‘All Def Comedy’ Premieres on HBO Next Month
In July, HBO gave a series order to a standup series from Russell Simmons called All Def Comedy, and today the network revealed the premiere date. Hosted by Tony Rock, the six-episode, half-hour show was taped last month at the Avalon Theatre in Los Angeles and debuts on HBO Friday, December 1st at ... [Read More]
‘All Def Comedy’ Premieres on HBO Next Month
In July, HBO gave a series order to a standup series from Russell Simmons called All Def Comedy, and today the network revealed the premiere date. Hosted by Tony Rock, the six-episode, half-hour show was taped last month at the Avalon Theatre in Los Angeles and debuts on HBO Friday, December 1st at ... [Read More]
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 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]
HBO bringing back All Def Comedy for new season in December 2017
After a one-hour special last fall, HBO has announced All Def Comedy is coming back for six new episodes this December. Tony Rock will host the series, as he did last year’s special. It’ll tape Oct. 10-11 at the Avalon Theatre in Los Angeles — performers yet to be announced, but HB... [Read More]
MTV2 announces new weekly late-night series powered by World Star, All Def Digital
MTV2 today announced a new slate of late-night Friday programming built around comedians and hip-hop, including the first TV series from World Star Hip Hop, a sketch comedy series, and a special live season of Uncommon Sense hosted by Charlamagne Tha God. “These new shows from two of the noisi... [Read More]
Go behind the scenes of HBO’s “All Def Comedy” special
Russell Simmons along with comedians Tony Rock, Tony Roberts, Robert Powell, Zainab Johnson and Chris Powell share the inspiration behind their stand-up, and where their sense of humor comes from. All Def Comedy premieres Saturday, November 12th at 10PM on HBO. And be sure to check out our interview... [Read More]
Go behind the scenes of HBO’s “All Def Comedy” special
Russell Simmons along with comedians Tony Rock, Tony Roberts, Robert Powell, Zainab Johnson and Chris Powell share the inspiration behind their stand-up, and where their sense of humor comes from. All Def Comedy premieres Saturday, November 12th at 10PM on HBO. And be sure to check out our interview... [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]
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]