January 29, 2007 11:00 ET

Kathy Griffin to Host 2007 GAYVN Awards Show

Multi-Faceted Performer, Star of Bravo Cable Network's Reality Series,"My Life on the D List," to Spice Up Top Awards Show for Gay Community

CHATSWORTH, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 29, 2007 -- Comic Kathy Griffin, star of Bravo Cable Network's reality show, "My Life on the D-List," will host the gay adult entertainment industry's biggest night of the year, the GAYVN Awards 2007 ceremony, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at the landmark Castro Theater, 429 Castro St. in San Francisco.

Operated by AVN Media Network, the GAYVN Awards Show, a notoriously hilarious event which recognizes movies, talent and individuals who've contributed to the advancement of the gay entertainment industry, is considered the highlight of the gay community year. The event will start with a pre-show reception at The Café, 2367 Market St., just around the corner from the theater.

A stand-up comedienne, Griffin is best known for her four-year stint on the NBC sitcom, "Suddenly Susan" as Vickie Groener, Brooke Shields' acerbic colleague. She has supplied voices in several animated series including "Dilbert" and "The Simpsons" and had a dual role on the "X Files" TV series. Her Bravo reality show, "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List," was renewed for a third season. The all-new eclectic mix of adventures chronicling Kathy's latest indignities will unfold over six unscripted episodes Tuesdays at 9 p.m.

"I'm thrilled that 'My gays' have asked me to join them for their big event," Griffin, known for her quick humor, said. "I can't wait to skewer my favorites."

Excerpts from the show will be used as part of Kathy's show on Bravo Television Network.

"Kathy is going to make the 2007 GAYVN Awards Show more fun than ever," Chad Beecher, Vice President, AVN Business Relations, says. "Sarcastic comments just tumble off her lips. She'll have us rolling in the aisles."

The GAYVN Awards, the most respected and recognized awards in the gay adult entertainment industry, honor outstanding movies and the talented individuals who have contributed to the advancement of the gay adult entertainment industry. Sponsors include ASACP, CommerceGate, Cybersocket, Epoch, GayImLive, GayHotMovies, Maleflixxx, ManShop, Nakedsword, Rentboy and VideoSecrets.

AVN Media Network, the leading adult entertainment media company, publishes the most widely read industry trade journals and operates

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