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E! ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION AND WALT DISNEY WORLD ORDER 13 ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF 'E! STAND-UP/SIT-DOWN COMEDY'

New Shows Begin Airing Saturday, March 6, at 9:30 p.m. EST/PST on E!;
 Guests to Include Gilbert Gottfried, Richard Belzer
 LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "E! Stand-Up/Sit-Down Comedy," the weekly, half-hour comedy/interview series hosted by Robert Klein, has been renewed for 13 additional episodes, it was announced jointly by E! Entertainment Television and Walt Disney World. This brings the series' total episode commitment to 26 shows.
 New episodes of "E! Stand-Up/Sit-Down Comedy" will begin airing Saturday, March 6 at 9:30 p.m. EST/PST on E!. Upcoming comedians featured will include Richard Belzer and Gilbert Gottfried.
 Produced by E!, the series is shot in Orlando, Fla. at the Comedy Warehouse on Walt Disney World's Pleasure Island. Each half hour features a comic's stand-up performance, combined with a funny, revealing, "sit-down" interview conducted by Klein, who also opens each show. Guests to date have included Pam Stone, Carol Leifer, Marsha Warfield, Kevin Meaney, Taylor Negron, Cathy Ladman, Brian Regan, Joy Behar, Wayne Cotter and George Wallace.
 E! Entertainment Television is a 24-hour, basic cable network which presents popular entertainment news and features, centered on today's top celebrities and events in movies, television, music and more. The network is currently offered to 21.5 million subscribers on more than 950 cable systems.
 Walt Disney World, synonymous with the finest in entertainment, is the No. 1 tourist destination in the world. Pleasure Island is becoming known worldwide for its entertainment offerings, including seven themed nightclubs, unique shops and restaurants. The island is a favorite stop for stars visiting Walt Disney World, and has hosted guests such as Tom Cruise, Michael Jackson, Bob Hope, Robin Williams, Gloria Estefan and many others.
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 /CONTACT: Sarah Lesch, 213-954-2513, or Gillian Rees, 213-954-2436, both of E! Entertainment Television/


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