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[11/13/15 - 10:07 AM]
Aziz Ansari Named as an Honoree for the "VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly" Party Premiering Monday, December 7, at 9 PM ET/PT on VH1!
Plus: Grammy(R) Award-winning hip hop artist and multi-hyphenate entertainer T.I. will keep the party going as the official host for the evening.

[via press release from VH1]

AZIZ ANSARI NAMED AS AN HONOREE FOR THE "VH1 BIG IN 2015 WITH ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY" PARTY PREMIERING MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, AT 9 PM ET/PT ON VH1

T.I. NAMED THE OFFICIAL HOST FOR THE EVENING'S FESTIVITIES

Ice Cube, Aubrey Plaza and Miss Piggy Added As Celebrity Presenters

The Primetime Bash Saluting the Biggest Entertainers of 2015 Includes Previously Announced Honorees Amy Schumer, Taraji P. Henson, Elizabeth Banks, The Cast of "Straight Outta Compton" and Nicki Minaj

Los Angeles, CA (November 13, 2015) - Multitalented actor, comedian and author Aziz Ansari has been named as an honoree at the "VH1 Big In 2015 with Entertainment Weekly" celebration, which premieres Monday, December 7, 2015 at 9pm ET/PT on VH1.

Grammy(R) Award-winning hip hop artist and multi-hyphenate entertainer T.I. will keep the party going as the official host for the evening. VH1 and Entertainment Weekly, the brands that help define pop culture, are teaming up to toast and roast the people who entertained us the most all year long. The evening will feature previously announced honorees Amy Schumer and "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson, Elizabeth Banks, the breakout cast from the most successful music biopic of all time "Straight Outta Compton" -- O'Shea Jackson, Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell, and multi-platinum superstar Nicki Minaj.

Ice Cube will present the "Big In 2015" honor to his son O'Shea Jackson, Jr., -- who will receive the honor on behalf of the "Straight Outta Compton" cast. Aubrey Plaza will salute Aziz Ansari, her "Parks and Recreation" co-star. In addition, Miss Piggy will be at the party to present Elizabeth Banks with her "Big In 2015" honor.

Additional presenters and talent will be announced after the taping on Sunday, November 15, at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles.

The evening's honorees are also featured in Entertainment Weekly's Entertainers of the Year issue, on sale nationwide November 24, 2015.

A decade after VH1 created the pop culture awards show with the "Big In... Awards," "VH1 Big In 2015 with Entertainment Weekly" marks the return of the franchise, which celebrates the biggest moments and people in entertainment with a star-studded special with A-List talent and their complete "squads" in tow.

About Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari is a writer, stand-up comedian, and actor. He currently stars in, writes, and directs his own original series, MASTER OF NONE which premiered on Netflix on November 6th, to critically acclaimed reviews. On his last tour, Aziz became the 7th comedian ever to perform at Madison Square Garden. The two sold out shows were filmed and the subsequent special, Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden, premiered on Netflix in March 2015. Aziz recently released his book titled MODERN ROMANCE which debuted at #2 on the NEW YORK TIMES Best Seller List. For seven seasons, he starred as "Tom Haverford" on the beloved, Emmy nominated NBC comedy series PARKS AND RECREATION. He has also appeared in several films including THIS IS THE END, FUNNY PEOPLE, and 30 MINUTES OR LESS. He enjoys eating fresh pasta and watching multiple hours of critically acclaimed television dramas in one sitting.

The "VH1 Big In 2015 with Entertainment Weekly" venue will sparkle with the irreverent sensibilities of a friendly roast by the entertainers' "squads" and the celebratory spirit of a year-end blowout. No seat fillers here - celebrity friends will fill the venue for a collegial environment where the Entertainers of the Year can truly feel at home while viewers get an intimate look inside the real lives of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Join the conversation on Twitter with @VH1 and @VH1Celebrity using #BIGin2015. For additional updates, 'LIKE' VH1 and VH1 Celebrity on Facebook, or go to BigIn2015.vh1.com.

Official sponsors of "VH1 Big In 2015 With Entertainment Weekly" include Cheerios(TM) and M&Ms(R).

"VH1 BIG IN 2015 with Entertainment Weekly" will be produced by Den of Thieves. Executive producers include Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager and Chris Choun and Co-Executive Producer is Barb Bialkowski. Executive Producers for VH1 are Amy Doyle and Ryan Kroft. Executive in Charge of Production for VH1 is Joe Buoye. Executive Producers for Entertainment Weekly are Rich Battista, Jess Cagle, Henry Goldblatt, and Sean Smith.

ABOUT ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Entertainment Weekly is your all-access pass to Hollywood's most creative minds and most fascinating stars. The magazine was launched by Time Inc. in 1990 and is America's leading consumer publication in the entertainment category, with a guaranteed circulation rate base of nearly 1.8 million and a combined audience of almost 27 million loyal, engaged fans. Each day, EW.com publishes a myriad of featured stories, blog posts, TV-recaps, original videos, film reviews and photo galleries. In April 2015, the PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Network reached #1 in its competitive set with 56.4 million unique visitors and during the same month, EW.com desktop, tablet and mobile growth hit an all-time high of 19.9 million combined unique visitors. Entertainment Weekly is the first to know about the best in entertainment. With sharp insight, unparalleled access and a trusted voice, EW keeps readers plugged into pop culture. This is where the buzz begins.

Entertainment Weekly is also available on the iPhone(R), iPad(R), Apple News App, NOOK Color(TM), HP Touchpad, Kindle Fire, Next Issue, and select Android(TM) devices. On social media, join the Entertainment Weekly community on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and Google +.

ABOUT VH1

VH1 delivers the ultimate mash-up of music, pop culture and nostalgia for adults who still want to have fun. VH1 is available in 93 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, the VH1 App, VH1.com and @VH1, the hub for all things music and pop culture. Fans may also access current and retro VH1 programming via the VH1 App, the network's three-in-one video, new form content and co-viewing app, available for free on iOS and Android platforms. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.





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