Alec Baldwin, one of entertainment’s most iconic and beloved actors will be feted in a night of comedic tributes from his closest friends and co-stars, in Spike TV’s original special, “One Night Only: Alec Baldwin.”
Part “This is Your Life,” part Dean Martin Roast, “One Night Only: Alec Baldwin” will be an exclusive black tie evening of laughs from Baldwin’s friends and luminaries from the worlds of comedy, film and television. Taping at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater in New York City on Sunday, June 25, the special is produced by Casey Patterson Entertainment and directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller.
“One Night Only: Alec Baldwin” will premiere on Spike TV on Sunday, July 9 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT.
The evening features comedy, film packages, music, candid personal stories and a few surprises for the superstar.
“Alec is an original and one of the greats. Heroic, complicated, legendary, brilliant and hilarious,” said Casey Patterson, Executive Producer. “When we spoke about this event he said ‘you overestimate the number of friends I have’ and I replied ‘you underestimate the number of people that will line up to have fun at your expense.’ It will be that kind of night, love and laughs.”
“I am dreading this. I am truly dreading this. But if Tracy Morgan is coming, it’ll be okay. Is Tracy coming?” said Alec Baldwin.
Alec Baldwin is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning actor, writer, comedian and producer who has portrayed some of the most memorable characters in film and television over the last quarter century, from “Jack Donaghy” on “30 Rock” to leading roles in “Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation,” “Aviator,” “The Hunt For Red October,” and “The Departed.” Baldwin has hosted “Saturday Night Live” 17 times, and his recent portrayal of President Trump has received worldwide accolades.
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Spike TV’s “One Night Only” is an original franchise that celebrates the true legends of comedy – those who have shaped generations with their groundbreaking styles. It is a truly memorable event – a night of nonstop comedy, untold stories and heartfelt admiration. Previous honorees have included Eddie Murphy and Don Rickles with appearances by David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro, Jon Stewart, Martin Scorsese, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Adam Sandler and more.
Spike TV has been an industry leader in original event programming honoring icons and heroes from the worlds of comedy, sports and entertainment, including “Guys Choice” over the last decade and more recently, “Rock The Troops” hosted by Dwayne Johnson.
Casey Patterson serves as executive producer. Beth McCarthy-Miller is director. Jon Slusser, Spike’s Senior Vice President, Sports and Specials serves as the network’s Executive in Charge.