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‘Comedy’ roasts Anderson

Former 'Baywatch' star 1st female recipient of comedy honor

Pamela Anderson will become the first female recipient of a “Comedy Central Roast” spec, skedded to tape Aug. 7 for an Aug. 14 airdate.

Jimmy Kimmel will host the roast, which Tenth Planet Prods.’ Joel Gallen is exec producing. Elizabeth Porter oversees for the comedy net.

A few months ago, “The Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy” premiered to 6.2 million viewers, making it the second most-watched cablecast in the net’s history, after a 1998 episode of “South Park” (Daily Variety, March 23).

Anderson, who will be lampooned for her animal activism among other things, is donating her fee to PETA.

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