• ------- To Stream Pre-Show LIVE On Tuesday, March 15 From 9:30 –
    10:00 P.M. ET/PT
    Ross To Interact Directly With Roast Fans LIVE Via Twitter, Facebook And Skype
    Ross Twitter @realjeffreyross
    Online Special Sponsored By AXE Hair To Feature An Exclusive Sneak Peek Of The
    "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump" Premiering On COMEDY CENTRAL
    On Tuesday, March 15 At 10:30 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 – Comedian Jeffrey Ross will host, “Fireside Chat Room,” sponsored by AXE Hair, will also treat fans to an exclusive sneak peek and behind-the-scenes footage of the

COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump,

which premieres on COMEDY CENTRAL on Tuesday, March 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

“Enough with the celebrities. This

is a chance for real fans to roast Donald Trump. But be forewarned, participating means you are fair game too. Fear the

Roast Master General,” said Ross.

“Fireside Chat Room” will give Roast fans a deeper, socially

integrated viewing experience. The half-hour special streaming online before the network premiere of “Tosh.0″ and the

“COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump,” will connect with viewers via Twitter, Facebook and Skype. Ross, who is a

featured Roaster on the “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump,” will give fans the chance to get Roasted by the Roast

Master General himself, Ross, during the LIVE Web show.

Viewers can send their Twitter questions to @realjeffreyross to join the LIVE conversation. He will also take to the

streets of New York outside Trump Towers to allow fans a chance to Roast the real estate mogul and the most recognized

businessman in the world, Donald Trump. During the LIVE Roast pre-show, fans will also get an exclusive sneak peek and

behind-the-scenes footage of the “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump.”

The “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald

Trump” premieres on Tuesday, March 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Primetime Emmy™-nominated “Family Guy” creator Seth

MacFarlane heads the festivities as the evening’s Roast Master. Roasters include Whitney Cummings, Anthony Jeselnik, Larry King,

Lisa Lampanelli, Marlee Matlin, Jeffrey Ross

and Mike “The

Situation” Sorrentino.

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comedy network, currently is seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a

registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.’s

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Aileen Budow



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