Ellen DeGeneres kicks off a “Very Funny” Festival
HollywoodNews.com: Ellen DeGeneres kicked off the second annual TBS Presents a “Very Funny” Festival: Just for Laughs by taking over NBC Chicago. She surprised local newscasters with a visit to the station and a live appearance on the evening news.
Ellen will tape her fourth variety show for TBS, Ellen’s Somewhat Special Special, on Wednesday, June 16, at the Chicago Theatre. A limited number of tickets are still available. The special will air on TBS on Sunday, June 27, at 9/8c.
Other Festival performers include Russell Peters, Denis Leary, Greg Giraldo, Jim Norton, Aziz Ansari, Patton Oswalt, Tim Meadows, Adam Carolla, JB Smoove as his character Leon Black, Rob Corddry and his new series Children’s Hospital and George Wendt, Tim Kazurinsky and other comedy greats from the Second City class of ’79.
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