Press release time!
MEDIA RELEASE – 21 NOVEMBER 2016
AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST COMEDIANS TO FEATURE IN A SERIES
OF STAN ORIGINAL COMEDY SPECIALS ‘ONE NIGHT STAN’.
Australia’s highest profile comedians will each star in their own
groundbreaking feature-length comedy special, filmed live this summer
at the Melbourne Comedy Theatre and premiering on Stan in 2017.
ONE NIGHT STAN is an Australian comedy festival held exclusively for Stan.
Australia’s highest profile comedians Wil Anderson, Judith Lucy, Tom
Gleeson, Celia Pacquola, Tom Ballard, and Sam Simmons, will each star in
performances of their award-winning shows filmed live at the iconic
Melbourne Comedy Theatre this summer exclusively for Stan.
With ONE NIGHT STAN joining the smash-hit Stan Original WOLF CREEK,
as well as the recently returned AACTA and Logie-Award nominated original
comedy NO ACTIVITY, Stan continues to change and evolve the TV
landscape in Australia. The line-up of Stan Original programming will continue
to expand with several other high-end drama and comedy projects currently in
“After the huge success of WOLF CREEK and NO ACTIVITY, which just had
a massive second season launch, we are thrilled to be exploring new genres
as part of our ever-growing slate of Stan Originals,” says Stan Content Chief
Officer, Nick Forward. “We are proud to be the first streaming service to
commission stand-up comedy specials in Australia, and we’re excited to start
by working with the best in the business.”
“Aussies love their comedy and the stand up circuit has long been a
showcase of the best that the Australian comedy industry has to offer. ONE
NIGHT STAN will unite comedy fans with the country’s most respected
comedy talent – and the laughs can be enjoyed from the comfort of their living
rooms, or streamed on their favourite devices anywhere, anytime,” continues
Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster and comedy.com.au.
So now you know. Oh wait, we already knew this. Still, nice to have it confirmed.
“One Night Stan”. Sheesh.