|AUGUST 1, 2014 - iNDEMAND|
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Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!
Worldwide Premier on InDemand VOD – August 1, 2014
POP TWIST ENTERTAINMENT announced today that Jay Johnson: The Two and Only! will have its worldwide premiere through InDemand VOD. It will be offered in 54 million cable and satellite homes throughout the United States and Canada beginning August 1st. InDemand will also sell the program on a download-to-own basis in advance of its DVD window.
The Tony® Award-winning theatrical memoir and stand-up comedy show features Jay Johnson, arguably the world's most famous living ventriloquist. Johnson rose to fame playing the schizophrenic role of Chuck and Bob on the groundbreaking TV sitcom, SOAP.
The filmed version of Johnson’s Tony® Award-winning Broadway show of the same name was directed by Bryan W. Simon, and produced by Marjorie Engesser. It was shot at the historic Thalian Hall in Wilmington, North Carolina. Since its beginnings at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre, the live show has toured nationwide. It will now debut for television and video.
Pop Twist Entertainment is offering all rights worldwide. A producer's representative for hundreds of films and TV programs, PTE president Doug Zwick will launch international TV, DVD, DIGITAL and VOD sales at MIPCOM in October.
InDemand provides the VOD content for the majority of North American pay television homes, serving more than 100 million viewers. As a worldwide premiere, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only will be offered as a featured comedy event.
“What a treat! Jay Johnson dazzles us with his magical gifts and comic savvy.” — Leonard Maltin
"One of the funniest shows of the year!" — The New York Times
"Serious laughs… a surprisingly moving as well as highly funny evening." — The Hollywood Reporter
"Very entertaining! A sheer feat of virtuosity!" — Clive Barnes, New York Post