Boomer Esiason, the former NFL quarterback who is now an analyst on CBS Sports’ “The NFL Today,” will take the hot seat at the next Friars Club Roast charity benefit next January in Gotham. The…
Comedy Central’s roast of actor James Franco drew a solid 3.1 million viewers for its premiere airing Monday night, according to Nielsen, and 5.2 million combined for its two showings. The roast…
No cable? No problem, at least when it comes to this weekend’s broadcast of the “Comedy Central Roast of James Franco.” Comedy Central is leveraging its digital platforms to offer fans a livestream…
James Franco probably thought being a multi-hyphenate performer and artist seemed pretty great. That was before he agreed to be the subject of this year's Comedy Central roast, which was taped Aug…
Viacom and Twitter are going back to the social TV well, after selling the tweet-related video sponsorship opps for MTV's 2013 Music Video Awards within a week of announcing their partnership. Duo…
The “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco” is beginning to fill out its lineup of roasters behind host Seth Rogen. The first round of names confirmed as roasters include: former “Saturday Night Live”…
James Franco’s roast will be led by his “Pineapple Express” co-star Seth Rogen, who has been tapped as Roast Master for the Comedy Central event. Rogen and Franco go back over a decade to TV series…
Comedy Central’s infamous Roast has seen its fair share of interesting celeb victims over the years, from Pamela Anderson, to Flavor Flav, to Larry the Cable Guy. And while the Roast of Donald Trump…
James Franco is the latest celeb to be put in the cross hairs of a Comedy Central roast. The thesp announced Tuesday via Instagram video that he’ll be roasted on the cabler. The roast will be taped…
The Directors Guild of America Awards provided plenty of comic breaks during Saturday's three-hour ceremony -- none funnier than when Martin Short introduced Steven Spielberg.
Comedy Central Latin America is bowing its flagship comedy "Roast" in the region, choosing veteran Mexican comic Hector Suarez as its first victim.
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