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E!’S “BUSY TONIGHT” WELCOMES MINDY KALING, JULIA ROBERTS, OLIVIA MUNN, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, KRISTEN BELL, JOHN STAMOS AND MORE THIS SEASON AS LATE NIGHT TALK SHOW PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28 AT 10:00P

Executive Produced by Tina Fey, Half Hour Late Night Show from Little Stranger Inc and Wilshire Studios to Air Four Nights a Week

Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, October 25 – E!’s new late night talk show, “Busy Tonight,” hosted by actress and The New York Times Best Selling author Busy Philipps, and executive produced by Tina Fey, premieres this Sunday, October 28th at 10pm ET/PT. Airing every Sunday through Wednesday, the show’s premiere week features guests Mindy Kaling, Vanessa Hudgens, Kristen Bell, and Megan Mullally along with appearances by Jimmy Kimmel, Fred Armisen, and Andy Cohen. Other guests this season include Julia Roberts, Kim Kardashian West, Tracee Ellis Ross, Camila Mendes, John Stamos, Olivia Munn, Beth Behrs, Lauren Graham, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Emily Ratajkowski, Taran Killam, David Alan Grier, Tess Holliday, Tom Lenk, and more.

Premiere week line-up includes:

Sunday, October 28th: Mindy Kaling, Hulu’s “Four Weddings and a Funeral”

Monday, October 29th: Vanessa Hudgens, Netflix’s “Princess Switch”

Tuesday, October 30th: Kristen Bell, NBC’s “The Good Place”

Wednesday, October 31st: Megan Mullally, NBC’s “Will and Grace”

“Busy Tonight” premieres Sunday, October 28th at 10:00p on E!, and airs every Sunday through Wednesday. “Busy Tonight” is produced by Little Stranger Inc and Wilshire Studios. Tina Fey, Busy Philipps, Caissie St.Onge, Eric Gurian, Julie Darmody, and David Miner serve as Executive Producers.

About E! Entertainment

E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," “Total Bellas,” "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “Very Cavallari” and its newest late night topical series “Busy Tonight.” The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and on November 11 E! becomes the home of the “People’s Choice Awards.” E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.

About Little Stranger

Little Stranger is Tina Fey’s film & television production company responsible for the Emmy nominated Netflix comedy series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” the hit Universal Pictures film “Sisters,” as well as the recent NBC sitcom “Great News” and the groundbreaking “30 Rock.”

About Wilshire Studios

Wilshire Studios develops and produces a diverse slate of original unscripted programming for multiple platforms, aligning with award-winning producers and innovative storytellers to create compelling content that explores reality through a variety of formats. From E!’s signature “Live from the Red Carpet,” USA Network’s “The Cromarties” and Oxygen’s “Mysteries and Scandals,” to “The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell” for Netflix, “Real Country” for USA, “Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers” for Oxygen and the debut of “The E!’s People’s Choice Awards,” Wilshire Studios produces series that are informative, revealing, thrilling and entertaining. Wilshire Studios is part of the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment portfolio.

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Katie Moeckel

Katie.Moeckel@nbcuni.com