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2010-02-22 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL has ordered a six-episode half-hour, urban and hip hop stand-up series from Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan, it was announced today by Elizabeth Porter, senior vice president, specials and talent, COMEDY CENTRAL.

2008-07-16 15:00:39

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedians and St. Louis natives Lavell Crawford and Joe Torry will perform in the Starz original stand-up comedy series "Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up" on Wednesday, July 23 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).

2006-03-12 21:59:05

By Georg Szalai ASPEN, Colo. (Hollywood Reporter) - The 12th annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival wrapped over the weekend with talk of Russell Simmons' "Def Comedy Jam" returning to the HBO schedule, awards bestowed on performers and films and, of course, dealmaking for rising comedy stars.

2006-02-28 01:52:07

By Georg Szalai NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, set to take place March 8-12 in Aspen, Colo., has added Dave Chappelle, Lisa Kudrow, Michael Patrick King and Janeane Garofalo to its lineup.

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