Comedy Central announced today that the premiere of the “Comedy Central Roast of James Franco” will be expanded to multiple screens with a livestream and an exclusive red carpet pre-show across CC.com, mobile, tablets and on its CC:Stand-Up app on Xbox 360.
James Franco is an actor, director, screenwriter, producer, teacher and author. He directed the upcoming "Child of God," which marks his third directorial effort.
Comedy Central will also leverage its social platforms and encourage fans to share their favorite #FrancoRoast moments with the real-time release of video clips and animated GIFs on CC.com, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Tumblr. For the 11:30 p.m. encore presentation, fans will be treated to a social version of the special featuring real-time tweets and Facebook posts on-screen.
The “Comedy Central Roast of James Franco” premieres on Labor Day, Monday, September 2 at 10 p.m. EST.