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How to watch the ‘The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin’

A silver screen is getting dragged across the coals.


Jaime Carrillo


Pop music kings. Vanguards of rap. Captains of the USS Enterprise. And yeah, even the sitting U.S. president. At this point, nobody is safe from the painful barbs spat out by Roast Masters at Comedy Central Roasts. 

This year, one of Hollywood’s most celebrated talents (and occasional cranks) is going to be taken down a few pegs in The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. Not only has Baldwin beat out a brood of brothers in his rise to silver screen fame, but he’s one of the few in show business who also sports serious comedy chops. After all, he’s hosted Saturday Night Live 17 times and even won two comedy Emmys for his stint on 30 Rock. Will he come out unscathed or have a classic Baldwin public freakout? You’ll have to tune in to find out.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin.


The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin dais

The dais of the roast will comprise of friends of Baldwin along with a few comedians including Robert De Niro, Blake Griffin, Caitlyn Jenner, Joel McHale, Debra Messing, Chris Redd, and Jeff Ross. Sean Hayes will serve as Roastmaster.

When does The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin air?

The roast will air on Sunday, September 15 at 10pm ET. 

What channel is The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin on?

Like all roasts in the modern era, Alec Baldwin’s will take place exclusively on Comedy Central.

How to watch the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin

Comedy Central is available on a handful of the major live TV streaming services. When trying to decide which one is best for you, you’ll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you’ll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming. 

1) Philo

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Philo is the least expensive streaming service, but it has some limitations. You won’t find the sports channels that dominate other packages or local channels. However, it’s the cheapest way to gain access to Comedy Central at only $20 a month. You will also find the best deal on popular channels like Animal Planet, IFC, AMC, Lifetime, and even deep cuts like ID. You also get free cloud DVR, but shows recorded are deleted after 30 days, so binge responsibly.


2) Sling TV

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Sling TV

For a more à la carte service, look to Sling TV. It offers two cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, both of which cost $25 per month. If you grab them both (Sling Orange + Blue) you can save $10 per month. Sling Blue offers more bang for your buck with over 40 channels, including sports necessities like FS1, NBCSN, and NFL Network. You’ll also gain access to the usual cable mainstays like Food Network, Discovery, Cartoon Network, SYFY, and FXX. Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels. Comedy Central is available on both Sling Orange and Sling Blue packages.


3) AT&T TV Now

watch the Comedy Central roast of Alec Baldwin on AT&T TV Now
  • Cost: $50-$135 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)

There’s a good chance that you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs. The second you sign up you’ll gain instant access to 45+ channels, including local channels and even free HBO on PLUS and MAX channel suites. Plus, it comes with CloudDVR which lets you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. One account works on two devices, but you can add more devices for only $5.


Other ways to watch The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin

1) Comedy Central website and app

the Comedy Central roast of Alec Baldwin

Many cable channels let you live stream directly from their site, and Lifetime is no different. Simply go to the channel’s website, select a video to watch, and then fill in your login information from the above services when prompted. Unfortunately, Sling TV won’t work for this.

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