Aug. 2, 2013
announced today that
has been named Roast Master for the "
COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco
." The event (#FrancoRoast) will tape at Culver Studios on
and premiere on
Monday, September 2
10:00 p.m. ET
Since first teaming up in 1999 on the cult-favorite television series "Freaks and Geeks," Franco and Rogen have collaborated on some of today's most outrageous and quotable movies including "This Is The End," "Pineapple Express" and the forthcoming "The Interview."
The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of James Franco" will be executive produced by
from Tenth Planet Productions, who also served as Executive Producer and Director of the COMEDY CENTRAL Roasts Of
, as well as the Emmy
COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of William Shatner
is the Executive in Charge for the network.
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