FX’s late-night programming slate is getting a rockin’ new addition. The cable network has greenlighted a six-episode order for a new weekly late-night program to be executive produced by Chris Rock and starring stand-up comedian W. Kamau Bell.
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Billy Crystal did just great in his ninth outing as Oscar host Sunday night on ABC.
Tina Fey is the latest presenter to be announced for the 84th Academy Awards, and the third Oscar announcement to come on a very busy Friday for news from the Academy.
Chris Rock has been booked as a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards, marking his return to the show where his 2005 hosting gig ended with Rock being scolded by Sean Penn for denigrating the talents of “one of our finest actors,” Jude Law.
This is the best potential pairing since news that Chris Rock might launch a joint comedy tour with Dave Chappelle: Rock is writing a script for a romantic comedy he hopes will star him and “Bridesmaids” Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy.
And now, some words of comedy wisdom from one of the current masters of standup, Chris Rock, including: The one comedian who towers above all others.
By Sandy Cohen, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Producer and director Gilbert Cates, who oversaw a record 14 Academy Awards ceremonies and founded the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles,… More
Xfinity On Demand today premieres a big batch of new films to check out. There’s the big-time all-star comedy Grown-Ups, the amazingly innovative cult favorite romantic action comedy Scott Pilgrim… More
By MELANIE SIMS CHICAGO — A plucky little muppet in a pretty pink dress, her brown hair a perky ‘fro, is helping little girls, and their moms, to accept themselves… More
The hit comedy Date Night, starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey as an average couple who get caught up in insane circumstances when they try to spice up their marriage,… More