Kathy Griffin releases unaired footage from Knoxville, other specials on DVD

Since early 2011, three-time Grammy Nominee and two-time Emmy® Award–winning comedian Kathy Griffin has been breaking records with her series of comedy specials. Now you can experience Griffin’s knockout performances together, uncensored and complete with unaired bonus footage, with the 2-Disc set "The Kathy Griffin Collection: Red, White & Raw."

Available Oct. 30 from Shout! Factory, "The Kathy Griffin Collection: Red, White & Raw" includes the comedy specials “Pants Off” and “Tired Hooker” as well as five shows never before available on DVD: “Gurrl Down”, “50 & Not Pregnant”, “Whores on Crutches”, “Kathy Griffin Does the Bible Belt” and “Balls of Steel.” As the queen of Hollywood gossip and purveyor of uproarious tales involving herself, her mother Maggie and a dirty laundry list of famed celebrities, Kathy delivers with unparalleled hilarity and gusto before sold-out crowds on every stage.

"Kathy Griffin: Red, White and Raw" features the acclaimed comedy specials:

Guurl Down
Filmed before a sold-old out crowd at The Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Griffin’s laser-focused wit takes comedic aim at everyone from Bill O'Reilly, the Palin family and Kirstie Alley to Michelle Bachman, Charlie Sheen and The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Whores on Crutches
This riotous special boasts Griffin’s takes on Paris Hilton, Tiger Woods and his affairs, Maggie's new book and The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Kathy Griffin: 50 and Not Pregnant
Griffin returns to her Midwestern roots with this special at the Riverside Theatre in Milwaukee to dish about Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and the 53rd Grammy Awards, the Oprah Winfrey Network, attending a roast of Quentin Tarantino, Steven Seagal: Lawman, Maggie Griffin, Sarah Palin, and performing in Knoxville.

Kathy Griffin Does The Bible Belt
Griffin brings her acidic wit to Knoxville, TN for revealing narratives about The Waffle House, Dancing With the Stars, Griffin's appearance on Law and Order: SVU, Hoarders, attending a dinner party with Sharon Stone, and Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King at the Texas State Fair.

Balls of Steel
This Emmy-nominated special features Kathy’s riffs on Taylor Swift and Kanye West on the MTV Video Music Awards, Jon and Kate Gosselin, Levi Johnston and Sarah Palin, Whitney Houston, Paula Abdul, Barbara Walters, Michael Jackson, Miley Cyrus and the Primetime Emmys.

Pants Off
Fresh from her Emmy win, Griffin proves she isn’t going to start holding her tongue in this special taped in Costa Mesa, Calif. Griffin takes on Kim Kardashian's wedding, Bruce Jenner, Casey Anthony, Nancy Grace, Marcus Bachmann, The Real Housewives of New Jersey and Orange County, being pantsless during the 2011 Virginia Earthquake in New York City and staying at Anderson Cooper's house.

Tired Hooker
Griffin’s latest special takes aim at Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' divorce, Nancy Grace on Dancing with the Stars, pajama jeans, forever lazy's, and ordering pizza with Cher.

Special Feature: Unaired bonus footage

A Chicago native, Kathy Griffin got her start with the Los Angeles improvisational comedy troupe Groundlings alongside Lisa Kudrow, Jon Lovitz and Phil Hartman, and guest starring on various TV shows before landing a role on NBC’s “Suddenly Susan.” Kathy has co-hosted The Billboard Music Awards three years in a row; had roles in films such as "It's Pat" and "Four Rooms" among others, won ABC’s “Celebrity Mole Hawaii,” hosted the NBC reality show “Average Joe,” as well as the series “Kathy’s So-Called Reality” on MTV. On the small screen she has guest starred on “Privileged,” “Days of Our Lives,” “Defenders,” “Law and Order SUV,” “Ugly Betty” and she had a role written for her on “Glee." Griffin has released three Grammy-nominated comedy albums and is a best selling author whose autobiography, Official Book Club Selection: "A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin" topped the New York Times Best Seller list in 2009.

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