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[12/05/13 - 01:12 PM]
Fuse Sets Premiere Date for New Season of "Funny or Die's Billy on the Street"
Guests this season include Rachel Dratch, Lena Dunham, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, Lindsay Lohan, Joel McHale, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Paul Rudd and Olivia Wilde.

[via press release from Fuse]

FUSE SETS PREMIERE DATE FOR NEW SEASON OF "FUNNY OR DIE'S BILLY ON THE STREET"

NEW EPISODES RETURN WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 AT 11PM ET ON THE NATIONAL NETWORK DEDICATED TO MUSIC

FEATURING STAR-STUDDED APPEARANCES BY LENA DUNHAM, NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, LINDSAY LOHAN, JOEL MCHALE, SETH MEYERS, AMY POEHLER, PAUL RUDD, OLIVIA WILDE AND MANY MORE

New York, NY (December 5, 2013) - Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, announced today that Funny Or Die's Billy On The Street, starring comedian Billy Eichner, will return for a brand new season on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. ET. In 10 new, half-hour episodes, Billy Eichner will run rampant through the streets of New York City, quizzing unsuspecting pedestrians on their knowledge of music and pop culture.

Part game show, part comedy, Funny Or Die's Billy on the Street features Daytime Emmy(R) nominee, Billy Eichner, asking New Yorkers several different rounds of outrageous trivia questions, including a "subjective" final round where contestants must agree with Billy's opinions on music and pop culture in order to win. How far contestants advance in the game determines the amount of money and prizes they take home. Joining Eichner this season is a lineup of A-list celebrities including: Rachel Dratch, Lena Dunham, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, Lindsay Lohan, Joel McHale, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Paul Rudd, Olivia Wilde, and more.

Audiences and media go crazy for Funny Or Die's Billy on the Street with The Daily Beast dubbing Billy "comedy's next big thing." Entertainment Weekly included Billy on the Street on its weekly "Must List" (two years in a row) and USA Today proclaimed that it is "like no game show you've ever seen." Recently, Eichner has had a recurring role as Craig on the hit comedy series Parks and Recreation. Eichner has also appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, CONAN, Watch What Happens Live, The Soup, The View, The Wendy Williams Show and more. In May 2013, Eichner was recognized for his hilarity by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a nomination for a Daytime Emmy in the "Outstanding Game Show Host" category.

Mike Farah, Funny Or Die's President of Production, Billy Eichner and Anna Wenger are executive producers.

As the national network dedicated to music, Fuse is committed to delivering outstanding content that features the characters, stories, performances, and perspectives that make up the dynamic world of music. In addition to Funny Or Die's Billy On The Street, the network's lineup of original series includes Fuse News, Fuse's daily flagship music news program; Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce, which follows "Bounce" pioneer Big Freedia on her journey from local New Orleans icon to national phenomenon; Warped Roadies, an unscripted program that follows the crew charged with keeping the Vans Warped Tour running; and Insane Clown Posse Theater, which features Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope's twisted take on what's new in music and popular culture, along with Top 20 Countdown and Trending 10. Additionally, Fuse covers live concerts and events, and boasts comprehensive coverage of music festivals throughout the country, including South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and the Voodoo Music Experience.

Follow Billy on Twitter @billyeichner

Follow Fuse on Twitter @fusetv

WHAT: Funny or Die's Billy on the Street

PREMIERE: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. ET

WEBSITE: http://www.fuse.tv/shows/billy-on-the-street

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About Billy Eichner

Billy Eichner is a comedian, actor, writer, and host who recently garnered his first Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Game Show Host for his critically acclaimed comedy game show, Funny Or Die's Billy On the Street on Fuse. Eichner first became known for his popular "Billy On the Street" viral videos, and as the host and writer of "Creation Nation: A Live Talk Show," a wildly popular, critically acclaimed stage show in New York called a "late night theatrical phenomenon" by The New York Times. Recently, Eichner has had a recurring role as Craig on the hit comedy series Parks and Recreation. Other recent television credits include Bob's Burgers, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Conan, The Soup, The View, Watch What Happens Live, and The Jeselnik Offensive among others. He is a native New Yorker, and a graduate of Stuyvesant High School and Northwestern University. He is represented by WME and 3 Arts.

About Fuse

Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG +, MSG HD and MSG + HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company digital initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Hartford Wolf Pack (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, California, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, and manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.

About Funny Or Die

Funny Or Die launched in April 2007 and has become an award-wining top destination for comedy on the web. The site has over 19 million unique users per month, over 60 million video views per month, and has grown into a vertically integrated 21st century digital studio that produces high quality content over numerous platforms, operating a social media and marketing division with over 7.6 million Twitter followers (#1 Comedy Brand), approximately 3.3 million Facebook fans, and devoted followers on numerous social networking and sharing sites. Funny Or Die has become the "place to be seen" for comedic celebrities, and the obvious destination for a daily comedy fix. Funny Or Die's founders are Gary Sanchez Productions (Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy), Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and Michael Kvamme. Judd Apatow is also a principal partner in Funny Or Die.





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