DEON COLE CAPTIVATES AUDIENCES IN HIS FIRST ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL “DEON COLE: COLE BLOODED SEMINAR,” A WORLD PREMIERE AIRING UNCENSORED AND WITH LIMITED COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION ON SATURDAY, JUNE 25 AT MIDNIGHT ET/PT ON COMEDY CENTRAL®

  • In the Comedy Central App and on cc.com on Sunday, June 26
  • Extended and Uncensored Version Available for Digital Download on Tuesday, June 28
  • Album released by Comedy Central Records on Tuesday, June 28
  • Special and Album Available for Pre-Order on Tuesday, June 14

NEW YORK, June 1, 2016 – Deon Cole delivers totally unapologetic, razor-sharp humor and biting racial observations in his first one-hour stand-up special. Filmed at the Lincoln Theater in Washington, D.C., Cole educates white people about the art of managing blackness in certain situations, why women need to ask better questions on a date, his frustration with smartphones and texting, and much, much more. The world premiere of “Deon Cole: Cole Blooded Seminar” airs uncensored with limited commercial interruption on Saturday, June 25 at midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/Deon will feature preview clips from the special. Clips from “Cole Blooded Seminar” will also be available in the CC app and the Comedy Central channel on Snapchat Discover. Fans can follow Cole on Twitter at @deoncole and Comedy Central Stand-Up at @ccstandup, and tweet using the hashtag #ColeBlooded to join the social conversation around the special.

“Deon Cole: Cole Blooded Seminar” will be available on Sunday, June 26 on cc.com and in the Comedy Central App. The extended and uncensored version will be available for digital download on Tuesday, June 28 with the album to also be released on that date by Comedy Central Records and pre-orders for both beginning on Tuesday, June 14.

Deon Cole plays the hilarious co-worker Charlie, on ABC’s hit comedy “Black-ish” and as DJ Tanner in TBS’s “Angie Tribeca” starring Rashida Jones, created by Nancy and Steve Carell, which returns for a second season on Tuesday, June 7. He was recently seen in the feature film “Barbershop: The Next Cut” starring Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall, Common and Nicki Minaj. Cole also continues to be a featured guest correspondent on “Conan” where he was also a two-time Emmy-nominated writer.

As a comedian for over 20 years, Cole has performed stand-up on Showtime’s “Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam” and has been featured on Kevin Hart’s “Hart-Beat Tour,” “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show,” Laffapalooza and Def Comedy Jam.

“Deon Cole: Cole Blooded Seminar” is executive produced by Cole, Kirsten Ames, and Neal Marshall and directed by Marcus Raboy. JoAnn Grigioni is the Executive in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.

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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COMEDY CENTRAL CONTACTS:

Renata Luczak
212.767.8661
renata.luczak@cc.com

Matt Conte
212.767.4091
matt.conte@cc.com

Joselyn Alvarado
310.752.8612
joselyn.alvarado@cc.com

DEON COLE CONTACT:

Michelle Watts, The Aziza Work Group
o: 424.781.7305 c: 914.224.9299
michelle@azizaworkgroup.com

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