Bill Maher Heads MSG Speakers Series

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Whether skewering Republicans, Democrats, the mass media or Hollywood, Bill Maher is one of the most perceptive and hilarious satirists at work today. From the podium he delivers his trademark blend of devastating social commentary and politically incorrect humor that always leaves audiences begging for more.

[New York News]

MSG Entertainment kicks off their 2009 "Speaker Series: The Minds That Move The World," with comedic political commentator Bill Maher and political host and commentator Ann Coulter going head-to-head at Radio City Music Hall on March 9th at 8:00 p.m.

The "Speaker Series" is a timely and important series of events that will provide attendees with a unique framework for understanding America’s current political landscape and place in world politics, through the insights of some of the most prominent political figures of our time.

Due to the overwhelming success of last year’s inaugural "Speaker Series" that premiered at Radio City Music Hall in New York, this unique political forum is expanding in 2009 to Chicago and Boston.

In light of the new political environment that faces our nation, the "Speaker Series: The Minds That Move The World" will undoubtedly generate heated discussion as the best political minds of our day, including former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, Alberto Gonzales, and John Ashcroft; Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove, examine the most talked about topics surrounding current events.

The series is formatted to allow for each participant to present their thoughts on a wide range of important current events and national issues, followed by a moderated question and answer period during which the moderator can elicit additional information and insights into particularly pertinent topics of the day.

Whether skewering Republicans, Democrats, the mass media or Hollywood, Bill Maher is one of the most perceptive and hilarious satirists at work today. From the podium he delivers his trademark blend of devastating social commentary and politically incorrect humor that always leaves audiences begging for more.

Maher first gained fame as the host of ABC’s "Politically Incorrect," which featured celebrities, pundits and politicians discussing current events—with enlightening and often hilarious results. He is now the host of "Real Time with Bill Maher" on HBO, as well as the world's first Internet-exclusive talk show on Amazon.com, "Amazon Fishbowl." Like his shows, Maher’s lectures provide an entertaining and insightful look at the world that will amuse and stimulate every audience.

Ann Coulter is the author of five New York Times bestsellers: "Godless" (June 2006), "How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must)" (October, 2004), "Treason: Liberal Treachery From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism" (June 2003); "Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right" (June 2002); and "High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Case Against Bill Clinton" (August 1998).

Coulter is the legal correspondent for Human is the legal correspondent for Human Events. is a weekly conservative magazine, and writes a popular syndicated column for Universal Press Syndicate.

She is a frequent guest on many TV shows, including "Hannity and Colmes," "Wolf Blitzer Reports," "At Large With Geraldo Rivera," "Scarborough Country," HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher," "The O'Reilly Factor," "Good Morning America" and has been profiled in numerous publications, including TV Guide, the Guardian (UK), the New York Observer, National Journal, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle magazine, among others. Coulter was named one of the top 100 Public Intellectuals by federal judge Richard Posner in 2001.

**All show times for the schedule below are 8PM
MARCH 9: Bill Maher and Ann Coulter
MARCH 31: Anderson Cooper interviewing Arianna Huffington, DL Hughley and former Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee
APRIL 20: Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, Alberto Gonzales and John Ashcroft
MAY 26: Charlie Rose interviewing James Carville and former Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove


Ticket Information: Tickets for the 2009 "Speaker Series: The Minds That Move the World" at Radio City Music Hall go on-sale Sunday, January 11th at 10am. Ticket prices range from $49.50 to $179.50. For tickets and information, please visit www.speakerseries2009.com or call (866) 858-0008.

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