Preview 10 Minutes of Jim Gaffigan's MR. UNIVERSE, Set for Release 8/28

Preview 10 Minutes of Jim Gaffigan's MR. UNIVERSE, Set for Release 8/28

Jim Gaffigan is on top of the world with the release of his new CD, Mr. Universe, to be distributed by Comedy Central Records on August 28th. The Mr. Universe CD is classic Gaffigan-from in-depth discussions of fast food and having four kids to lengthy insights about whales, his hilarious takes on the mundane never disappoint.

Fans can visit where they will be treated to an exclusive download of 10 minutes of material from the special. There's also a preview widget that can be can be embedded, shared on Facebook, Tweeted to followers, and includes pre-order information to make sure you have Mr. Universe on release day.

To pre-order Mr. Universe on CD, click HERE. For iTunes, follow this LINK.

Gaffigan has proven himself a major talent beloved to a wide range of audiences after achieving milestones in stand-up, acting and writing. As approachable as he is edgy, Gaffigan is responsible for some of the funniest and most memorable moments in recent comedy and has seen huge success with his first three albums - Doing My Time, Beyond the Pale, and King Baby. Gaffigan's first three COMEDY CENTRAL albums combined have sold in excess of 500,000 copies and he is one of the top comics touring today, selling out multiple nights at huge theaters across the country.

Gaffigan has had an unprecedented number of appearances on late night's Late Show with David Letterman and Conan and his DVDs have reached platinum sales. His writing and voice work on the animated series Pale Force for Conan O'Brien led to nominations for both a Broadband Emmy and a Webby Award. Gaffigan has had breakout guest appearances on many comedies and dramas ranging from HBO's cult hits Flight of the Conchords and Bored to Death to dramatic roles in all three versions of Law & Order. In recent years, Gaffigan has also become a mainstay on the big screen with memorable roles in Going the Distance, Away We Go, It's Kind of a Funny Story and Salvation Boulevard. Further broadening his career, Gaffigan recently starred in his first Broadway production, That Championship Season, with Chris Noth, Brian Cox, Jason Patric, and Kiefer Sutherland.

Gaffigan's latest venture, a DRM-free download of his comedy special, Mr. Universe, launched April 11 for $5. One dollar of each download will go to the Bob Woodruff Foundation, helping wounded servicemen and their family. He is currently on a 50-city national tour called Jim Gaffigan: The America Tour.


Aug 09 - North Charleston PAC: Charleston, SC

Aug 10 - Johnny Mercer Theater: Savannah, GA

Aug 11 - Florida Theater: Jacksonville, FL

Aug 12 - The Peabody: Daytona Beach, FL

Aug 13 - Marina Civic Center: Panama City, FL

Aug 14 - Orpheum Theater: Memphis, TN

Aug 15 - Tennessee Performing Arts Center: Nashville, TN

Aug 16 - Asheville Civic Center: Asheville, NC

Aug 17 - Taft Theatre 7pm show: Cincinnati, OH

Aug 17 - Taft Theatre 9:30pm show: Cincinnati, OH

Aug 18 - Benedum Theater: Pittsburgh, PA

Aug 25 - Martin Woldson Theater Coaches Vs. Cancer Event: Spokane, WA

Sep 01 - Mountain Winery: Saratoga, CA

Sep 02 - Silver Legacy Casino: Reno, NV

Sep 08 - Keller Auditorium: Portland, OR

Sep 08 - Keller Auditorium: Portland, OR

Sep 15 - Bowling Green State University: Bowling Green, OH

Oct 06 - Temple Buell Theater: Denver, CO

Oct 11 - Seminole Casino On Sale TBA: Coconut Creek, FL

Nov 03 - Murat Theatre: Indianapolis, IN

Nov 10 - Apollo Theater On Sale August 13, 10:00am EST: New York, NY

Nov 23 - Mirage Hotel: Las Vegas, NV

Nov 24 - Mirage Hotel: Las Vegas, NV

Dec 30 - Pabst Theatre: Milwaukee, WI

Dec 31 - Pabst Theatre: Milwaukee, WI

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