Spike TV Announces All-Star Lineup For Eddie Murphy Special

         Spike TV Announces All-Star Lineup For Eddie Murphy Special

TALENT INCLUDES MANY SUPERSTAR FRIENDS OF THE COMEDY ICON

CHRIS ROCK, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, TRACY MORGAN, ARSENIO HALL, BRETT RATNER,
CHARLIE MURPHY AND MARTIN LAWRENCE ARE SCHEDULED TO APPEAR

"Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" Tapes on Saturday, November 3 at the Saban
Theatre In Los Angeles and Premieres Wednesday, November 14 on Spike TV

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Some of Hollywood's biggest names will
turn out to toast their friend for "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only," the
first-ever televised tribute to the comedic superstar. The celebrity lineup
features many of Murphy's peers and co-stars including: Chris Rock, Samuel L.
Jackson, Tracy Morgan, Arsenio Hall, Brett Ratner, Charlie Murphy, Jeffrey
Katzenberg, and Martin Lawrence."Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" will tape on
Saturday, November 3 at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles and will air on
Wednesday, November 14.

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The exclusive Spike TV event, produced in conjunction with Don Mischer
Productions, will include short films, musical performances, sketch comedy and
will culminate in an appearance by Murphy. "There is no better time than the
present to honor a man who has for three decades touched the hearts of
millions through laughter," says Murphy's brother and Executive Producer
Vernon Lynch.

"Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" will pay homage to Murphy's journey from a
15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking "Raw," which remains the
highest grossing stand-up film of all time, to his indelible characters and
impressions from "Saturday Night Live" including Buckwheat, Gumby,Mr.
RobinsonandJames Brown.

The special marks 30 years since the release of the groundbreaking stand-up
concert film "Delirious," and the classic film "48 Hrs.," which featured the
breakout performances that made him one of the biggest superstars in the
world.

Spike TV has been an industry leader in original event programming honoring
male icons and heroes from the worlds of comedy, sports and entertainment.
Recent honorees at various signature events include Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp,
Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood, Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Robert Downey Jr,
LeBron James, Adam Sandler, Kobe Bryant and more.

Don Mischer, Casey Patterson, Charlie Haykel, and Vernon Lynch serve as
Executive Producers for "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only" with Juliane Hare as
Producer.

For more information and photo highlights from the groundbreaking career of
Eddie Murphy, fans can go to the event site ateddie.spike.com

Don Mischer is an internationally acclaimed Producer and Director of
television and live events. He has been honored with 15 Emmy^®Awards, a
record 10 Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directorial
Achievement, 2 NAACP Image Awards, a Peabody Award for excellence in
broadcasting and Europe's prestigious Golden Rose of Montreux. This past
January, Mischer was also honored by the Producers Guild of America when he
received the Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television.

Vernon Lynch is a Creative Consultant for Eddie Murphy Productions whose
credits include"The Making Of Delirious" special, "Eddie Murphy Delirious
25^thAnniversary DVD," and "Eddie Murphy's Greatest Comedy Hits." Lynch and
his producing partner Jeff Dyson recently founded the production
companyLynch-Dyson Entertainment. Together they are the Creators and
Executive Producers of "Hollywood Exes" on VH1.

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