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"

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    Additional Roasters and Talent in Attendance to be Announced Shortly
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    "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco" to Tape on August 25 at Culver Studios and
    Premiere on Labor Day, Monday, September 2 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
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NEW YORK, August 13, 2013 – COMEDY CENTRAL unveiled today 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, August 25 at

Culver Studios. The #FrancoRoast airing will remain unchanged, premiering on Labor Day, Monday, September 2 at 10:00 p.m.

ET/PT.

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 William Shatner.” Miles Levy of James/Levy Management will also serve

as Executive Producer. Jonas Larsen is the Executive in Charge for the network.

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