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Kathy Griffin to Serve as Host for Comedy Central’s Roast of Joan Rivers Variety

“My Life on the D-List” star Kathy Griffin will serve as host for Comedy Central’s roast of TV personality Joan Rivers, Daily Variety reports.

The special will tape July 26 and is scheduled to air Aug. 9.

The network’s recent roasts have scored big audiences, with the most recent, a salute to Larry the Cable Guy, drawing 4.1 million viewers and ranking as the network’s most-watched telecast of the year.

--Sergio Ibarra