Comedy Central Premieres KEVIN HART: SERVE & PROTECT Tonight
Universal Pictures' upcoming action-comedy "Ride Along," Hart brings his signature humor to the streets, doing ride alongs with some of the most underappreciated service professionals in order to gain a new perspective on how hard their jobs actually are. Throughout the show, he'll spend time with a parking enforcement officer, a security guard, and an LAPD officer, getting his hands dirty and getting into a little trouble along the way. Hart and Ice Cube lead the lineup in "Ride Along," the new film from the director and the producer of the blockbuster comedy "Think Like a Man." When a fast-talking guy joins his girlfriend's brother-a hot-tempered cop-to patrol the streets of Atlanta, he gets entangled in the officer's latest case. Now, in order to prove that he deserves his future bride, he must survive the most insane 24 hours of his life. "Ride Along" opens in theaters on Friday, January 17. "Kevin Hart: Serve & Protect" is executive produced by John Irwin of Irwin Entertainment and directed by Ian Stevenson. Available on-air, online and on-the-go, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA). For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Comedy Central's press Web site at www.cc.com/press and follow us on Twitter @ComedyCentralPR for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos. Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE TV, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.
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