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Media Release: Friday September 5, 2014

Tribute programming on E!, The Comedy Channel and Bio

Foxtel commemorates the life of comedy legend Joan Rivers with tribute programming underway on E! and specials tonight on Bio and The Comedy Channel.


We Remember Joan Rivers currently underway with encores at 12pm midday and 5pm today
Australian Premiere
Joan’s colleagues at the E! channel share their stories of her wit and wisdom.

E! THS: Joan & Melissa Rivers tomorrow at 5.30pm
Australian Premiere
E! True Hollywood Story charts the trailblazing journey of Joan and Melissa Rivers, the powerhouse duo who became role models for mothers and daughters everywhere. Beneath the constant one-liners and wisecracks, this moving story of a consummate entertainer and her producing partner is a testament to talent and family.

E! News Special: Joan Rivers – Celebrating an Icon tomorrow at 7.30pm
Australian Premiere
For decades Joan has made people laugh, shattered glass ceilings and revolutionised comedy. She was unapologetic and fiercely dedicated to entertaining leaving her mark on the people she worked with and her legions of fans. This E! News special episode is devoted to Joan’s life as a valued member of the E! family for over 20 years.


Just For Laughs: Joan Rivers Gala tonight at 8.30pm
Australian Premiere
Showcasing the best of international stand-up comedy from the Montreal Comedy Festival – the largest comedy festival in the world – hosted by Joan Rivers and welcoming a raft of special guest comedians. Rivers’ signature brand of comedy means nothing and no-one is off limits. Tune in to see Rivers target Rihanna, Adele, Taylor Swift, the Kardashians and of course, Justin Bieber, or as she calls him, “the cutest little lesbian.”


Joan Rivers – A Piece of Work tonight at 7.30pm
Peeling away the mask of an iconic comedian and exposing the struggles, sacrifices and joy of living life as a ground breaking female performer, this 2010 film is an emotionally surprising and revealing portrait of one the most hilarious and long-standing career women ever in the business.

*All times are EST.