1.3 million viewers climb aboard #SheenRoast crazy train

Hundreds of miles from Normalville and straight off the rails of the crazy train, ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN hit its boiling point with an average audience of 1.32 million total viewers, 540,000 viewers 18-34 and 814,000 viewers 18-49 last night, #winning the new records for the most-watched program ever on The Comedy Network for all key adult demos and the most-watched non-sports English specialty broadcast of all time among total viewers.

Reaching more than 2.5 million Canadians, the premiere broadcast of ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN peaked with an amazing 1.6 million viewers tuning in at 10:13 p.m. ET.

From Mike Tyson biting off more than he can chew to Anthony Jeselnik going for the tactless laughs, the Twitter Overlord and real-life Warlock, Charlie Sheen landed in the hot seat for some verbal impalement.

Viewers can head back to Tiger Blood Valley this weekend with the world conventional broadcast premiere of ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN, Saturday, Sept. 24 at 11:30 p.m. ET on CTV Two. Then, the torpedo of truth re-launches in all its glory with an uncensored rebroadcast of the sizzling special this Sunday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET on The Comedy Network.

In other record-breaking news, yesterday, thecomedynetwork.ca had its second highest daily audience ever, 176.5% above average with over 84 thousand unique visitors, according to Omniture

Holding five of the 10 top trending topics on Twitter in Canada throughout last night’s broadcast, ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN featured Emmy Award®-winning Seth MacFarlane as Roast Master. Related trending Twitter topics included #SheenRoast, #Jeff Ross, #Chinning, #Seth MacFarlane, #Mike Tyson, with #SheenRoast continuing as a top topic into this afternoon.


Roster of Roasters searing Sheen:


Jon Lovitz – Funnyman and SNL alum

Patrice O’Neal – Comedian          

Amy Schumer – Rising comedian

Kate Walsh – Actress and TV “lady” doctor

William Shatner – Previous Roastee and Emmy® Award-winning actor

Anthony Jeselnik – Returning roaster and standup comic

Steve-O – All-around Jackass

Jeffrey Ross – Comedian and veteran Roast Master

Mike Tyson – Boxer with an appetite

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