ROAST OF JAMES FRANCO Among Comedy Central's Best Bets Week of 9/1
COMEDY CENTRAL'S BEST BETS FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 1
Monday, September 2
"COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco"
10:00 p.m. - 11:40 p.m. (All-New Episodes)
COMEDY CENTRAL is rolling out the red carpet for the multi-hyphenated and extremely talented James Franco. Franco will be adding a new moniker to his ever-growing list of accomplishments as this year's Roastee. The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of James Franco" (#FrancoRoast) will premiere on Labor Day, Monday, September 2nd at 10:00pm ET/PT. Seth Rogen will serve as Roast Master and Roasters include Aziz Ansari, Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross, Andy Samberg and Sarah Silverman.
Tuesday, September 3 - Thursday, September 5
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" - Featuring the return of Jon Stewart
11:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (All-New Episodes)
The guests for this week's all-new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" include Michael C. Hall, star of "Dexter" (Thursday, September 5). Guests for Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4 are TBA.
"The Colbert Report"
11:30 p.m. - Midnight (All-New Episodes)
The guests for this week's all-new episodes of "The Colbert Report" include Gary England, Chief Meteorologist at Channel 9 in Oklahoma City, OK (Tuesday, September 3); Piper Kerman, author of "Orange is the New Black" (Wednesday, September 4); and John Prine, musician promoting the album "The Singing Mailman Delivers" (Thursday, September 5).
Tuesday, September 3
"Tosh.0" - Fall Season Premiere
10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Season-Premiere Episode)
Look out, internet! Daniel Tosh returns with all-new episodes of "Tosh.0," breaking down that vast field of twarties, vlogs, hashtags and deluded Youtube sensations for your viewing pleasure.
"Brickleberry" - Season 2 Premiere
10:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere Episode) "Miracle Lake"
The dysfunctional crew of Brickleberry National Park forest rangers returns for more misadventures at the second-tier park. The animated series is executive produced by Daniel Tosh along with Waco O'Guin and Roger Black, who wrote and created the series. Featuring the voices of Tosh, Black, Tom Kenny ("SpongeBob SquarePants"), Dave Herman ("Office Space"), Jerry Minor ("Eastbound & Down") and Natasha Leggero ("Ugly Americans").
Wednesday, September 4
"Futurama" - Series Finale
10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Series-Finale Episode) "Meanwhile"
This is it, "Futurama" fans. The final season has landed. This week, Fry asks Leela to marry him, and they face their destiny together as the Professor's latest invention alters the fabric of time in "Meanwhile." How will we ever survive without them?
Friday, September 6
8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (All-New Episode)
Class is still in session Friday nights this September when we bring you blocks of our best school-themed series and movies, all counting down to the launch of "Community" on Comedy Central on Friday, September 20. This week, catch a two-hour block of South Park episodes.
"John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show"
11:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. (All-New Episode)
"The Daily Show's" John Oliver once again brings together some of his favorite stand-up comedians for the fourth season of "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show." With his trademark British charm and New York edge, Oliver opens each of the eight episodes with original material and introduces three comedians across the hour. New episodes air Fridays from 11:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. with limited commercial interruption. This week's all-new episode features Ali Wong, Travon Free, and Paul F. Tompkins.