SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Town Hall Event with Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis
SiriusXM announced today that legendary comedian, actor, director, and screenwriter Jerry Lewis will answer fan questions during an intimate Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners and hostMaria Menounos, author ofThe EveryGirl's Guide to Diet and Fitness,aspart of the SiriusXM "Town Hall" series from the Friars Club.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jerry Lewis," will air on Friday, June 6 at 5:00 pm ET, via satellite onRaw Dog SiriusXM Comedy Hits, channel 99, andthrough the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online atsiriusxm.com.For rebroadcast times, please visitwww.siriusxm.com/townhall.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary ofThe Nutty Professor, which was released on Blu-ray by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment June 3, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jerry Lewis" will feature the legendary actor and comedian answering questions about his life and career.
"I listen to the incredible body of work left to us from Frank Sinatra on SiriusXM whenever I'm in my car. I'm looking forward to joining him on radio...Siriusly," said Jerry Lewis.
"It is exciting and an honor to announce that Jerry Lewis will participate in our Town Hall series. He is a comedy icon who started his career in radio and television, made some of the funniest movies of all time, and can be said without argument to have defined modern comedy around the world for generations of fans," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Bringing our subscribers into the same room with Jerry Lewis and Maria Menounos, and doing it at the Friars Club, the club house of so many comedy legends, makes this a very special event for SiriusXM and our nation of listeners."
The Friars Club is a legendary private club in New York City. Founded in 1904, the Friars Club is famous for its risqu celebrity roasts. Jerry Lewis is currently the Abbot, the head of the organization, for the Friars Club.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Jerry Lewis" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous SiriusXM "Town Hall" specials have featured have featured Bruce Springsteen, Billy Crystal, Quentin Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Mel Brooks, KISS, Seth MacFarlane, Coldplay, Tony Bennett, Ringo Starr, Eminem, Cher, Taylor Swift, Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Roger Waters, the surviving members of Nirvana, Gregg Allman, Usher and Tony Hawk.