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Jennifer Lopez to Headline Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Annual Blue Diamond Gala Photo Jennifer Lopez to Headline Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Annual Blue Diamond Gala
by Michael Major - Apr 20, 2022

The gala is presented by Mark Walter, Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Billie Jean King. The evening will kick off with a star-studded blue carpet and pre-show dinner party with a DJ set by the legendary, award-winning D-Nice, followed by an exclusive concert headlined by global superstar Jennifer Lopez.

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Apple TV+ Celebrate World Premiere of THEY CALL ME MAGIC Photo Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Apple TV+ Celebrate World Premiere of THEY CALL ME MAGIC
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 16, 2022

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Apple TV+ celebrateD the world premiere of the highly anticipated documentary event series, “They Call Me Magic,” ahead of its April 22 global debut. The star-studded event brought out global superstars from entertainment, sports and music, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Stevie Wonder, Stephen A. Smith, and more, along with Magic’s wife Cookie and children EJ, Elisa and Andre. 

VIDEO: AppleTV+ Releases Trailer for THEY CALL ME MAGIC Photo VIDEO: AppleTV+ Releases Trailer for THEY CALL ME MAGIC
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

“They Call Me Magic” offers a rare glimpse into the incredible real-life story of Johnson, who left his mark on history through his work—both on and off the court—and continues to impact our culture today. The series features intimate, never-before-seen interviews with Magic, his family, and an all-star lineup including Cookie Johnson, EJ Johnson, Larry Bird, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neil, President Obama, Fred Stabley Jr., Dwayne Wade, Jerry West, Michael Wilbon and more.

Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Winter 2022 Season at IFC Center Photo Queer|Art Announces Queer|Art|Film Winter 2022 Season at IFC Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

Queer|Art, New York City’s home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the upcoming Winter season of Queer|Art|Film, returning in person February 14th – May 9th.

VIDEO: HBO Releases WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Releases WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY Trailer
by Michael Major - Feb 11, 2022

WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY is a fast-break series about the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined an era, both on and off the court. The series features John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Tracye Letts, Rob Morgan, Sally Field, and more.

HBO Sets WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY Premiere Photo HBO Sets WINNING TIME: THE RISE OF THE LAKERS DYNASTY Premiere
by Michael Major - Feb 9, 2022

Winning Time: the Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is a fast-break series about the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined an era, both on and off the court. The series stars John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Jason Clarke, Adrien Brody, Tracy Letts, and more.

Apple Announces Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Series THEY CALL ME MAGIC Photo Apple Announces Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Series THEY CALL ME MAGIC
by Michael Major - Feb 4, 2022

Apple TV announced today “They Call Me Magic,” the highly anticipated four-part documentary event that takes an illuminating, holistic look into the life and career of Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, one of the world’s most iconic figures. “They Call Me Magic” offers a rare glimpse into the incredible real life story of Johnson. Watch the new teaser now!

New Musical CAMP GINGER Makes Debut at The Little Theatre at the Actors Company Photo New Musical CAMP GINGER Makes Debut at The Little Theatre at the Actors Company
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 29, 2022

Camp Ginger, an original solo musical, is set to make its world premiere in Hollywood. This semi-autobiographical, solo-musical comedy is about a fantastical summer camp full of ginger-haired campers and counselors helping a kid named Steve find his true self. It opens on February 26th at 5pm and 7:30pm at the Little Theater at the Actors Company - 916 N Formosa Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Peacock Announces Joe Montana Docuseries Premiere Date Photo Peacock Announces Joe Montana Docuseries Premiere Date
by Michael Major - Dec 27, 2021

The series also features exclusive footage, as well as interviews of many NFL personalities including Tom Brady, Jerry Rice, Steve Young, George Seifert, Ed Debartolo, Peyton Manning, Magic Johnson, and Ken Griffey Jr. Plus, watch the new trailer now!

Apple TV+ Announces New Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Docu-Series Photo Apple TV+ Announces New Earvin 'Magic' Johnson Docu-Series
by Michael Major - Nov 4, 2021

The four-part docuseries will explore the remarkable accomplishments and global impact of Johnson’s life, both on and off the court. From his humble beginnings in Lansing, Michigan to becoming a five-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, he changed the conversation around HIV and transcended into a community activist and big entrepreneur.

Magic Johnson Videos

VIDEO: AppleTV+ Releases Trailer for THEY CALL ME MAGIC VideoVIDEO: AppleTV+ Releases Trailer for THEY CALL ME MAGIC
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

“They Call Me Magic” offers a rare glimpse into the incredible real-life story of Johnson, who left his mark on history through his work—both on and off the court—and continues to impact our culture today. The series features intimate, never-before-seen interviews with Magic, his family, and an all-star lineup including Cookie Johnson, EJ Johnson, Larry Bird, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neil, President Obama, Fred Stabley Jr., Dwayne Wade, Jerry West, Michael Wilbon and more.

VIDEO: Chris Rock on Not Hosting the Oscars, His New Film SPIRAL, and More VideoVIDEO: Chris Rock on Not Hosting the Oscars, His New Film SPIRAL, and More
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2021

Last night, Chris Rock was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live. During the interview, Chris talks about people not recognizing him when he wears a mask, doing stand-up shows again, writing things in his journal every day, his dating life, his love of horror movies, and more.

VIDEO: Magic Johnson on Michael Jordan's Famous Shrug VideoVIDEO: Magic Johnson on Michael Jordan's Famous Shrug
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2021

Magic talks about encouraging people to get vaccinated, his many championship rings, the documentary being made about him, funding $325 million dollars in PPP loans for women and minority-owned businesses, Tom Brady heading to the Super Bowl again, and hanging out with the late great Tommy Lasorda.

VIDEO: Samuel L. Jackson Urges People to Stay Home on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Samuel L. Jackson Urges People to Stay Home on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

While Jimmy Kimmel is in quarantine, he checked in with the great Samuel L. Jackson at his home on Tuesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live.

VIDEO: Mark Wahlberg Talks About Tom Brady's Future on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Mark Wahlberg Talks About Tom Brady's Future on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2020

Mark talks about sitting next to LeBron James at a Lakers game, being friends with a lot of the players, going to games with Matt Damon, encouraging his son to root for Boston teams, being neighbors with Magic Johnson, the possibility of Tom Brady leaving the Patriots, his 16-year-old daughter learning to drive, and making his new movie Spencer Confidential.

VIDEO: Magic Johnson Talks Kobe Bryant on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Magic Johnson Talks Kobe Bryant on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2020

Magic remembers his friend Kobe Bryant, and talks about what he did for Los Angeles, playing him in one-on-one, bringing LeBron James to the Lakers, celebrating his 60th birthday, and Jimmy goes to great lengths to be included on Magic's summer vacations.

VIDEO: Anthony Anderson Talks to Jimmy Kimmel about Magic Johnson VideoVIDEO: Anthony Anderson Talks to Jimmy Kimmel about Magic Johnson
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2019

Anthony Anderson spoke to Jimmy Kimmel about yachting with Magic Johnson and friends over the summer, Jimmy not being invited, Anthony's Emmy nomination for ABC's “black-ish,” and sitting next to Jimmy at the Creative Arts Emmys. Watch the video below!

VIDEO: Samuel L. Jackson Talks INCREDIBLES 2, and More on Jimmy Kimmel Live! VideoVIDEO: Samuel L. Jackson Talks INCREDIBLES 2, and More on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2018

Samuel L. Jackson appeared on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live. Jackson talks about teaching an online acting masterclass, going to college for theatre and reveals what it is like acting while drunk, high and on acid. He talks about his new movie Incredibles 2, working on other animated films, and doing a school program at a local theatre where he sold kids a potion to help them get over their greatest fears. Finally, he talks about his recent Instagram posts where he wears t-shirts with his own face on them and Jimmy calls him out for not inviting him on his summer vacations with Magic Johnson.

VIDEO: Conan Plays Horse With Magic Johnson VideoVIDEO: Conan Plays Horse With Magic Johnson
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2018

On last night's CONAN, Conan O'Brien and NBA legend Magic Johnson work up an appetite playing a very competitive game of Horse. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Magic Johnson & Luke Wilson Face Off in 'Roomba Pong' on TONIGHT SHOW
by - Feb 14, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Magic Johnson and Jimmy faced off against Luke Wilson and The Roots' Tariq in a game of Roomba Pong.