Inspired by the gritty, competitive proving grounds of the comedy-club circuit, Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle is a bracket-style insult-comedy Thunderdome event featuring the world's most venomous comedians in one-on-one standoffs, with an all-star panel of judges deciding their tournament fate. Roast Battle is led by Roastmaster General Jeff Ross and referee/comedian Brian Moses.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle - Tony Hinchcliffe - Netflix
Tony Hinchcliffe is a stand-up comedian and writer. He has been on the writing staff of the Comedy Central Roast series. He also appeared as a roaster on the All Def Digital Roast of Snoop Dogg that aired on Fusion in 2016. Hinchcliffe is known for dark and edgy subject matter and insult comedy. He is the host of the comedy podcast Kill Tony. His one-hour stand-up special One Shot premiered on Netflix in 2016.
Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle - Early life - Netflix
Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Hinchcliffe was raised by his single mother in the city's north side. Hinchcliffe attended Ursuline High School, graduating in 2002. Hinchcliffe told the Free Times of Columbia, South Carolina that he grew-up in a tough neighborhood and that he first developed his roasting skills as a defense mechanism. In an interview with cleveland.com he said that his insult skills also got him punched in the face on the school bus on his first day of school.
Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle - References - Netflix