NEW YORK, November 16, 2010 — COMEDY CENTRAL is
unleashing a new “Hot List” of its star comics upon the world! See who makes the cut in the World
Premiere of “COMEDY CENTRAL’s Hot List,” debuting Sunday, December 5 at 10:00 p.m.
proving its prophetic prowess yet again by rolling out a bevy of break-through talent that audiences
will soon have to reckon with. COMEDY CENTRAL has picked seven of the hottest comedians who have
been on a hot streak in the clubs, on the Internet, in films and on television. This year’s cream of
the comedic crop includes
Pete Holmes (“John Oliver’s New York Stand-
Up Show,” “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents”), Reggie
Watts (“Michael & Michael Have Issues”), Kurt Metzger (“Ugly Americans,” “COMEDY
“Ugly Americans,” “Last Comic Standing”) and Owen
Benjamin (“The House Bunny,” “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents”).
“COMEDY CENTRAL’s Hot List” includes interviews with the comedians as well as clips from their
various performances and day-in-the-life footage captured with a self-recorded flipcam. Tune in
Sunday, December 5 at 10:00 p.m. to see why COMEDY CENTRAL elevated these comedians to “Hot List”
the comedian roundtables and Jokes.com will feature previews from
“COMEDY CENTRAL’s Hot List” is executive-produced by Jennifer Heftler. Toni Magon and JoAnn Grigioni are executives in charge for COMEDY CENTRAL.
COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is
seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered
trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom
Inc.’s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL’s Internet address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival
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Central, COMEDY CENTRAL’s press web site at www.comedycentral.com/press.
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