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Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

Aziz Ansari and Louis C.K. combine DIY aesthetic with traditional distribution for new specials

By | May 9, 2012 at 3:21 pm | No comments

There are two lessons we can learn from Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari and Jim Gaffigan-- the trio of comedians who successfully self-released their own new comedy specials. The first lesson is that it works, IF -- and it's a big "if" -- you have a large enough fanbase. The second...

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Louis C.K.’s ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ will air on FX this weekend

Louis C.K.’s ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ will air on FX this weekend

By | May 8, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments

We already knew that Louis C.K.'s self-released comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater would air on FX in the future. What we didn't know was when. Today FX announced that the wildly successful up-until-now digital-only special will air this Saturday at 10 pm EST. So, what...

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FX will air Louis C.K. special ‘Live at the Beacon’

FX will air Louis C.K. special ‘Live at the Beacon’

By | March 30, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 5 comments

In the end, it all comes down to business. And the fact is, if something doesn't air on proper television it cannot be considered for an Emmy. Hence, Louis C.K.'s highly successful, self-released Live at the Beacon Theater will air on FX, the same network that will broadcast the...

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Louis C.K. gives $280,000 to five charities after ‘Live at the Beacon’ sales rocket to $1 million

Louis C.K. gives $280,000 to five charities after ‘Live at the Beacon’ sales rocket to $1 million

By | December 22, 2011 at 11:19 am | 9 comments

After 10 days on sale, Louis C.K.’s newest stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater has made $1 million. And Louis is not at all comfortable having that much money all at once. After 27 years in the business, he’s never been in this position— and so, he had to do...

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Louis C.K. offers ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ bonus features online

Louis C.K. offers ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ bonus features online

By | December 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm | No comments

This morning, comedian Louis C.K. released his second statement in three days, this time to let his fans know about some new features connected to his new, self-distributed stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater. He writes, in part, the following: Theres a thing where you...

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Watch all 10 minutes of Louis C.K.’s interview on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Watch all 10 minutes of Louis C.K.’s interview on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | December 15, 2011 at 10:39 am | 6 comments

To further promote his already wildly successful self-released new stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater, Louis C.K. popped in to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night. If you're reading this here, you undoubtedly already know about the comedian's experiment in DIY...

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Louis C.K. reveals $200,000 profit from self-released comedy special

Louis C.K. reveals $200,000 profit from self-released comedy special

By | December 13, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 27 comments

In the last few days, especially in the world of comedy, there's been tons of buzz about Louis C.K.'s newest stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater. There's arguably been equal amount of chatter about the way in which the veteran comedian distributed his newest project....

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