LOS ANGELES – March 5, 2020 – Carol Burnett and Fathom Events will celebrate the comedic legend’s 87th birthday with a fan experience and celebration of “The Carol Burnett Show,” one of the most acclaimed and influential TV series of all-time, and the winner of 25 Emmy® Awards. Coming to movie theaters nationwide for one night only on April 22, the event, “THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: LAUGH ALL NIGHT,” will feature the premiere screening of a brand new behind-the-scenes retrospective, in addition to three classic episodes personally selected by Carol Burnett for this special one-night event.
Tickets for “THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: LAUGH ALL NIGHT” can be purchased starting Friday, March 20, at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.
“‘The Carol Burnett Show’ was a passion project of mine and one of the first of its kind to be hosted by a woman,” Carol Burnett said. “I couldn’t be prouder of what we created during this time and I’m excited to have the opportunity to showcase some of my favorite episodes with both new and old audiences across the country.”
Kicking off with an introduction by Carol Burnett herself, the three fan-favorite episodes will feature classic sketches, such as “The Dentist,” “The Family: The Attic,” featuring Betty White, and “Went with the Wind,” which are sure to have fans laughing in their seats. Attendees will also receive a commemorative and exclusive limited-edition poster (while supplies last).
“From ‘I Love Lucy’ to ‘Friends,’ we’ve found that classic and beloved television is resonating with audiences across demographics, and that they are eager to watch their favorite series in a new way – on the big screen,” Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. “Our goal is to always bring special and unique content to theaters for people across America to enjoy together in theaters, and ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ is just that.”
“The Carol Burnett Show” has been providing fans with belly laughs for over 50 years. We’re very excited that this iconic television series is now coming to the big screen,” Shout! Factory SVP of Programming and New Business Development Jeffrey Peisch said.
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all top 100 DMAs® (Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC); Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK); and Regal Cinemas, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group (LSE: CINE.L), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live Digital Broadcast Network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 1,100 locations and 1,916 screens in 184 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events and new product launches. For more information, visit www.FathomEvents.com.
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