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“Comedy Central’s Roast of Denis Leary” (August 10, 2003)

Comedy Central's Roast of Denis LearyBRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The roast of Denis Leary attended by his entertainment pals.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

GENRE: Roast
STATION: Comedy Central
AIR DATE: August 10, 2003

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

WRITER: David Feldman
DIRECTOR: John Fortenberry
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Denis Leary, Jim Serpico
CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: John Fortenberry, Tom Sellitti
PRODUCER: Michel Armour
CONSULTING PRODUCER: Doug Abeles, leo Allen, Hugh Fink
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Bartow Church, Mary T. Novak
EDITOR: Jason Baker
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Apostle
DISTRIBUTOR: Comedy Central, Paramount Home Video

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APPEARANCES BY

Denis Leary…Roastee
Jeff Garlin…Host
Jeremy Schwartz…Announcer
Sonya Rose Atkinson (in audience)
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Jim Breuer
Steve Buscemi (archive footage)
Carmine Cangialosi…Man on the Street
Mario Cantone
Lenny Clarke
Dane Cook
Nick DiPaolo
Doctor Dre
Clint Eastwood (archive footage)
Adam Ferrara
Michael J. Fox
Peter Gallagher
Don Gavis
Gina Gershon
Gilbert Gottfried…Himself and the voice of Clancy
Ed Lover
Joe Mantegna
Bill Nunn (archive footage)
Conan O’Brien
Colin Quinn
Rene Russo
Martin Sheen (archive footage)
Kevin Spacey (archive footage)
Jon Stewart
Chrisopher Walken
Dean Winters (in audience)
Vincent Curatola (uncredited)
Elizabeth Hurley (uncredited)
Vincent Pastore (uncredited)
Steve Schirripa (uncredited)
Kiefer Sutherland (uncredited)
John Ventimiglia (uncredited)

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EXTRAS

Trivia

This special was edited for content and time when aired on Comedy Central. The DVD release contains the uncut version of the program.

Quotes

“Let’s focus on Denis’ film career, since his agent didn’t” – Nick DiPaolo

“Christopher Walken wanted to be here, but the guest list was limited to people from the fuckin’ planet Earth.” – Denis Leary