Comedy Central Sets Tour, Sponsors

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Comedy Central and promoter Clear Channel Entertainment announced jointly
Monday evening that the cable network will present "Comedy Central Live" as a
national tour in more than 40 cities, starting Sept. 10 in Dallas.

T-Mobile USA Inc. and The Smirnoff Co.’s Smirnoff Ice have signed on as tour
sponsors.

The tour -- which will feature comics Lewis Black and Dave Attell as the
headliners -- will end in December. There also will be a special guest comedian
as the opening act.

Comedy's Internet site (www.comedycentral.com) will have the
exclusive on ticket presales Aug. 1-8. Throughout the tour, Comedy will have a
link to Clear Channel's site (cc.com) for online
ticket sales, and it will also sell such tie-in merchandise as DVDs and CDs
featuring the comics.

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