Black Hollywood’s acting elite showed up this week for for BET Networks Los Angeles Upfront event. Held in Beverly Hills, BET’s Debra Lee and Stephen G. Hill were present, along with folk like Kevin Hart, Duane Martin, Tony Rock, Regina King, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Regina King and Bill Belamy. For more celebrity photos, visit theJasmineBrand.com.
*This month, Centric will premiere its new talent show “Apollo Live,” an update of the “Amateur Night” portion of the syndicated “Showtime at the Apollo” series – where the audience is encouraged to boo an act that’s not on point. Filmed inside of the world famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, “Apollo Live” will give its [...]
* Over the weekend, A-listers came out in full support, to pay tribute to comedic actor Eddie Murphy. Sponsored by Spike TV, the event was for a TV special called, “Eddie Murphy: One Night Only.” The evening included tributes by Jamie Foxx, Tyler Perry, Martin Lawrence, Chris Rock and Keenan Ivory Wayans, while his comical colleagues Arsenio [...]
*BET’s sister station Centric and Jamie Foxx’s production team are joining forces to reboot the Apollo Amateur Night in the upcoming series “Apollo Live.” [Scroll down for a promo.] [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Premiering Saturday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m., the show puts a fresh coat of paint on the classic talent show and [...]
*Recently, comedian/actor Tony Rock held a private birthday party at his Malibu Mansion. A number of Rock’s close family and friends showed up, along with a number of celebrities like Kyla Pratt, Omar Gooding , Quinton Aaron, Joyful Drake, Jennifer Williams, Cisco Reyes, Jade (American’s Top Model), Dave Chapelle, Kid N Play and others. Attendees enjoyed unlimited food, cocktails, massages, mini make-overs and an elaborate pool scene. [...]
*Gladys Knight has been announced as an addition to the judging panel for “Apollo Live,” a new singing competition series set to debut this fall on BETs sister network Centric. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Knight will work as lead judge” on the series, which is filmed at New York’s famed Apollo Theater and puts [...]