NETFLIX ANNOUNCES STILL LAUGH-IN: THE STARS CELEBRATE
HOLLYWOOD’S FINEST PAY TRIBUTE TO ROWAN & MARTIN’S LAUGH-IN FOR AN UNCENSORED AND UNFORGETTABLE CELEBRATION AT THE DOLBY THEATER COMEDY
LEGEND AND LAUGH-IN ORIGINAL CAST MEMBER LILY TOMLIN IS JOINED BY BILLY CRYSTAL, TIFFANY HADDISH, NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, TAYE DIGGS, MICHAEL DOUGLAS, JAY LENO, RITA MORENO, RITA WILSON, JO ANNE WORLEY, AND MANY MORE SURPRISE GUESTS
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The stars align on March 8th, 2019 at Hollywood’s Dolby theater for Still LAUGH-IN: The Stars Celebrate, a 50th anniversary tribute to Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. The series, which spanned from 1968-1973, won two Emmy Awards at the helm of its legendary director/producer George Schlatter, who will also be attendance as his groundbreaking series is honored throughout the night.
The evening will be filled with an elite lineup of comedians, actors, and musicians paying homage to the iconic show with modern takes on timeless moments, as well as Lily Tomlin’s revival of her seminal Edith Ann and Ernestine characters.
The Netflix special will take quintessential sketches and acts from the original hit series and add a contemporary flair that will prove even 50 years later, Laugh-In never gets old.
The celebrated lineup of stars include: Lily Tomlin, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish, Neil Patrick Harris, Taye Diggs, Michael Douglas, Jay Leno, Rita Moreno, Rita Wilson, JoAnne Worley, Maria Bamford, Margaret Cho, Ron Funches, Brad Garrett, Nikki Glaser, Lisa Ann Walter, Bobby Moynihan, Cheri Oteri, Rob Riggle, Jeff Ross, J.B. Smoove, Tony Hale, Jon Lovitz, Natasha Leggero and more.
Dave Broome (The Day I Met El Chapo, Ultimate Beastmaster) is Executive Producing under his 25/7 Productions banner along with Schlatter. Yong Yam is also Executive Producing.
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March 8, 2019 4:00am ET by Netflix, Inc.