Star Spotlight: Comic Relief

Anthony Anderson, Bobby Flay and Bob Tuschman

FNS7 Episode 9 "Roast" Star Challenge

FNS7 Episode 9 Guest Judge Comedian Anthony Anderson with Bobby Flay, Bob Tuschman and Susie Fogelson of the Selection Committee at the "Roast" Star Challenge.

Photo by: Edward Chen/Creel Films ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

Edward Chen/Creel Films, 2011, Television Food Network, G.P.

This week’s challenge brought something totally different to the Star set. Usually the finalists are trying to impress Food Network stars – members of the elite club that they’re vying to join. The surprise guests for the Roast were stars from the comedy world: Anthony Anderson, Gilbert Gottfried, Judy Gold, Louie Anderson and Aubrey Plaza. This impressive panel of comedians — faces you may recognize from stand-up, movies and television — was tasked with making fun of the finalists to see who could roll with the punches and take themselves a little less seriously.

Check out our behind-the-scenes footage of these funny men and women answering questions like “What would be your Food Network show?”

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