NEW YORK, November 8, 2012 – Kyle Kinane’s first original one-hour stand-up special, “Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus,” premieres on COMEDY CENTRAL on Saturday November 24 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Filmed at The Fillmore in San Francisco, the special features food for thought from the journeyman storyteller himself – Kinane contemplates topics including the existence of God and the true meaning of being delivered an unsliced pizza. You should watch “Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus,” because you deserve it.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, the COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Web site will feature preview clips from the special. The “Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus” CD/DVD combo will be available in early 2013.
Kyle Kinane is the host of COMEDY CENTRAL’s digital series “30 Seconds Over Washington,” which analyzes the onslaught of real campaign videos and political ads from the past and the present, as well as user-generated content from the American people, available on indecision.cc.com. He has performed stand-up on “Conan,” “The Very Funny Show,” “Last Call with Carson Daly,” and “The US Comedy Arts Festival,” as well as COMEDY CENTRAL’s “Live at Gotham” and “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents.”
“Kyle Kinane: Whiskey Icarus” is executive produced by Kinane, Rick Austin, Mike Rothman, and Dave Rath. Jonas Larsen and Toni Magon are the Executives in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.
COMEDY CENTRAL is the premier brand for the biggest names in stand-up and the most promising new talent. Recent COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up original one-hour specials include “Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian,” “Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff,” “Todd Barry: Super Crazy,” “Matt Braunger: Shovel Fighter,” and “CC:Stand-up: The Bonnaroo Experience.” The network is also home to the original stand-up series “Mash Up,” “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show,” “The Half Hour,” and “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution.” Recently the network has aired specials from Jeff Dunham, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, Tracy Morgan, Hannibal Buress, Patton Oswalt, JB Smoove, John Mulaney, Kevin Hart, and Carlos Mencia. For preview clips, trailers, and other behind-the-scenes content, visit www.cc.com/stand-up, the COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Facebook page, and follow COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up on Twitter @ccstandup.
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