BILL HADER, JONAH HILL, NICK KROLL, NATASHA LEGGERO, JEFF ROSS AND SARAH SILVERMAN TO JOIN ROAST MASTER SETH ROGEN FOR THE “COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF JAMES FRANCO”

Additional Roasters and Talent in Attendance to be Announced Shortly

15 AUGUST 2013, NEW YORK, US
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COMEDY CENTRAL unveiled an all-star roster of Roasters who will join Roast Master Seth Rogen for the “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco,” which includes close friends, “This Is The End” co-stars and some of today’s top comedians. To accommodate the growing list of celebrity Roasters and attendees, the network has moved the event tape date to Sunday, 25 August at Culver Studios.

BILL HADER, JONAH HILL, NICK KROLL, NATASHA LEGGERO, JEFF ROSS AND SARAH SILVERMAN TO JOIN ROAST MASTER SETH ROGEN FOR THE “COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF JAMES FRANCO”

Additional Roasters and Talent in Attendance to be Announced Shortly

“COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco” to Tape on August 25 at Culver Studios and Premiere on Wednesday, 20 November at 9pm (TH), 10pm (SIN/PHIL) and 11pm (MAL)

NEW YORK, 15 AUGUST 2013COMEDY CENTRAL unveiled an all-star roster of Roasters who will join Roast Master Seth Rogen for the “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco,” which includes close friends, “This Is The End” co-stars and some of today’s top comedians. To accommodate the growing list of celebrity Roasters and attendees, the network has moved the event tape date to Sunday, 25 August at Culver Studios. The #FrancoRoast airing will remain unchanged, premiering on Wednesday, 20 November at 9pm (TH), 10pm (SIN/PHIL) and 11pm (MAL).

Confirmed Roasters include Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross, and Sarah Silverman. Additional Roasters and talent to be in attendance will be announced shortly.

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 the network.

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