"BRODY STEVENS: ENJOY IT!" COMEDY CENTRAL'S(R) FIRST DRAMA PREMIERES ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1 AT 12:00 MIDNIGHT AND 12:30 A.M. ET/PT
The Documentary Series is Executive Produced by Stevens, Zach Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Generate's Dave Rath and Funny Or Die
Viewers Can Visit cc.com/enjoyit for Preview Clips, Show Highlights and Additional Show Content
NEW YORK, November 14, 2013 - Comedy Central makes a turn towards the dramatic when the #1 brand in comedy introduces its fans to Brody Stevens, one of the funniest stand-up comedians you've never heard of. "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!," Comedy Central's first dramatic comedy series, premieres on Sunday, December 1 at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT and will feature back-to-back episodes every Sunday through January 5.
Executive produced by Stevens, Zach Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Generate's Dave Rath and Funny Or Die and directed by Dean Fleisher-Camp, "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" documents Stevens' psychological breakdown and his journey back into the world of stand-up, with the support of his friends Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim and others.
The series combines a mix of live stand-up material, documentary footage and animation to enhance Stevens' energetic and dramatic life story. In the premiere episode, we are introduced to Stevens, his career and his complicated family life. In the second episode we get an inside look at his breakdown, witnessed by his fans and the world via Twitter. The season of twelve episodes includes six all-new half-hours produced by Comedy Central in addition to the six existing episodes of the original HBO Digital series, which have been expanded to full half-hours.
Viewers can visit the show Web site at cc.com/enjoyit for preview clips, episode highlights and additional show content, and follow Stevens on Twitter at ?@BrodyismeFriend. Fans can tweet using the hashtag #enjoyit to join the social chatter around the series.
Episodes will be available the day after air on iTunes, Xbox Video, Amazon Instant Video, Sony Entertainment Network, and Vudu.
Known as "a comedian's comedian," Stevens began doing stand-up in the mid-90s in Seattle, working at The Comedy Underground and hosting the "Brody Stevens Cable Access TV Show." After spending some time living and performing in New York City, Stevens made his way to Los Angeles and has since performed on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and CBS's "The Late, Late Show" and appeared in a variety of projects including the feature films "The Hangover," "The Hangover Part II,"
"Due Date," Sarah Silverman's "Jesus is Magic," and "R2PC: Road to Park City" at the Slamdance Film Festival. He also appeared on National Lampoon's "Funny Money," NBC's "Late Friday" and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and was a daily contributor for the Fox series "The Best Damn Sports Show Period."
"Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!" is executive produced by Stevens, Galifianakis, Mike Gibbons, Generate's Dave Rath and Funny Or Die and directed by Dean Fleisher-Camp. Jim Sharp and Ian Friedman are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
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