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Melanie Mosley Prevails, Breaks New Ground in TBS Series ‘The Guest Book’
September 28, 2017
Mosley says it was her best friend who then encouraged her to pursue her dreams in acting, and she did just that, starting off with student films, then booking national commercials, and eventually breaking into television. ... read more »
 Dick Gregory; A Civil Rights Pioneer On and Off the Stage Dies at 84
August 24, 2017
“One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people,” said satirist, comedic icon, and activist Dick Gregory who passed away Saturday, August 19. ... read more »
Tracy Morgan relishes post-crash chance to be ‘better man’
August 4, 2017
Tracy Morgan relishes post-crash chance to be 'better man' By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer Tracy Morgan has a ready answer when asked about getting a second chance after his near-fatal crash three years ago. ... read more »
Charlie Murphy Remembered by Fellow Comedians at Funeral
April 26, 2017
He was the subject of popular sketches in which he retold his adventures with younger brother Eddie Murphy and celebrities like Prince and Rick James. ... read more »
Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57
April 12, 2017
Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comedy stand-up and performer in his own right, has died. ... read more »
Martin’ Actor Thomas Ford Dies at Age 52
October 12, 2016
Thomas Ford, the actor who played Martin Lawrence's best friend Tommy Strawn on the hit '90s sitcom "Martin," has died in Atlanta. He was 52. ... read more »
White House: Obama not offended by comedian’s language
May 12, 2016
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said he talked with Obama, and Obama appreciated the spirit of racial progress Wilmore was trying to convey ... read more »
Tracy Morgan: Back from the edge and returning to stand-up
January 27, 2016
Not unless you're comedian Tracy Morgan, who's mining this ordeal for laughs with his "Picking Up the Pieces" stand-up tour. After its current warm-up phase, the tour officially launches Feb. 5 at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, and continues through May. Among other dates, he will perform three shows in New Jersey, including a New Brunswick theater about 20 miles from where the accident occurred. ... read more »
Funnyman Kevin Hart set to perform at Essence
April 27, 2012
In an April 18, 2012 photo actor Kevin Hart attends the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Hart has been added to the main stage lineup for the 2012 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.(AP Photo/Evan Agostini) POWERHOUSE COMEDIAN AND ACTOR KEVIN HART WILL UNLEASH HIS FIREBRAND OF COMEDY ON THE MAIN STAGE OF THE 2012 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL Fireworks of the funny kind will descend on New Orleans during July 4th weekend when comedian and actor Kevin Hart takes the main stage to perform a set of his comedic pyrotechnics at the 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival.  ... read more »
Tracy Morgan’s latest jokes offend the disabled
July 11, 2011
In this June 21, 2011 file photo, comedian and actor Tracy Morgan arrives at a news conference with Kevin Rogers, right, in Nashville, Tenn. Morgan apologized for anti-gay remarks he made during a performance in Nashville on June 3. ... read more »
Cedric “The Entertainer” Live in Long Beach
April 17, 2011
Long Beach, CA – Charismatic actor/comedian, Cedric “The Entertainer,” brings his award-winning comedy to Long Beach Terrace Theater on Friday, April 29th. Cedric’s universal appeal, versatility, ... read more »
Second time on deck for “Come Sunday”
April 15, 2010
Second time on deck for “Come Sunday” Southern California playwright and producer Brandi Burks presents a return engagement of her popular stage production “Come Sunday” every weekend in April at Stage 52 in Los Angeles. ... read more »
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