Comedian, writer, actor and producer Jim Gaffigan will guest on the next episode of Unmasked with host Ron Bennington. Jim will be joined by actor, writer and producer Jeannie Gaffigan for the interview. In the one hour series, Bennington interviews the biggest names in comedy about their craft, and their creativity in front of a live audience.
Jim Gaffigan is one of the top headlining comedians in the country, a best selling author, and a grammy nominated recording artists. His two books have both been bestsellers, he’s released four hour long specials, and on July 15, TV Land will premiere Gaffigan’s new sitcom, “The Jim Gaffigan Show.” Jeannie Gaffigan is a writer and producer of stand up comedy, sketch and short films. She co-wrote and produced Jim’s specials and albums, and she’s also the co-creator, and co-executive producer of “The Jim Gaffigan Show”.
Jim, Jeannie and Ron will sit down in front of a live audience at the world famous Carolines on Broadway comedy club to tape the hour long interview on July 9, at 2pm.Note: the July 9th date is a reschedule from a previously announced date. Bennington and the Gaffigans will be talking about the new show, and Gaffigan’s career. This will be Jim’s second time joining Bennington for an episode of Unmasked. He will be one of only a handful of comedians to have been invited back for a rare second hour. Since Jim’s last Unmasked in 2008, he’s been pretty busy so there will be a lot to talk about.
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 125 episodes so far, Unmasked is a veritable archive of the greatest comedy of our time. Past Unmasked guests have included Joan Rivers, Bob Newhart, Amy Schumer, Dan Aykroyd, Simon Pegg, Tracy Morgan, Paul Feig, Jim Jefferies, Gilbert Gottfried, Bobcat Goldthwait, Louis C.K., David Brenner, Brian Regan, Patrice O’Neal and over 100 more comedy greats.
Don’t miss this amazing comedy event. If you would like to join Ron, Jim and Jeannie, and be a part the live audience at Caroline’s, here’s how to request tickets. Please be sure you can make it if you request tickets, as there is limited seating available.
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”, Ron Bennington 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.