/showrunner, and Chris Sheridan as exec producer. A division of News Corp, 20th Century Fox Television is a leading supplier of entertainment programming domestically and around the world.
Tickets for all performances are available at www.ticketmaster.com
or by phone at (213) 480-3232 or (714) 740-2000 for Los Angeles shows and (212) 307-4100 for New York shows, or at any Ticketmaster outlet. For L.A. shows, tickets are also available at the Wiltern LG Box Office (Saturday 10:00 am 4:00 pm & 3 hours before show time). For N.Y. shows, tickets are also available at the Town Hall box office (Monday through Saturday, 12:00 6:00 pm).
Just For Laughs is active in many areas of entertainment production including television, theatre and touring. Its annual festival is the world's largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming more than 1.7 million people each summer. The company successfully tours some of the Festivals best talent in Canada, the U.S. and Asia and has talent management offices in Beverly Hills, Paris and Montreal.