CARLOS MENCIA STARS IN
THE ALL-NEW COMEDY CENTRAL®

ORIGINAL STAND-UP SPECIAL
"CARLOS MENCIA* *PERFORMANCE ENHANCED"
WORLD PREMIERING SUNDAY, MAY 18 AT 9:00 P.M.*

  • Encore Presentations Air Sunday, May 18 At 10:00 P.M.
    And Tuesday, May 20 At 10:00 P.M. And 12:00 A.M.
    Season 4 Of "Mind of Mencia" Premieres Wednesday, May 21 At 10:30 P.M.

NEW YORK, April 30, 2008 — Carlos Mencia is back and ready for action! It’s time to get pumped for his all-new COMEDY CENTRAL original stand-up special, “Carlos Mencia* *Performance Enhanced,” premiering Sunday, May 18 at 9:00 p.m.

Encore presentations air Sunday, May 18 at 10:00 p.m. and Tuesday, May 20 at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

Filmed in front of a sold-out packed house at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, Carlos Mencia returns for an all-new, one-hour stand-up special, with a take no prisoners attitude to politics, race and culture. Mencia riffs on his trip to the Middle East, his thoughts on the perfect modern day superhero and a how vegetarians are annoying hypocrites. Mencia’s frank talk doesn’t stop here, as Season 4 of the hit COMEDY CENTRAL series “Mind of Mencia” premieres Wednesday, May 21 at 10:30 p.m.

Mencia’s 2006 COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-up Special, “Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached,” was the first COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-up Special DVD to achieve Platinum sales status.

Carlos Mencia, Robert Morton, Lee Kernis and Tim Sarkes served as executive producers for “Carlos Mencia* *Performance Enhanced.”

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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