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Game Change: “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” Gets New ...

Cedric The Entertainer is out as the host of Disney-ABC’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.” The news came on Wednesday that the “Original Kings of Comedy” funnyman would be exiting the show after one season. The 50-year-old “Soul Man” ...
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Richard Pryor: Confessions Of Gay Sex

Comedy legend Richard Pryor lived a colorful life. The late funnyman was married seven times – he married two of the same women twice – but confessed in his autobiography, “Pryor Convictions” that he once had a two-week love affair ...
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Kym Whitley: Hosting Holiday Special For OWN

Comedienne Kym Whitley and her cast of characters from OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” are hosting a holiday special for the network. “Raising Whitley: Ho, Ho, Home For The Holidays” will premiere on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 8pm and feature Whitley, ...
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Whoopi Goldberg: Acclaimed Comedienne Has Never Hosted “SNL”

Whoopi Goldberg is one of the most successful comediennes in the world and one of only 11 EGOT winners – people who have won an Emmy Award, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award. The 58-year-old comic, who has executive produced a new ...
News

Paul Mooney: Veteran Comic Hospitalized

Hollywood comedian Paul Mooney is currently being treated in an Oakland hospital. According to a report by the comedy website The Humor Mill, Mooney has been hospitalized multiple times over the last 45 days following an undisclosed surgery recently. The ...
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Luenell Lays It All Out: Talks Katt Williams, Rick Ross, ...

She started as an actress at the Oakland Ensemble Theatre and later became a performer in the longest running cabaret show in San Francisco, “Beach Blanket Babylon.” In March 1995, Luenell Campbell‘s life changed when her mom died suddenly and ...
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Kym Whitley: Double Dose of “Raising Whitley”

When actress/comedienne Kym Whitley’s “Raising Whitley” reality show returns on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network early next year, the show will expand from 30 minutes to one hour. During a recent appearance for McDonald’s in New Orleans, the “Black Dynamite” star ...
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Joe Torry: Selling Sex On “Zane’s The Jump Off”

Comedian Joe Torry is no stranger to acting. The St. Louis-bred funnyman has starred in films like “House Party 3,” “Poetic Justice,” “Hair Show,” and “Tales from the Hood;” as well as appearing on TV shows like “ER,” “Girlfriends,” “NCIS” ...
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Whitley Works: Kym Whitley Has A Hit On OWN

The news just keeps better for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. The ratings growth of the network continued this past weekend with the premiere of comedienne Kym Whitley’s new series, “Raising Whitley.” The 30-minute reality series, which airs on Saturdays at ...
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Back For More: BET’s “Comic View” Returning

Black Entertainment Television is re-launching its long running series, “Comic View.” The announcement was made during BET’s annual Upfront presentation, which is the event where television networks present forthcoming programming to media. The reboot of the series will be produced ...