• Kurt Braunohler, Cedric the Entertainer sell CBS comedy Dad Vs. Father

    Kurt Braunohler and Cedric the Entertainer are coming to CBS. The eyeball network is developing Dad Vs. Father, a multi-camera comedy, about new parents Karl and Leanne who move in with Karl’s deadbeat dad—and all of the family drama that comes with him. An older father of two 14-year-old girls, the father and son find themselves in competition to prove who is the better father. Braunohler and Cedric the Entertainer

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    Exclusive: Original Kings of Comedy biopic in the works

    When The Original Kings of Comedy hit theaters nationwide in August of 2000 no one could’ve predicted that it would do what it eventually did for the careers of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and the late Bernie Mac. That is, no one except Walter Latham, the force behind the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed concert film shot over two nights at the Charlotte Coliseum in North Carolina during

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    Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson signed ‘Top Five’ posters, Laughspin giving some away!

    Unless you’ve just awakened from a coma – and if so, congrats! – you undoubtedly know Chris Rock’s newest movie Top Five hits theaters today! Centered on Rock’s character, a comedian who’s now trying to make it as a serious actor in Hollywood, the colossal comedy co-stars Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union and Kevin Hart. You’ll also find the likes of Whoopi Golderg, Jerry Seinfeld, Tracy Morgan, Luis Guzman, Cedric the

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    Walter Latham and Verizon partner to distribute comedy

    Walter Latham proved himself an innovator in 2000 when he broke the mold of how stand-up comedy was produced and perceived. That was the year he released The Original Kings of Comedy and as a result broke the careers of Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer. Since that time Latham has continued shine a light on talented comedians all the while embracing ever-changing technologies. He launched

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    Cedric the Entertainer named new host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire

    Cedric the Entertainer, part of The Original Kings of Comedy, has been named the new host of long-running game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Cedric will take over for Meredith Vieira who will leave after the show’s current season. “With his deep roots as a successful stand-up comedian and actor, Cedric will bring his fresh approach and unpredictable fun to the show,” said Janice Marinelli, president, Disney-ABC Domestic

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    Walter Latham: I am the King of Urban Comedy (Interview)

    If you don’t know the name Walter Latham, you surely know his phenomenal work. His producing resume includes The Original Kings of Comedy, Queens of Comedy, Martin Lawerence’s Runteldat, Chris Rock’s Bring the Pain, and P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy. The Brooklyn native was recently selected by YouTube and Google to create original content on his own comedy channel which launches July 7. He’s receiving a share of the

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    Watch Cedric the Entertainer in an absurdly funny R&B video parody

    This June, Cedric the Entertainer will return to network television for the first time since his run on the Steve Harvey Show. It’s all happening around a Hot in Cleveland spinoff called The Soul Man, wherein Cedric plays a former R&B superstar who is now employed as the pastor — that’s Reverend Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine — in his father’s church. Bonus: Reno 911! standout Niecy Nash plays his wife!

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    Cedric the Entertainer tapped to host Soul Train Awards

    This could be Cedric the Entertainer’s biggest year yet. The man is hosting a popular prime time network game show — It’s Worth What? on NBC — is working on no less than two movies and recently launched his own line of high-end head wear called Ced What? And now, we’re getting word that the in-demand veteran comedian has been tapped to host this year’s Soul Train Awards. The Humor

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    Cedric the Entertainer launches line of fancy headwear

    Veteran comedian Cedric the Entertainer has accomplished a great many things during his career; he was one of the four Original Kings of Comedy, has acted in and voiced a seemingly countless number of movies and is currently the host of the prime time NBC game show, It’s Worth What? So, what’s a talented comic to do in order to challenge himself further? Start designing fancy hats, that’s what. Launched

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    Cedric the Entertainer to host game show, “It’s Worth What?” on NBC

    Anyone rushing to the patent office to protect your idea for a game show that combines Antique Roadshow with The Price Is Right, take a breather: NBC beat you to the window. Beginning July 12, comedian Cedric the Entertainer will host It’s Worth What?, “a game show,” the network says, “that taps into America’s curiosity for cost and value, from the hidden gems found in one’s attic to some of

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    Carlos Mencia and Cedric sign sitcom deals with ABC

    Comedians Carlos Mencia and Cedric the Entertainer have inked sitcom deals with the ABC network. Mr. Mencia’s show will center on a his life in a large immigrant family. Mr. The Entertainer’s show will focus on his character, a retired baseball player working as a radio talk-show host who reunites with his son and six-year-old granddaughter. Do you have any title predictions for the shows? Leave them in the comments

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    Starz documentary highlights stand-ups on the big screen

    They say the days of success in stand-up leading to big time deals could be on the decline. However, Comics on Screen, a new documentary airing on the Starz network, tells the stories of a handful of comedians who got their lucky breaks in Hollywood through live comedy. The film features interviews with Tim Allen, Dane Cook, George Lopez, Rosie O’Donnell, Cedric the Entertainer, and many others. It premiered September.

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