SiriusXM's Opie & Anthony Bring Their Uncensored, Unpredictable Show to the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival
Sirius XM Radio today announced that SiriusXM's Opie and Anthony, along with comedian Jim Norton, are bringing their uncensored, unpredictable SiriusXM show to Montreal to broadcast two special shows live from the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, offering fans a rare opportunity to see The Opie & Anthony Show live and in person.
In addition, SiriusXM's Raw Dog Comedy Uncensored will transform into "Just for Laughs Radio," a four-day limited-run channel airing from Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 am ET-Sunday, July 28 at 11:59 pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy, channel 99, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
Special editions of The Opie & Anthony Show featuring special comedian guests from the festival will air on Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26 from 7:00 - 11:00 am ET on The Opie & Anthony Channel (XM 103, Sirius 206 with Sirius Premier) and will be simulcast on SiriusXM's "Just For Laughs Radio."
Opie and Anthony will also host a special "Midnight Surprise" performance at Theatre Sainte-Catherine on Friday, July 26 beginning at 11:59 pm ET, featuring a special lineup of comedians personally curated by them that will be revealed on that morning's live radio show. The O & A cast and crew will be on hand for the Montreal festivities.
"Just For Laughs Radio" will feature archival concerts from previous Montreal Just for Laugh Comedy Festival events, including "A Night of a Million Opinions" hosted by Lewis Black, Cheech & Chong hosting a night of star-studded laughter and performances by Bill Burr, Greg Giraldo, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Ray Romano, Tim Allen, Norm MacDonald, Whitney Cummings, Jim Norton, Drew Carey and many more.
Additionally, comedian Tom Papa will present a special edition of his weekly Raw Dog Comedy show Come to Papa in Montreal on Friday, July 26 at 6:00 pm ET, and SiriusXM's Mark Seman will conduct interviews with comedians live from the festival.
The Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival is the world's largest comedy event, welcoming 1.25 million people every summer. In 2012, the Festival celebrated its 30th Anniversary.