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The Mortified Sessions premieres tonight at 8pm

Article: The Mortified Sessions premieres tonight at 8pm

A young Will Forte
What would we find if we opened up your secret shoebox of middle school memories or leafed through your high school journal? The sometimes humiliating and often hilarious reminders of our past are revealed in “The Mortified Sessions,” a new Sundance original series that reveal mementos from celebrities’ past to shed light on who they are today. Awkward childhood photos, profane diary entries and embarrassing poetry take center stag as our favorite actors share their personal artifacts and anecdotes of their youth.

On tonight’s premiere episode, Ed Helms unearths some nerdy rock lyrics he wrote in high school. Find out how embracing his inner geek put him on the road to…

Get Mortified with Ed Helms, Mo’Nique & Will Forte

Article: Get Mortified with Ed Helms, Mo’Nique & Will Forte


What do Ed Helms and Mo’Nique have in common? OK, yes…they were in two of the biggest films of 2009, but there’s more to it than that. They’ve both got amazingly embarrassing childhood photos. And better yet? They’re ready to share them with you on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS.

Sundance Channel’s THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS Premieres December 5th at 8p

Article: Sundance Channel’s THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS Premieres December 5th at 8p

AWKWARD CHILDHOOD PHOTOS, PROFANE DIARY ENTRIES AND EMBARRASSING POETRY TAKE CENTER STAGE IN SUNDANCE CHANNEL’S THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS AS CELEBRITIES SHARE THEIR PERSONAL ARTIFACTS AND ANECDOTES OF THEIR YOUTH

Ed Helms, Eric Stonestreet, Mo’Nique, Will Forte, Cheryl Hines, Alanis Morrisette, Megan Mullally and more reveal seminal moments and little known secrets to host David Nadelberg in this Original ten-part Series

Facebook and Twitter have made keeping your past in the past a thing of the past. Keeping secrets has truly become a lost art, so one might ask why the display of a celebrity’s diary entry or unsent love letter can carry so much weight? Sundance Channel’s new interview series, THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS, premiering Monday, December 5th at 8:00pm ET/PT, provides a fun look at these artifacts and demonstrates that our adult personality began taking shape in our early years – and that even the coolest celebrity was once a geeky adolescent. The series offers a first person account of these life-changing moments from the past and showcases a new and irreverent side to some of Hollywood’s favorite personalities.

Ed Helms, Now and Then

Article: Ed Helms, Now and Then

“Is it too early to declare 2011 as the year of Ed Helms?” wonders the Hollywood Reporter, citing the former Daily Show correspondent’s first starring role in the warmly received comedy CEDAR RAPIDS, which just debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, as well as roles in the forthcoming HANGOVER sequel and what is sure to…

CEDAR RAPIDS: A Film With Heart

Article: CEDAR RAPIDS: A Film With Heart

Miguel Arteta’s CEDAR RAPIDS, which premiered Sunday night at the Sundance Film Festival, is garnering positive, if not rapturous, reviews. General consensus: The insurance-industry fish-out-of-water comedy, which stars Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche and Isiah Whitlock Jr.,  is slight, but sturdy, sweet and funny, with a lot of heart. A sampling of responses:…

Ed Helms to star in CEDAR RAPIDS at Sundance

Article: Ed Helms to star in CEDAR RAPIDS at Sundance

Ed Helms as a lovable loser, John C. Reilly as a lovable buffoon, Anne Heche as a lovable redhead, and Isiah Whitlock Jr. as the lovable guy who gets the best lines. What’s not to look forward to in Miguel Arteta’s comedy about an insurance salesman (Helms) who learns about life beyond his small-town existence…

Festival Updates Interview: Michael Polish of MANURE

Article: Festival Updates Interview: Michael Polish of MANURE

Faith Salie interviews MANURE director Michael Polish and cast members Billy Bob Thornton, Tea Leoni, Kyle MacLachlan, Ed Helms, and writer Mark Polish in the Sundance Channel Studio. Presented by Honda, The Power of Dreams.