This Week in Good Sports: James Franco Agrees to Subject Himself to a Comedy Central Roast

PRESS RELEASE: COMEDY CENTRAL is rolling out the red carpet for the multi-hyphenated and extremely talented James Franco.  The network announced today that Franco will be adding a new moniker to his ever growing list of accomplishments as this year’s Roastee.  The “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of James Franco” (#FrancoRoast) will tape in Los Angeles in August and premiere on Labor Day.

“If only James Franco was a more successful, multi-hyphenated, incessant creative risk taker in different media, he’d be the perfect person to roast.  Oh well… I suppose we’ll just have to make do,” said Kent Alterman, President, Content Development & Original Programming, COMEDY CENTRAL.

“I’ve dreamed about this Roast for as long as I can remember,” said Franco.

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