As a stand-up comic, Ross has appeared on TV shows such as The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Last Call with Carson Daly, Last Comic Standing, ABC's The View, and HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. In addition to his television credits, he is also a regular on The Opie and Anthony Show, and performs regularly for American servicemen and women stationed worldwide, and in support of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort in Louisiana and Mississippi. Along with Lisa Lampanelli, he is considered one of the last insult comics.
Ross is also the current New York Friars' Club "Roastmaster General", and was a roaster for the last six Comedy Central roasts: Pamela Anderson in 2005, William Shatner in 2006, Flavor Flav in 2007, Bob Saget in 2008, Larry the Cable Guy in 2009, and Joan Rivers in 2009. He has also written for, performed in and/or produced several other celebrity roasts, including those for Hugh Hefner, Rob Reiner, Jerry Stiller, Drew Carey, Emmitt Smith, Carson Daly, Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic, Gene Simmons, and Joan Rivers.
In addition to Ross' dramatic turn on CBS's CSI, he has appeared on HBO's Six Feet Under, Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman Program, and Showtime's Weeds. He has also appeared as a regular cast member in Nick Cannon's Wild 'n Out on MTV. In film, he has appeared in Stuck on You and The Aristocrats. He also provided the voice for the beagle Buddy in the MTV2 Sic'emation animated satire program that he created, Where My Dogs At?.
Dancing with the Stars
Ross competed on seventh season of Dancing with the Stars. He was partnered with Edyta Sliwinska. During rehearsal of their first dance, Ross was accidentally poked in the eye by Sliwinska, suffering a scratched cornea. Against doctor's advice, Ross continued the competition. They were the first couple to be eliminated.