NEW YORK, October 15, 2009 — Gabriel Iglesias is the gregarious and affable comedian who adopted the title “fluffy,” years ago by describing it as one of the “levels of fatness“. This all-new stand-up special features the comedian’s perfect blend of impeccable voice skills and an uncanny knack for hilarious storytelling. Iglesias’s high-caliber performance was filmed in front of a packed house at the historic Plaza Theatre in El Paso, Texas. The World Premiere of “Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Not Fat…I’m Fluffy” one-hour stand-up special debuts Sunday, November 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
On Tuesday, November 10, “Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Not Fat…I’m Fluffy” stand-up special will be released nationwide on DVD by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment and download-to-own including iTunes (pre-order Tuesday, October 27) and Amazon Video On Demand. In addition, the special will be available in standard and high definition versions on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, Zune and Playstation Store.
COMEDY CENTRAL Live Entertainment and national tour promoter Live Nation have joined forces to present the COMEDY CENTRAL Live: Gabriel Iglesias The Fluffy Shop Tour which kicks off its national tour on Thursday, January 14 and travels to more than 50 markets nationwide. Pre-sale tickets will go on sale Wednesday, November 4. For tour info and links to purchase tickets, viewers can log onto www.jokes.com and www.fluffyguy.com.
“Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Not Fat…I’m Fluffy” DVD features an extended version of the stand-up special (over 20 minutes not aired on COMEDY CENTRAL) and the following bonus materials: “Fluffy’s Friends Hit the Stage: Martin Moreno & Noe Gonzalez,” an onstage Q&A with the fans and the deleted scene, “High School Reunion,” reveals what happened when he attended his high school reunion.
Gabriel Iglesias has been described as unbelievably funny, electrifying and a gifted performer who has the ability to consistently deliver a quality comedy experience in every venue.. His high-octane show is a hilarious mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring all his personal issues to life. Iglesias’s clean, animated comedy style has earned national crossover appeal.
Known as the “fluffy” comic in a Hawaiian shirt, the 33-year old often riffs about his girthy middle whether it’s talking about how little dancing it takes for him to work up a sweat at the nightclub, or how hearing his girlfriend coo the words “chocolate cake” over the telephone works for him like phone sex, he evokes laughter.
Iglesias’ talent on stage has earned him several television appearances. His credits include “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” COMEDY CENTRAL’s “Premium Blend,” HBO’s “Comedy Minutes,” NBC’s “Showtime at the Apollo,” ABC’s “My Wife And Kids,” Showtime’s original series “Resurrection Blvd,” VH1’s “I Love the 80s,” BET’s “Comic View” and numerous performances on the popular Galavision show “Que Locos.”
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