- Weekly pop culture talk show KATHY is hosted and executive-produced by multi-faceted performer, Kathy
- KATHY takes on the week's biggest headlines, tabloid gossip as well stand-up
routines, celebrity interviews and taped segments -
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TORONTO, June 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Fiercely outspoken and unstoppable
comedian Kathy Griffin transcends the so-called "D-LIST" with the debut
of her new weekly talk show KATHY, premiering exclusively on E!, Friday, June 15 at 9 p.m. ET (visit eonline.ca for local listings). KATHY joins E!'s irreverent, fun Friday night lineup which includes new
episodes of FASHION POLICE at 10 p.m. ET. The one-hour weekly pop
culture talk show hosted by the two-time Emmy® Award-winner, The New York Times bestselling author and Grammy® nominee, showcases Griffin's unique take on celebrities, co-workers,
friends, politicians and even her own boxed wine swilling mother,
Maggie. Kathy's #1 goal? To deflate the egos of everyone who is anyone
and those who think they're someone.
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"Kathy Griffin is a true original who has conquered it all, television,
stand-up, Broadway and writing," said Catherine MacLeod,
Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. "We're excited to bring
her no-holds-barred talk show exclusively to Canadians on E!."
Griffin has starred in an impressive 13 original comedy specials since
2005 and won two Emmy® Awards for her ground-breaking reality series KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON
THE D LIST. Her stand up specials KATHY GRIFFIN: STRAIGHT TO HELL and
KATHY GRIFFIN: SHE'LL CUT A BITCH were both nominated for an Emmy® in the category Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. Four of
her comedy albums have been nominated for Grammy® Awards and she received rave reviews on Broadway for her one woman
show, Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony. Kathy is very involved with the gay and lesbian community and was
presented with the prestigious Vanguard Award at the 2009 GLAAD Media
Awards. She also received the Trevor Project's Lifetime Achievement
Award and Ally for Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign for
her tremendous work with the GLBTQ community.
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