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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. The multicultural series hosted by JB Smoove, ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") will shoot in Los Angeles on February 24 and 25 at the El Rey Theater and is set to premiere this summer. "We've been trying to get into business with Russell...

2009-04-28 07:00:00

DALLAS, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speakers Bureau (iSB) www.internationalspeakers.com, a leading global speakers bureau offering unparalleled access to the world's top keynote speakers and acclaimed entertainment personalities, announced today that it has signed an exclusive marketing alliance with Russell Simmons. As part of this alliance, iSB will provide exclusive representation as Mr. Simmons' booking agent in the United States and international markets relative to...

2009-03-04 13:15:00

Sundance Cinemas, Tuesday, March 24, 20096:30pm SAN FRANCISCO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Box Office and Youth Speaks, the nation's leading nonprofit presenter of Spoken Word performance, education, and youth development programs, announce the premiere screening of a new HBO series, Brave New Voices. The premiere screening takes place at Sundance Cinemas, 1881 Post Street, San Francisco on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 6:30pm. Immediately following the screening are live performances from...

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. Among other highlights, Dave Chappelle and Chris Tucker raised the temperature with surprise stand-up sets late Thursday. Chappelle had been scheduled to attend the festival to take part in the...


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