Trevor Noah ‘Daily Show’ Debut: Stakes Are High For Comedy Central, and Even Higher for Ratings-Challenged Viacom
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Trevor Noah ‘Daily Show’ Debut: Stakes Are High For Comedy Central, and Even Higher for Ratings-Challenged Viacom

Christopher Zara, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES       NEW YORK (IBTimes.com) – It’s difficult to…

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Apollo Theater to Induct 3 Comedians Into Walk of Fame
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Apollo Theater to Induct 3 Comedians Into Walk of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater in Harlem will induct comics Richard Pryor, Moms…

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Damon Wayans Obliterated for Defending Bill Cosby: ‘Some of Them, Really, is Un-Rapeable’
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Damon Wayans Obliterated for Defending Bill Cosby: ‘Some of Them, Really, is Un-Rapeable’

(The Washington Post) – These days, defending Bill Cosby — accused of drugging and sexually…

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Russell Simmons Inks Overall Deal with HBO
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Russell Simmons Inks Overall Deal with HBO

Elizabeth Wagmeister, VARIETY   (Variety) — Russell Simmons has inked an overall first-look production and…

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New ‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah on Controversial ‘Jokes’: ‘I Was An Idiot’
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New ‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah on Controversial ‘Jokes’: ‘I Was An Idiot’

(MSNBC) – Trevor Noah, who will take over hosting duties at “The Daily Show” after…

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‘Friday’ Actor Reynaldo Rey Dies at Age 75
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‘Friday’ Actor Reynaldo Rey Dies at Age 75

By Rye, The Urban Daily Special to the NNPA via The Chicago Defender Long-time Hollywood…

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Chris Tucker Rocked Heinz Hall
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Chris Tucker Rocked Heinz Hall

By Mercedes J. Howze Special to the NNPA via The New Pittsburgh Courier   PITTSBURGH…

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After Years of Resistance, Richard Pryor Finally Gets a Hometown Statue
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After Years of Resistance, Richard Pryor Finally Gets a Hometown Statue

(The Washington Post) – For the past decade, sculptor Preston Jackson has aimed to erect…

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‘Martin Lawrence Dead 2015’: Actor Killed by Internet Death Hoax
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‘Martin Lawrence Dead 2015’: Actor Killed by Internet Death Hoax

(Media Mass) – News of actor Martin Lawrence’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern…

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Man in Throwing Banana Peel at Dave Chappelle Strikes Again
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Man in Throwing Banana Peel at Dave Chappelle Strikes Again

  SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man arrested after throwing a banana peel that…

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