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Cheech and Chong set to be roasted

Tommy Chong (L) and Cheech Marin of the famed comic duo Cheech and Chong perform in concert at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach on September 27, 2008. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
Tommy Chong (L) and Cheech Marin of the famed comic duo Cheech and Chong perform in concert at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach on September 27, 2008. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush) | License Photo

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.

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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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