NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Having conquered the rest of the English-speaking world, Ireland's top funny man, Tommy Tiernan, takes viewers on one wild comedy ride with his first stand-up special in the U.S. Get ready for the World Television Premiere of "Tommy Tiernan: Something Mental" debuting Friday, March 14 at 11:00 p.m. Wicked, wild and ferociously funny, Tommy Tiernan's impassioned performance deals with the big subjects -- sex, family, religion -- examining the oddities he finds in the Irish and American cultures. Tiernan reveals the reason the Irish drink, gives closure to the Catholic vs. Protestant feud and laments the constraints of the English language. "Something Mental" takes the audience on a journey through what the British press calls, "the devilish wonderland of his mind." Considered one of the best comedians in the English-speaking world, Tommy Tiernan has sold-out performances from London to New York to Melbourne and continues to break his own box office records in his home country of Ireland. Winner of The Perrier Award at The Edinburgh Festival and the British Comedy Award for Best Stand-up, Tiernan's four DVD's have all debuted as number one sellers in Ireland. "Something Mental" will be his debut CD & DVD release in the U.S. For more information on Tiernan visit www.TommyTiernan.com. COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 91 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Press Central, COMEDY CENTRAL's press Web site at www.comedycentral.com/press. MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 150 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 300 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.
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