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January 17, 2008 10:02 ET

Comedy Superstar Russell Peters Adds 2nd Show for the Madison Square Garden

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2008) - Arguably one of the biggest comedians in the world, RUSSELL PETERS who sells out theatres from San Francisco to Sydney adds another date to his "Homecoming Tour" at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden on Friday, February 1st, 2008 - after his first schedule date on February 2nd recently sold-out. Peters recently became the first comic to sell-out the Air Canada Centre, where he performed for over 30,000 fans over two nights. His 2006 DVD release Outsourced has sold almost 100,000 copies across Canada and remains on the HMV national DVD chart over one year after its release . Based in Los Angeles, Peters is now working on a new FOX sitcom based on his own family life, as well as an animated series, and an HBO special for 2008. On Saturday, February 2 and now Friday, February 1st, Peters will be taping his new live DVD for 2008 at Madison Square Garden. Tickets are on sale now on Ticketmaster.

WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, The World's Most Famous Arena, located in the heart of Manhattan, has been the venue for annual family shows and theatricals, the NFL and NBA Drafts, CBS Television's Fall Premiere, Con Edison's Shareholder Meetings, Product Launches for Infinity and Intel, Oxford Health Plans Award Ceremony, Corporate Employee Meetings, college graduations, and religious conferences. For more information visit, www.thegarden.com.

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