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[08/13/13 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Salutes Comedy Treasures with "TV's Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special" to Air Sept. 1
With 60 years of hilarious television show moments to choose from, the special focuses on the top 30 funniest moments in television history.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC SALUTES COMEDY TREASURES WITH "TV'S FUNNIEST OF THE FUNNIEST: A PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA SPECIAL" TO AIR SEPT. 1

Program Spotlights Unforgettable Moments with Beloved Comedy Stars, Including Jerry Seinfeld, Lucille Ball, Betty White, Michael J. Fox, Ted Danson, Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Aniston

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Aug. 13, 2013 - The top laugh-out loud scenes from the greatest television shows of all time are celebrated in "TV's Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special," airing Sunday, Sept. 1 (9-11 p.m. ET) on NBC.

With 60 years of hilarious television show moments to choose from, the special focuses on the top 30 funniest moments - ranked in a countdown format and leading to No. 1 - in television history.

Unforgettable scenes are humorously captured from TV's most popular comedies, including "Seinfeld," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Simpsons," "Friends," "Will & Grace," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Cheers," "Saturday Night Live," "30 Rock," "The Cosby Show" and "Modern Family," as well as unforgettable classics such as "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "I Love Lucy," "The Carol Burnett Show" and "All in the Family."

The lively laughfest will also include clips from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "Taxi," "Malcolm in the Middle," "Married with Children," "Spin City," "The Office," "In Living Color," "How I Met Your Mother," "Roseanne" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Matthew Perry, Betty White, Lucille Ball, Neil Patrick Harris, Jerry Seinfeld, Johnny Galecki, Dan Castellaneta, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, Ted Danson, Michael J. Fox, Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen are just a few of the many performers who will be spotlighted in memorable moments. Comic gems will also feature Christina Applegate, Eric McCormack, Tony Danza, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinksi, Brad Garrett, Phil Hartman, Jane Kaczmarek, Katey Sagal and more.

Beloved stars featured in the clips will be interviewed, sharing revealing behind-the-scenes commentary about what led to each classic moment. It's an engaging all-star salute to TV's funniest scenes that television fans won't want to miss.

The Paley Center will be live tweeting during the Sept. 1. special. Follow @paleycenter on Twitter and use the hashtag #PaleyCountdown to share predictions of what is the funniest moment in TV history and join in the conversation.

Pat Mitchell, Diane Lewis and Brad Lachman are the executive producers, with Brad Lachman Productions producing.

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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (HBO)
· EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND (CBS)
· FRIENDS (NBC)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· IN LIVING COLOR (FOX)
· MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE (FOX)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (NBC)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· SPIN CITY (ABC)
· WILL & GRACE (NBC)





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