- Set the oven on high and prepare to be roasted! Jane Lynch takes on Roseanne Barr in the smokin’ hot special THE ROAST OF ROSEANNE, Sunday, Aug. 12, at 10 p.m. ET/PT
- Relive the humiliation and incineration of previously skewered victims in encore broadcasts of THE ROAST, Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning Aug. 5
- Jeff Ross, “The Roastmaster General,” is back and this time he’s taking no prisoners in the series premiere of THE BURN, Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
- Red Green (Steve Smith) offers his homespun wisdom on the special premiere of RED GREEN’S WIT & WISDOM TOUR, Monday Aug. 6 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
- Don’t miss new SATURDAY NIGHT STAND UP specials all month long, including JEFF ROSS: ROASTS AMERICA (Aug. 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT), as well as ALONZO BODDEN: WHO’S PAYING ATTENTION (Aug. 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT), and CARLOS MENCIA: NEW TERRITORY (Aug. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT).
- Charlie Sheen is #winning again! Catch his highly anticipated series ANGER MANAGEMENT, Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
- On Monday, Aug. 6 beginning at 6 a.m. ET/PT, Jeff Dunham’s entourage of signature characters challenge and chastise his every sentence during the JEFF DUNHAM MARATHON
Below is a chronological listing of Comedy’s programming highlights for August. All programming is subject to change (all times ET/PT; visit TheComedyNetwork.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
Saturday, Aug. 4
9 p.m. – SATURDAY NIGHT STAND UP: ALONZO BODDEN: WHO’S PAYING ATTENTION?
Alonzo Bodden shot to the top of the comedy world when he won LAST COMIC STANDING. With his quick wit and searing delivery, Alonzo is a comedy fixture in movies, television and radio. He has headlined international comedy festivals from Montreal to Australia with his laugh-out-loud rants about the continuing decline of Western Civilization. Alonzo tackles the absurdity of pop culture in WHO’S PAYING ATTENTION?, his one-hour live event taped in New York City.
Sunday, Aug. 5
9 p.m. – THE ROAST OF LARRY THE CABLE GUY (Encore Broadcast)
Larry falls victim to celebrity Roasters including Drew Carey, Nick DiPaolo, Jeff Foxworthy, Greg Giraldo, Toby Keith, Lisa Lampanelli, Dan Marino and Jeffrey Ross in THE ROAST OF LARRY THE CABLE GUY.
Monday, Aug. 6
6 a.m. – 6 p.m. – JEFF DUNHAM MARATHON
Catch a full day of Jeff Dunham and his entourage of characters beginning withCOMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS JEFF DUNHAM, followed by THE JEFF DUNHAM SHOW, SPARK OF INSANITY and CONTROLLED CHAOS.
10 p.m. – RED GREEN’S WIT & WISDOM TOUR *Special Premiere*
The champion of underachieving men everywhere, Red Green (Steve Smith) offers homespun wisdom (“Lower expectations and live a happier life.”), philosophies on relationships (“Women always have the last word in an argument. Anything after that is just the beginning of the next argument”), and of course handyman tips (“Never get in-between electricity and where it wants to go”). It’s time to bring out the flannel shirt, find those suspenders, dig out the duct tape and join Red Green!
Saturday, Aug. 11
9 p.m. – SATURDAY NIGHT STAND UP: CARLOS MENCIA: NEW TERRITORY
Mencia is back and at the top of his game. As outspoken as ever, he brings fans into bold new comedic territory, using personal stories and an uncompromising world view to connect with his universal and diverse fan base. Filmed at the Pechanga Casino in Temecula, CA, Mencia’s latest special puts him in a new light while still showcasing the trademark “keep it real” attitude his fans have always loved.
Sunday, Aug. 12
9 p.m. – THE ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN (Encore Broadcast)
With tiger blood running through his veins, and the goddesses at his side, Ma-Sheen puts his life in jeopardy yet again at the hands of “Roastmaster General,” Jeff Ross, for THE ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN.
10 p.m. – THE ROAST OF ROSEANNE *Special Premiere*
Future Presidential candidate and comedy legend Roseanne Barr prepares for the incineration of a lifetime at the hands of Roast Master Jane Lynch (GLEE) and a panel of soon-to-be-announced roasters.
Tuesday, Aug. 14
10 p.m. – ANGER MANAGEMENT *Series Premiere*
Catch a sneak peek of Charlie Sheen’s anticipated comeback in the series premiere of ANGER MANAGEMENT, featuring an anger management therapist (Sheen) who may need more counselling than his patients.
10:30 p.m. – THE BURN *Series Premiere*
The “Roastmaster General,” Jeff Ross, brings down his roasting skills on everything and everyone in his path. Ross and his not-very-nice pals will take aim at each week’s most-discussed people, places and things.
Sunday, Aug. 19
9 p.m. – THE ROAST OF DAVID HASSELHOFF (Encore Broadcast)
The Hoff drowns in insults with no life guard on duty to save him from the comedic bards. Seth MacFarlane, the Emmy-nominated creator of FAMILY GUY, serves as Roastmaster as the Hoff is soaked with jokes about his booze, burgers and babes.
Tuesday, Aug. 21
10:30 p.m. – THE BURN
Saturday Aug. 25
9 p.m. – SATURDAY NIGHT STAND UP: JEFF ROSS: ROASTS AMERICA
In this one-hour special, Ross returns to roast his way across the U.S., one city and one group of masochistic volunteer roastees at a time. Travelling 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 the United States, and the people that inhabit it.
Sunday, Aug. 26
9 p.m. – THE ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP (Encore Broadcast)
Donald Trump has got a “situation” and all the money in the world can’t fix it. Celebrity Roasters manning the notoriously take-no-prisoners dais include legendary television personality and suspender connoisseur, Larry King, Academy Award®-winner Marlee Matlin, the chronically blunt rapper Snoop Dogg, and JERSEY SHORE’s finest, the fabulous Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino.
Tuesday, Aug. 2810:30 p.m. – THE BURN