[05/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
Blue Collar Comedy Is Making It Big with the World Premiere of "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road" During Comedy Central's(R) "Big Blue Collar Weekend" Friday, June 2 Through Sunday June 4

[via press release from Comedy Central]

Blue Collar Comedy Is Making It Big With The World Premiere Of "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One For The Road" During Comedy Central's� "Big Blue Collar Weekend" Friday, June 2 Through Sunday June 4

It's A Weekend Full Of Blue Collar Comedy Movies And Specials Leading Up To The World Premiere Of The Third Film In The Blue Collar Series "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One For The Road" On Sunday, June 4 At 8:00 P.M.*

Latest Installment Stars Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry The Cable Guy And Ron White

NEW YORK, Thursday, May 18, 2006 -- Tune in for COMEDY CENTRAL's biggest "Blue Collar" weekend ever starting, Friday, June 2. Catch comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy in a different "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" movie each night this weekend at 8:00 P.M. Plus, be sure to catch stand-up specials from Ron White, southern-themed films such as "Happy, Texas" and comedy specials from Kathleen Madigan, Lynne Koplitz and Vic Henley. It all leads up to the World Premiere of "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road" Sunday, June 4 at 8:00 p.m.

"Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road" is the third film in the "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" series. Filmed live in Washington, D.C., comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy perform all-new, hysterically funny stand-up material for their fans. It's four live performances "Blue Collar" fans won't want to miss.

COMEDY CENTRAL's "Blue Collar" programming has done stellar numbers in the ratings. COMEDY CENTRAL was the home of the Network Television Premiere of "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie" which scored big in its debut in November 2003, drawing over 2.1 million viewers. In 2005, the sequel film, "Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again" drew over 6 million viewers, making it the third most-watched telecast in COMEDY CENTRAL history. Blue Collar specials such as this year's "Ron White: You Can't Fix Stupid" and 2005's "COMEDY CENTRAL's Roast of Jeff Foxworthy" drew 6.1 and 4.5 million viewers, respectively.

"Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road" was produced by J.P. Williams and Alan C. Blomquist, executive produced by Emily Wolfe and directed by CB Harding.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 88 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com.

  [may 2006]  


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