Brand worked up over US show

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - TV -

CO­ME­DIAN Rus­sell Brand (pic­tured) is re­turn­ing to TV af­ter sign­ing on to front a new late-night talk show in the US. The Bri­tish star will air his thoughts about Amer­ica’s cur­rent events, pol­i­tics and pop cul­ture dur­ing the as-yet-un­ti­tled half-hour se­ries, which is set to pre­miere on US net­work Fox in the first half of 2012. ‘‘I am so ex­cited I’m on the point of cli­max,’’ he told The Hol­ly­wood Reporter. The co­me­dian-turned-ac­tor first gained wide­spread at­ten­tion on Bri­tish TV host­ing the show Big Brother’s Big Mouth.

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