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Comedy Central Roast

Comedy Central Roast


The Comedy Central Roast is a series of celebrity specials done in the comedy style of "roasting," which by definition is where an individual is subjected to public insult, ridicule, stereotypes, but also praise and tribute.

The origin of the Comedy Central Roast began in 1998 when Comedy Central produced and televised the annual roasts at the New York Friars Club. After their five-year agreement to air the roasts expired, the network decided to continue the fashion. The first official Comedy Central Roast was of Denis Leary. It became the most watched non-South Park program in the channel's history. A roasting of a celebrity has now become an annual event.
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Actor James Franco is roasted by fellow actors and comics.

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Crew

Executive Producer: Joel Gallen

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Recurring Guests

Greg Giraldo (8 eps)
Jeffrey Ross (6 eps)
Lisa Lampanelli (5 eps)
Gilbert Gottfried (4 eps)
Nick DiPaolo (4 eps)
William Shatner (2 eps)
Andy Dick (2 eps)
Sarah Silverman (2 eps)
Patton Oswalt (2 eps)
Jeff Garlin (2 eps)

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Warning: Comedy Central Roast guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Variety
Genre: Celebrities | Comedy
Status: Returning Series
Network: Comedy Central ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: August 10, 2003
Akas
• Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget
• Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav
• Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers
• Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy
• Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson
• Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner
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