Larger Than Life Lavell Serves Love and Laughs When The World Premiere of "Lavell Crawford: Can A Brother Get Some Love?" Debuts Friday, August 12 At 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central®

Jul 25, 2011
By ViacomCBS Staff

Mama lovin' and touch screen hatin' Lavell Crawford uses his hometown charm for surefire laughs in his one-hour World Premiere Stand-Up Special, "Lavell: Crawford: Can A Brother Get Some Love?" airing Friday, August 12 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Filmed at the Roberts Orpheum Theatre in St. Louis, Crawford presents himself as a bubbly family man who has much love for mamas because "they got yo back." Crawford discusses his feelings on babies and children, how all mamas have superpowers and the humor in trying to be intimate with his spouse when their child is in the next room.

Funnyman Crawford recently filmed an episode of "Workaholics" for COMEDY CENTRAL and has been cast in a recurring role on the new season of AMC's Emmy® Award-winning "Breaking Bad." He can also be seen as a regular on E! Entertainment's "Chelsea Lately" and "Lopez Tonight" on TBS. Lavell gained huge national exposure on NBC's hit reality series "Last Comic Standing" and has been featured in "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents: Lavell Crawford." He has also appeared on "Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam," "Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam" on HBO, "Showtime at the Apollo," "Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment," "Comic's Unleashed with Byron Allen," "Steve Harvey's Big Time" "COMEDY CENTRAL's Premium Blend," "Motown Live" and "BET's Comic View."

Lavell's film credits include "Baby's Mama Drama," "Beverlyhood" and "Ghetto South Problems." On stage, he has appeared in "Men Cry in the Dark" and the critically acclaimed production, "Friends and Lovers." Lavell has performed at various festivals including HBO's US Comedy Arts Festival, The Comedy Festival and LAFFAPALOOZA, America's longest-running annual urban comedy festival.

"Lavell Crawford: Can A Brother Get Some Love?" is produced by Crawford, Ben Feigin, Allen Blackwell, Michael Rosenberg and Entertainment One U.S. The special is directed by Michael Drumm.

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