KEVIN HART RETURNS TO COMEDY CENTRAL(R) WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "KEVIN HART PRESENTS: KEITH ROBINSON BACK OF THE BUS FUNNY" ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 11:00 PM ET/PT
Uncensored Premiere February 21 at 1:00 a.m. ET/PT
"Kevin Hart Presents: Keith Robinson Back of the Bus Funny" Available February 22 in the Comedy Central App
NEW YORK, February 19, 2015 - Kevin Hart, recently announced as Roast Master for the "Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber," knows comedy and wants you to know about his hilarious friend, Keith Robinson. The world premiere of "Kevin Hart Presents: Keith Robinson Back of the Bus Funny" will air on Comedy Central on Saturday, February 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The uncensored version premieres later that evening at 1:00 a.m. ET/PT.
In his one-hour stand-up special, Keith Robinson lives up to Hart's endorsement of him as a comedy legend. Taped in front of a live audience at the Gramercy Theater in New York City, Robinson explores the annoyance of parenthood, the terrible twenties, and why people this day and age are just too sensitive. Oh, and the real reason why Obama is president.
"Kevin Hart Presents: Keith Robinson Back of the Bus Funny" headlines Comedy Central's Black By Popular Demand Weekend. Rounding out the weekend are Hart's one-hour Comedy Central special from 2009, "I'm A Grown Little Man," airing Saturday, February 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, and the 2011 feature film version of his comedy tour, "Laugh At My Pain," airing on Saturday, February 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up will feature preview clips from the special. Fans can follow Hart on Twitter at @KevinHart4real and Robinson at @1keithrobinson.
"Kevin Hart Presents: Keith Robinson Back of the Bus Funny" will be available on February 22 in the Comedy Central App to fans that sign in via their cable or satellite provider. The Comedy Central app is available for free for iOS on the App Store, on Chromecast, for Android on the Google Play store, and for Xbox One.
This year Kevin Hart can be seen on the silver screen in "The Wedding Ringer," out now, and "Get Hard," opposite Will Farrell, out in March. Hart can also be seen on the road for his "What Now" Comedy tour. In 2016, Hart will star in "Ride Along 2." Previously he has starred in "Think Like a Man," "Think Like a Man Too," "Ride Along," "Grudge Match" opposite Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro, and "About Last Night." Hart also had a supporting role in the Nick Stoller comedy "Five Year Engagement," produced by Judd Apatow. He is a force in television too, executive producing the hit BET show, "Real Husbands of Hollywood." In 2009, Hart's one-hour Comedy Central special "I'm A Grown Little Man" became one of the highest rated specials for the network, and in 2010, Hart's DVD "Seriously... Funny" was one of the fastest selling DVDs, going triple Platinum, aided by the Comedy Central special of the same name. In September 2011, Hart released "Laugh At My Pain," the feature film version of his comedy tour.
Keith Robinson is known for his incredible storytelling talents and ability to rattle off hilarious one-liners at a moment's notice. Known as a "comedian's comedian," Robinson finds the funny in everything from politics, music and pop culture to growing up in South Philly. The stand-up comic and actor has been a fixture on TV's biggest comedy showcases, including "Chelsea Lately," "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" and HBO's "Def Comedy Jam," and has starred in his own episode of "Comedy Central Presents." A former writer for "The Wanda Sykes Show" and "Chappelle's Show," Robinson was most recently seen in Kevin Hart's hit movie "Laugh at My Pain."
"Kevin Hart Presents: Keith Robinson Back of the Bus Funny" is executive produced by Hart, Dave Becky, Mike Berkowitz, Dwayne Brown and Brian Volk-Weiss.
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