Comedy Central's 'Hot List' Debuts Sunday, December 5

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November 16th, 2010

via press release:


WHAT WINTER COLD? THESE COMEDIANS ARE BRINGING THE HEAT!
CHECK OUT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
"COMEDY CENTRAL’S HOT LIST"
DEBUTING SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 10:00 P.M.

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.

With the success of 2009’s “Hot List,” which included white-hot comedians Aziz Ansari, Donald Glover, Nick Kroll and Whitney Cummings, COMEDY CENTRAL is 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”), Chelsea Peretti (“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents,” “The Sarah Silverman Program”), Kurt Metzger (“Ugly Americans,” “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents”), Kyle Kinane (“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents,” “Last Call with Carson Daly”), Natasha Leggero (“COMEDY CENTRAL Presents,” “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” status!

Leading up to the premiere, www.facebook.com/JOKES and twitter.com/jokesdotcom will feature exclusive footage from the comedian roundtables and Jokes.com will feature previews from the special.

“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.

 
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