From Montréal with Laughs: New Original Series JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS Premieres January 7 on The Comedy Network

From Montréal with Laughs: New Original Series JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS 
Premieres January 7 on The Comedy Network 
− Filmed at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montréal this summer, the 
13-episode series stars The Muppets, Bill Hader, Joel McHale, Jeremy Hotz, 
Jack McBrayer, Jason Jones, and John Pinette - 
− A special 90-minute episode of JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS starring The 
Muppets airs on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT - 
− Exclusive backstage interviews hosted by Bill Hader and featuring the 
likes of Paul F. Tompkins, Mario Cantone, Orny Adams, and MATCH GAME host 
Darrin Rose, among others, can only be found at TheComedyNetwork.ca − 
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TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - It's the exclusive access everyone craves, all 
from the comfort of home when The Comedy Network invites viewers to Montréal 
for the Just For Laughs Festival in the new Original Series JUST FOR LAUGHS: 
ALL ACCESS, premiering Monday, Jan. 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. From the hustle and 
bustle backstage, to the uproarious stand-up onstage, Comedy delivers every 
hysterical moment of the star-studded galas through 13, brand-new, one-hour 
episodes, featuring the fine-tuned antics of hosts Bill Hader, Joel McHale, 
Jeremy Hotz, Jack McBrayer, Jason Jones, and John Pinette, as well as The 
Muppets. 
Festival favourites - The Muppets - also star in a previously-announced 
special 90-minute episode of JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS. It's heart-warming 
fun as Kermit, Miss Piggy, The Swedish Chef, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, and the rest 
of The Muppets gang deliver a singing, dancing, comedy spectacular during "The 
Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala," premiering Monday, Dec. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. 
The special episode features equally adorable humans Jim Breuer, Steve 
Patterson, Pete Zedlacher, and Adam Hills. 
**Media Note** - Photography for JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS is available 
online at BellMediaPR.ca/Comedy 
And when the onstage performances leave viewers craving more comedy goodness, 
TheComedyNetwork.ca feeds fans with a veritable buffet of exclusive content 
and behind-the-scenes commentary captured backstage at the Just For Laughs 
Festival. The site is the only place to view 13 exclusive interviews hosted by 
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Bill Hader, including chats with beloved comedians Paul 
F. Tompkins, Mario Cantone, Orny Adams, Tommy Tiernan, Todd Barry, and MATCH 
GAME host Darrin Rose. As well, home-grown comics and The Comedy Network 
reporters Emma Hunter and Nathan Macintosh chat with hosts McHale and Hader 
and other comedy greats as they spill the beans about their experience at the 
Festival. For a sneak peek of Hunter's once-in-a-lifetime chat with Kermit and 
Fozzie, click here. 
Also featured in JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS this season are Keegan-Michael 
Key and Jordan Peele, Debra DiGiovanni, Caroline Rhea, Chris D'Elia, Jay 
Pharaoh, Seán Cullen, and Danny Bhoy. JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS also 
includes the likes of Bobby Slayton, Andy Kindler, Dave Merheje, Levi 
MacDougall, Tim Steeves, Niles Seguin, Wayne Brady, Tom Papa, Mike Birbiglia, 
Derek Edwards, and Comedy's official on-the-ground reporters, Emma Hunter and 
Nathan Macintosh. 
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  The Comedy Network on Twitter The Comedy Network on 
Facebook 
JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESSis produced by Just For Laughs Television in 
association with The Comedy Network. Executive Producers are Bruce Hills, Andy 
Nulman, and Gilbert Rozon. Sarah Fowlie is Director, Independent Production, 
Comedy, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent 
Production, Bell Media. Catherine MacLeod is Vice-President, Specialty 
Channels, Bell Media. Rick Brace is President, Specialty Channels and CTV 
Production. Phil King is President, CTV Programming and Sports. 
About the Just For Laughs Group
Founded in 1983, the Just For Laughs Group's growth is concentrated on four 
major focal points: Festivals (in Montreal, Toronto and Chicago); television 
production (most notably Gags seen in 135 countries and on 95 airlines); live 
shows (Canadian tour dates for Jerry Seinfeld, Jeremy Hotz, John Pinette, 
Louis C.K., the Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour, North American dates 
for Family Guy Live!); and talent management. Its inaugural Montreal Festival 
30 years ago is now the world's largest and most prestigious comedy event 
welcoming 2 million people each summer. The Group has offices in Montreal, 
Paris, Los Angeles, Toronto, London and a small apartment on the Internet. 
About The Comedy Network
Canada's first and favourite specialty comedy service, The Comedy Network airs 
comedy of all kinds, 24-hours-a-day, across multiple platforms, including a 
revolutionary broadband service at thecomedynetwork.ca. Launched in October 
1997, The Comedy Network broadcasts, uncut and uncensored, an eclectic mix of 
scripted, stand-up, sketch, improv, and animated comedy - as well as topical 
comedy talk shows, game shows and classic situation comedies. The Comedy 
Network is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: 
BCE), Canada's largest communications company, and is available in nearly six 
million households across the country. 
Natalie Cole, The Comedy Network, 416.384.2140 ornatalie.cole@bellmedia.ca 
Christy Sullivan, The Comedy Network, 416.384.3624 
orchristy.sullivan@bellmedia.ca 
SOURCE: Comedy Network 
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