NEW YORK, October 30, 2006 — COMEDY CENTRAL viewers, step right up! The Amazing Johnathan works all-new comedy magic in the World Premiere of COMEDY CENTRAL’s one-hour special “The Amazing Johnathan: Wrong on Every Level,” debuting on COMEDY CENTRAL Saturday, November 18 at 10:00 p.m.
the Hudson Theatre in New York City, The Amazing Johnathan combines magic performance with his signature off-the-wall humor and abrasive wit. From “Pick a card, Any card” to swallowing razor blades like they’re candy, audience participants join The Amazing Johnathan and his delightfully ditzy assistant, Tanya, in performing illusions even though some of the tricks may not turn out as planned. It’s an all-new hour of can’t-believe-your-eyes comedy with surprises around every corner!
Over the past 25 years, The Amazing Johnathan has made appearances on numerous TV shows including COMEDY CENTRAL’s “Premium Blend,” FOX’s “Comic Strip Live” and “Late Show with David Letterman” and has performed for audiences all over the world, including dignitaries and high-profile officials such as President Reagan and the President of France. In addition, The Amazing Johnathan performs nightly at the Sahara Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Since 2001, Johnathan has sold more than a half million tickets, making him one of the most successful Las Vegas headliners in history.
COMEDY CENTRAL is the home for premium stand-up comedy and continues to bring forward some of the industry’s best comedians. The network offers a variety of original stand-up comedy programs and one-hour specials created exclusively for COMEDY CENTRAL. Past one-hour specials include: Kevin James, Tracy Morgan, Wanda Sykes, David Alan Grier, Jay Mohr and Jim Breuer.
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 Viacom Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners.