[03/05/12 - 08:46 AM]
The Stars of "Workaholics" Host a Free House Party at SXSW Featuring Live Music, Games and More on Friday, March 16 From 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. at Icenhausers!
Plus: the third season of "Workaholics" premieres Tuesday, May 29 at 10:30/9:30c.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

The Stars of "Workaholics" Host a Free House Party at SXSW Featuring Live Music, Games and More on Friday, March 16 From 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. at Icenhausers!

Located At 83 Rainey St. in Austin

Series Stars Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Director Kyle Newacheck Party and Perform as The Wizards at SXSW - No SXSW Badge Necessary!

The Third Season of "Workaholics" Premieres May 29 at 10:30 p.m.

NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 -- The stars of the COMEDY CENTRAL hit series, "Workaholics," will get some time off as Adam, Blake, Ders and Karl, head down South to host a massive house party at Icenhausers in Austin on Friday, March 16 during SXSW. The Workaholics House invites fans to hang out, party, listen to live music, play games, and interact one-on-one with the stars of the show. The house is located at 83 Rainey Street and is open from 1:00 pm to 2:00 am. This event is open to the public and a SXSW badge is not required to gain entry.

The Workaholics House will host an outdoor stage with on-going live musical performances by bands including: Reptar, Youngblood Hawke, Party Supplies, Action Bronson, Freddie Gibbs, Cool Kids, Statik Selektah, Trash Talk and the Wavves, among others. There will also be a special performance by the stars of "Workaholics" as they transform into their gangster rap group, The Wizards. In partnership with LRG clothing company, fans will receive t-shirts and other product give-aways.

From the minds of the hilarious and irreverent Internet sketch group Mail Order Comedy, "Workaholics" is a single camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9. Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day... even if they don't know what day it is. The third season of "Workaholics" debuts on May 29 at 10:30 p.m.

"Workaholics" is co-created by Mail Order Comedy's Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck and 5th Year's Dominic Russo and Connor Pritchard. The series stars Anderson, Devine and Holm and is directed by Newacheck. Kevin Etten serves as the show runner.

"Workaholics" is executive produced by Mail Order Comedy, Etten, 5th Year's Russo and Pritchard, Avalon Television's Richard Allen-Turner, David Martin, Jon Thoday and Isaac Horne as well as Gigapix Studios David Pritchard and co-executive produced by Avalon's Dan Lubetkin. Seth Cohen and Jackie Phillips are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

Available in 99 million homes nationwide, COMEDY CENTRAL (www.comedycentral.com), the only all-comedy network, is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B).

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in more than 160 countries and territories. With approximately 170 media networks reaching more than 600 million global subscribers, Viacom's leading brands include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, Spike TV and Tr3s. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio and creator of many of the most beloved motion pictures, continues today as a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. Viacom operates a large portfolio of branded digital media experiences, including many of the world's most popular properties for entertainment, community and casual online gaming. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com.

  [march 2012]  


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