NEW YORK, Monday, August 15, 2006-Internationally–acclaimed Indian–Canadian comedian Russell Peters takes the stage and tells it like it is in the World Premiere of his all–new, one–hour stand–up special, “Russell Peters: Outsourced,” Saturday, August 26 at 11:00 p.m.
Tune in to COMEDY CENTRAL and watch Peters use his quirky comedy to explain the differences between the Asian races and the reason white people will never be as racist as Asian people. Plus, learn why Peters won’t renegotiate his shoe size and why no one should leave home without applying their deodorant in this all–new stand-up special, premiering only on COMEDY CENTRAL.
Russell Peters has been playing to sold–out crowds across the globe, creating a major buzz of excitement on university campuses, in comedy clubs and now on the Hollywood scene. He has made repeated appearances at Montreal’s prestigious “Just For Laughs” Comedy Festival, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Comedy Festival. Peters’ television appearances include CBC–TV’s “COMICS!” and two one–hour “COMEDY NOW!” specials on The Comedy Network in Canada. He has also hosted his own talk show on BBC–TV (UK) and performed on the “David Frost Comedy Festival Special,” broadcast on both the BBC and the CBC.
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