Comedy Central has announced it’s newest line-up of comedy content coming in a few months. The list of talent includes two series from Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, and specials from both Deon Cole, and Pete Davidson. Also amongst the newest coming from CC they will take live show The Roast Battle to the network. Over the past few year’s The Roast Battle has been a live comedy show hosted at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Here’s an expert from Deadline about the new series.
Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle – This new competition comedy special features a no-holds-barred verbal boxing match where comedians go head-to-head in a battle of wit and insults. Led by the Roastmaster General, Jeff Ross, and the referee/comedian, Brian Moses, this Fight Club of comedy is presented in a bracket style competition where two comics in each round face off, roast each other and a winner is declared by a celebrity panel of judges. This unique comedy competition is a true clash of the sharpest, funniest, roast comics on the planet. Welcome to the Thunderdome of comedy! Executive produced by Ross, Joel Gallen, Amy Zvi, Willie Mercer, Moses and Rell Battle. Jonas Larsen, Christian McLaughlin, Jordan Ellner and Ryan Moran are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
Ross is also set to star in another feature with Comedy Central that will take his aim at police, for Jeff Ross Roasts The Police. Dates to later be announced.