NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2010 – Emmy Award-winning comedian Dennis Miller returns to HBO for his first HBO special in four years when DENNIS MILLER:  THE BIG SPEECH debuts this November.  His eighth stand-up special on the network will debut Nov. 19.

Miller was a fixture on HBO for nine years with his talk and comedy series “Dennis Miller Live,” which ended in 2002 after 215 editions.  The show received five Emmys, and was the first HBO series to win an Emmy in any series category, winning in 1996 for Variety, Music or Comedy Series.

An alumnus of “Saturday Night Live,” Miller starred in seven previous HBO  specials, beginning with 1988’s “Mr. Miller Goes to Washington,” and most recently, 2006’s “Dennis Miller: All In.”  He also made six appearances on HBO’s “Comic Relief” all-star benefits. DENNIS MILLER:  THE BIG SPEECH is a Happy Family production; executive producers, Dennis Miller, Kevin C. Slattery and Marc Gurvitz; directed by Jim Yukich; written by Dennis Miller.