Episode #215: Clusterfest 2018 with Jeff Ross, Matt Broussard and the art of roasting
This is a special edition of Last Things First, recorded live during Clusterfest 2018 in San Francisco. Comedy Central was kind enough to ask me to host a series of Clusterfest panels for the media that they called fireside chats. In this session, I welcomed the Roastmaster himself, Jeff Ross, and t... [Read More]
Comedy Central is bringing back Roast Battle for a third season, going international
Bat-tle! Bat-tle! Bat-tle! Bat-tle! A third season of Roast Battle is coming to Comedy Central. The show, in which co-creator… MORE Comedy Central is bringing back Roast Battle for a third season, going international appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Roast Battle season three will happen on Comedy Central
Speaking of Roast Battle… Comedy Central finally announced a renewal for season three of Roast Battle, which debuted as a live and tape-delayed tournament at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival in 2016, followed quickly by a second season filmed in Hollywood. It’ll get six new epi... [Read More]
Roast battler Alex Hooper “auditions” for America’s Got Talent 2018
What happens when a Roast Battle vet auditions for America’s Got Talent, but doesn’t tell the audience or the judges that he’s going to roast them for his audition? Watch and see what happened when Alex Hooper did just that on Tuesday night’s episode on NBC. “Oh! That w... [Read More]
Roast battler Alex Hooper “auditions” for America’s Got Talent 2018
What happens when a Roast Battle vet auditions for America’s Got Talent, but doesn’t tell the audience or the judges that he’s going to roast them for his audition? Watch and see what happened when Alex Hooper did just that on Tuesday night’s episode on NBC. “Oh! That w... [Read More]
“Roast Battle” hype men The Wave make it onto TMZ
TMZ caught up with Roastmaster General Jeff Ross outside LA’s Comedy Store, to ask his input on who should host… MORE “Roast Battle” hype men The Wave make it onto TMZ appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Frank Castillo wins Roast Battle II on Comedy Central
From door guy at The Comedy Store to winner of Roast Battle II, congrats to Frank Castillo. Castillo prevailed over Matthew Broussard in the live finale broadcast Sunday night on Comedy Central from the old House of Blues venue — reconfigured into a battle arena for Jeff Ross Presents Roast Ba... [Read More]
Frank Castillo is the “Roast Battle II” champion
16 people entered, one man left and that man is happens to be the doorman of The Comedy Store. Frank… MORE Frank Castillo is the “Roast Battle II” champion appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Frank Castillo is the “Roast Battle II” champion
16 people entered, one man left and that man is happens to be the doorman of The Comedy Store. Frank… MORE Frank Castillo is the “Roast Battle II” champion appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Roast Battle II begins four-night primetime run on Comedy Central: Watch the previews now!
Roast Battle II begins a four-night run tonight, with new episodes at 10 p.m. Eastern/Pacific Thursday-Sunday, following the action as 16 stand-up comedians roast each other in front of celebrity judges until only one reigns supreme live on Sunday night on Comedy Central. I could’ve sworn that... [Read More]