JEFF ROSS ROASTS THE BORDER: LIVE FROM BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS Premieres 11/16 at 10p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central

JEFF ROSS ROASTS THE BORDER: LIVE FROM BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS Premieres 11/16 at 10p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central

Comedian Jeff Ross packs his bags and makes a dash for the border in the upcoming one-hour special Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas. In this part stand-up, part documentary special, Ross unpacks, breaks down and tears apart our simmering immigration debate through stand-up, roasting and field segments from the US / Mexican border. Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas premieres on Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Watch the trailer here.

"When I was growing up America welcomed immigrants. Now suddenly we're a snobby club with a douchey doorman," said Ross. "I started wondering how the people who actually live along the border feel about America's changing immigration policies, so I went to Brownsville and learned a lot."

Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas follows Ross as he travels from Brownsville, Texas into Matamoros, Mexico to interview and roast the people living on the front lines of the immigration crisis. This provocative and compelling comedy special takes Ross on a journey where he meets everyone from undocumented immigrants, law enforcement agents, DREAMers, "coyotes," and Trump supporters - even coming across a pregnant woman fleeing the violence in El Salvador, stopped at the U.S. border after crossing the Rio Grande river in a raft. What Ross learns is everyone has something at stake when it comes to immigration, and his high school Spanish isn't as good as he thought it was.

Leading up to the on-air premiere, cc.com and the CC App will feature preview clips from the special. The full special Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas will be available in the CC App and on CC.com, and the extended and uncensored version will be available for digital download, on Friday, November 17. Fans can follow Ross on Twitter at @RealJeffreyRoss and Comedy Central Stand-Up at @standup to join the social conversation around the special.

Ross is an actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian originally from Newark, New Jersey. He most recently executive produced and starred in the investigative stand up special Jeff Ross Roast Cops, and Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle on Comedy Central, and in 2015 he executive produced and starred in the acclaimed special Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail. He continues to produce and star in the wildly popular Comedy Central Roast franchise. Ross continues to tour the world performing live as "The Roastmaster General."<


Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas is executive produced by Ross, Stu Miller, Amy Zvi and Willie Mercer. Jonas Larsen and Christian McLaughlin are the Executive Producers for Comedy Central.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go via the Comedy Central App, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB). For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Comedy Central's press Web site at press.cc.com and follow us on Twitter @ComedyCentralPR for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos.

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, apps, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 180 countries. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick, Channel 5 (UK), Telefe (Argentina) and Paramount Channel, reach over 3.9 billion cumulative television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/viacom.

JEFF ROSS ROASTS THE BORDER: LIVE FROM BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS Premieres 11/16 at 10p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central

Comedian Jeff Ross packs his bags and makes a dash for the border in the upcoming one-hour special Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas. In this part stand-up, part documentary special, Ross unpacks, breaks down and tears apart our simmering immigration debate through stand-up, roasting and field segments from the US / Mexican border. Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas premieres on Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Watch the trailer here.

"When I was growing up America welcomed immigrants. Now suddenly we're a snobby club with a douchey doorman," said Ross. "I started wondering how the people who actually live along the border feel about America's changing immigration policies, so I went to Brownsville and learned a lot."

Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas follows Ross as he travels from Brownsville, Texas into Matamoros, Mexico to interview and roast the people living on the front lines of the immigration crisis. This provocative and compelling comedy special takes Ross on a journey where he meets everyone from undocumented immigrants, law enforcement agents, DREAMers, "coyotes," and Trump supporters - even coming across a pregnant woman fleeing the violence in El Salvador, stopped at the U.S. border after crossing the Rio Grande river in a raft. What Ross learns is everyone has something at stake when it comes to immigration, and his high school Spanish isn't as good as he thought it was.

Leading up to the on-air premiere, cc.com and the CC App will feature preview clips from the special. The full special Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas will be available in the CC App and on CC.com, and the extended and uncensored version will be available for digital download, on Friday, November 17. Fans can follow Ross on Twitter at @RealJeffreyRoss and Comedy Central Stand-Up at @standup to join the social conversation around the special.

Ross is an actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian originally from Newark, New Jersey. He most recently executive produced and starred in the investigative stand up special Jeff Ross Roast Cops, and Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle on Comedy Central, and in 2015 he executive produced and starred in the acclaimed special Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail. He continues to produce and star in the wildly popular Comedy Central Roast franchise. Ross continues to tour the world performing live as "The Roastmaster General."

Jeff Ross Roasts the Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas is executive produced by Ross, Stu Miller, Amy Zvi and Willie Mercer. Jonas Larsen and Christian McLaughlin are the Executive Producers for Comedy Central.

Available on-air, online and on-the-go via the Comedy Central App, Comedy Central (www.cc.com) is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB). For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Comedy Central's press Web site at press.cc.com and follow us on Twitter @ComedyCentralPR for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos.

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, apps, games, consumer products, social media experiences, and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 180 countries. Viacom's media networks, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Spike, BET, CMT, TV Land, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., Logo, Nicktoons, TeenNick, Channel 5 (UK), Telefe (Argentina) and Paramount Channel, reach over 3.9 billion cumulative television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/viacom.

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