Updated 3:00 p.m. ET
(CBS/AP) The comedian Gallagher is expected to be out of a medically induced coma by Saturday after suffering a heart attack in a suburban Dallas bar.
Gallagher's promotional manager, Christine Scherrer, said Friday that the 65-year-old comic is being slowly taken out of sedation. She says he had two stents replaced after collapsing Wednesday night at Coach Joe's Hat Tricks in Lewisville, Texas.
Scherrer, told the Huffington Post on Thursday that Gallagher would remain in an induced coma for about 24 hours, noting that all signs are good.
Marc Cummins, the manager of Coach Joe's Hat Tricks in Lewisville, says the comedian collapsed in his office about 20 minutes before a show that was due to start at 9 p.m. Cummins says the club's promotions director performed CPR on Gallagher before paramedics arrived.
Last March, the comedian best known for smashing watermelons with a sledgehammer, suffered a minor heart attack after collapsing during a performance in Minnesota. His full name is Leo Anthony Gallagher.