• 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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    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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    Steve Harvey sued for $20 million

    Steve Harvey is being sued for $20 million by videographer Joseph Cooper, who’s claiming the veteran comedian is preventing him from selling videos that he’s legally permitted to distribute. Cooper, of Close Up Video Productions, entered into a contract with Harvey in March of 1993 to become the exclusive videoagrapher for Harvey’s live stand-up performances, which, in contrast to Harvey’s current comedy, is much edgier. But Cooper now claims Harvey

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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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    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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    Steve Harvey developing talk show based on self-help book

    One of the Original Kings of Comedy Steve Harvey is developing a comedy-based talk show inspired by his 2009 book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. The show is slotted to air in syndication through NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution. Harvey is currently the host of long running game show Family Feud as well as a popular syndicated radio program and will be executive producing and hosting the

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    Steve Harvey: I want to make $250 million a year

    There’s no denying that ever since he made his mostly-mainstream splash in 2000’s stand-up concert film The Original Kings of Comedy, Steve Harvey has become an entertainment industry giant. He’s written books — he’s a New York Times Bestseller — had an incredibly successful network television show, has a radio show (also on television) that broadcasts to seven million people and is now the host of iconic game show The

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