THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
"DENIS LEARY AND FRIENDS PRESENT DOUCHEBAGS AND DONUTS"
A COMEDY CENTRAL®
ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL
DEBUTS SUNDAY, JANUARY 16 AT 10:00 P.M.*

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    COMEDY CENTRAL Records Releases
    "Douchebag" Maxi-Digital Single, Remix Version And Video On January 11
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    On Tuesday, January 18, "Denis Leary And Friends Present Douchebags And Donuts"Will Be Released Extended And Uncensored
    On DVD By COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment
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NEW YORK, December 15, 2010 – Denis Leary lays it

all out on the line in his latest one-hour stand-up special titled “Denis Leary and Friends Present

Douchebags and Donuts.” This World Premiere, an original COMEDY

CENTRAL
one-hour stand-up special, debuts on Sunday, January 16 at 10:00 p.m.

Denis Leary, the

notorious Emmy™-nominated star of “Rescue Me” and NY Times best-selling author, returns to his stand-up roots

with this provocative one-hour special taped live at NYC’s Town Hall. Not since “No Cure for Cancer” has

Leary unleashed his trademark foul-mouthed rants quite like this. Along with COMEDY CENTRAL rising star and

roaster Whitney Cummings, and his “Rescue Me”

costars Lenny Clarke and Adam Ferrara, Leary dispenses a blistering one-two punch

to douchebags everywhere and delivers the comedy event of the new year.

Leading up to the on-air

premiere, Jokes.com will feature preview clips from the special, as well

as an exclusive music video.

On Tuesday, January 18, “Denis Leary and Friends Present Douchebags and

Donuts” stand-up special will be released nationwide on DVD by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and

Paramount Home Entertainment. The DVD, released extended and uncensored, contains over 50 minutes not

included in broadcast and features bonus materials “Detours on the Road to Comedy,” “Snapshots from the Road”

and additional musical performances by The Enablers featuring The Rehab Horns. A portion of the proceeds

from the sale of the DVD will benefit The Leary Firefighters Foundation.


On January 11, COMEDY CENTRAL Records will also release the single “Douchebag” from the special, which will

be a maxi-digital single, a remix version and a video.

“Denis Leary and Friends Present Douchebags and

Donuts” stand-up special is produced by Denis Leary and Jim Serpico’s New York-based Apostle. Jonas Larsen

and Elizabeth Porter are the executives in charge of production for COMEDY CENTRAL.

Denis Leary is 0

for 5 at the Emmys™ and 0 for 2 at the Golden Globes for his work on the hit FX television series “Rescue

Me.” He looks forward to one day not winning an Oscar. His book, Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying

Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid, made the NY Times Best Seller List. Leary and his band The Enablers embarked on

the “Rescue Me Comedy Tour” in 2009 – a multi-city tour including Radio City Music Hall and the Nokia Theater

in Los Angeles. Leary also toured in 1997, coming off a stretch that produced the lauded HBO special, “Lock

‘N Load.” Prior to that, he performed his smash hit one-man show, “No Cure For Cancer,” which became one of

the highest grossing comedy albums of all time. In 2006 he was given an Honorary Doctorate in the Fine Arts

from his alma mater, Emerson College.

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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.

*All times ET/PT

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