Multiple Puppets + Multiple Personalities = One Funny Ventriloquist Guy. Jeff Dunham: Arguing With Myself premieres January 26 on The Comedy Network.
– Second special, Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity, premieres February 23 –
Toronto, Ontario (January 17, 2007) – Ventriloquist extraordinaire Jeff Dunham and his veteran puppet partners take the stage in the Canadian premiere of Jeff Dunham: Arguing With Myself, January 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on The Comedy Network. Dunham is joined by old favourites Peanut, the impish purple creature, Walter, the grumpy cynic and Jose Jalapeno, the self-effacing pepper on a stick as well as two new sidekicks, NASCAR fanatic, Bubba J and Dunham’s smooth-talking manager, Sweet Daddy Dee.
The puppet show continues when Dunham and his crazy cast of friends return in a second off-the-wall special February 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT in the Canadian premiere of Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity, exclusively on The Comedy Network.
Jeff Dunham is one of the most sought-after entertainers working today, performing 40 weeks and 250 dates a year in concert venues, comedy clubs and countless private corporate appearances. Dunham has made numerous appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and was voted “Male Stand-Up Comic of the Year” by the American Comedy Awards. Dunham was recently nominated “Comedian of the Year” by the TNN Music City News Country Awards. Both Arguing with Myself and Spark of Insanity were ratings hits when they aired on U.S. network Comedy Central in 2006 and 2007 respectively.
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