[04/25/07 - 10:21 AM]
Kathy Griffin's Back on the "D-List" This June
In addition, Bravo will debut her new stand-up special "Everybody Can Suck It" on Tuesday, June 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from Bravo]



"It's D-tastic," Boasts Griffin of Her Series

But First, Bravo Debuts Griffin's All-New One-Hour Stand-Up Comedy Special "Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It," At 9:00 PM (ET/PT)

NEW YORK, NY � April 25, 2007 � Who says the bottom of the Hollywood barrel can't be outrageously wild and downright hilarious? Kathy Griffin returns with an invitation to the best D-List party of the year � Bravo's critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," on Tuesday, June 5th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The seven-episode season of her no-holds-barred humor and constant drama follows Griffin as she adjusts to newly divorced life and gets on the celebrity dating scene, travels the country from Carnegie Hall to a maximum security prison and has to face a family tragedy.

"I guess it wasn't enough to send me to Iraq last season," says Griffin. "This year I perform in a prison, date Nick Carter, and host the Gay porn awards! Who's in? See you every Tuesday night everybody. Oh, and the season's a little longer too. Too much for just six episodes. It's D-tastic!"

But first, Griffin serves as her own series lead-in when Bravo debuts her fifth stand-up special for the network at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, "Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It," in which she takes comedic aim at everyone from Lindsay Lohan to Ann Coulter.

Even with a third season renewal of her Emmy-nominated series, the talented comic Griffin still revels life on the D-List and celebrates all that is fabulous about being shunned from the Hollywood A-List. Life still holds its indignities for the comic, and in the new season, viewers will relish in fantastic new D-List adventures, including her prison comedy tour, where she manages to make the prisoners blush; a trip to her hometown of Chicago where she meets up with her old prom date; the launch of her career in the U.K.; Griffin on the dating scene as a recent divorcee and hosting at the Gay Adult Video Awards. Her career is on a roll, which only serves up more challenges for the dog-tired Griffin, who must show more fortitude than ever to stay at the top of her game, as well as face some of life's bigger challenges and heartbreaks.

Returning this season are some of Griffin's "peeps," headlined by her trusty assistant, Jessica and her lovable parents John and Maggie Griffin. Griffin also has a new motley crew of personalities in her hectic life, including Tom, her tour manager/housemate and Tiffany, Griffin's assistant's assistant.

Griffin Takes Santa Rosa, CA By Storm With All-New Stand-Up Special,"Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It"

By all accounts, Griffin's season three premiere has the best possible lead-in � herself with her all new Bravo special, "Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It," premiering at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Griffin's stand-up gigs find her traveling all around the country from Carnegie Hall in New York City and the Arizona Perryville State Penitentiary to Santa Rosa, CA, the location for her latest special. Griffin travels to the legendary Santa Rosa, CA to perform in front of a sold-out crowd at the Wells Fargo Center for the Performing Arts. No one is safe from the biting comedic aim of the politically incorrect comedian, who is at her celebrity bashing best.

"I read about Paris Hilton getting into a fist fight with Shanna Moakler on a stairwell in a club," Griffin says. "That's not my thing�I'm not going to confront anybody, I was raised right. I talk about people behind their backs. It's called manners." Says Griffin about the "velvet rope" scene at those trendy LA nightclubs: "I'm a child of the 70s and remember those Studio 54 stories where there's a guy saying 'you're hot enough to get in and you're not' and I know I'm on the not list. When I go to Applebee's I get a table whenever I want."

Picture This Television produced "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" for Bravo. The series is executive produced by Marcia Mule, Bryan Scott, Lisa M. Tucker and Griffin.

Production Partners, Inc. produced "Kathy Griffin: Everybody Can Suck It" for Bravo. The one-hour comedy special was executive produced by Sandy Chanley and Griffin.

Bravo is the cable network that plugs people into arts, entertainment and pop culture with original programming, acclaimed drama series, movies, comedy and music specials, and by showing a whole different side of celebrities. Currently available in more than 84 million homes, Bravo is known for breaking exciting new personalities, shaking up the way we look at style, media, fame and Hollywood, pulling back the curtain on the creative process, and making influential and inventive original programming. Its critically acclaimed original programming includes the Emmy-nominated "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," 12-time Emmy-nominated "Inside the Actors Studio," "The Real Housewives of Orange County," "Top Chef," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye," and the four-time Emmy-nominated hit competition series, "Project Runway."

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBC cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information visit www.bravotv.com.

  [april 2007]  


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