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Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco'

September 01, 2013|By Matt Cooper
  • James Franco is roasted in a new special on Comedy Central.
James Franco is roasted in a new special on Comedy Central. (Paul A. Hebert / Invision…)

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This week's TV Movies  


Stalked by a Ghost A psychic comes to the aid of people who claim to be haunted by relentless spirits in this new reality series. 7 and 8 p.m. Biography

Tamra's O.C. Wedding One of the stars of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" gets her own spinoff. 8 p.m. Bravo

Beachfront Bargain Hunt Potential buyers search for properties on or very near the water in this new reality series. 8 and 8:30 p.m. HGTV

The Safecrackers A team of safe crackers in Alabama handles the tough jobs in this new reality series. 9:30 and 10 p.m. Tru

Turn & Burn A Venice auto shop is the setting for this new unscripted series about an L.A.-area crew that specializes in creating custom cars out of junkers. 10 p.m. Discovery


Tom Reed's For Members Only This installment celebrates African American gospel music and classic spirituals. 11 a.m. KSCI

The Story of Film: An Odyssey The history of motion pictures is explored in this new 15-part series. 7 p.m. TCM

Call of the Wildman: Viva Live Action! Critter catchers Turtleman and Neal are on a mission south of the border in this new special. 10 p.m. Animal Planet

The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco The multi-tasking star of "Oz the Great and Powerful" suffers the slings and arrows of Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman and others in this new special. 10 p.m. Comedy Central


Sharknado Syfy's all-day marathon of shark-themed movies includes this much-buzzed-about 2013 creature feature starring Tara Reid and Ian Ziering. 9 p.m. Syfy


CBS This Morning (N) 6 a.m. KCBS

Today A woman opens a school in South Africa; NHL players; Florida Georgia Line and Nelly. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray The Goo Goo Dolls perform. 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael (Season premiere) Lisa Kudrow; healthful school lunches; Selena Gomez performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Andy Cohen and Daphne Oz. 11 a.m. KTTV

Anderson Live The cast of "Forever Young"; author Crystal McVea; co-host Marilu Henner. 1 p.m. KTTV

The Dr. Oz Show How companies dupe consumers; women test a fat-burner. 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil Former friends are in a custody battle over one's 8-year-old daughter. 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey A guest says other women throw themselves at her husband; dealing with jealousy and insecurity. 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Katie's birthday. 3 p.m. KABC

The Ricki Lake Show A young man wrongfully accused of murder. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Halle Berry. 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Sociologist Nancy DiTomaso; bassist Charlie Haden. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Chelsea Lately 11 p.m. E!

Conan Kevin Hart; Eve. 11 p.m.

Charlie Rose (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Jason Sudeikis; KT Tunstall performs. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Serena Williams; comic Sean Donnelly; MGMT performs. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Harrison Ford; Keri Russell; Joan Jett performs. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Derek Jeter; Emma Roberts; Jake Owen performs. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Angela Kinsey; David Feherty. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call With Carson Daly Regis Philbin. 1:36 a.m. KNBC

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