SPIKE TV ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF CELEBRITY GUEST HEADLINERS FOR "ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN"
Julianne Moore, Tracy Morgan, Kate McKinnon, Jane Krakowski and Jack McBrayer Confirmed to Present
Comedy Tribute Event Produced by Casey Patterson Entertainment
to Premiere Sunday, July 9 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT on Spike TV
New York, NY, June 16, 2017 - The guest list for Spike TV's "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin," a night of comedic tributes from his closest friends and co-stars, is growing with some of the biggest names in entertainment and comedy. The network released the first list of headliners that include Julianne Moore, Tracy Morgan, Kate McKinnon, Jane Krakowski, and Jack McBrayer. Additional names will be announced shortly.
"One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" will be an exclusive black tie evening of laughs from Baldwin's friends and luminaries from the worlds of comedy, film and television and include music, candid personal stories and a few surprises for the superstar. Taping at Harlem's World Famous Apollo Theater in New York City on Sunday, June 25, the special is produced by Casey Patterson Entertainment and directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller.
"One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" will premiere on Spike TV on Sunday, July 9 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT.
Alec Baldwin is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning actor, writer, comedian and producer who has portrayed some of the most memorable characters in film and television over the last quarter century, from "Jack Donaghy" on "30 Rock" to leading roles in "Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation," "Aviator," "The Hunt For Red October," and "The Departed." Baldwin has hosted "Saturday Night Live" 17 times, and his recent portrayal of President Trump has received worldwide accolades.
Spike TV's "One Night Only" is an original franchise, created by Casey Patterson, that celebrates the true legends of comedy - those who have shaped generations with their groundbreaking styles. It is a truly memorable event - a night of nonstop comedy, untold stories and heartfelt admiration. Previous honorees have included Eddie Murphy and Don Rickles with appearances by David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro, Jon Stewart, Martin Scorsese, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler and more.
Spike TV has been an industry leader in original event programming honoring icons and heroes from the worlds of comedy, sports and entertainment, including "Guys Choice" over the last decade and more recently, "Rock The Troops" hosted by Dwayne Johnson.
Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare serve as executive producers alongside Casey Patterson. Beth McCarthy-Miller is director. Jon Slusser, Spike's Senior Vice President, Sports and Specials serves as the network's Executive in Charge.
The sponsors for "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" include SNICKERS(R), Bud Light, T-Mobile, AXE(R), Kia Motors America, GEICO(R), BACARD�(R), and Tylenol(R) Rapid Release Gels.
About Casey Patterson Entertainment:
Casey Patterson Entertainment is a full service production company producing premium content, live events, and talent-driven series and specials with offices in New York City and Los Angeles. Casey Patterson is an Emmy(R)-nominated, critically-acclaimed executive producer who has created an array of groundbreaking programming during her 20-year tenure at Viacom. Patterson's current projects include the breakout hit-series "Lip Sync Battle," the highest-rated series in Spike history; the newly revamped "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards;" Spike's "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" airing this June; "Rock the Troops" with Dwayne Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions; Nickelodeon's "Lip Sync Battle: Shorties," and "Guys Choice." Additional credits include such high-profile events as the "2016 MTV Movie Awards," "The Concert for New York City," "The Concert of the Century at the White House," "Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary Special," "The Comedy Awards," "Between Two Ferns - A Fairy Tale of New York," "The Video Game Awards," "SCREAM Awards," "GQ Men of the Year Awards," VH1's "Vogue Fashion Awards," VH1's "Divas Live," FOX's "Billboard Music Awards," and NBC's "Concert for America."
About Spike TV:
Spike TV is available in 91.4 million homes and is a division of Viacom Media Networks. A unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), Viacom Media Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com.