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[03/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Presents a Special 'Blue Collar' Evening on Thursday, April 28

[via press release from The WB]

THE WB PRESENTS A SPECIAL �BLUE COLLAR� EVENING ON THURSDAY, APRIL 28

Burbank, CA March 29, 2005

Building on the success of The WB Network's hit sketch comedy show BLUE COLLAR TV, starring comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy, The WB Network will air an original BLUE COLLAR TV episode and two companion specials on Thursday, April 28, it was announced today by David Janollari, President, Entertainment, The WB, who picked up the show's second season.

The original episode of BLUE COLLAR TV (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) will be followed by the half-hour special, THE RON WHITE SHOW (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET), and the one-hour special MOBILE HOME DISASTER, starring Bill Engvall (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

A veteran of the �Blue Collar Comedy Tour� live concerts and movies, comedian Ron White filmed his one-hour comedy/variety special at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Taped in front of a live audience, THE RON WHITE SHOW features dancing showgirls, animated sketches of White with his bulldog, Sluggo, and an appearance by talk show host and self-help guru, Dr. Phil. Ron will also be out on the town, meeting tourists and harassing the locals.

Starring BLUE COLLAR TV comedian Bill Engvall and an eclectic makeover crew, MOBILE HOME DISASTER is a home renovation show like no other. The show begins with a deserving family living in the mobile home from hell. With Bill's down-home, comedic charm and the unusually attractive crew's expertise, the home is completely reconstructed, making the family the envy of their trailer park. MOBILE HOME DISASTER is a funny and poignant look at good things happening to good people.

BLUE COLLAR TV is from Bahr/Small Productions and Parallel Entertainment in association with Riverside Productions, Inc., distributed by Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Fax Bahr ("Mad TV," "In Living Color," "The Jamie Kennedy Experiment"), Adam Small ("Mad TV," "In Living Color," "The Jamie Kennedy Experiment"), Jeff Foxworthy and J.P. Williams.

THE RON WHITE SHOW is from Sony Pictures Television Inc. and executive producers Donick Cary (�Just Shoot Me, � �The Simpsons, � �Late Night with David Letterman�), Ron White, John MacDonald, and J.P. Williams (�Blue Collar TV�) and Vice Kaplan.

MOBILE HOME DISASTER is a Renegade production with executive producers Steve Harvey (�Steve Harvey¿s Big Time Challenge�), Bill Engvall and J.P. Williams (�Blue Collar TV�), David Garfinkle, Jay Renfroe (�The Surreal Life, � �The 4400, � �The Law Firm, � �Blind Date�) and Rushion McDonald (�The Parkers, � �The Parent �Hood, � �Steve Harvey='s Big Time Challenge�).





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· 4400, THE (USA)
· BLIND DATE (SYNDICATION)
· BLUE COLLAR TV (WB)
· BLUE COLLAR TV (WB)
· JAMIE KENNEDY EXPERIMENT, THE (WB)
· JUST SHOOT ME (NBC)
· LAW FIRM, THE (NBC)
· MOBILE HOME DISASTER (CMT)
· PARKERS, THE (UPN)
· RON WHITE SHOW, THE (WB)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· STEVE HARVEY'S BIG TIME CHALLENGE (WB)
· SURREAL LIFE, THE (VH1)





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