*Chatsworth, CA – Nephew Tommy (aka Thomas Miles), one of the stars of the syndicated “Steve Harvey Morning Show” (7 million listeners daily), will release his debut stand-up comedy special “Just My Thoughts” on DVD and digital download July 26th.
Produced by Melee Entertainment in association with Swirl Films and Image Entertainment’s urban division One Village Entertainment, “Just My Thoughts” has an SRP of $14.98 with a pre-book date of June 28th.
The deal was brought to Melee and Image by executive producers Stefani Schmacker and Kevin Stolper of Stolper Entertainment, and by Joe Carlone of King Paterno Holmes & Berliner. Nephew Tommy’s company, TNT Entertainment, is also executive producing.
Slamming back to back sold out shows around the country, Nephew Tommy brings his fresh, take no prisoners live comedy show to Detroit for a night of laughs that brings the house down. Covering a wide range of topics including Barack Obama, Bishop Eddie Long, marriage and relationships Tommy leaves the audience begging for a whole lot more.
“If you think I’m funny on The Steve Harvey Morning Show wait until you see my comedy special! There are no FCC regulations holding me back. It’s just a mic, my thoughts and the spotlight so get ready to fall out of your seats!” Said Nephew Tommy.
“Just My Thoughts” had its World Television Premiere on June 19th on Centric. Tommy also appears nightly on Centric as the Steve Harvey Show airs the best of that morning’s show.
In 2010, Tommy hosted the Essence Music Festival, which drew 300,000 fans and featured acts such as Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys and Mary J. Blige. Based on his success at the festival, Tommy has again been asked to host the 2011 Essence Music Festival, which is taking place in New Orleans on July 1st-3rd (www.essencemusicfestival.com).
About Melee Entertainment
Melee Entertainments’ mission is to produce and acquire high-quality urban genre films, distributed to the largest audience possible hiring new and disenfranchised African-American and Hispanic talent both in front and behind the camera. Melee Entertainment are the producer’s behind the hits “You Got Served”, “Next Day Air”, “Friday”, and others.
About One Village Entertainment
Launched in 2007, One Village Entertainment, a division of Image Entertainment, is devoted to the development, production and acquisition of feature films, comedy specials, stage plays, documentaries and music content targeting the African-American consumer and urban market. The programming is distributed across multiple platforms including theatrical, broadcast, Blu-ray™/DVD and digital streaming and downloading. Among the more than 50 titles that carry the One Village imprimatur are live stand-up performances featuring Kevin Hart and Charlie Murphy, documentaries 2 Turntables and a Microphone: The Life and Death of Jam Master Jay and Soulmate, and the feature films American Violet starring Oscar-nominee Alfre Woodard and the acclaimed theatrical romantic comedy Russ Parr’s 35 & Ticking. Bestsellers in the One Village line also include the musical, stage play productions What My Husband Doesn’t Know and Love in the Nick of Tyme by David E. Talbert, who is described by Variety as “the acknowledged kingpin of urban musicals.”
About Image Entertainment
Image Entertainment, Inc. (OTCQB: DISK) is a leading independent licensee and distributor of entertainment programming in North America, with approximately 3,200 exclusive DVD titles and approximately 340 exclusive CD titles in domestic release and more than 450 programs internationally via sublicense agreements. For many of its titles, the Company has exclusive audio and broadcast rights, as well as digital download rights to over 2,100 video programs and approximately 400 audio titles containing more than 6,000 individual tracks. The Company is headquartered in Chatsworth, California. For more information about Image Entertainment, Inc., please go to www.image-entertainment.com.
Nephew Tommy website: http://nephew-tommy.com/