[03/14/11 - 12:12 PM]
Comedy Central Digital to Launch "Fireside Chat With Jeff Ross," the First-Ever Live Socially Integrated Online Roast Pre-Show
"Enough with the celebrities. This is a chance for real fans to roast Donald Trump," said Ross.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL Digital to Launch "Fireside Chat With Jeff Ross," the First-Ever Live Socially Integrated Online Roast Pre-Show

ComedyCentral.com To Stream Pre-Show LIVE On Tuesday, March 15 From 9:30 - 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

Ross To Interact Directly With Roast Fans LIVE Via Twitter, Facebook And Skype

Ross Twitter @realjeffreyross

Online Special Sponsored By AXE Hair To Feature An Exclusive Sneak Peek Of The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump" Premiering On COMEDY CENTRAL On Tuesday, March 15 At 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 -- Comedian Jeffrey Ross will host "Fireside Chat With Jeff Ross," the first-ever LIVE streaming Roast pre-show on comedycentral.com on Tuesday, March 15 from 9:30 - 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The online special, launching with a suite of socially integrated features, will allow Ross to engage and interact with viewers LIVE via Twitter, Facebook and Skype. "Fireside Chat With Jeff Ross," sponsored by AXE Hair, will also treat fans to an exclusive sneak peek and behind-the-scenes footage of the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump," which premieres on COMEDY CENTRAL on Tuesday, March 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

"Enough with the celebrities. This is a chance for real fans to roast Donald Trump. But be forewarned, participating means you are fair game too. Fear the Roast Master General," said Ross.

"Fireside Chat With Jeff Ross" will give Roast fans a deeper, socially integrated viewing experience. The half-hour special streaming online before the network premiere of "Tosh.0" and the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump," will connect with viewers via Twitter, Facebook and Skype. Ross, who is a featured Roaster on the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump," will give fans the chance to get Roasted by the Roast Master General himself, Ross, during the LIVE Web show.

Viewers can send their Twitter questions to @realjeffreyross to join the LIVE conversation. He will also take to the streets of New York outside Trump Towers to allow fans a chance to Roast the real estate mogul and the most recognized businessman in the world, Donald Trump. During the LIVE Roast pre-show, fans will also get an exclusive sneak peek and behind-the-scenes footage of the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump."

The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump" premieres on Tuesday, March 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Primetime Emmy�-nominated "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane heads the festivities as the evening's Roast Master. Roasters include Whitney Cummings, Snoop Dogg, Anthony Jeselnik, Larry King, Lisa Lampanelli, Marlee Matlin, Jeffrey Ross and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 98 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.

  [march 2011]  


[11/30/15 - 12:54 PM]
"Kobe Bryant's Muse" to Re-Air on Showtime(R) Tomorrow Night as Part of the Network's Sports Line-Up
The film includes intimate and exclusive footage in the aftermath of Bryant's shoulder injury which ended his 2014-2015 season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

[11/30/15 - 12:32 PM]
CBS Announces Winter and Spring Scheduling Plans
Highlights include the launch of "Angel from Hell" on Thursday, January 7 at 9:30/8:30c.

[11/30/15 - 12:17 PM]
Premiere of Disney Junior's "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar" Is the #1 Primetime Cable TV Telecast of 2015 in Kids 2-5
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 22.

[11/30/15 - 11:33 AM]
Hulu's "Seinfeld: The Apartment" Fan Experience to Return in Los Angeles
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" will be located at 8445 Melrose Ave. and will be open to the public from December 16th - 20.

[11/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
ABC Family Announces Fourth Season Pick-up of Hit Drama Series, "The Fosters"
The critically acclaimed family drama will premiere all-new episodes from the third season on Monday, January 25.

[11/30/15 - 11:06 AM]
Bravo Media Walks Down the Aisle with Four New Couples in the Super-Sized Season Three Premiere of "Newlyweds: The First Year" January 3 at 9PM ET/PT
The series will then regularly air Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c beginning January 6.

[11/30/15 - 11:00 AM]
Disney XD Orders a Third Season of Hit Animated Series "Star Wars Rebels"
To date, "Star Wars Rebels" ranks as Disney XD's #2 series in Total Viewers (1.3 million), Kids 6-11, Boys 6-11 and Boys 2-11.

[11/30/15 - 10:05 AM]
E! Announces Season 4 of Hit Series "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" to Debut in 2016
Morgan Stewart and Brendan Fitzpatrick are ready to tie the knot and are taking E!'s cameras along for the luxurious ride.

[11/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Video: VH1's "Love & Hip Hop New York" Season Six Supertrailer
Season six kicks off Monday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[11/30/15 - 09:04 AM]
CMT to Honor the Cast of "Nashville" with First-Ever "International Impact Award" Live During "2015 CMT Artists of the Year" Special on December 2 at 8PM ET/PT
Cast members Connie Britton, Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Will Chase, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Maisy Stella, Lennon Stella and Audrey Peeples are slated to accept the award on behalf of the entire cast.

[11/30/15 - 09:02 AM]
All the Legends Are True in the ABC Family Series Premiere of "Shadowhunters" on Tuesday, January 12th at 9:00 - 10:00 P.M., EST/PST
Plus: "Beyond the Shadows: The Making of Shadowhunters" will give fans of The Mortal Instruments book series a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of the television show.

[11/30/15 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Announces Two Super Bowl Specials
"Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2016" and "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials All-Star Countdown" are both on tap for February.

[11/30/15 - 08:58 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/30/15 - 08:58 AM]
ABC Is the Most Watched Network in Late-Night for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[11/30/15 - 08:21 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Correspondent Keith Morrison Joins Investigation Discovery as New Host of "Dateline on ID" and Exclusive "Front Page" Specials
"Keith will bring his distinctive newsmagazine flair and reputation as a trusted news source to tell these stories to ID's audience as only he can with his incredibly unique and arresting delivery," said Henry Schleiff.