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Need a Joke? Get Bruce! Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret Tonight on Bite

February 11th, 2011

He may be the funniest man you’ve never heard of – tonight Hollywood’s master joke smith Bruce Vilanch gets the spotlight in his own documentary special, and if you missed this when we first aired it last year, now’s your chance to meet the man behind Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and more:

Vilanch is one of the most sought after comedy writers in Hollywood.  As head writer and regular square on the Hollywood Squares, he has helped bring the show unprecedented success.  He has written for every type of variety show imaginable including the Quadruple Crown of Award Shows: The Oscars, The Emmys, The Tonys and The Grammys.  In fact, he cowrote the last nine Academy Award telecasts, winning consecutive Emmys for the Billy Crystal hosted shows.  This is the movie that takes you behind the scenes of Hollywood’s most glamourous events with a cast of luminaries including, Roseanne, Carol Burnett, Michael Douglas, Nathan Lane, Shirley Maclaine, Stephen Segal, Elizabeth Taylor, Lily Tomlin, Sigourney Weaver and many more.”

Watch Get Bruce! tonight on Bite.