Sit Down for an Epic Day of Stand-Up! COMEDY CENTRAL's(R) 'Stand-Up Showdown' Finals Air Sunday, January 31 Beginning at 11:00 a.m.*

The Countdown of the Top 20 Viewer-Selected Stand-Up Specials Begins at 11:00 a.m. and the Winner Will Be Crowned With His/Her Stand-Up Special Airing at 8:30 p.m.*

The World Television Premiere of 'Larry the Cable Guy: Tailgate Party' Debuts After 'Stand-Up Showdown' at 9:00 p.m.*

Jan 11, 2010, 11:46 ET from COMEDY CENTRAL Corporate Communications

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL is ending "Stand-Up Month" with a "Showdown" battle of epic proportions! COMEDY CENTRAL proves yet again it's the only place to find the best stand-up comedy with this day devoted entirely to stand-up. Prepare to find out who will be crowned victorious in the 2010 "Stand-Up Showdown" on Sunday, January 31.

It's not much of an election year, but that doesn't mean viewers can't vote...for stand-up! All January long, viewers can vote for their favorite comics online and by mobile phone to decide the 2010 "Stand-Up Showdown" champion! Starting at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 31, COMEDY CENTRAL will count down the top twenty comedians, chosen by viewers at Viewers can also watch stand-up video from the competing comics by going to on their mobile device. The winning comedian will be crowned at the end of the night. "Stand-Up Showdown" is sponsored by Kia Motors America and Taco Bell.

Viewers should stay tuned after "Stand-Up Showdown," because at 9:00 p.m., everybody's favorite Cable Guy thanks over 50,000 of his diehard fans in the hour-long World Premiere stand-up special "Larry the Cable Guy: Tailgate Party."

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