ELLEN DEGENERES STANDS UP TO COMEDY CENTRAL®
THE NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE OF HER LAUGH-OUT-LOUD SPECIAL
"ELLEN DEGENERES: HERE AND NOW"
DEBUTS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 AT 9:30 P.M.
NEW YORK, January 22, 2007 -- Ellen DeGeneres is coming to COMEDY CENTRAL with hilarious stand-up viewers won't want to miss. The Network Television Premiere of "Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now" debuts on COMEDY CENTRAL Sunday, February 4 at 9:30 p.m.
"Here and Now," DeGeneres delivers all-new, real world observations and commentary on the "little things in life" in her loveable signature style. DeGeneres questions the necessity of the "fast food" Go-GURTŪ and touches on the not-so-easy process of starting a new roll of toilet paper. Plus, watch as DeGeneres raps a Salt N Pepa song in the most unexpected way. Tune in to COMEDY CENTRAL February 4 for surprising, clever comedy at its finest.
Comedy veteran Ellen DeGeneres is the star of her own hit talk show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," which has received 15 Emmy awards in its first three seasons. In addition to the daytime program, DeGeneres has had countless TV and film appearances. She starred in and executive produced her own ABC sitcom "Ellen" from 1994 to 1998. She has guest-starred in episodes of "Will and Grace," "Joey," "Roseanne" and "Mad About You" and was the voice of Dory in the Oscar®-winning Disney animated feature "Finding Nemo" in 2003. DeGeneres will also be the host of this year's 78th Annual Academy Awards.
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