NEW YORK, NY, August 25, 2008 — Comedian Brian Regan stars in the world premiere of his all-new one-hour stand-up special. “Brian Regan: The Epitome of Hyperbole,” on Saturday, September 6 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL!

Regan’s blend of sophisticated writing and physical expression make him one of the most successful comedians in the business today. He has a deft ability to pinpoint the most specific situations and make them relatable to audiences that span generations.

The “Brian Regan: The Epitome of Hyperbole” DVD, released by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment, hits stores on Tuesday, September 9. Bonus materials include “The Encore,” the unaired encore performance from the special and “The Backstage Story,” a behind the scenes look at the making of the special.

As one of the premiere comedians in the country, Regan received rave reviews for his 2007 hour COMEDY CENTRAL special and DVD, “Brian Regan: Standing Up.” A regular guest on “Late Show with David Letterman,” Regan released the hugely successful 2004 DVD, “I Walked on the Moon,” a follow-up to his 1997 CD, “Brian Regan Live,” which has become a dorm room favorite selling over 150,000 copies. Regan tours theaters in more than 80 cities each year. For more on Brian visit

“Brian Regan: The Epitome of Hyperbole” was executive produced by Regan, Rory Rosegarten, Troy Miller and Tracey Baird. Troy Miller served as director. Elizabeth Porter is the COMEDY CENTRAL executive in charge of production for this special.

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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