COMEDIAN AND ACTOR DAN SODER’S FIRST ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL TO DEBUT. THE WORLD PREMIERE OF “DAN SODER: NOT SPECIAL” AIRS ON SATURDAY, MAY 21 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL®

  • In the Comedy Central App and on cc.com on Sunday, May 22
  • Extended and Uncensored Version Available for Digital Download on Tuesday, May 24
  • Album released by Comedy Central Records on Tuesday, May 24

NEW YORK, May 6, 2016 – Dan Soder talks about everything, from legal weed connoisseurs to single moms to long distance relationships, in his first one-hour stand-up special. Filmed at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, the world premiere of “Dan Soder: Not Special” airs Saturday, May 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/Dan_Soder will feature preview clips from the special. Clips from “Not Special” will also be available in the CC app and the Comedy Central channel on Snapchat Discover. Fans can follow Soder on Twitter at @DanSoder and Comedy Central Stand-Up at @ccstandup, and tweet using the hashtag #NotSpecial to join the social conversation around the special.

“Dan Soder: Not Special” will be available on Sunday, May 22 on cc.com and in the Comedy Central App. The extended and uncensored version will be available for digital download on Tuesday, May 24 with the album to also be released on that date by Comedy Central Records.

“Dan Soder: Not Special” is executive produced by Soder, Brian Stern, and Neal Marshall. JoAnn Grigioni and Miro Terrell are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

Currently, Soder appears in the recurring role of “Mafee” in the hit Showtime drama “Billions,” starring Damien Lewis and Paul Giamatti. He will be featured in the upcoming film “Drunk Parents” alongside Alec Baldwin, Salma Hayek, Joe Manganiello, Bridget Moynahan and Jim Gaffigan.

This spring he will be featured for the third season in a row on Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer.” His other television credits include Comedy Central’s “The Half Hour,” “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show,” “@midnight with Chris Hardwick” and “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” MTV2’s “Guy Code,” and TBS’ “Conan.” He is also starring in the Todd Biermann-directed (“Broad City,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) Comedy Central digital series “Used People” alongside “Daily Show” contributor and writer Michelle Wolf. In March, Comedy Central announced a script deal based on the digital series.

Additionally, Soder co-hosts the radio show “The Bonfire” with fellow comedian and friend Big Jay Oakerson, which airs on Sirius XM every Monday and Wednesday at 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET on Comedy Central Radio. He also appeared on Oakerson’s digital comedy series “What’s Your F@#king Deal,” the all crowd work stand-up show available on the NBC digital comedy platform SeeSo, and he is a regular on the long-running radio show “Opie with Jim Norton,” also airing on Sirius XM.

Comedy Central is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including one-hour specials from top comedians Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Jim Gaffigan, Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Chris Hardwick, David Spade, Gabriel Iglesias, Patton Oswalt, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, and more. Comedy Central stand-up series include “Adam Devine’s House Party,” “This Is Not Happening,” “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail,” and “The Half Hour.”

For clips, trailers, and other behind-the-scenes content visit www.cc.com/stand-up or the CC: Stand-Up Facebook page, download the CC: Stand-Up app for iOS devices and Xbox Live, follow @ccstandup on Twitter and listen to Comedy Central Radio, exclusively on SiriusXM.

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