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The thing that makes any entertainer successful is the ability to connect with an audience. It's 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 will be starring in the new half hour sitcom for TBS entitled "The Bill Engvall Show” which centers on Bill as the father at the core of a family comedy. He will also serve as an executive producer. Bill is currently the host of the CMT show Country Fried Home Videos. The show finds real videos from real people showing what real Americans do bringing the wit and wisdom to television that only the heartland can offer. 

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 home.

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 channel's 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 Warner Theater. 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 has been nominated for a Grammy Award. 

On October 4, 2005, Bill released his book "Here's Your Sign,” through Rutledge Hill Press. It includes more than 200 classic "Here's Your Sign” jokes as well as silly product labels and some of Bill's favorite family stories. He will also be releasing his autobiography "Bill Engvall –Just A Guy” from St. Martin's Press on May 15, 2007.

Bill will be shooting his final DVD special and comedy album titled "15 °off Cool” this fall. The special will air on Comedy Central March 25, 2007 and the DVD will be release on March 27, 2007. The comedy album of the same name will be released on February 27, 2007. His first DVD special "Here's Your Sign, Live,” was filmed at the Grove in Anaheim. It 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. 

His first album, "HERE'S YOUR SIGN” (Warner Bros. May ‘96), has been certified Platinum, selling more than one million copies and held the #1 position on the Billboard Comedy Chart for 15 straight weeks. It went on to peak at #5 on Billboard's Current Country Album Chart and reached the Top 50 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart. 

Collaborating with musician Travis Tritt on a video also entitled, "HERE'S 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 Billboard's Country Singles Sales Chart for ten weeks and reached the Top 30 on the Billboard's Singles Sales Chart, which covers all genres of music. The "HERE'S 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 c

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