Byron Allen Enlists Eddie Murphy To Help Feed America in Comedy Special
Eddie Murphy returns to stand-up in the upcoming charity comedy special executive produced by media mogul Bryan Allen. The comic legend will join Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, and Keenan Thompson for Allen’s Feeding America Comedy Festival next month.
The three-hour special will stream on the Allen Media Group television networks Comedy.TV and The Weather Channel, as well as on the free streaming service app Local Now. Viewers will be encouraged to donate to Feeding America during the comedy event.
“In partnership with Feeding America, my comedian friends and all of us at Allen Media Group are pleased to announce this global live-streaming comedy event on May 9th,” Allen said in a statement. “Laughter s often the best medicine, and we are extremely motivated to bring attention to issues of food insecurity, and to assistant in providing meals to families across the county who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.”