NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 – Kristen Schaal unleashes her unique point of view and
unconventional delivery upon San Francisco in the world premiere of her first original one-hour stand-up special, “Kristen Schaal: Live at
the Fillmore,” debuting on COMEDY CENTRAL on Monday, April 1 at midnight ET/PT.
One of Rolling Stone’s “50 Funniest People Now,” Schaal is not afraid to go blue in front of a live audience at the historic venue in San Francisco. She will talk about taints. She will perform her magician’s assistant audition and she will share personal insights and stories, all adding up to a hilarious hour of comedy. Leading up to the on-air premiere, the COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Web site will feature preview clips from the special, and fans can follow Schaal on Twitter COMEDY CENTRAL Presents: Kristen Schaal,” Kristen’s performance on “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show,” and Kristen’s
favorite appearances on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”
Schaal starred in the cult hit “Flight of The Conchords,” and is the Women’s Issues Contributor for COMEDY CENTRAL’s “The Daily Show with Jon
Stewart.” She voices the character Louise in the Fox animated series “Bob’s Burgers,” and had a recurring role on “30 Rock.” Other film and
television credits include “Toy Story 3,” “Dinner for Schmucks,” “Mad Men”, “Modern Family”, “Gravity Falls,” and “The Simpsons.”
In 2011, Schaal was awarded with The Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in “The Coward” at The Lincoln Center Theatre. As a stand-up,
Schaal is the recipient of the 2008 Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Barry Award, as well as the second annual Andy Kaufman Award
hosted by the New York Comedy Festival, and the award for Best Alternative Comic at the 2006 United States Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen.
Additionally, she was a Pierre Award Nominee at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and in October of 2005, she was included in New York
Magazine’s “Ten Funniest New Yorkers You’ve Never Heard Of.” Schaal also has appeared on “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” and is a published author. She co-authored a sex guide, The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex, with husband and former “Daily Show” writer Rich Blomquist “Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore” is executive produced by Schaal, Rick Austin, Mike Rothman, and Isaac Horne; and directed by Ryan Polito and John Lee. Jonas Larsen and Toni Magon are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
COMEDY CENTRAL is the premier brand for the biggest names in stand-up and the most promising new talent. Recent COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up original one-hour specials include “Anthony Jeselnik: Caligula,” “Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus,” “Chris Hardwick: Mandroid,” “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List,” and “Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff.” The network is also home to the original stand-up series “Mash Up,” “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show,” “The Half Hour,” and “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution.” Recently the network has aired
specials from Russell Peters, Jeff Dunham, Reggie Watts, John Mulaney, and Kevin Hart. For preview clips, trailers, and other behind-the-
scenes content, visit www.cc.com/stand-up, the COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Facebook page, and follow COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up on Twitter @ccstandup.
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