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[07/12/12 - 10:55 AM]
Roastmaster General Jeff Ross Is Getting Up Close and Offensive When the Series Premiere of "The Burn With Jeff Ross" Debuts Tuesday, August 14 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Also on tap next month on Comedy Central: "Jeff Ross Roasts America" as well as the "Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne."

[via press release from Comedy Central]

COMEDY CENTRAL: August 2012 Programming Highlights

(all times are et/pt)

ROSES ARE RED, YOU'LL LAUGH 'TILL YOU'RE BLUE! THE "COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ROSEANNE" PREMIERES SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

"THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART" HITS THE ROAD! THE SHOW HEADS TO TAMPA, FL FOR THE 2012 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION TO TAPE SHOWS ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 28 - FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 AND TO CHARLOTTE, NC FOR THE 2012 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION TO TAPE SHOWS FROM TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

ROASTMASTER GENERAL JEFF ROSS IS GETTING UP CLOSE AND OFFENSIVE WHEN THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "THE BURN WITH JEFF ROSS" DEBUTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 AT 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

O BEAUTIFUL FOR SPACIOUS SKIES, FOR AMBER WAVES OF PAIN! THE COMEDY CENTRAL ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR STAND-UP SPECIAL "JEFF ROSS ROASTS AMERICA" PREMIERES SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT

This August, COMEDY CENTRAL is supplying a slew of scorching hot programming! Things will get nutty when the Barr is raised for the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Rosanne," premiering on Sunday, August 12. "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" continues its tradition of onsite convention coverage, bringing the show to both the Republican National Convention from Tuesday, August 28 through Friday, August 31 in Tampa, FL and the Democratic National Convention from Tuesday, September 4 through Friday, September 7 in Charlotte, NC. The Roastmaster General himself, Jeff Ross, will be appearing weekly on the network in his new series, "The Burn with Jeff Ross" to skewer hot topics, public figures and current events. After traveling around the country to Roast our great nation, Ross will be debuting his COMEDY CENTRAL original one-hour stand-up special, "Jeff Ross Roasts America." The series premiere of "The Burn with Jeff Ross" debuts Tuesday, August 14 and the world premiere of "Jeff Ross Roasts America" airs Saturday, August 11. In addition, check out all-new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Colbert Report," "Futurama" and "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show."

SERIES

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 2012 Republican National Convention Coverage

Tuesday, August 28 - Friday, August 31 from 11:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. each night

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 2012 Democratic National Convention Coverage

Tuesday, September 4 - Friday, September 7 from 11:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. each night

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" is heading to Tampa, FL and Charlotte, NC with 125+ stalwart staffers to tape shows from the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. "The Daily Show's" coverage of the 2012 RNC will air nightly at 11:00 p.m. from Tuesday, August 28 through Friday, August 31. The show's coverage of the 2012 DNC will air nightly at 11:00 p.m. from Tuesday, September 4 through Friday, September 7. The 2012 RNC and DNC episodes will feature news, analysis, and guest interviews from host Jon Stewart as well as reports from the convention floors from "The Daily Show" News Team (Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, Al Madrigal, Aasif Mandvi, John Oliver and Jessica Williams). This marks the ninth and tenth times the series has taken its critically-acclaimed and award-winning political coverage on the road.

"The Burn with Jeff Ross" (Series Premiere)

Tuesday, August 14 from 10:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

America's Roastmaster General, Jeff Ross, roasts the world on COMEDY CENTRAL's new original half-hour weekly series, "The Burn with Jeff Ross." Ross will skewer the week's pop culture topics in-studio, and hit the streets to take aim at "public enemies," such as meter maids, the paparazzi, and those who need to be taken down a notch, like Betty White. Ross will be joined by fellow comics and celebrity pals as he verbally incinerates all the things we loathe and love. Absolutely no one is safe. Every episode will end with a tribute to whomever or whatever passed away that week, entitled "Too Soon?" (Most likely Betty White.)

SPECIALS

"Jeff Ross Roasts America" - COMEDY CENTRAL Original Stand-Up Special (World Premiere)

Saturday, August 11 at 11:00 p.m.

You've seen him roast celebs from Pamela Anderson to Charlie Sheen, but now "Roastmaster General" Jeff Ross is coming for you, America. In this one-hour special, Ross returns to COMEDY CENTRAL to roast his way across the USA, one city and one group of masochistic volunteer roastees at a time. Traveling through cities including Seattle, Toronto, Las Vegas, Miami and Madison, Ross roasts a statue of Abe Lincoln in Washington D.C., gets roasted by John Rich in Nashville, and in Minneapolis, brings an old friend onstage to tell a very intimate story the way only Jeff Ross can. It all adds up to an incredible hour-long tribute to these United States, and the people that inhabit it.

"COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Roseanne" - World Premiere

Sunday, August 12 from 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

You've watched her, you've laughed with her, you've wondered what the hell she was thinking and now it's time to Roast her! COMEDY CENTRAL is rolling out the red carpet for one of America's most outspoken and pioneering comedians for the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Roseanne" (#RoseanneRoast). Watch as today's hottest comedians and celebs and Roast Master Jane Lynch take the dais to put the heat on the woman who's done it all. The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Roseanne" (#RoseanneRoast) will tape in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 4 and will premiere on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, August 12 at 10:00 p.m.

STUNTS

"Futurama" Season 7a Rewind (working title)

Sunday, August 26 from 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Can't get enough of the new season of "Futurama?" Well, you're in luck! COMEDY CENTRAL is breaking out the time machine and taking viewers on a journey back in time to catch all of Fry, Leela, Bender and the crew's latest escapades from this season. Watch Bender become a dad, see Leela run an eerily familiar presidential campaign, and join the gang in saving the world all over again, just in time for the one-hour finale on Wednesday, August 29 at 10:00 p.m.!

MOVIES

"Youth in Revolt" - Network Television Premiere

Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 p.m. - Midnight

Starring Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Zach Galifianakis and Ray Liotta. Nick Twisp (Michael Cera) meets his dream girl, Sheeni, but they're quickly ripped apart. Determined to get Sheeni back and finally lose his virginity, Nick creates an alter-ego named Francois, a suave troublemaker who will do anything to get the girl.





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· BURN WITH JEFF ROSS, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· FUTURAMA (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW (COMEDY CENTRAL)











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