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[09/29/15 - 10:51 AM]
"Paul F. Tompkins: Crying and Driving" Premieres October 10 at 11 p.m.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up will feature preview clips from the special.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "PAUL F. TOMPKINS: CRYING AND DRIVING" DEBUTS ON COMEDY CENTRAL(R) ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

In the Comedy Central App on October 11

NEW YORK, September 29, 2015 - Welcome to me! Paul F. Tompkins is a class act in the world premiere of "Paul F. Tompkins: Crying and Driving," airing on Comedy Central on Saturday, October 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Filmed at The Palace Theatre in Los Angeles, "Crying and Driving" covers everything from the time Tompkins experienced scream weeping, a few stand-out moments from his marriage, such as his memorable trip to The Magic Castle and how the mindless process of washing dishes can be frightening, and the difficulty involved in shooting a driving scene when he's never obtained a driver's license.

Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central Stand-Up will feature preview clips from the special. Fans can follow Tompkins on Twitter at @PFTompkins, and tweet using the hashtag #CryDrivePFT to join the social chatter around the special.

"Paul F. Tompkins: Crying and Driving" will be available on October 11 on the Comedy Central App to fans that sign in via their cable or satellite provider. The Comedy Central App is available for iPad and iPhone on the App Store, Android on Google Play, Roku, Xbox One and Chromecast.

Tompkins is a comedian, actor, host and writer, known for his work on television programs such as "Mr. Show with Bob and David," "Real Time with Bill Maher" and "Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins." Currently, Tompkins hosts the Fusion talk show "No, You Shut Up!" and the Earwolf podcast "SPONTANEANATION with Paul F. Tompkins," and voices the role of "Mr. Peanutbutter" on the Netflix animated series "BoJack Horseman."

"Paul F. Tompkins: Crying and Driving" is executive produced by Tompkins, Neal Marshall and Marcus Raboy.

Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy, is the home for the biggest names in stand-up including recent one-hour specials from Daniel Tosh, Kevin Hart, Gabriel Iglesias, Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik, Aziz Ansari, Chris Hardwick, Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, John Mulaney, Pete Holmes, Nick Kroll, Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, David Spade, Tracy Morgan, and more.

Comedy Central stand-up series include "Adam Devine's House Party," "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail," "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution," "The Half Hour," "Comedy Underground with Dave Attell" and "This is Not Happening."

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