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Inception Media Group Acquires Maz Jobrani Live Comedy Performance from Levity Entertainment Group

September 3, 2013


Jobrani's "I Come in Peace" to be released in November

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inception Media Group, LLC, a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of entertainment content, announced it has acquired North American distribution rights from Levity Entertainment Group (LEG) to "I Come in Peace," a live stand-up performance from popular comedian Maz Jobrani.

"I Come in Peace," Jobrani's third stand-up special, was filmed live in Stockholm, Sweden, and will be released on home video and digital on November 12, 2013. Jobrani shows that comedy can truly be a diplomatic tool when he makes an international audience laugh at topics from his family to racism, politics and the media.

Jobrani is a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy Central. He has had two Showtime comedy specials and performs stand-up around the world, including the Middle East where he performed in front of the King of Jordan. Jobrani starred in the films "Friday After Next," "13 Going on 30" and "The Interpreter." On TV he was a regular on ABC's "Knights of Prosperity" and FOX's "Life on a Stick." He also recurred on ABC's "Better Off Ted." Jobrani has also guest starred on "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "24," "ER," "NYPD Blue," "Traffic Light," "Man Up," "Men at Work" and most recently "Whitney." He has performed on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and "Lopez Tonight."

"Maz has established himself as a strong talent in film, television and standup," said Garrett M. Lee, executive vice president, product development of Inception Media Group, LLC. "I feel this latest comedy special is his best yet with Maz giving his unique perspectives on a wide variety of topics ranging from parenthood to world peace; comedy that will have audiences both laughing and thinking."

About LEG

LEG (Levity Entertainment Group) is a vertically integrated media company with multiple platforms of content creation and distribution. LEG represents over 75 artists, writers and lifestyle personalities, produces television specials and series for broadcast and cable networks, manages the online strategies for over 125 comedy properties and performers, and owns a portfolio of comedy clubs nationwide, including Improv and Levity Live Comedy Clubs.

About Inception Media Group

Inception Media Group, LLC is based in Los Angeles and is a diversified media company specializing in the production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures and other filmed entertainment across all media platforms and channels of distribution. Inception Media Group's management team has extensive relationships with exhibitors, retailers, distributors and technology companies, enabling the Company to maximize the services performed on behalf of its content partners. The company boasts a catalog of over 100 filmed entertainment properties and more than 2,500 hours of digital content encompassing feature films, episodic television series, documentaries and special interest programming. Inception Film Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of Inception Media Group, provides production companies and filmmakers worldwide sales and distribution services to theatrical, broadcast, digital, home video and emerging media outlets. More information is available at

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