VIDEO: Seth Rogan in New Promo for COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF JAMES FRANCO; Aziz Ansari, Andy Sandberg Added to Line-Up

August 21
12:50 2013

Comedy Central announced today that AZIZ ANSARI and Andy Samberg have been added to its star- studded dais for the "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco." The #FrancoRoast will premiere on Labor Day, Monday, September 2 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Get a first look at the new promo below!

Ansari and Samberg will join Roast Master Seth Rogen and Roasters Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross and Sarah Silverman on stage during the August 25 taping at Culver Studios.

The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco" will be executive produced by Joel Gallen from Tenth Planet Productions, who also served as Executive Producer and Director of the Comedy Central Roasts of Rosanne Barr, Charlie Sheen and Donald Trump, as well as the Emmy-nominated "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of William Shatner." Jonas Larsen is the Executive in Charge for COMEDY CENTRAL.

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VIDEO: Seth Rogan in New Promo for COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF JAMES FRANCO; Aziz Ansari, Andy Sandberg Added to Line-Up


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