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DAVID SPADE TAPPED AS ROAST MASTER FOR THE “COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ROB LOWE”

“Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe” to Tape on Saturday, 27 August at Sony Studios in California, U.S.

Premieres in Asia on Saturday, 10 September at 8pm (TH/WIB), 9pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and 10pm (MY)

SINGAPORE, 26 JULY 2016 – Comedy Central announced today that comedian and actor David Spade has been named Roast Master for the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe. The event (#LoweRoast) will tape at Sony Studios in California, U.S. on Saturday, 27 August and premiere in Asia on Saturday, 10 September at 8pm (TH/WIB), 9pm (HK/PH/SG/TW) and 10pm (MY).

"Comedy Central asked a bunch of ugly guys to make fun of a good looking guy. I said yes right away. Then I realized I wasn’t the good looking guy,” said Spade.

The Comedy Central Roast Of Rob Lowe will be executive produced by Joel Gallen from Tenth Planet Productions, who also served as Executive Producer and Director of the Comedy Central Roasts of Justin Bieber, James Franco, Charlie Sheen, and Donald Trump, as well as the Emmy-nominated Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner. Jonas Larsen is the Executive Producer for Comedy Central.

Comedy Central, the world’s biggest comedy network, has been making audiences laugh since it first launched in the United States in 1991. Renowned for featuring a stable of exclusive and tailor-made local and international comedy, the brand has become the ultimate destination for all kinds of humour, from traditional to satire to sketches to popular sitcoms. Outside of the United States, Comedy Central, seen in over 70 territories via more than 12 locally programmed and operated TV channels, is part of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information about Comedy Central in Asia, visit www.comedycentralasia.com.

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Comedy Central asked a bunch of ugly guys to make fun of a good looking guy. I said yes right away. Then I realized I wasn’t the good looking guy.

David Spade, Roast Master for Comedy Central's The Roast of Rob Lowe
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