Actor Kevin Pollak in Schaumburg for comedy show

September 28, 2011 (PRESS RELEASE) As the millennium began, Kevin returned to his first love, stand-up comedy. He began touring the country in '01 and continues to tour sporadically here and abroad. Of course, his film career continued as he has co-starred in 27 films since 2000, including "The Wedding Planner," "End of Days," "The Whole Nine Yards" "Hostage." Kevin began hosting his own internet talk show, called Kevin Pollak's Chat Show. It streams live every Sunday, 3pm, PST at

Archived episodes are available there, as well as free download at iTunes. Before celebrating the shows 1 year anniversary, the show received 3 Streamy Award nominations and won for Best Live Production of a Web Series.

Pollak was recently seen in Kevin Smith's "Cop Out," with Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, and Sean William Scott for Warner Bros. Next out, Kevin co-stars with Luke Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Giovanni Ribisi and James Caan in George Gallo's "Middle Men," due out August 6th from Paramount Pictures. The film debuted at the Cannes Film Festival. In post production is "Columbus Circle," which Kevin wrote with the film's director, George Gallo.

This film stars Jason Lee, Selma Blair, Amy Smart, Giovanni Ribisi, Jason Antoon, Beau Bridges and Kevin. Pollak has also starred in two of his own HBO stand-up comedy specials, the latest being "Kevin Pollak, Stop With The Kicking". Kevin was named by Comedy Central as one of the Top 100 Comedians of all Time. His two Live Stand-Up CDs, "A Little Off the Top" and "What Are the Chances" are available at or on iTunes.

Kevin's latest One Hour Stand-up Comedy Special, "The Littlest Suspect," debuted on Showtime and he is currently the host of, "Million Dollar Money Drop" on the FOX network.

Showtimes: Thurs. 7:30PM / Fri. 8:00PM & 10:15PM / Sat. 7:00PM & 9:15PM Tickets: $24 Video:

Chicago Improv

5 Woodfield Rd.


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