Ricky Gervais, Ron Bennington and Jim Norton Performing Private Stand Up Event Just for SiriusXM Subscribers

Finally, SiriusXM is doing for comedy what it has been doing for music- creating incredible exclusive concert events.

The satellite radio company has been putting on exclusive concerts for subscribers for years now, making music fans who couldn’t score tickets jealous and unhappy. And SiriusXM has been offering subscribers exclusive access to live interviews with series like Unmasked, Town Hall and Headliners. Now SiriusXM adds stand up performances to its roster of exclusive events– host brings the same excitement to fans of SiriusXM’s comedy channels with an exclusive private stand up performance event at New York’s Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

Gervais will perform a special stand-up show, “Ricky Gervais and Friends: A Work In Progress,” exclusively for SiriusXM subscribers. The event will take place at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College on November 8 with the friends who are joining him on stage being SiriusXM hosts and stand up comedians and . The intimate show will include Gervais performing a “work in progress” of material from his upcoming “SuperNature” tour, which Netflix has already picked up following the success of his “Humanity” special.

Gervais has appeared on Norton’s radio show for years, and recently spent an hour on stage with Ron Bennington at New York’s famed Village Underground club.

“Imagine sitting around playing records and talking absolute bollocks with your mates being considered work. Thank you SiriusXM,” said Gervais. “My ‘Humanity’ tour made me fall back in love with stand up. I sold out the finest arenas around the world, so I can’t wait to play a college bar to a bunch of scroungers who got in for free.”

“We’re thrilled to continue our relationship with Ricky Gervais,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “Ricky’s talent for seamlessly weaving between comedy and more serious topics makes for a fascinating conversation. We’re looking forward to his return – and to his special show just for SiriusXM subscribers.”

Subscribers will have the opportunity to win tickets to this private SiriusXM event through an invitation sent by e-mail to qualified subscribers who have consented to e-mail marketing from SiriusXM, and who have registered their interests in comedy with us at siriusxm.com/perks. In addition, subscribers since September 24, 2018, while meeting other Conditions of Entry (see Official Rules), will be able to enter for the chance to win a trip for two to New York, NY including airfare, hotel stay and a pair of tickets to SiriusXM Presents Ricky Gervais at Hunter College. See Official Rules for complete details at siriusxm.com/RickyGervais.

Ricky’s SiriusXM program “Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” returns for a new season. The one-hour program airs Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. ET on Comedy Greats channel 94. The new season of his SiriusXM show “Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” expected to feature Gervais in conversation with fellow comedians and friends, including Jerry

“Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” premiered on the Comedy Greats channel in October 2017 and featured Gervais interviewing an eclectic group of guests, including musician Noel Gallagher and renowned scientist Richard Dawkins. In the second year, Gervais is expected to sit down with Jerry Seinfeld and other celebrities, as well as friends and fellow comedians.

“Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” can be heard Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. ET on SiriusXM Comedy Greats channel 94, and then re-airs the same day at 5:00 p.m. ET on Raw Dog channel 99.

Subscribers will have the opportunity to win tickets to this private SiriusXM event through an invitation sent by e-mail to qualified subscribers who have consented to e-mail marketing from SiriusXM, and who have registered their interests in comedy with us at siriusxm.com/perks. In addition, subscribers since September 24, 2018, while meeting other Conditions of Entry (see Official Rules), will be able to enter for the chance to win a trip for two to New York, NY including airfare, hotel stay and a pair of tickets to SiriusXM Presents Ricky Gervais at Hunter College. See Official Rules for complete details at siriusxm.com/RickyGervais.

SiriusXM subscribers are able to listen to “Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” (channel 94) on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app, and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/streaming to learn more.

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