Jon Benjamin To Host COMEDY CENTRAL Live @ Bonnaroo Comedy Tent
ComedyCentral.com is THE ticket, providing comedy fans unprecedented access to top stand-up talent and the frenetic energy of this year's sold-out Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Jon Benjamin, star of COMEDY CENTRAL's half-hour fake news magazine sketch series "Jon Benjamin Has A Van," premiering Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, is the host of "COMEDY CENTRAL Live @Bonnaroo Comedy Tent" webcast providing festival coverage and bringing the exploits of his visit straight to the online audience.
This digital-only event kicks off on Sunday, June 12 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. ET on comedycentral.com/bonnaroo through multi-platforms including standard browsers, mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices and tablets. Follow the action on Twitter @ComedyCentral and #BonnarooComedy.
"COMEDY CENTRAL Live @Bonnaroo Comedy Tent" webcast will also feature appearances by Lewis Black, Hannibal Buress, Donald Glover and JB Smoove with stand-up performances by Ted Alexandro, Craig Baldo, Bill Bailey, Nate Bergatze, Cheech Marin, Ralphie May, Tim Minchin, Eugene Mirman, Tig Notaro, Henry Rollins and puppet Improv group Henson Alternative's "Stuffed and Unstrung."
COMEDY CENTRAL Digital recently announced its partnership with Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival for the exclusive multi-platform rights to distribute stand-up performances from the Comedy Theater and other locations at Bonnaroo taking place from Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 12. It will culminate with the content presented as, "COMEDY CENTRAL Live @Bonnaroo Comedy Tent." In addition, individual clips will be archived on comedycentral.com/bonnaroo following the festival.
"The partnership with COMEDY CENTRAL allows us to showcase the many talented comedians at Bonnaroo, now considered one of the largest and most heralded comedy events in the country," said Chad Issaq, EVP of Superfly Marketing Group, the partnerships division of Bonnaroo.
COMEDY CENTRAL's half-hour fake news magazine sketch series, "Jon Benjamin Has a Van," features H. Jon Benjamin and his investigative news team and their journeys to the heart of America, the streets of New York, foreign lands, even the depths of space, delivering reports in an innovative style unique to the show. Emmy®-nominated Benjamin ("Archer," "Bob's Burgers") takes viewers on the ride of their lives in this inventive, irreverent fake news magazine/narrative series.