THE WORLD PREMIERE OF “JOE DEROSA: YOU LET ME DOWN” DEBUTS WITH LIMITED COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION ON COMEDY CENTRAL® ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 AT MIDNIGHT ET/PT

  • In the Comedy Central App and on cc.com on Saturday, February 4
  • Extended and Uncensored Album Released by Comedy Central Records Available for Digital Download on Tuesday, February 7

NEW YORK, January 27, 2017 – Starring, directed and written by Joe DeRosa, “Joe DeRosa: You Let Me Down” premieres with limited commercial interruption on Friday, February 3 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Whether it’s the truth about golfers, the correct way to use Tinder or why it should be OK to punch people in the face, DeRosa has an opinion about it. In his one-hour special, “You Let Me Down,” he leaves no subject unexplored. What do all serial killers have in common? He’s got an answer. Is it weird for women to go topless in public? He has thoughts on that, too. Get ready to see things differently.

Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up and cc.com/DeRosa will feature preview clips from the special. Clips from “You Let Me Down” will also be available in the CC app and the Comedy Central channel on Snapchat Discover. Fans can follow Comedy Central Stand-Up at @standup, and tweet using the hashtag #YouLetMeDown to join the social conversation around the special.

“Joe DeRosa: You Let Me Down” will also be available on Saturday, February 4 on cc.com and in the Comedy Central App. The extended and uncensored album released by Comedy Central Records, home to the biggest names in stand-up, will be available for digital download on Tuesday, February 7. The album and special are now available for pre-order on iTunes, https://t.co/zCZjhlC6gu.

Writer, actor, and stand-up comedian, DeRosa is a favorite on the comedy circuit. In 2009, DeRosa was given his first “Comedy Central Presents” special. His first album, “The Depression Auction,” was released on Comedy Central Records in 2010 and his follow up album, “Return of the Depression Auction” was released the following year. In 2011, he directed and, along with fellow comedians Bill Burr and Robert Kelly, co-wrote and starred in the short film “Cheat,” which premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival. In October 2012, Simon and Schuster released a book based on the film, which was written by the three comedians. DeRosa also created, wrote, and starred in The Warner Sound’s 2012 web series “What Are We Waiting For?” and Official Comedy’s 2013 web series “We Should Break Up.” DeRosa also has acting credits on hit shows such as “Better Call Saul,” “Bored to Death,” “Louie” and “Inside Amy Schumer.”

“Joe DeRosa: You Let Me Down” is executive produced by DeRosa, Marcus Raboy, Avalon’s Sam Saifer, and Jonathan Stern. JoAnn Grigioni, Ryan Moran and Jackie Sosa are the Executives in Charge for Comedy Central.

Comedy Central is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including one-hour specials from top comedians Amy Schumer, Daniel Tosh, 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.”

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CONTACTS:

Joselyn Alvarado
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