NEW YORK, May 24, 2007 — Brian Regan stars in the World Television Premiere of his all-new COMEDY CENTRAL original stand-up special. Taped by COMEDY CENTRAL at the Barclay Theatre in April in Irvine, California, Regan takes a hilarious look at everything from greeting cards to transporting show horses to the “Antiques Roadshow.” “Brian Regan: Standing Up” premieres Sunday, June 10 at 10:00 p.m.
One of the premiere comedians in the country, Regan is a regular guest on “Late Show with David Letterman” and has starred in his own stand-up specials on COMEDY CENTRAL and Showtime. In 2004, Regan released the hugely successful DVD, “I Walked on the Moon,” a follow-up to his 1997 CD, “Brian Regan Live” which has sold over 100,000 copies. Regan’s 2006 tour played to sold-out theaters and standing ovations in 74 cities, including a sold-out show at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Brian Regan hits the road this summer with the “Brian Regan In Concert: A COMEDY CENTRAL Live Event” kicking off on Friday, June 8 at the North Fork Theatre on Long Island. Regan will travel to over 40 cities nationwide including San Diego, New Orleans and Philadelphia.
“Brian Regan: Standing Up” was executive produced by Regan, Rory Rosegarten, Troy Miller and Tracey Baird. Troy Miller served as director. Elizabeth Porter served as the COMEDY CENTRAL executive in charge of production for this special.
“Brian Regan: Standing Up” is sponsored by Alltel Wireless.
COMEDY CENTRAL offers the best variety of original stand-up specials, taped exclusively for COMEDY CENTRAL, from top comedians at the height of their comedy careers. Past COMEDY CENTRAL-produced, one-hour specials include “Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached,” “Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied,” “D.L. Hughley: Shocked & Appalled,” “Kevin James: Sweat the Small Stuff,” “Demetri Martin. Person.,” “Jay Mohr: My Turn,” “Patton Oswalt: No Reason To Complain” and “Christopher Titus: The 5th Annual End of the World Tour.”
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