NEW YORK,– Comedy Central announced today that comedian and actor Kevin Hart has been named Roast Master for the “Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.” The event (#BieberRoast) will tape at Sony Studios on and premiere on /PT.
“I don’t normally do roasts but I had to step out for my guy Biebs…It’s his big 21. It’s about to be operation roast everyone’s ass,” said Hart.
“They say only a good friend would verbally eviscerate another good friend for all his vulnerabilities. Kevin Hart is a very good friend,” said Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central.
The “Comedy Central Roast Of Justin Bieber” will be executive produced by Joel Gallen from Tenth Planet Productions, who also served as Executive Producer and Director of the Comedy Central Roasts of James Franco, Charlie Sheen, and Donald Trump, as well as the Emmy®-nominated “Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner.” Jonas Larsen is the Executive in Charge for the network.