Comedy Central pacts for stand-up specials

Christopher Titus, Jim Breuer part of net's deal with Levity

Comedy Central has inked a multiyear multiplatform deal with Levity Entertainment for a series of stand-up specials.

The pact includes six stand-up specials from Christopher Titus, Gabriel Iglesias, Pablo Francisco, Jim Breuer, Mitch Fatel and Pete Correale that will air in 2009 and six additional stand-up specials that will shoot in 2009 to air in 2010, including one starring Jeff Dunham, who recently inked a rich deal with the network following the record ratings for his "Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special."

At least eight of the specials will be released on DVD by Comedy Central Home Entertainment.