NEW YORK, August 2, 2012 – COMEDY CENTRAL announced today the final line-up of Roasters for the “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Roseanne” (#RoseanneRoast). Ellen Barkin, Wayne Brady and Gilbert Gottfried have been added to the all-star roster of Roasters led by Roast Master Jane Lynch. The “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Roseanne” will tape at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 4 and will premiere on Sunday, August 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Barkin, Brady and Gottfried join the previously announced Roasters which include Carrie Fisher, Seth Green, Katey Sagal, Anthony Jeselnik, Jeffrey Ross, and Amy Schumer. Additionally, “Roseanne” cast mates Sarah Chalke, Michael Fishman and Alicia Goranson will be in attendance.
The “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Roseanne” 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 Charlie Sheen, Donald Trump, David Hasselhoff, Joan Rivers, Larry The Cable Guy, Bob Saget, Flavor-Flav, Pamela Anderson, 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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