Comedy Central has announced that comedians Aziz Ansari and Andy Samberg will participate in the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco. In addition, the network has released two promos for the big event, airing Monday, September 2 at 10 PM ET. Take a look at the videos, then read the official press release to see who else will be roasting James Franco on Labor Day.
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.
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.