Epix To Launch Monthly Comedy Showcase


EPIX this month will launch a new monthly comedy showcase featuring stand-up comedy performances from several top comedians.

The EPIX Comedy Unbound will launch June 30 featuring the original Epix comedy event Jim Norton: Please Be Offended. Other comedians expected to perform include Jim Jefferies, Sherri Shepherd, and Eddie Griffin.

The showcase will also feature the All-Star Comedy Roundtable, taped live at the 2012 Nantucket Film Festival which featured appearances by Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and Jim Carrey.

"Since the launch of the network, we have had great success with our original comedy specials with strong response and demand from our viewers across all platforms," said Mark Greenberg, CEO and President, EPIX in a statement. "We are deepening our commitment to comedy by featuring the best of today's stand-up comedians in our showcase and giving them free reign to push the envelope and bring our viewers uncensored comedy the way it was meant to be seen."