The Borat Timeline
appears on Da Ali G Show. The first run of shows
includes guides to
Unseen Borat footage is included on the Ali G Aiii
DVD, this includes the guide to being an
The Borat Television Programme
is shown on E4. This includes Borat showing off his
family to the viewers.
Baron Cohen wins two BAFTAs
for Best Comedy Creation and Best Comedy Programme
for Da Ali G Show.
Unseen Borat footage is included on the Ali G Bling
Bling DVD, this includes the guide to
Borat makes a cameo appearance in the film
Ali G Indahouse. He calls Ali
G a c*cksucker.
Nearly 1,000 Borat fans vote for their favourite
Borat moment on
boratonline.co.uk. The clear winner is the scene
in the guide to Hunting
where Borat is asked why he hunts bears, "For fun"
is his answer.
debuts in the USA on HBO's Da Ali G Show. The first
series includes guides to
boratonline.co.uk publishes an
interview with Borat producer Dan Mazer. This is the
first interview with anyone about the then publicity
Unseen Borat footage is included on the Ali G In Da
USAiii DVD, this includes the guide to
Sacha Baron Cohen appears on the David Letterman
show for his first ever interview "out of
character". Previous Cohen interviews had always
been conducted as Ali G.
Sacha Baron Cohen appears "in character" as Borat
for the first time on the Conan
O'Brien Show. Other media interviews also take
place with The NPR, The New York Times and on the
John Stewart Show.
second series of Da Ali G Show is shown in the USA.
This includes guides to
Buying a House and
Borat's guide to Country
Music causes international uproar due to the
moment where he encourages a bar in Arizona to sing
an anti Jewish song about throwing Jews down wells.
The Borat-mania peaks with a news item on CNN and
then an interview on the
Howard Stern show.
The previously unseen Borat guide to
Hunting is shown in
the UK. This was apparently dropped by HBO at the
last minute in the USA for being to controversial. In
the guide, Borat leads a hunter into a discussion
about killing Jews.
News of an upcoming Borat Movie breaks. Filming is
reported in Vancouver at a rodeo show where Borat nearly
causes a riot by singing an offensive version of the
American national anthem.
News breaks that Borat will be the presenter of the
2005 MTV Europe Music Awards in Lisbon.
The Kazakh Foreign Minister comments that he finds
Sacha Baron Cohen's MTV
performance utterly unacceptable. Borat replies
to this on his official website by also heavily
criticising the Jew Baron Cohen too.
Screen tests of the Borat
Movie take place in California to rave reviews
off the fans.
The Borat Movie premiere at the Toronto Film
Festival suffers a hiccup when the projector breaks.
Borat is there in character and performs an ad-lib
Movie is launched across the world. In the US
and A it is released to 800 theatres and sells out
across the board. It is far and away the biggest hit
of the weekend pulling in over $26 million. Great