Spike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN Reveals First Wave of Headliners
The guest list for Spike TV's "ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN, a night of comedic tributes from his closest friends and co-stars, is growing with some of the biggest names in entertainment and comedy. The network released the first list of headliners that include Julianne Moore, Tracy Morgan, Kate McKinnon, Jane Krakowski, and Jack McBrayer. Additional names will be announced shortly."One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" will be an exclusive black tie evening of laughs from Baldwin's friends and luminaries from the worlds of comedy, film and television and include music, candid personal stories and a few surprises for the superstar. Taping at Harlem's World Famous Apollo Theater in New York City on Sunday, June 25, the special is produced by Casey Patterson Entertainment and directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller. "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" will premiere on Spike TV on Sunday, July 9 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT. Alec Baldwin is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning actor, writer, comedian and producer who has portrayed some of the most memorable characters in film and television over the last quarter century, from "Jack Donaghy" on "30 Rock" to leading roles in "Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation," "Aviator," "The Hunt For Red October," and "The Departed." Baldwin has hosted "Saturday Night Live" 17 times, and his recent portrayal of President Trump has received worldwide accolades. Spike TV's "One Night Only" is an original franchise, created by Casey Patterson, that celebrates the true legends of comedy - those who have shaped generations with their groundbreaking styles. It is a truly memorable event - a night of nonstop comedy, untold stories and heartfelt admiration. Previous honorees have included Eddie Murphy and Don Rickles with appearances by David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro, Jon Stewart, Martin Scorsese, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler and more. Spike TV has been an industry leader in original event programming honoring icons and heroes from the worlds of comedy, sports and entertainment, including "Guys Choice" over the last decade and more recently, "Rock The Troops" hosted by Dwayne Johnson. Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare serve as executive producers alongside Casey Patterson. Beth McCarthy-Miller is director. Jon Slusser, Spike's Senior Vice President, Sports and Specials serves as the network's Executive in Charge. The sponsors for "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" include SNICKERS®, Bud Light, T-Mobile, AXE®, Kia Motors America, GEICO®, BACARDÍ®, and Tylenol® Rapid Release Gels.