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Showtime makes ‘Black Monday’ funny?

Black Monday SHOWTIME has unveiled the official trailer for its new comedy series BLACK MONDAY.  It was released on the 31st anniversary of “Black Monday” the shows namesake & date of the worst stock market crash ever. The show stars Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall and Cheadle, who’s also the executive producer. The 10-episode series will premiere on [...]

Chappelle receives W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at Harvard

With powerful, poignant speeches from presenters and honorees alike, this year’s W.E.B. Du Bois Medal awards felt more like a gospel church service-cum-rock concert than an academic award ceremony. Athlete and social activist Colin Kaepernick set the tone before an exhilarated crowd that included some 150 local high school students, declaring that people in positions [...]

Rickey Smiley Reminisces ‘Friday After Next’

In this clip, Rickey Smiley discussed his start on the comedy circuit. He talked about being a part of the legendary Def Comedy Jam as well as performing at other cultural institutions like the Apollo. Rickey Smiley also detailed his role in the film, Friday After Next. Despite being the franchise’s third installment, Rickey admitted [...]

New Comedy Podcast ‘Shut The Front Door With Shawn Janifer’

Have you heard a phrase or word and wondered where it came from or why do we use it? Shut The Front DoorWith Shawn Janifer examines the origins of these popular phrases and words and makes it not only entertaining but educational. Every episode features a different comedian. Some of our conclusions may be fact, [...]

New series featuring Joe Torry on Blk Prime

BLK PRIME, the Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service available worldwide, has signed Kimberly Adair Clark, who is the voice of Honey in the Incredibles movie, and Joe Torry as lead actors for a new on-demand web series sitcom, ‘hella-Oakland. Kimberly Adair Clark’s fans will have an opportunity to see her for the first time on [...]

Blaq Ron Wins The ABFF Comedy Wings Competition

Speaking uncomfortable truths is commonplace for comedians, Ron Dailey, aka “Blaq Ron” is no exception. When asked why he chose a field that offers little pay, poor growth opportunities and long nights, he replied “I was in it for pretty girls’ phone numbers.” Maybe he was joking, maybe not. But after winning ABFF’s (American Black [...]

Tiffany Haddish is tired of hearing about Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish isn’t bothered by what appeared to be shade by fellow comedian and The Last O.G. co-star Tracy Morgan recently. In a recent cover story with The Hollywood Reporter, the triple threat opened up about her blazing hot career and the important lessons she’s learned along the way. One was knowing her value, which [...]

Dave Chappelle And Tracy Morgan Lead The New Season Of ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ O Netflix!

Jerry Seinfeld is back in the driver’s seat for a new laps of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which will premiere July 6 on Netflix. The 12-episode second half of Season 10 will feature Tracy Morgan, Dave Chappelle, the late Jerry Lewis and several other high ranking comics. The list includes Ellen and Regan. The [...]

Jamie Foxx to Star in new ‘Spawn’ Film!

Jamie Foxx is set to star in Spawn, the Blumhouse film that marks the directorial debut of Todd McFarlane from his scripted adaptation of his comic book creation. Foxx will play the character who started out in the comics as Al Newman, a member of a CIA black ops team who is betrayed twice. After [...]

Lebron James And Channing Tatum Pitch New Comedy ‘Public Enemy’ For New Line

New Line has acquired the pitch “Public Enemy” with LeBron James and Channing Tatum’s production companies, SpringHill Entertainment and Free Association, on as producers. Lucas Carter will pen the script, which is a subversive action-comedy that looks at the speed of media in our current landscape. James and his SpringHill Entertainment partner, Maverick Carter, will [...]