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12.20.2018

SHOWTIME TO DEBUT HOWIE MANDEL PRESENTS HOWIE MANDEL AT THE HOWIE MANDEL COMEDY CLUB ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 AT 10 PM ET/PT

Premiere Marks Comedian’s First Solo Stand-Up Special In 20 Years


LOS ANGELES – December 20, 2018 – SHOWTIME will premiere Howie Mandel’s first solo comedy special in 20 years, HOWIE MANDEL PRESENTS HOWIE MANDEL AT THE HOWIE MANDEL COMEDY CLUB, on Friday, January 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. To watch and share the teaser for the special, go to: https://youtu.be/KBFWpovuhho.

In HOWIE MANDEL PRESENTS HOWIE MANDEL AT THE HOWIE MANDEL COMEDY CLUB, Mandel’s buoyant presence embraces the old and welcomes the new with his return to the comedy special arena at the club that bears his name. Directed by Brian Volk-Weiss and filmed at Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club in Atlantic City, Mandel exercises his mastery of making the mundane hilarious as he tells tales about his 40-year marriage, life and career.

Mandel has reached legendary, multi-hyphenate status in show business, covering nearly all aspects of the entertainment spectrum in his 40-year career as an actor, voice artist, author, host and producer. Mandel serves as host and executive producer of Deal or No Deal, for which he received an Emmy® Award nomination for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. For the past nine seasons, Mandel has served as a judge on America’s Got Talent and will appear on the global winter edition of the series America’s Got Talent: The Champions. Mandel is a mainstay on the comedy scene, performing as many as 200 stand-up comedy shows each year throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS, and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation Vue, and YouTube TV. Viewers can also watch on computers at Showtime.com. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel and Smithsonian Channel Plus™. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to www.SHO.com.

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Lauren Kleiman
310-234-5138
lauren.kleiman@showtime.net

Marissa Burton
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