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[11/20/07 - 01:58 PM]
Watch Out Santa, Larry the Cable Guy Is Coming to VH1 with 'Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular' Premiering Wednesday, December 5 at 9pm
The special features appearances by Flavor Flav, Jamie Kennedy, Penn Jillette, George Wallace, Tony Orlando, Lisa Lampanelli, Jim Breuer, Jeffrey Ross, George Wendt, Angela Little Mackenzie and Jay Johnston.

[via press release from VH1]

Watch Out Santa, Larry the Cable Guy is Coming to VH1 With 'Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular' Premiering Wednesday, December 5 at 9pm

Special Appearances by Flavor Flav, Jamie Kennedy, Penn Jillette, George Wallace, Tony Orlando, Lisa Lampanelli, Jim Breuer, Jeffrey Ross, George Wendt, Angela Little Mackenzie and Jay Johnston Full Show Available On VH1.com Beginning December 5

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 -- First it was Perry Como, then Andy Williams and now ... Larry the Cable Guy. VH1 pulls out all the stops with "Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular," direct from Las Vegas. This year, VH1 is doing Christmas the way Larry does it -- with a flock of celebrity guests, musical performances by some of our favorite artists, and of course, some holiday cheer. This ain't your father's Christmas Special so let the festivities begin as Larry pays tribute to everyone's favorite holiday.

"Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular" was taped at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on August 8 and will premiere Wednesday, December 5 at 9pm. The spectacular will also be available online at VH1.com for on- demand viewing on December 5. A sneak peek of the show will launch online on November 30. Larry puts his own innovative touch on the typical Christmas special with outrageous stand-up comedy, over-the-top parodies and shameful sketches that will bring joy to everyone in the family. "Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular" takes a new, no-holds-barred approach to the average Christmas special by combining some new, wacky elements with various classic traditions of Christmas Specials Past. So let's "Git-R-Done!" people because this is one event that is guaranteed to make this Christmas much more cheery than your last.

Special Christmas moments include visits from the ghosts of Christmas Past (Jamie Kennedy), Present (Penn Jillette )and Future (Carrot Top) as well as the first ever roast of Santa Claus. Joining Larry in roasting Santa Claus are Mrs. Claus, the Three Wise Men, the Easter Bunny, a Santa Elf, Tony Orlando, and Mama from Mama's Family. Appearances will be made by Flavor Flav, Jamie Kennedy, Penn Jillette, George Wallace, Tony Orlando, Lisa Lampanelli, Jim Breuer, Jeffrey Ross, George Wendt, Angela Little Mackenzie and Jay Johnston.

"Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular" is executive produced by Larry The Cable Guy, J.P. Williams and Charlie Siskel and directed by CB Harding for Parallel Entertainment. Lee Rolontz, Stella Stolper and Stacy Alexander executive produced for VH1.

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 90 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1Classic, VH1 Soul, VH1 Mobile, VH1Games and extensive broadband video on VH1.com. Connect with VH1 at VH1.com.

Los Angeles-based Parallel Entertainment, which was profiled by New Yorker Magazine in 2006, and was featured in a late 2006 "60 Minutes" profile, produces the Blue Collar Comedy phenomenon, as well as develops, finances and produces a wide range of entertainment projects, including feature films, specials for network and cable, DVD premiere films, as well as television series such as the TBS sitcom "The Bill Engvall Show," and the upcoming "Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular" for VH1, which will air on December 5, 2007. Most recently, Parallel Entertainment financed and produced the motion pictures DELTA FARCE, starring Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall, and D J Qualls, and LARRY THE CABLE GUY: HEALTH INSPECTOR, starring comedian Larry the Cable Guy, both distributed by Lionsgate. WITLESS PROTECTION, starring Larry the Cable Guy, Jenny McCarthy, Ivana Milicevic, Yaphet Kotto, Peter Stormare, Joe Mantegna and Eric Roberts, is set for release February 22, 2008.

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SOURCE VH1
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