• Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll at Comedy Central’s Roast of James Franco (Videos)

    Comedy Central’s Roast of James Franco is set to premiere on Labor Day at 10 pm ET– that’s Sept. 2 for you unpatriotic comedy lovers. And the first previews have just been released. Check out Aziz Ansari and Nick Kroll below! Roast of James FrancoGet More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Roast of James FrancoGet More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast

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    Aziz Ansari, Andy Samberg added to Roast of James Franco on Comedy Central

    Comedy Central is adding more heat to the upcoming Roast of James Franco. Aziz Ansari and Andy Samberg are joining roasters Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross and Sarah Silverman to skewer the actor/writer/artist/professor/student. Seth Rogen is set to act act roastmaster. The roast — use #FrancoRoast if you’re on Twitter — will air on Labor Day– Monday, Sept 2 at 10pm. Go here for previous

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    Sarah Silverman, Bill Hader and more will roast James Franco on Comedy Central

    Though more will soon be announced, Comedy Central this morning confirmed the first round of comedians who will participate in the Roast of James Franco. Bill Hader (who just departed Saturday Night Live after eight seasons), Jonah Hill (Franco’s co-star in This is the End), Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross and Sarah Silverman are set to join the already announced roastmaster Seth Rogen. The event will be filmed on

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    You should watch these two teasers for Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco

    While we’re all waiting for the Labor Day premiere of Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco, allow us to tease you with a pair of videos: Roast of James FrancoGet More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Roast of James FrancoGet More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Seth Rogen has been tapped as the roastmaster, though Comedy Central hasn’t announced the full lineup of roasters. Who’s it gonna be, you guys?!

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    Comedy Central announces ‘This is the End’ star James Franco as next roast victim

    Comedy Central will continue its 10-year tradition of roasting our favorite pop-culture icons and comedians next month when they tape the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco. “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, Comedy Central’s president of content development and

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    Watch Jeff Ross as Joe Paterno at Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

    On Saturday, Comedy Central’s Roast of Roseanne taped in Los Angeles. We were there to witness all of the action (live blog here). And although there were many laughs and a handful of surprises, comedian and roast veteran Jeff Ross’ arrival and performance as the late Penn State football honcho Joe Paterno, will no doubt go down as the most controversial of the night. Check out Ross in action below,

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    Laughspin’s live blog from the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne

    Just getting ready to live blog the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne/seduce a grown up D.J. Conner. Stay tuned! Be sure to keep refreshing this page for constant updates throughout the taping tonight! 7:08 pm PST I’m upstairs in the Press Room, which up until 5 seconds ago did not have air conditioning, wifi, or alcohol. Good thing I always have Klonopin! The red (brownish) carpet was pretty cool (despite

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    Tom Arnold has ‘no interest’ in Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

    Roseanne Barr’s ex-husband, Tom Arnold will not be participating in the comedian’s roast that is set to tape and will air on Comedy Central in August. Arnold’s representative told TMZ, “He has absolutely no interest in being a part of [the roast].” The two have brawled in the past and joked about each other post-marriage, whether it be on the Howard Stern Show, on Conan (below) or in a stand-up

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    Comedy Central announces Roseanne roast, will be ‘reminiscent of classic roasts’

    Comedy Central is rolling out the red carpet for one of America’s most outspoken and pioneering comedians. The network announced today that Roseanne Barr will be the next Roastee. The Comedy Central Roast Of Roseanne will tape in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 4 and premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 10 pm EST. “Although Roseanne appears to be a demure, soft spoken woman eternally committed to

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    Watch Dane Cook roast Motley Crue

    Back in August, we told you guys about Dane Cook’s participation in a roast of legendary rock band Motley Crue. It was all part of the Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles. Well, the full video of his performance surfaced online this week and we, of course, wanted to share it with you. You can check it out below. Enjoy!

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    Amy Schumer on her Steve-O, Ryan Dunn roast joke: “I don’t feel the need to apologize”

    Now that the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen aired last night — the network’s highest rated roast in history, by the way, with an average of 6.4 million viewers — the outrage has begun. Hooray! But, really most of the outrage has been directed toward comedian Amy Schumer, who as you’re probably well aware, made a joke about Jackass star Steve-O, who was one of the roasters last night.

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    Watch the first look of Charlie Sheen on the Wendy Williams Show

    Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen is set to air on Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 pm ET, but we’ve already shown you guys some great previews from what will go down as one of the major comedy events of 2011. And now, we can show you some clips from Sheen’s one and only televised interview he agreed to do shortly after the roast taping last Saturday. The lucky host?

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    Nine videos to help prepare you for Monday’s Charlie Sheen roast on Comedy Central

    As if you already didn’t know, Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen will premiere this Monday at 10 pm ET. You may know that it’s happening but are you prepared? You are? Right. Ok, well we’re going to prep you even more. Below you will find nine videos that will make watch the roast better than your friends. The first video comes from Laughspin’s red carpet coverage of the event,

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    Watch the first three previews from Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen

    It taped this past Saturday in Los Angeles, but Comedy Central is already rolling out to video previews of their Roast of Charlie Sheen. You may have caught our impressive, detailed and hilarious live blog from the event. The real deal premieres this coming Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 pm ET– the same night Sheen’s former show Two-And-A-Half Men premieres on CBS. Coincidence? Of course not! Genius marketing ploy, that’s

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    Charlie Sheen warns, “Good luck, mortals” in new Comedy Central roast promos

    One week after Comedy Central unleashed its first promo video for the upcoming roast of Charlie Sheen, the network just released a pair of new ones. Not surprisingly, Sheen has embraced the use of Ozzy Osbourne’s classic metal song “Crazy Train” as the backdrop to the promo blitz. At least he knows the truth. The roast premieres Sept. 19 on Comedy Central and will feature roasters Anthony Jeselnik, Jeffrey Ross,

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