Thursday, March 5, 2009

Stand Up Comedy Special- Lady Roz G

Here is a Stand Up Comedy Performance of Lady Roz G as she performs at the Urban Comedy Festival Laffapalooza in Atlanta. Please note EXPLICIT LANGUAGE!!!

Sherri Shepherd's New TV Comedy Show Finally Sees Daylight

Its being reported that comedian and Host of ABC's The View Sherri Shepherd is finally getting her comedy show on the air. The show (yet to be titled) was originally set to debut a little while ago on the CW Network sometime during last season. Since things at the network have changed and the CW deal didn’t move forward, Shepherd’s show is heading to Lifetime Television. The show is a network approved multicamera comedy pilot featuring the comedian as a woman who allows her husband's mistress and illegitimate child move in with them. The show is loosely based on Shepherd's own experiences.

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Morris Chestnut Jumps Back To TV

Actor Morris Chestnut is about to try his hand in television again as it’s being reported that he just landed a leading role in ABC's new science fiction re-make drama V from Warner Brothers. If you recall, the series V debuted as a special NBC mini-series in 1983 and later became a regular series for the network. The new V will not have the same characters, but the premise will be the same as aliens come to take over the planet and to many they appear as friendly beings, while secretly stealing our resources and capturing humans as food. Word is Chestnut will portray the boyfriend with a dark secret.

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Tyler Perry's New Deal With Lionsgate

We hear that Tyler Perry is still on a very successful run, as more good news was released to us today. It seems that film studio Lionsgate, with whom Perry has an excellent relationship with because they have released all of his films, today acquired rights to two more Perry films. The films, Why Did I Get Married Too and I Can Do Bad All by Myself will have Perry writing, directing and starring in both projects. All of this is on the heels of Perry’s latest film, Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail, lead the domestic box office the past two weekends as it has topped $65 million in its first 11 days of release.

In Perry’s new film actress Taraji P. Henson, (of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, fame which she was just nominated for an Oscar) is starring in the film which will be titled I Can Do Bad All by Myself. This film is based on Perry's play of the same name, and will begin shooting March 16th at Perry's studio complex in Atlanta and is set to be released Sept. 11th.

Perry’s other film Why Did I Get Married Too, (a sequel to 2007's Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married), has been set for release on April 2, 2010, the start of next year's Easter weekend.

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Comedian Robin Williams Hospitalized

CNN and other news outlets are reporting that comedian and actor Robin Williams is having heart health issues and shortness of breath, and was advised to take a week off from the 80-city tour of his one-man comedy show after the comedian experienced some health issues according.

Performances set for this week in three Florida cities -- Hollywood, Orlando and Tampa -- will be put off until later, Williams’ publicist said in a statement on Williams' Web site.

"Williams was experiencing shortness of breath and is currently being evaluated by doctors who are recommending a week of rest," the statement said.
Williams, 57, will return to the stage with his "Weapons of Self-Destruction" show in Jacksonville, Florida, next Wednesday night, it said.

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Stand-Up Flashback- Richard Pryor Live On Sunset Strip

Here is another portion of Richard Pryor's performance from Live On The Sunset Strip. Please note EXPLICIT LANGUAGE!!!

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