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[07/14/08 - 04:53 PM]
John Stamos Named Roast Master the "Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget" to Tape on Sunday, August 3
Plus: This year's roasters include Susie Essman, Greg Giraldo, Artie Lange, Tracy Morgan and Jeffrey Ross.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

JOHN STAMOS NAMED ROAST MASTER THE "COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF BOB SAGET" TO TAPE ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 3

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Roasters Include Susie Essman, Greg Giraldo, Artie Lange, Tracy Morgan, Jeffrey Ross And Many More To Be Announced

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"COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Bob Saget" Premieres On Sunday, August 17 At 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

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NEW YORK, July 14, 2008 � Actor John Stamos is jumping into bed with COMEDY CENTRAL as Roast Master for this year's "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Bob Saget." The event tapes in Los Angeles at the Warner Brothers Studio lot on Sunday, August 3. The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Bob Saget" will air on Sunday, August 17 at 10:00 p.m.

This year's Roasters include Susie Essman, Greg Giraldo, Artie Lange, Tracy Morgan, Jeffrey Ross, among many others to be announced.

The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Bob Saget" will be executive produced by Joel Gallen from Tenth Planet Productions, who also executive produced and directed the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Flavor-Flav," the Emmy-Nominated "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of William Shatner" and the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Pamela Anderson." Elizabeth Porter is the executive in charge for the network.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 95 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of VIACOM Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 150 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 300 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.





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