The Burn with Jeff Ross
|The Burn with Jeff Ross|
|Created by||Jeff Ross|
|Directed by||Jay Karas|
|Presented by||Jeff Ross|
|Narrated by||Gilbert Gottfried|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Executive producer(s)||Jeff Ross
|Running time||20 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Tagline Television
Enough With the Bread Already Productions
New Boots Productions
|Original channel||Comedy Central|
|Original release||August 14, 2012– February 12, 2013|
The Burn with Jeff Ross is a comedy panel show hosted by comedian Jeff Ross that aired on Comedy Central. The show debuted on August 14, 2012, and was executive produced by Ross himself. The program featured Ross roasting a wide variety of targets, along with guest appearances by fellow comedians who make up a panel of roasters. The show was renewed for a second season by Comedy Central, which premiered January 8, 2013.
The Burn with Jeff Ross was presented in a humorous half-hour format, and was broadcast Tuesday nights at 10:30 EST (9:30 Central). The show was broken down into many segments. Examples of these segments included celebrity visits, public roasting, and panelist roasting. The first season contained an additional segment, known as "speed roasting", in which members of the audience volunteered to be roasted. As of the second season, the "speed roasting" segment is available only via the Internet.
The show usually featured several segments such as:
- "Friendly Fire": Ross meets up with a celebrity friend of his, usually roasting each other
- "Rapid Fire": Ross makes a quick succession of jokes about a certain topic/celebrity (season 1 only)
- "Public Enemy": Ross, sometimes riding a Segway scooter, goes around to roast regular people out on the street, sometimes following a certain theme, such a meter maids and pornstars
- "Panel": three guest comedians discuss the recent news and pop culture happenings
- "Too Soon?": the last segment of every episode, Ross does a roast/eulogy for somebody that had recently died, whether a celebrity or someone anonymous who died in a humorous or idiotic way
Season 1 (2012)
Season 2 (2013)
|No. in series||No. in season||Original air date||Public Enemy||Friendly Fire||Guests||Panel Topics||Too Soon?|
|7||1||January 8, 2013||Westboro Baptist Church||Bobby Lee, Anthony Jeselnik, Lisa Lampanelli||Bulletproof vests for kids, South Korean toilet theme park||Paparazzo struck by car|
|8||2||January 15, 2013||Highly sensitive people||The ladies of The View (Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar)||Natasha Leggero, Judah Friedlander, Dave Attell||Academy Award nominations, Gun appreciation day||Stripper who fell over a railing|
|9||3||January 22, 2013||Smokers||Bob Saget||Margaret Cho, James Adomian, Brian Posehn||Formal Fridays, Manti Te'o, Man who made a gold shirt, Man chastity belt||Man slipped to death while defecating between two subway cars|
|10||4||January 29, 2013||Teachers||Celebrities at the premiere of Movie 43 (Patrick Warburton, Tom Arnold, Common, Larry David, J. B. Smoove, Gene Simmons, Andy Dick, Seann William Scott)||Aisha Tyler, T. J. Miller, Gilbert Gottfried||Women in combat, Super Bowl XLVII, Wade Davis||Man suffocated by girlfriend's breasts|
|11||5||February 5, 2013||Black History Month||Michael Ian Black, Sherrod Small, Adam Carolla||Klan Robes in the Classroom, Iran sends monkey into space, My Strange Addiction||Secret service dog falls off 6 story building protecting Joe Biden|
|12||6||February 12, 2013||Rob Corddry||Nikki Glaser, Al Madrigal, Ralphie May||Shaving Pubes, Enlarging G Spot, In Israel pot improves quality of life||16 yr old dies of dehydration after masturbating 42 times|
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- "Jeff Ross Talks 'The Burn' And Roasting Presidential Candidates: 'Let Freedom Zing' (VIDEO)". The Huffington Post. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
- "Comedy Central Renews "The Burn with Jeff Ross". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 15, 2012.
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