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"Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber" to Tape in Los Angeles, CA
NEW YORK, January 20, 2015 - Comedy Central is turning up the heat on pop icon Justin Bieber. The network announced today that Bieber will be this year's Roastee. The "Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber" (#BieberRoast) will tape in Los Angeles. Tape and airdate to be announced shortly.
"Justin has been asking us for a few years to roast him, and we just kept telling him to go create more source material first. We're thrilled he listened," said Kent Alterman, President, Content Development & Original Programming, Comedy Central.
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