HUNGRY FOR BIG LAUGHS?
SIT DOWN FOR A NIGHT OF STAND-UP FROM JOHN PINETTE
THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "JOHN PINETTE: I'M STARVING"
DEBUTS SUNDAY, JANUARY 21 AT 10:00 P.M. ON COMEDY CENTRAL®
Other Stand-Up Specials Premiering In 2007 Include "Lisa Lampanelli: Dirty Girl"
And "Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now"
NEW YORK, January 11, 2007 -- Broadway's star John Pinette (Hairspray) is back on the stage for some big-time stand-up action with the World Premiere of his one-hour stand-up special "John Pinette: I'm Starving," debuting Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 p.m. on COMEDY CENTRAL.
Encore presentations air Sunday, January 21 at 12:30 a.m. and Tuesday, January 21 at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.
In the new special "John Pinette: I'm Starving," veteran comic Pinette takes a bite out of COMEDY CENTRAL with his unique self-deprecating take on true life. From his recent cross-dressing to pondering what it would be like to trash-talk the Amish, Pinette delivers laugh-out-loud stories and observations viewers are sure to remember!
In addition to his role as Edna in the 2003 Tony® Award-winning musical "Hairspray," Pinette has held countless television roles including spots on "Seinfeld," COMEDY CENTRAL original series "Dr.Katz: Professional Therapist" and "Shorties Watchin' Shorties" and ABC's "The View."
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