Most-watched roast in Comedy Central history
Previous record was the 6.1 million Jeff Foxworthy pulled in 2005. Sheen’s affair was also a big step up from the 3.5 million viewers the cabler garnered for its most recent roast. In March, Donald Trump was skewered.
Net aired the roast at 10 p.m., a half-hour following the premiere of the Sheen-less “Two and a Half Men.” The CBS sitcom drew a whopping 28.7 million viewers in its debut.