NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 – Fluffy is back, and there are too many laughs for one night! Gabriel Iglesias returns to COMEDY CENTRAL with the supersized two-night world premiere of “Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy.” Part one airs Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, and part two airs Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, with a special encore of the entire special airing Saturday, April 27, at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.
In front of a packed house at Honolulu’s Hawaii Theatre Center, Iglesias opens by sharing his love of all things Hawaiian, from his favorite luau guide bus driver to some choice local slang. From there, he regales the audience with hilarious tales from the unique life of an international comedy sensation – performing in Saudi Arabia, appearing in the film “Magic Mike,” and raising a deodorant-adverse teenage boy.
The “Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy” extended and uncensored DVD and Blu-ray will be released on April 9, featuring 50 minutes of bonus features, including “Fluffy Presents: Alfred Robles,” Robles’ opening set from the taping in Hawaii; the encore from Iglesias’ set; an outtake; and a 25-minute behind-the-scenes featurette giving fans an inside look at Iglesias off-stage and his preparation for the show.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, the COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Web site will feature preview clips from the special.
Iglesias has been described as a witty, electrifying, and talented performer who has the ability to consistently deliver a uniquely hilarious comedy experience. His first two DVD specials, “Hot & Fluffy” and “I’m Not Fat…I’m Fluffy,” have sold well over 1 million copies. “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL in October 2011 and stars Iglesias, who serves as host and curator of the featured comedians. For the series, Iglesias was individually nominated for a 2012 ALMA Award in the category: Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act.
Iglesias numerous television credits include Cartoon Network’s “The Annoying Orange,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Conan,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” FOX TV’s “The Family Guy,” “Good Morning America,” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.” Iglesias has co-hosted top-rated YouTube series Ray William Johnson’s “=3” and “Epic Meal Time,” and starred in the Warner Bros. hit movie “Magic Mike.”
Iglesias was top billed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festivals in Montreal and Toronto, and in 2009 and 2010 was selected to headline the unique Amman Jordan Comedy Festival, the first of its kind in the Arab world. He has sold out performances around the globe, including shows in Australia, Europe, the U.K. and Saudi Arabia. Touring in 2013 will include the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, the U.K., Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
“Gabriel Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy” is executive produced by Iglesias, Joe Meloche, Robert Hartmann, Stu Schreiberg, and John Bravakis.
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