Cheech and Chong set to be roasted

Nov. 17, 2008 at 8:35 PM
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LAS VEGAS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are to be roasted by their fellow comedians during a special to be taped in Las Vegas, TBS said Monday.

Brad Garrett has signed on as host of "Cheech and Chong Roasted," a one-hour show starring Tom Arnold, Geraldo Rivera, Penn & Teller, Wilmer Valderrama, Greg Giraldo, The Rev. Al Sharpton and Shelby Chong, with special appearances by Steve Carell and Andy Dick.

The special, which is part of The Comedy Festival, is to be taped Friday in The Palace at Caesars Palace. It is slated to premiere Nov. 30 on TBS.

A co-production between TBS and AEG Live, the festival is to return to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for a fourth year Thursday through Saturday.

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