Larry the Cable Guy
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Blue collar humor comes to life the moment you hear Larry the Cable Guy’s signature catchphrase, “Git-R-Done.” His CDs have not only been #1 on Billboard’s Comedy Charts, but have also been certified gold. Larry the Cable Guy is a bestselling author, and was named to Forbes “Celebrity 100” list in 2006 and 2007.
In less than a decade, Larry the Cable Guy has infused humor throughout the United States through television, CDs, books, and even movies. The History Channel is currently airing Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy on Tuesday nights. Each episode focuses on a site in the country, showing real history and different lifestyles, jobs and hobbies.
Over 4.1 million people watched The Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy in 2009, with the third highest rated roast in the station’s history. Larry also starred in Blue Collar TV for the WB Network in 2004, drawing 5.4 million viewers, the second most watched show on television at that time.
On the movie front, he has starred in three movies, including Witless Protection, Delta Farce, and Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, which sold more than 1 million DVDs in 2006. The sequel to the film Cars from Disney/Pixar will be released this year, with Larry voicing the character, Mater. The original movie opened at #1 at the box office in 2006, grossing over $200 million in the U.S.
Larry has toured with Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall in the highly successful concert, Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which grossed more than $15 million. The tour was followed by the movie, selling 4 million units.
Larry’s CDs have topped the Billboard charts, received certified platinum status, and been hit shows on television. His first comedy album, Lord, I Apologize reached gold status and was #1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts for 15 weeks in a row. Git-R-Done sold more than one million copies. The CDs, Morning Constitutions and The Right To Bare Arms both debuted at #1 on the carts, and the latter also received a Grammy nomination. For more information, visit www.larrythecableguy.com.