Bob Sumner, ‘Def Comedy Jam’ co-creator launches ‘LAFF MOBB’s We Got Next’ on ASPIRE, airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. EST
Bob Sumner co-creator of HBO’s ‘Def Comedy Jam’ launches new comedy show on ASPIRE, ‘LAFF MOBB’s We Got Next.’
*“It was time to rearrange the furniture, go back to old conventional style comedy,” said Bob Sumner co-creator of the highly successful HBO “Def Comedy Jam,” which helped to launch the careers of such comedians as Chris Tucker, Martin Lawrence and Joe Torry). “I was instrumental in the success of HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam.” We received a lot of criticism for the language. Comedy is not about four letter words it’s a point of view.” Continue reading
Charlie Wilson to receive the Spirit Award, performs Valentine’s weekend February 15, 2014 at Nokia Theatre at LA Live
Seven-time Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson receives the Spirit of Los Angeles Award.
*“I am just amazed by the people coming forward to give me honors,” said Charlie Wilson, seven-time Grammy Award and three-time NAACP Image Award nominee, about being presented by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti with the Spirit Award. “When I look back at who I was at 25…everything in God’s own way and time. I am so grateful…it came from God, the Most High.”
The Monuments Men, a fresh twist to the art of war, stars George Clooney and Matt Damon
Columbia Pictures presents The Monuments Men starring George Clooney and Matt Damon.
*Columbia Pictures in association with Fox 2000 Pictures presents The Monuments Men.
The comedy/drama is loosely based on the true story of a group of American men who came together to save the priceless art history of the Jewish people.
Written, directed, produced and starring George Clooney, The Monuments Men is based on a book by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter.
ASCAP’s 2014 Grammy Nominee Brunch attracts heavy hitters in entertainment
Seven-time Grammy Award nominee Kelly Price. (Credit: Eunice Moseley)
*“I have six of them, I’m so blessed, “said DJ Camper, music producer. “I have ‘R&B Song of the Year’ from Tamar Braxton…’Best Rap Album’ from Jay Z. Tamara Braxton has 3 or 4 of them…I also got Chrisette Michele.”
A stream of high-profile entertainers, producers and songwriters – that are members of ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) – graced the red carpet arrivals for their 2014 Grammy Nominee Brunch held recently at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles.
Lisa Gay Hamilton co-stars in Jake Goldberger’s’ drama Life of a King, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Lisa Gay Hamilton stars in Life of a King with Cuba Gooding, Jr.
*Film director Jake Goldberger’s “Life of a King” starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. as Eugene Brown an ex-con using the game of chess to help inner city youth with the concept of making the right choice is in theaters now. Rated PG-13 Life of a King also stars Malcolm Mays, Richard T. Jones, Paula Jai Parker and Carlton Byrd.
“I think people will be moved,” said Lisa Gay Hamilton, who co-stars in the dramatic film as high school principle Sheila King. “Jake offered the role to me and I was pleased to get it. She is principle of the school. It’s an inner city school in DC. She is dedicated, full of integrity and fair.”
‘America’s Got Talent’ auditions arrive at the Baltimore Convention Center January 30, 2014
Jason Raff, Executive Producer of ‘America’s Got Talent’
*”It was Simon’s idea, a variety show,” said Jason Raff, executive producer of America’s Got Talent which auditions for season nine arrives in Baltimore at the Convention Center Thursday, January 30, 2014. “It’s a little like the Gong Show. It’s the only show where anyone can make it. It’s a family show. There is always something unique. We have singers, magicians, ventriloquist… some things you have never seen.”