HE'S DRINKIN', SMOKIN' AND BLUE COLLAR JOKIN'
TUNE IN TO COMEDY CENTRAL® FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
"RON WHITE: YOU CAN'T FIX STUPID" AIRING SUNDAY, MARCH 26 AT 9:00 P.M.
NEW YORK, Monday, March 13, 2006 -- Kick back, relax and catch irreverent bad boy Ron White in his all-new stand-up special, chockfull of Blue Collar comedy. The World Premiere of "Ron White: You Can't Fix Stupid" airs on COMEDY CENTRAL Sunday, March 26 at 9:00 p.m.
Encore presentations air Sunday, March 26 at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.
From the historic Majestic Theatre in Dallas, Texas, Ron White graces the stage wearing a sharp black suit, with a cigar in one hand and a glass of scotch in the other. Beyond his swanky Texas style is a repertoire of humorous stories to which every family guy and gal can relate. White covers a range of domestic topics, from caring for his spouse and maintaining his lawn to honeymoon sex, bachelorette parties and annoying cruise ship passengers. Viewers won't want to miss this all-new Blue Collar-cool special, premiering only on COMEDY CENTRAL.
Ron has appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman, COMEDY CENTRAL's "Premium Blend," "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents" and starred in his own hour-long comedy special, "They Call Me Tater Salad." "They Call Me Tater Salad" premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL in June of 2004 and helped earn the network its highest rated Sunday in history, attracting 3.3 million viewers. From January 2000 through March 2003, White performed with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry The Cable Guy in the highly-acclaimed "Blue Collar Comedy Tour," which played to sold out audiences in over 90 cities. "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie" premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL in 2003 and was the highest rated movie in the network's history. In 2005, "Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again," the first film's sequel, sold more than 2.6 million units on DVD and was the third most-watched telecast when it premiered on COMEDY CENTRAL, leading the network to its most watched day, weekend and week in its history.
"Ron White: You Can't Fix Stupid" was written and performed by Ron White. White and John MacDonald served as executive producers. Andrea Allen and Michael Drumm, the special's director, served as producers.
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