JAMIE KENNEDY EXPERIMENTS WITH THE EIGHTH SEASON OF
COMEDY CENTRAL'S® "PREMIUM BLEND"
PREMIERING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 10:00 P.M.
NEW YORK, November 8, 2004 -- There are no hidden tricks in this hilarious series, just hilarious stand-up comedy in the eighth season of "Premium Blend," debuting on Friday, November 19 at 10:00 p.m. Jamie Kennedy stars in 12 all-new episodes showcasing the best and brightest stars on the comedy scene.
Episodes of "Premium Blend" repeat Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.
The premiere episode of "Premium Blend" features comedians Dov Davidoff, Kristian Vallée, Allison Castillo and RodMan. Future episodes feature performances by Maz Jobrani, Matt Bearden, Rachel Feinstein, Jon Fisch, Chelsea Handler and various other comics.
COMEDY CENTRAL's "Premium Blend," has served as a breeding ground for up-and-coming stars. Past seasons have featured stars DL Hughley, Wanda Sykes, David Alan Grier, Kathy Griffin, Jim Breuer, Tommy Davidson and Harland Williams with performances by John Henton, Mario Cantone, Chris Titus, Slovin & Allen, Greg Fitzsimmons, Mitch Hedberg, Tom Papa, Randy and Jason Sklar, Doug Stanhope, Stephen Lynch, Arj Barker Adam Ferrara, Hal Sparks, Jim Norton and Darrell Hammond amongst many others.
Jamie Kennedy became interested in acting at the age of 15 and at 19, appeared, as an extra in "Dead Poets Society" (1989). He is most well known for playing the role of the movie-buff "Geeky" Randy Meeks in "Scream" (1996), "Scream 2" (1997) and "Scream 3" (2000) and in 1998, he won a BlockbusterAward for Best Supporting Actor in a Horror Movie, for his role in "Scream 2." Kennedy's career really took off in 2000 when he created his own show for the WB Network "The Jamie Kennedy Experiment," which he is the star and executive producer. The series combines hidden-camera pranks with sketch comedy to see how everyday people and even some celebrities behave in unusual situations.
COMEDY CENTRAL offers a variety of original stand-up comedy programs and specials. The network features stand-up shows such as "Premium Blend" and "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents," as well as one-hour specials created exclusively for COMEDY CENTRAL.
Credits for the eighth season of "Premium Blend" include, Paul Miller and Kimber Rickabaugh of RickMill Productions who serve as executive producers. Emmy-Award winner Paul Miller also serves as director. The programming executive for COMEDY CENTRAL is Lou Wallach.
COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 86 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL is a registered trademark of Comedy Partners. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is http://www.comedycentral.com.