MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN’ TIME: UNCUT
The Comedy Legend Returns for His First
Stand-Up Special in 14 Years
Arrives on Digital and DVD, October 11
LOS ANGELES – October 3, 2016 – On the heels of a sold-out national tour, comedy great Martin Lawrence hits the stage in this long-awaited stand-up special, MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN’ TIME: UNCUT arriving on DVD and for digital purchase on Tuesday, October 11.
Filmed live at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, DOIN’ TIME: UNCUT marks Lawrence’s first touring comedy special in 14 years. His third comedy special to date, the first two of which blazed a trail for new generations of stand-up comics, showcases his impeccable comedic skills, physicality and engaging wit. Delivering an unforgettable night of impressions and insights, he touches on everything from sex and relationships to President Obama, Bill Cosby, Hollywood and more. Lawrence is back and better than ever, and will leave viewers in hysterics, from start to finish.
“Fourteen years is a long time between concert specials and I am excited to know that my TV audience will be able to enjoy this show as if they came to see me live,” said Lawrence.
Lawrence, a renowned stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer and writer, came to fame during the 1990s. He quickly established himself as a leading actor, most notably in the hit television series Martin, for which he created such beloved characters as “Sheneneh Jenkins,” “Edna (Mama) Payne,” “Otis,” and “Jerome.” For his dynamic performance, he earned two NAACP Image Awards® for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series two years in a row – 1995 and 1996. Lawrence’s box office-topping credits include Bad Boys and its sequel Bad Boys II opposite Will Smith, and the three-film Big Momma’s House franchise. Additional film credits include House Party, Boomerang, A Thin Line Between Love & Hate, Nothing to Lose, Blue Streak, Life, Wild Hogs, and Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins.
Directed by David Raynr, MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN’ TIME: UNCUT is executive produced by Lawrence and Studio71’s Gary Binkow and Michael Green. Producers include Barry Ehrmann, Robert Lawrence, Rae Proctor, Sean Lampkin and Michael Hubbard with production company You So Crazy and Studio71.
Studio71 is the multichannel network of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group with 5 billion views a month. It is headquartered in Berlin and Los Angeles, with offices in New York, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Toronto, London, and Vienna. In German-speaking countries, Studio71 is the leading multichannel network that concentrates the broadcasting group’s range of Web-only content and its distribution through in-house platforms like MyVideo, and through third-party platforms. In the U.S. Studio71 develops, produces, and distributes original entertainment programming and manages one of the leading multichannel networks with over 1,200 channels. Germany’s leading moving-image marketer is responsible for ad marketing with SevenOne Media.