CMT PRESENTS THE NEW HIDDEN CAMERA PRANK SERIES "MABE IN AMERICA" ON FRIDAY, JULY 4 STARRING COMEDIAN TOM MABE
NASHVILLE � June 10, 2008 � Known for plotting revenge on telemarketers with his comical phone antics, comedian Tom Mabe is coming to CMT with an all-new hidden camera prank show that takes on everyday people in everyday life. MABE IN AMERICA premieres Friday, July 4 at 10:30 p.m., ET/PT.
This light-hearted six-episode series features Mabe and his crew reeking havoc on unsuspecting passersby with pranks that include preying on common pet peeves including annoying loud cell-phone talkers and blue-tooth users as well as reactions to incompetent doctors and lazy ambulance drivers.
Tom Mabe is a nationally recognized comedian whose CDs include "Prank It Up" and "Revenge on the Telemarketers." Mabe makes a living delivering jokes about junk-email, bad customer service, high gas prices and anything else that ticks off Americans. He has been dubbed the "troubleshooter-troublemaker" and "comic with a cause" by several national magazines and TV shows.
MABE IN AMERICA is executive produced by John Feld and Tom Mabe. Lewis Bogach, John Hamlin and Bob Kusbit serves as executive producer for CMT.
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