January 29, 2017

Roast Battle Finalists Will Throw Down Tonight, LIVE. What You Need to Know About the Final Four

  Tonight’s live Comedy Central Roast Battle II is the culmination of a month of roasty TV, and about six months of preparation by the combatants. […]
July 28, 2016

Just for Laughs in Photos Wednesday July 27

We’ve been here all week, but the real rush of the comedy superstars smashed into Montreal at full force today and you can’t throw a rock […]
July 28, 2016

Roast Battle Premieres Tonight: Meet 3 Characters You Will Fall in Love With

Wednesday night in Montreal at the Just for Laughs Festival, Comedy Central pulled into town to transform Los Angeles’ Roast Battle into a big network event. […]
July 21, 2016

Jeff Ross Explains for the Regs, What a Roast Battle Is

Jeffrey Ross went on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night and explained for the non-comedy nerd universe what a Roast Battle is. Of course everyone who reads […]
March 31, 2016

Finally, the Comedy Roast Competition Battle is Coming to Television

The hottest trend in live comedy last year was undoubtably the roast battle. What started as a way to blow off steam late night at the Comedy Store's Belly Room in Los Angeles has now become a small industry, with roast competitions popping up all over the country in clubs and festivals. Now Comedy Central welcomes Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle to television spearheaded by the roastmater himself, Jeff Ross.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
July 23, 2015

Chappelle Show Ends Early After a Fight Breaks Out in the Audience and More News From Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival

Yesterday was my first day back in Montreal for the 2015 Just For Laughs Festival and there's already so much to talk about I don't know where to start.
November 6, 2014

Why Roast Battle is Becoming The Biggest Can’t Miss Show in Comedy

Roast Battle is the ultimate “you had to be there” experience, and fortunately New Yorkers will get the chance Saturday November 8th thanks to the New York Comedy Festival. It’s what you’d get if you combined 8 Mile style rap battles with a Comedy Central Roast and held it at a circus. Roast Battle is the brainchild of comedians Rell Battle and Brian Moses, who took a couple of comedians trading barbs at a late night open mic and turned it into a standing room only weekly event in The Comedy Store’s Belly Room.