NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Find out what really drives Ben Bailey in his COMEDY CENTRAL World Television Premiere of "Ben Bailey: Road Rage." Viewers will learn what it's like to be America's favorite cabbie when Bailey veers off course to host his first World Television Premiere special on COMEDY CENTRAL on May 21 at 11:30 PM ET/PT.
Ready to unleash years of road rage, Bailey discusses why his height causes him problems with fans and the reason Google is his most annoying friend. He explains the struggles faced every day by "nearly flightful" and "nearly flightless" birds. Bailey also talks about the bizarre things that can happen at a job interview, his intense encounter with an owl and why he doesn't like to be told he can't have his cake and eat it too.
Bailey has received the Emmy® Award for both "Outstanding Game Show Host" and "Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show" as host of "Cash Cab" and "Cash Cab: After Dark." He has honed his talents in stand-up comedy since getting his start working at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles over ten years ago. In that time Bailey has appeared on "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents Ben Bailey," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn," "Last Call with Carson Daly," COMEDY CENTRAL'S "Premium Blend," "The World Stands Up," "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn." He also had a recent 2010 cameo on "30 Rock" and appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
"Ben Bailey: Road Rage" is sponsored by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA).
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