Comedy Central Roast of Steve Hofmeyr (Uncut)
The Comedy Central Roast of Steve Hofmeyr, Comedy Central’s first ever African “Roast” featured the roasting of controversial public figure, Steve Hofmeyr, by an all star “roasting” panel consisting of Kuli Roberts, Casper De Vries, John Vlismas, Robert Whitehead, Anele Mdoda, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, David Kau, Minki ...
Taped on 11 September 2012 at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg, the TV premiere of The Comedy Central Roast of Steve Hofmeyr dominated the TV airwaves on South Africa’s National Heritage Day (a.k.a National Braai Day), achieving Comedy Central’s highest ever rating among DStv premium viewers aged 20-49. During the broadcast, Comedy Central went unchallenged as the highest ranked channel on the DStv bouquet in terms of ratings and audience share, with nearly one in four Premium viewers aged 20-49 tuning in to watch.
More than a month after the taping, the buzz about the Roast continued, while on-going spats between Roast alumni Trevor Noah and Kuli Roberts, as well as Steve Hofmeyr and John Vlismas enlivened the Twitterverse for weeks.
This June, Comedy Central will be airing the Uncut “too hot for TV” version of the show.
This June, Comedy Central will be airing the raw, uncut and “too hot for TV” version of the Roast. Get ready to laugh as Roastmaster Trevor Noah confidently marshals his unruly panel of “roasters”.