|Enough with The Bread Already Productions|
Roast Battle S1
Tenth Planet Productions
Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle (or Roast Battle for short and later retitled as Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle II: War of the Words in season 2) is four-episode only reality competition series that's was inspired by the gritty, competitive proving grounds of the comedy club circuit.
The series is a bracket-style, insult comedy Thunderdome event featuring the world's most venomous comedians in one-on-one standoffs, with an all-star panel of judges deciding their tournament fate.
- The series was taped for four nights at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, Canada. The first three episodes of the four-part series will air day-after-tape on July 28 thru July 30 at 10 p.m. ET/PT while the July 31st finals will air live on the same day.
- The first episode of the show was called Road to Roast Battle which originally aired on July 25, 2016.
- Before becoming a competitor for this show in season 1, Jimmy Carr was the host of Distraction for which it aired on the same network as this show from 2005 until 2006.
- In season 2, the title "War of the Words" is a spoof of the novel and film "War of the Worlds".