Greene County News Report
FAIRBORN – Get ready for a whole lot of Jeff Dunham. The internationally acclaimed comedian and ventriloquist is debuting two new specials this fall and will be loading up the bus with his cast of characters and heading out on the road, making a stop at the Ervin J. Nutter Center Dec. 6.
Dunham announced the Perfectly Unbalanced Tour on Monday, Sept. 14 during an interview on NBC’s TODAY to talk about the new Unhinged in Hollywood with Special Guest Brad Paisley, airing at 8 p.m. Sept. 17 on NBC. Tickets for the 20-city run go on sale Friday and can be purchased at JeffDunham.com. Additionally, fans can see Dunham on FOX News’ Fox & Friends on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
Unhinged in Hollywood was shot during a two-night stand at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles in August. Comedy Central will give Unhinged its cable television premiere at 8 and 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. The network will replay the show at 11 p.m. Nov. 14, 6 p.m. Nov. 26 and 5 p.m. Christmas Day.
Comedy Central also will be airing a number of Dunham’s most popular specials for fans in the mood to binge watch. Controlled Chaos airs at 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 31 and 11 p.m. Nov. 1. Spark of Insanity runs at 11 p.m. Oct. 31 and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Minding the Monsters airs at 7 and 8 p.m. Oct. 29 and hourly 7 through 10 p.m. Oct. 31. 2014 special All Over the Map will be shown at 7 and 10 p.m. Nov. 1.
A regular on Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list of most powerful entertainers, Dunham has built a comedy empire over years of constant touring and innovation. Using colorful characters like Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, redneck Bubba J, Peanut and Jose Jalapeno, Dunham has carved a unique corner in the comedy world. He has set the record for viewership on Comedy Central, sold more than 7 million DVDs worldwide and nearly a billion views on YouTube.
Door will open at the Nutter Center for his show 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, with the show beginning 3 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at noon Friday, Sept. 18 and are available at the Wright State University Nutter Center box office, ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000.
Greene County News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers.