G4 PRESENTS HILARIOUS NEW SERIES "THE INTERNATIONAL SEXY LADIES SHOW" PREMIERING JUNE 7
Comedians Doug Benson, Steve Byrne, John Caparulo, Mitch Fatel, Jo Koy, Sherrod Small and Alex Zane Offer Colorful Commentary on Sexy and Outrageous Clips of Women from Around the World
LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2009 � Bowling balls, honey wrestling, sides of beef, and hula hoops� what do all of these have in common? International sexy ladies�and G4 has the clips to prove it! G4 is bringing viewers an outrageous new half-hour series called "The International Sexy Ladies Show" featuring gorgeous women in some of the funniest and most provocative television programming from around the globe with hilarious commentary from popular comedians. "The International Sexy Ladies Show" premieres June 7 at 9:30PM ET/PT as part of G4's "Duty Free TV" international programming block.
"The International Sexy Ladies Show" is 100% pure male fun. The show features the sexiest TV and DVD clips from countries such as Japan, Italy, Spain, Russia, the UK and even Romania. Each episode is stacked with gorgeous women partaking in activities that range from sexy to strange, along with a hand-picked panel of comedians and pop culture experts taking viewers through the clips and adding to the fun. "International Sexy Ladies" attempts to answer questions with staggering socio-political implications such as "Is honey the secret to good skin in Lithuania?," "Are German automobiles properly engineered for driving in mud?" and "Does wearing a bikini help Japanese girls shoot hoops any better?"
Featured comedians and pop-culture experts include:
Doug Benson is the star of the popular documentary Super High Me and two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. He created, wrote and starred in the hit stage show The Marijuana-Logues, finished sixth in the 2007 season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and appears regularly on Vh1's Best Week Ever. His CD Professional Humoredian is available through Comedy Central Records.
Steve Byrne's high-energy, physical comedy makes him one of the hottest comedians touring the country today. His hour special premiered last year on Comedy Central to rave reviews and he wreaked havoc on NBC's The Real Wedding Crashers. He has appeared on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show, and Comic View. He took no prisoners when he won the Myspace "Standup Or Sitdown Comedy Challenge" and his half hour special was voted one of the best of all time in the Comedy Central Standup Showdown.
John Caparulo regularly appears on E!'s Chelsea Lately and has a special on Comedy Central called John Caparulo: Meet Cap. He has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and The Tonight Show, was featured on Blue Collar Comedy: The Next Generation, and is one of the featured comedians in Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show. He also hosts Mobile Home Disaster on CMT.
Mitch Fatel began doing stand-up when he was just 15 years old. Today he is a regular at NY's famed Comedy Cellar. He has performed on the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and works as a correspondent on the Tonight Show. In 2006 Mitch took home honors as the "Best Stand-Up Comedian" at the Aspen Comedy Festival. His own half-hour special on Comedy Central Presents was ranked number 6 by viewers in the "Stand Up Showdown." Tracks from Fatel's CD's are often heard on XM/Sirius Satellite Radio.
Through a combination of his dynamic on-stage energy and sharp wit, Jo Koy keeps audiences laughing with his recent Comedy Central Special "Don't Make Him Angry". Hailed as one of today's most gifted young comedians, he is a regular guest on Chelsea Lately and has also appeared on The Tonight Show and VH-1's I Love the 70s, 80s and 90s.
Born and raised by his mother and two sisters in Brooklyn, NY, Small's unique perspective and witty commentary on politics and the culture of city life has consistently kept both critics and audiences entertained from The New York Times to Fox News. Sherrod regularly appears on numerous VH1 programs including Best Week Ever as well as Fox News' program Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld. He also stars in AMC's Film Fakers.
Zane began his stand-up comedy career in London at the age of 18, when he became a finalist on Channel 4's open-mic competition So you Think You're Funny. His credits include appearances on numerous shows in his native England, including hosting stints on MTV UK's flagship show TRL and Channel 4's Popworld.
Each episode of "The International Sexy Ladies Show" will feature clips from popular international shows and incorporate tongue-in-cheek commentary from the comedians above.
"The International Sexy Ladies Show" premieres June 7 at 9:30 PM ET/PT, only on G4.
Additional information about the ladies, each show featured, and the comedians can be found at http://g4tv.com/sexyladies/
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