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Seth MacFarlane lands roastmaster gig; Comedy Central enlists “Family Guy” creator to take down Charlie Sheen

Seth MacFarlane lands roastmaster gig; Comedy Central enlists “Family Guy” creator to take down Charlie Sheen

By | August 11, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

If you're thinking to yourself, hey, the first part of that headline is old, we don't blame you. For the third time, Comedy Central has chosen Family Guy creator and proven wise ass Seth MacFarlane to host one of the network's always-highly-rated roasts, according to EW.com....

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Will Charlie Sheen's ex Brooke Mueller ruin Comedy Central's fun?

By | July 7, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments

According to a report from yesterday on TMZ, Brooke Mueller is threatening to send a legal letter to Comedy Central to squelch any would-be negative jokes about her that might crop up during the network's scheduled roast of Charlie Sheen, her ex husband. "We're told Brooke's...

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Punchline Mag analysis: Do modern comedy roasts need more class?

By | June 6, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments

As we reported exclusively last week, Comedy Central's plans for a roast of Kid Rock this summer were cancelled. So, one can't help but wonder which pop culture icon Comedy Central will lay their sights on next. People so enjoyed the likes of Anthony Jeselnik (see below),...

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Lisa Lampanelli reveals her Donald Trump roast plan of attack

By | March 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | One comment

Two days ago, Comedy Central announced the list of folks who would be hurling insults toward Donald Trump during the taping of the network's roast of the man, premiering March 15 at 10:30 pm EST. Whitney Cummings, Anthony Jeselnik, Lisa Lampanelli, and Jeffrey Ross as well as...

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Comedy Central announces Donald Trump roasters

By | March 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments

Donald Trump is one of the most lampoonable guys around – which is why he’ll be the subject of a Comedy Central roast, taping next week and airing on March 15. Today, the network announced the lineup of roasters who will be wittily tearing Trump a new one, and it looks to...

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Donald Trump goes "bald" in Comedy Central promo

By | February 25, 2011 at 3:18 pm | No comments

Comedy Central is excitedly gearing up for their next blowout celebrity roast; this time, Donald Trump plays the victim while Seth MacFarlane will -- for the second time in a row -- take on insult ringmaster duties. As such The Donald sat for the below promo wherein his famously...

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Comedy Central will roast Donald Trump

By | December 16, 2010 at 4:31 pm | One comment

Donald Trump is leaving the board room and heading to Comedy Central to take his place in front of the dais. The Comedy Central Roast Of Donald Trump is scheduled to tape on March 9, 2011 in New York City and is planned to air that spring. “I’ll show up to the Roast because...

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David Hasselhoff holds puppies in latest Comedy Central roast video

By | July 28, 2010 at 10:36 am | No comments

David Hasselhoff is at it again promoting is upcoming Comedy Central roast with a music video, “Do You Really Want to Hurt the Hoff.” The 30-second bit features the actor singing a cover of “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” against a backdrop of a wild array of incongruous...

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Jeffrey Ross: Rules the roast

By | August 14, 2008 at 3:05 am | One comment

After years of touring the country, roasting celebrities, and bringing comedy to war torn parts of the world, Jeffrey Ross has finally come back home for the much anticipated one-hour Comedy Central special, No Offense: Live from New Jersey, premiering Friday, Aug. 22-- not to...

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