Comedian Bill Engvall Releases Aged And Confused On CD October 6th.

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The thing that makes any entertainer
successful is the ability to connect with an audience. Its the quality of sharing the humor in everyday
situations that has made Bill Engvall one of the top comedians today and among
the busiest.

             Bill is starring in and executive producing the new
half hour sitcom for TBS entitled “The Bill Engvall Show.” The show centers on
Bill as the father at the core of a family comedy. The series debut telecast on July 17, 2007 delivered 3.9
million viewers and 2.8 million households, securing a place among ad-supported
cables Top 3 sitcom telecasts
(original or acquired) of all time among households and Top 5 original sitcom
telecasts of all time among key adult demos and viewers.

also hosts one of the top rated shows on CMT, Country Fried Home Videos. This
show finds real videos from real people showing what real Americans do bringing
the wit and wisdom to television that only the heartland can

            Bill starred in the movie “Bait Shop” which co-starred
Billy Ray Cyrus. The story centers around a small town bait shop owner who finds
his beloved business threatened with foreclosure. In an attempt to raise the
money to save it, he enters a high profile fishing tournament. The film was
released on DVD in the summer of 2008. Additionally, Bill starred in the movie
“Delta Farce” with Larry the Cable Guy and D.J. Qualls, which was released on
May 11, 2007 and distributed by Lionsgate. This hilarious comedy about three
blue collar heroes on the militarys
front line is currently available on DVD.

            Prior to his big screen
debut, Bill was one of the stars of the sketch comedy show “Blue Collar TV,” on
the WB network. The ensemble cast included Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable
Guy. Blue Collar TV premiered on July 29, 2004 at 8:00 pm. 5.4 million people
tuned in to see “Blue Collar TV,” making it the second-most watched show in the
time period. He also shot a special for the WB network called “Mobile Home
Disasters,” which helped propel the network to one of its best Thursday nights
of the season. The show was a blue collar version of “Extreme Home Makeover” and
the episode took a deserving family and completely transformed their mobile

            Bill starred in “Blue Collar Comedy Tour, The Movie,” which
premiered on Comedy Central and at that time was the most watched movie in the
channels history. It has sold more
than 4 million DVD/VHS units. The sequel “Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again”
also premiered on Comedy Central February 13, 2005 and was the 3rd most watched
telecast ever for the network. The sequel was released on DVD December 7, 2004
and has sold more than 3 million units. In March of 2006, the Blue Collar boys
reunited to shoot Blue Collar Comedy Tour- One For The Road in Washington, DC at the
. The movie
premiered on Comedy Central June 4, 2006 and was one of the highest rated shows
of the year. The soundtrack was released on June 6, 2006 (Warner Bros./Jack
Records) and was nominated for a Grammy Award.

            Along with his
Blue Collar movies, Bill also has two solo specials which aired on Comedy
Central. “15° Off Cool” aired on March 25, 2007 and was one of the highest rated
special of the year. Prior to that, “Heres Your Sign, Live,” was aired on Comedy Central on
August 1, 2004 and premiered to 3.6 million total viewers. The DVD of that
special has been certified multi-platinum.

            Bill is also a
platinum recording artist. His first album, “HERES YOUR SIGN” (Warner Bros. May ‘96), has been
certified platinum and held the #1 position on the Billboard Comedy Chart for 15
straight weeks. It went on to peak at #5 on Billboards Current Country Album Chart and reached the Top 50
on Billboards Top 200 Album

            Collaborating with musician Travis Tritt on a video also
entitled, “HERES YOUR SIGN,” Bill
became a fixture on the play lists of CMT and TNN. The single of the same name
became the most requested single on country radio. It was ranked #1 on
Billboards Country Singles Sales
Chart for ten weeks and reached the Top 30 on the Billboards Singles Sales Chart, which covers all genres of
music. The “HERES YOUR SIGN” single
also achieved Gold status, not a common occurrence in the comedy market. In
1997, Engvall won the “Best Selling Comedy album” award at the annual NARM
convention, outselling albums by Chris Rock and Adam Sandler.

Bill’s second CD, “DORKFISH” (Warner Bros., October 98), was certified gold (500,000 copies), and had
the honor of being ranked #1 on Billboards Comedy Chart, surpassing Jerry
Seinfelds album. All of his
following comedy album releases debuted at #1 on the Billboard Comedy Chart,
including his latest release “15° Off Cool.”

            Bill has also
written several books, including his autobiography “Bill Engvall –Just A Guy”
from St. Martins Press on May 15, 2007.
            A native of
Galveston, Texas, Bill moved to Dallas and was working as a disc jockey with
plans of becoming of a teacher. While in a nightclub one evening, Bill decided
to try his hand at stand-up comedy and quickly found that making people laugh
was truly his forte. Soon after, he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue
television opportunities.

            First there was a Showtime special, “A
Pair of Jokers” with Rosie
ODonnell, followed by Bill hosting
A&Es “Evening at the Improv” and
several appearances on both “The Tonight Show” and the “Late Show with David
Letterman.” In 1992, Bill won the American Comedy Award for “Best Male Stand-up
Comedian.” After appearing in episodes of “Designing Women,” Bill went on to
portray Buck Overton on the ABC sitcom, “Delta”, starring Delta Burke, thus
solidifying his status as a sought-after comic. Bill also starred in the NBC
series, “The Jeff Foxworthy Show”, where he played Jeffs best friend.

Aged And
CD Tracks

1: Aged And Confused

2: School Bus Kid

3: Clubbing At 50

4: Game Night (2:49)     

5: Bad Turbulence

6: Shark Frenzy

7: Zip Line

8: Birthday Suit

9: Pick My Nose

10: Poopin’ Juice

11: Colonoscopy

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