The longest running Asian comedy show in the land… 

Russell Peters



• Ranked by Forbes as one of the top ten highest grossing comics in the U.S., in 2009 and 2010

• More than 60 million views on YouTube

• Sold over 300,000 copies of his DVD’s “Outsourced” and “Red, White and Brown”

• Over 175,000 fans attended his 20 Anniversary Tour across Canada in 2009

• Sold over 9,000 tickets in one day for London’s O2 Arena

• Sold-out Radio City Music Hall in 72 hours

• Broke the UK attendance record for the highest number of tickets sold for an individual comedy show (over 16,000 – O2 Arena, February 14, 2009)

• Largest indoor show in Just For Laughs history in 2009 (over 11,000 tickets sold)

• Sold-out tours in the United States, Australia, England, The United Arab Emirates, Sweden, Singapore, South Africa, Norway, India, The Philippines and Canada

• Sold-out: Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall (twice), The Nokia Theatre Los Angeles (twice), Sydney Opera House, The Hammersmith Apollo (four times), London’s O2 Arena, General Motors Place Vancouver, The Saddle Dome Calgary, Rexall Centre Edmonton, The Bell Centre Montreal (highest attendance record, comedy) and the first comedian to sell-out the Air Canada Centre (four times)

• Winner of a Gemini Award for Best Host or Performance in a Variety Series, for hosting the 2008 Juno Awards and four time Gemini Award nominee

• Hosted the Juno Awards (Canadian Grammys) 2008 and 2009

• Sold one ticket every two seconds in Dubai in 2007 with over 10,000 in attendance in 2008

• Over 10,000 unique views per day on

• Over 590,000 fans on

• Performed with Dave Chapelle, Dane Cook, Jon Lovitz, Craig Ferguson, George Carlin, Tracy Morgan, Chris Tucker, Dana Gould, Kenny Robinson, Damon Wayans, DL Hughley, Lewis Black, Ralphie May, Angelo Tsarouchas, Jo Koy, Kevin Nealon

• Host of Showtime’s Comics Without Borders and Russell Peters Presents

• Appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, Showtime, HBO, MTV, BBC, CNN International and Al Jazeera

• USO tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Greenland, Pearl Harbour, USS Eisenhower and the HMCS Winnipeg

• Appeared at HBO’s Aspen Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Montreal and Chicago, Edinburgh Festival

• Latest DVD, Red, White and Brown recorded live at Madison Square Garden

• Recently appeared in the film Source Code, directed by Duncan Jones and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and JefferyWright

• Call Me Russell, released October 2010 by Doubleday Canada charted at number one on the Globe and Mail Non-Fiction Bestseller List

• In development of a new sitcom for NBC, I’m With Russell

• New DVD and TV special, “THE GREEN CARD TOUR: Live from the O2 Arena” releasing May, 2011



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