J.B. Smoove Will Be the Next Guest on Unmasked


J.B. Smoove will be the next guest on SiriusXM’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City. Smoove will tape the hour at SiriusXM’s headquarters in New York City with host  in front of a live audience. The episode will tape on Thursday, December 7th at 12:30pm at the Sirius XM Studios in their famed Fishbowl.

J.B. will be talking about his amazing career in comedy as well as the new book written by Smoove in collaboration with his alter ego Leon Black, The Book of Leon: Philosophy of a Fool. The book is based on beloved character of “Leon” in the iconic HBO comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, which is just about to wrap up its newest season. J.B.’s breakout role on Curb has established him as one of the most beloved comedic actors today, but his career goes back to 1999 when he landed some featured guest spots on The Show, and his unforgettable feature film debut in Pootie Tang. He also costarred in Mr. Deeds opposite , spent a season on Cedric the Entertainer Presents and wrote for . Smoove hosted , has been featured on shot his own one-hour stand-up special, How I Dooz It and his MSG show Four Courses with JB Smoove is in it’s fourth season. Other movie roles include Date Night, Hall Pass, The Sitter, We Bought a Zoo, The Dictator, Top Five, and plenty of voice roles.

The Unmasked series documents the careers of the very best comedy writers, directors, filmmakers, actors, screenwriters, satirists, political comedians, comedic musicians and of course, stand up comedians in the business. With over 150 episodes so far, Unmasked is a veritable archive of the greatest comedy of our time. Past Unmasked guests have included , Patrice O’Neal and over 100 more comedy greats.

 If you would like to be in the room for this episode of Unmasked featuring J.B. Smoove, here’s how to request tickets. Please be sure you can make it if you request tickets, as there are only a few seats available:

  • Make sure you know you can be in the midtown area on time before you request tickets. You will need to be at SiriusXM headquarters by Thursday, December 7th at 12:00pm.
  • You must have a Twitter account to request tickets. If you don’t have one, it’s free and easy to sign up.
  • Make sure you’re following @UnmaskedShow on Twitter. We will not be able to contact you if you are not following that account.
  • Send a reply to @UnmaskedShow on Twitter and let us know if you are requesting one or two tickets. Please only request tickets if you KNOW you can attend, and only request two tickets if you can be certain you will be bringing someone because we have very limited seating.
  • Please do not submit duplicate requests for tickets.
  • You must be 18 or older to attend.
  • Do not reply here to request tickets. You must reply to the Twitter account to be eligible to get tickets.

Ticket winners will be contacted by DirectMessage from the producers of Unmasked on Twitter to let you know how to get your tickets. So remember to check your DirectMessages to see if you’ve got a ticket!

In addition to hosting “Unmasked,”  hosts a daily comedy talk show, “Bennington” with his co-host Gail Bennington on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog Comedy Channel from noon to 3pm et.

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