• 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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    Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot greenlighted, Muppets writer Nick Stoller enlisted

    On the heels of his successful HBO stand-up comedy special Love at the Store directed by Spike Lee and after months of back-and-forth, NBC has greenlighted Jerrod Carmichael’s untitled comedy pilot. Based on the fast rising Carmichael’s comedy as well as his life with his family and girlfriend, the pilot will be co-written by Carmichael and Nick Stoller, the latter of which has found massive success working on The Muppets,

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    Jerrod Carmichael sponsors pee wee football team for Funny Or Die, launches live tour (Video)

    Fresh off his stint at Funny or Die´s Oddball comedy festival and winding down the promotional tour for his upcoming Spike Lee-helmed stand-up special, Jerrod Carmichael is on what you could call a bit of a hot streak. That type of success would get to anyone’s head, but Jerrod Carmichael wants to modestly assure us all that he is the best at staying humble. That’s why he teamed up with

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    HBO’s Spike Lee directed Jerrod Carmichael special gets new trailer (Video)

    We had a small taste of Jerrod Carmichael’s upcoming HBO comedy special last month. But just moments ago, the cable giant released a longer trailer for Love At The Store, directed by Spike Lee. “It’s really important to me to make people think and feel something,” Carmichael says about his comedy in the trailer. Filmed at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles, the hour-long concert film premieres Oct. 4 at

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    Watch Jerrod Carmichael’s Spike Lee directed HBO special teaser

    Jerrod Carmichael’s Spike Lee-directed HBO special has a name, a premiere date and a teaser trailer. Love at The Store will debut on the premium cable channel on Oct. 4. The 26-year old Carmichael is a rising talent in the comedy world with his NBC pilot a solid contender for series this past season. NBC even has him working on a brand new second pilot for “a quick turnaround.” He’s

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