August 1, 2011

‘The Daily Show’ Correspondent Wyatt Cenac Goes Solo in the COMEDY CENTRAL® Release of ‘Wyatt Cenac: Comedy Person’ Uncensored and Uncut on DVD, DTO and CD on Tuesday, August 23

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyatt Cenac goes from correspondent to center stage in his first-ever stand-up DVD. From the Skirball Center for Performing Arts in New York City, Cenac gets real as he discusses life in the "Big Apple," rules for growing up black, attractive neighbors and why TV is the best roommate you'll ever have. He also touches on an assortment of topics ranging from his obsession with internet cat videos to the future of Medieval Times. Find out more about his take on the Tea Party and his newest racist business venture in this hilarious stand-up DVD.

On Tuesday, August 23, "Wyatt Cenac: Comedy Person" will be released in the US on DVD, download-to-own including iTunes, Amazon Video On Demand and in high definition on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and PlayStation Store by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment, and on CD by COMEDY CENTRAL Records.

The "Wyatt Cenac: Comedy Person" DVD is uncensored and extended, featuring 25 minutes of material not aired on COMEDY CENTRAL and an animated extra, "Medieval Times."

Wyatt Cenac is currently a writer and regular contributor and correspondent on "The Daily Show." He reported his first field story in 2008 about Barack Obama, who was a Democratic presidential hopeful at the time. Cenac grew up in Dallas, Texas and later moved to North Carolina, where he attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduation, Cenac moved to Los Angeles, where he spent three seasons as a writer on FOX's popular animated show, "King of the Hill." Wyatt also performed stand-up and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade and Improv Olympic. In 2008, Cenac starred in the film, "Medicine for Melancholy," which was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards.

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