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[05/05/14 - 11:11 AM]
Team Coco to Launch Comedy Record Label in June With Debut Album from Comedian Ian Edwards
The concept for the new record label was born of an organic desire to help shine a spotlight on rising comedians while allowing them more creative control and a greater stake in the success of the release.

[via press release from TBS]

Team Coco to Launch Comedy Record Label in June With Debut Album from Comedian Ian Edwards

Team Coco is set to launch a brand new comedy record label this summer, beginning with the release of the debut stand-up album from comedian Ian Edwards. 100% Half Assed was recorded at the world famous La Jolla Comedy Store on March 8, 2014, and will be released in June 2014. The concept for the new record label was born of an organic desire to help shine a spotlight on rising comedians while allowing them more creative control and a greater stake in the success of the release.

Over the past 20 years, Conan O'Brien has used his late-night program as a supportive platform for groundbreaking stand-up comedy. Since debuting in 2010 on TBS, CONAN has featured more performances from stand-up comedians than any other late night program on television. In addition to inviting many talented comics to perform on CONAN, Team Coco has produced comedy specials like Team Coco Presents: The Conan Writers Live and has spotlighted some of the show's favorite comedians on CONAN After Hours, hosted by Pete Holmes.

Ian Edwards' unique perspective, creative use of language and ability to blend stand-up and sketch comedy in his performances make him the perfect choice to launch the Team Coco comedy label.

About Ian Edwards

Comedian, writer and actor Ian Edwards is currently writing and working on the hit CBS show Two Broke Girls and recently launched his own podcast, Soccer Comic Rant, on the prestigious podcast network, All Things Comedy. Last year, Ian wrote and served as a supervising producer on season three of Adult Swim's Black Dynamite; appeared in the Jeff Garlin feature Dealing with Idiots, opposite JB Smoove; shot a guest-starring role on Comedy Central's Trip Tank, to air later this year; performed on CONAN; and was profiled in a video piece on NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly. In previous years, Ian wrote for shows such as Saturday Night Live and Cartoon Network's The Boondocks, was a regular cast member on season six of MTV's hit show Punk'd and performed stand-up on shows such as The BBC's The World Stands Up, HBO's Bad Boys of Comedy and The Comedy Death Ray album. He has also had jokes featured in The New York Post and Time Out LA. In addition, Ian has been invited to perform at some of the most prestigious comedy and music festivals in the world, including Montreal and Chicago Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, HBO's Aspen Comedy and Arts Festival, Edinburgh, Melbourne, SXSW, Bridgetown, San Francisco Sketchfest, Moontower Comedy Festival and Traverse City Winter Comedy Arts Festival, Michael Moore and Jeff Garlin's film festival.

About CONAN

CONAN airs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on TBS. Hosted by Conan O'Brien, the Emmy(R)-winning series is produced by Conaco LLC, with Jeff Ross serving as executive producer. The show originates from Stage 15 at Warner Bros. Studios.

About TBS

TBS is basic cable's reigning champion among young adults in primetime. Available in 101 million households, TBS features original scripted comedies like Cougar Town, Ground Floor, Sullivan & Son and Men at Work, as well as American Dad!, which will become a TBS original series in late 2014. TBS also features original unscripted series like King of the Nerds, Deal With It and Bam's Badass Game Show, as well as the upcoming CeeLo Green's The Good Life and Funniest Wins. In late night TBS, is home to the Emmy(R)-winning series CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and The Pete Holmes Show. The TBS lineup also includes popular contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, along with blockbuster movies and championship sports.

TBS is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





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