RUSSELL PETERS SPREADS THE LOVE AROUND IN
THE NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE OF
"RUSSELL PETERS: THE GREEN CARD TOUR"
PREMIERING ON COMEDY CENTRAL®

ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 AT 1:00 A.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK, November 12, 2012 – International comedy sensation Russell Peters returns to COMEDY CENTRAL in the network television premiere of “Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour,” debuting on Friday night, November 30 at 1:00 a.m. ET/PT.

Filmed at London’s massive O2 Arena, this all-new special features Peters at his best, and taking the audience on a trip around the world to make fun of every race and ethnicity one can imagine. No group is safe as Peters skewers speech patterns, languages, news coverage, and even a terrorist attack in his distinctive style.

Leading up to the on-air premiere, the COMEDY CENTRAL Stand-Up Web site will feature preview clips from the special, as well as exclusive clips from the DVD.

Renowned comedian Peters, known for his quick wit and piercing mimicry, is a successful touring comedian, having sold out venues including The Barclays Center, Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, The Nokia Theatre Los Angeles, Sydney Opera House, and London’s O2 Arena. He has appeared on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and “Lopez Tonight,” as well as on such varied networks as Showtime, HBO, MTV, BBC, CNN, CNN International and Al Jazeera.

Peters has appeared at HBO’s Aspen Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Montreal & Chicago, and the Edinburgh Festival, and has performed in USO tours of Iraq, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Greenland, Pearl Harbor, USS Eisenhower and the HMCS Winnipeg.

“Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour” is executive produced by Peters and Clayton Peters.

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