Def Comedy Jam’s 25th Anniversary To Premiere On Netflix This September 26th
Def Comedy Jam’s announced 25th Anniversary will be headed to Netflix on September 26th. Today the premiere date of the night was announced, following a weekend of filming. On Sunday, comedy stars from the iconic stand-up show met at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles to celebrate the joyo... [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]
Netflix Adds a ‘Def Comedy Jam’ 25th Anniversary Special
Russell Simmons’s Def Comedy Jam is set to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a new special on Netflix. The streaming network announced today that the special, titled Def Comedy Jam 25, will premiere sometime this fall and feature talent like Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, D.L. Highley, Cedric t... [Read More]
Episode #143: Gina Yashere
Gina Yashere first came to the attention of Americans in 2007 when she appeared on season five of Last Comic Standing (the first international season, which also featured finalists Amy Schumer, Doug Benson, Lavell Crawford and winner Jon Reep). But Yashere already had plenty of successful experience... [Read More]
Game Changers of Comedy: Martin Lawrence
The comedy game is full of ups and downs. This game changer has manifested his whole career through that. He… MORE Game Changers of Comedy: Martin Lawrence appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedian and actor Ricky Harris passes at age 54
Ricky Harris was an actor, producer and comedian. From VO in sketches from Snoop Dogg albums to starring in Everybody… MORE Comedian and actor Ricky Harris passes at age 54 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tony Rock on Bringing Black Comedy Back to HBO with ‘All Def Comedy’
“Black comedy is back on HBO,” proclaims Tony Rock as he kicks off All Def Comedy, a new one-hour special from Russell Simmons debuting tomorrow night at 10:00pm. All Def picks up where Def Comedy Jam left off in the 90s, giving up-and-coming performers a chance to showcase at a national... [Read More]
Tony Rock on Bringing Black Comedy Back to HBO with ‘All Def Comedy’
“Black comedy is back on HBO,” proclaims Tony Rock as he kicks off All Def Comedy, a new one-hour special from Russell Simmons debuting tomorrow night at 10:00pm. All Def picks up where Def Comedy Jam left off in the 90s, giving up-and-coming performers a chance to showcase at a national... [Read More]
Tony Rock: From fly on the wall to the “All Def Comedy Special” on HBO
We are excited for the All Def Comedy Special coming to HBO. But before we dive in, let’s give everyone a history lesson on its Def Comedy Jam roots shall we? Def Jam is the premiere showcase of urban comedy in America. Def Jam was birthed out of necessity, kind of like hip-hop was born [&hell... [Read More]