Netflix orders Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and D.L. Hughley to ‘Fix’ topical problems
The Fix is in at Netflix. Yes, groan all you want. Then ask comedians Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and D.L. Hughley to fix that, too. The streaming platform has announced it has ordered up 10 episodes of a topical panel show starring the three comedians — Carr will host, while Ryan and Hughley c... [Read More]
Netflix celebrating 25th anniversary of Def Comedy Jam with all-star tribute special
The 25th anniversary of Def Comedy Jam is not going unnoticed by Netflix. Sure, Russell Simmons has revived the brand for HBO, where it debuted originally in 1992, with a new season of All Def Comedy hosted by Tony Rock, coming this December. But before that happens, Netflix will celebrate Def Comed... [Read More]
Watch a preview scene from The Comedy Get Down on BET with George Lopez, Cedric The Entertainer and D.L. Hughley
Fresh off of the summer TCA rounds, BET has released this scene from the upcoming sketch-reality series The Comedy Get Down, starring Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy. In this scene, George, Ced and D.L. meet with one of their sponsors to try to ne... [Read More]
The late Charlie Murphy will still co-star in BET’s The Comedy Get Down, coming Fall 2017
Charlie Murphy (“Charlie Murphy!”) may have died in April, but his comic legacy lives on, not only in the fourth season of Power on Starz, which began airing this summer — but also the forthcoming first season of The Comedy Get Down, coming to BET. BET had announced the semi-script... [Read More]
The Original Kings Of Comedy reunite for first time in eight years
It’s “Comedy Groundbreakers Week” on the Steve Harvey Show. Harvey is sitting down with some of the biggest comedians in the world of stand-up and he kicked it off in a big way. Harvey’s co-stars from the 2000 film The Original Kings of Comedy, including Cedric the Entertaine... [Read More]
Here are your celebrity panelists for the 2016 reboot of Match Game on ABC
Match Game finally is back. The 2016 version, premiering Sunday June 26, 2016, on ABC, began taping new episodes in America for the first time since BLANK (real answer: since 1999, or this century!) yesterday in New York City, so we now know at least six of the celebrities who'll join host Alec Bald... [Read More]
The Comedy Get Down coming to BET
Comedy Get Down, the all-star comedy tour that has been hitting up cities near you for the past year, is poised to join BET, The Comic's Comic has learned. The comedians are set to present their new TV exploits today at the BET Upfronts in New York City. Comedy Get Down started when several comedian... [Read More]
The Comedy Get Down coming to BET
Comedy Get Down, the all-star comedy tour that has been hitting up cities near you for the past year, is poised to join BET, The Comic's Comic has learned. The comedians are set to present their new TV exploits today at the BET Upfronts in New York City. Comedy Get Down started when several comedian... [Read More]
Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works
When The Original Kings of Comedy hit theaters nationwide in August of 2000 no one could’ve predicted that it would do what it eventually did for the careers of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and the late Bernie Mac. That is, no one except Walter Latham, the force behind th... [Read More]