E! CELEBRATES JOAN RIVERS WITH A FULL DAY OF PROGRAMMING HONORING THE COMEDY LEGEND WHEN "JOAN DAY" AIRS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH
Joan's Daughter Melissa Rivers Will Join Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos To Salute Beloved E! Host With Laughter in On-Air Tribute Special "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan" Premiering Friday, September 19th at 8:00PM ET/PT
Celebration of the Legendary Comedienne to Include Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Footage, Personal Stories From Friends and Family, and Some of Joan's Most Hilarious - and Outrageous - Moments Caught on Camera
90-Minute Show Will Be Preceded By An All-Day Marathon Of "Fashion Police" Episodes From 7:00am - 7:00pm ET/PT
Los Angeles, CA - September 17, 2014 - E! is celebrating the laughter that comedy icon Joan Rivers brought to viewers around the world with "Joan Day" on Friday, September 19th.
E!'s "Joan Day" programming will include an all-day marathon that showcases some of Joan's best jokes from "Fashion Police" beginning at 7:00am ET/PT. Hilarious back-to-back episodes, including Joan's milestone 80th birthday celebration and the last "Fashion Police" she did for the MTV Video Music Awards and Primetime Emmy special, highlight some of Joan's laugh-out-loud funniest and most outrageous moments from her past four years on the series.
Then the "Fashion Police" family honors Joan with a touching and hilarious 90-minute on-air celebration befitting of the woman whose sharp wit and biting comedy made her a legend to millions of fans, and who changed forever the face of Red Carpet fashion commentary. Joan's daughter and "Fashion Police" executive producer Melissa Rivers, will join her onscreen "family" Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos, as they lovingly and, of course, laughingly, pay tribute to Joan's years as the host of "Fashion Police" when "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan" airs at 8:00pm ET/PT.
The special will feature behind-the-scenes footage, including never-before-aired moments of Joan candidly joking with the cast and cracking up the studio audience, along with outtakes featuring Joan doing what she did best - making everyone within earshot of her laugh. With no shortage of funny moments from which to choose, this tribute will feature some of the best of Joan's trademark "did she really just say that" remarks and outlandish stunts, along with clips of some of the incredible guests from the worlds of fashion, entertainment, sports and more that joined Joan on the "Fashion Police" stage. Personal stories from the co-hosts and daughter Melissa will round out this special to celebrate the gift of laughter Joan so freely shared with fans and "Joan Rangers" around the world.
On Friday, September 19th, join E! for a full day of laughter commemorating the comedy and joy that Joan Rivers brought her fans and "Joan Rangers" around the world with a marathon of "Fashion Police" starting at 7:00am ET/PT and a 90-minute tribute special "Fashion Police: Celebrating Joan" at 8:00pm ET/PT.
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