WHAT WINTER COLD THESE COMEDIANS ARE BRINGING THE HEAT!
CHECK OUT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
"COMEDY CENTRAL'S HOT LIST"
DEBUTING SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 10:00 P.M.*

NEW YORK, November 16, 2010 — COMEDY CENTRAL is

unleashing a new “Hot List” of its star comics upon the world! See who makes the cut in the World

Premiere of “COMEDY CENTRAL’s Hot List,” debuting Sunday, December 5 at 10:00 p.m.

With the success of 2009’s “Hot List,” which included white-hot comedians Aziz Ansari, Donald Glover, Nick Kroll and Whitney Cummings, COMEDY CENTRAL is

proving its prophetic prowess yet again by rolling out a bevy of break-through talent that audiences

will soon have to reckon with. COMEDY CENTRAL has picked seven of the hottest comedians who have

been on a hot streak in the clubs, on the Internet, in films and on television. This year’s cream of

the comedic crop includes
Pete Holmes (“John Oliver’s New York Stand-

Up Show,” “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents”), Reggie

Watts (“Michael & Michael Have Issues”), Kurt Metzger (“Ugly Americans,” “COMEDY

CENTRAL Presents”), Kyle Kinane
(“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents,” “Last Call with Carson Daly”), Natasha Leggero (“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents,”

“Ugly Americans,” “Last Comic Standing”) and Owen

Benjamin (“The House Bunny,” “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents”).

“COMEDY CENTRAL’s Hot List” includes interviews with the comedians as well as clips from their

various performances and day-in-the-life footage captured with a self-recorded flipcam. Tune in

Sunday, December 5 at 10:00 p.m. to see why COMEDY CENTRAL elevated these comedians to “Hot List”

status!

Leading up to the premiere, www.facebook.com/JOKES and twitter.com/jokesdotcom will feature exclusive footage from

the comedian roundtables and Jokes.com will feature previews from

the special.

“COMEDY CENTRAL’s Hot List” is executive-produced by Jennifer Heftler. Toni Magon and JoAnn Grigioni are executives in charge for COMEDY CENTRAL.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is

seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered

trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom

Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL’s Internet address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival

press information and photographs visit Press

Central, COMEDY CENTRAL’s press web site at www.comedycentral.com/press.

MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of

the world’s leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse

audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The

company’s portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties

worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1,

CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY

CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land,

Atom, GameTrailers and

Xfire.

CONTACT:
Kelly Campbell
310.407.4728
kelly.campbell@comedycentral.com

*All times ET/PT

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