SPIKE TV (www.spike.com), in conjunction with Don Mischer Productions, will celebrate the career of Eddie Murphy with the first-ever televised tribute to the comedic icon. The event will pay homage to Murphyâ€™s journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking “Raw,” which remains the highest grossing stand-up film of all time, to his indelible characters and impressions from â€œSaturday Night Liveâ€ including Buckwheat, Gumby, Mr. Robinson and James Brown.
“Eddie Murphy: One Night Only” (http://eddie.spike.com) tapes at the Saban Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 3. â€œEddie Murphy: One Night Onlyâ€ airs on Wednesday, November 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Eddie Murphy is the honoree.
Scheduled Presenters include:
SAMUEL L. JACKSON
KEENEN IVORY WAYANS
Scheduled Attendees are:
MAGIC & COOKIE JOHNSON
HOLLY ROBINSON PEETE
JULISSA & CHI MCBRIDE
SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY
“Eddie Murphy: One Night Only” House Band:
More names to come/Names subject to change-
“Eddie Murphy: One Night Only” will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Saban Theater in Los Angeles. 8440 Wilshire Boulevard. Red Carpet arrivals will begin at 5:30 p.m. The program airs on Wednesday, November 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.