Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart, Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen Join Panel Of Judges For “Roast Battle”
Just when you thought the Roast Battle couldn’t get anymore hot, Comedy Central have announced some extra judges. But they're not just any old judges… they just so happen to be: Judd Apatow, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart and Seth Rogen. These cool new cats will be joining an already stellar line up of judges including Anthony Jeselnik, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman and David Spade.
Roastmaster General Jeff Ross and the judges will be deciding the round-by-round fate of 16 “Roast Battle” competitors during the course of the four-night insult-comedy tournament. Brian Moses will officiate.
Hart and Spade will judge the July 28 episode; Goldberg and Jeselnik will judge the July 29 episode; Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Rogen will judge the July 30 episode; and Judd Apatow and Sarah Silverman will judge the live July 31 finals.
“Roast Battle” will be filmed live at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and the comedians doing battle include Tom Ballard, Matthew Broussard, Jimmy Carr, Christi Chiello, Chris Cubas, Olivia Grace, Tony Hinchcliffe, Mike Lawrence, Ralphie May, Sam Morril, Mark Normand, Ms. Pat, Steve Rannazzisi, Earl Skakel, Sarah Tiana and K. Trevor Wilson.
Fans can visit RoastBattle.com to track the tournament bracket and watch highlight clips from each night’s battles, and can join the social conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #RoastBattle.
“Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle” will be airing in Australia on Monday August 1st through to Thursday August 4th at 10pm on Comedy Central, Fetch TV Ch 108. If you're in New Zealand you can catch it from Tuesday August 2nd to Friday August 5th at 9pm on Comedy Central, Sky Ch 11.
Fans can join the social conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #RoastBattle and exclusive content including individual battles and city recaps from the “Road to Roast Battle” tour will be featured on our social accounts as well as our Roast Hub.
Meet the judges with some clips from their best Roast moments and stand up:
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