Saturday’s Comedy Show To Feature DL Hughley

July 3, 2015

ENVY Productions will be hosting a show with one of the Original Kings of Comedy, Mr. DL Hughley, this coming Saturday, July 4th.

“From the producers of the highly successful Mike Epps show and others too numerous to mention, ENVY is hoping to have another evening of laughter and excitement,” a spokesperson said.

“One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. First and foremost a standup comedian, he stars in his 5th stand-up comedy special “Reset” which is currently airing on Showtime.

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“In addition, D.L’s first humorous book title, I Want You to Shut the **** Up, is out in bookstores. DL also created and starred in the satirical documentary special for Comedy Central “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List”, which premiered to rave reviews last October.

“The special was honored with the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award in the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards competition, and it was also honored by the Television Academy Honors earlier this year.

“Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, D.L. served as host of his own late night talk show on CNN “D.L. Hughley Breaks the News.” D.L. was heard on the New York airwaves, as host of the morning show on WRKS-FM. DL also served as a weekly contributor to the nationally syndicated radio show, “The Tom Joyner Morning Show.”

“Most recently, DL tapped into his playful side and participated in the 16th season of the hit ABC show “Dancing with the Stars,” alongside partner Cheryl Burke. He now has his own radio show which can be heard across the US from 3pm to 7pm, the DL Hughley Show. He is joined on air by Steve Wilson and Jasmine Saunders.

“As the star and producer of his namesake television show that ran on ABC and UPN “The Hughleys,” D.L. is also well known as one of the standout comedians on the hit comedy docu-film The Original Kings of Comedy. A veteran of numerous talk show appearances D.L. switched the tables in 2005, hosting his own talk show on Comedy Central “Weekends at the DL.”

He is a regular on the late night talk show circuit, including always-memorable appearances on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” He is frequently requested as guest host on such shows as, “The View” and “Live with Kelly.”

D.L.’s first love always has been, and always will be, standup comedy. “From the minute I first walked onstage and picked up a microphone,” he says, “I knew that it was what I was meant to do.”

DL Hughley will be performing at the Fairmont Southampton this Saturday, July 4th. Opening the show will be local singer Mr. Jessie Seymour. Local laughs will come via Eddie G, musical interludes by Jugglin J and the master of ceremonies will be none other than Bootsie.

Tickets are $75 in advance for general admission and $125 for VIP. Limited tickets are available at People’s Pharmacy, Choices, Caesar’s Pharmacy and online at BDATix.com

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