VIEWERS SHOULD KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON "REEL COMEDY: OBSERVE AND REPORT" PREMIERING MONDAY, APRIL 6 AT MIDNIGHT* ON COMEDY CENTRAL�
Seth Rogen, Anna Faris, Aziz Ansari And Michael Pena Star In "Observe And Report" Which Opens In Theaters Nationwide April 10
NEW YORK, NY, March 23, 2009 -- COMEDY CENTRAL is being frisked (and liking it) in "Reel Comedy: Observe And Report." This half-hour special premieres on Monday, April 6 at midnight.
COMEDY CENTRAL's "Reel Comedy: Observe And Report" is hosted by comedian Paul F. Tompkins, who visits the set of the film to talk to its star, Seth Rogen, about the dangers and rigors of being a mall security guard. Rogen gives Tompkins valuable advice, including the lowdown on how to break up a mall fight and how to tell the difference between real cops and those on the retail beat. Tompkins also talks to the film's costars Anna Faris, Aziz Ansari, Michael Pena and Jesse Plemons, to get the full scoop on the new comedy from director Jody Hill. Warner Brothers' "Observe And Report" opens in theaters on April 10.
Encore presentations air Tuesday, April 7 at noon and 2:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 8 at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9 at 3:30 p.m. and Friday, April 10 at 11:30 a.m.
"Reel Comedy" is COMEDY CENTRAL's series of specials that provide a unique, in-depth look at the hottest new comedic films. Each half-hour special contains COMEDY CENTRAL's own original concept and story, interviews with the stars and clips from the featured film. Past specials have included the casts of "Wedding Crashers," "Bewitched," "40 Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up."
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