Date of Birth: July 08, 1945 (73)
Alfonso Cuaron, Bo Burnham Take Top Prizes at the DGA AWARDSAlfonso Cuaron, Bo Burnham Take Top Prizes at the DGA AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2018 were announced tonight during the 71st Annual DGA Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center's Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA's Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Roma. (more...)

HBO to Debut AMANDA SEALES: I BE KNOWIN'HBO to Debut AMANDA SEALES: I BE KNOWIN'
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Comedian Amanda Seales (HBO's “Insecure”) headlines her first hour-long comedy special when AMANDA SEALES: I BE KNOWIN' debuts SATURDAY, JAN. 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Taped at the Edison Ballroom in New York City, the exclusive presentation was directed by Stan Lathan and produced for HBO by Jesse Collins Entertainment. (more...)

Comedy Special AMANDA SEALES: I BE KNOWIN' To Debut Early Next YearComedy Special AMANDA SEALES: I BE KNOWIN' To Debut Early Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Comedian Amanda Seales (HBO's “Insecure”) will debut her first hour-long comedy special on HBO early next year, it was announced today by Nina Rosenstein, executive vice president, HBO Programming. Taping Sunday, Nov. 25 at the Edison Ballroom in New York, AMANDA SEALES: I BE KNOWIN' will be directed by Stan Lathan and produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment. (more...)

Sacred Fools Presents THE JOE & JOSHUA SHOWSacred Fools Presents THE JOE & JOSHUA SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Following the success of their run at this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival, comedy due Joe Hernandez-Kolski and Joshua Silverstein are launching a year-long residency at Sacred Fools. Starting this Friday, September 28 at 10:00pm, The Joe and Joshua Show! will return (almost) monthly with performances on the (almost) last Friday of every month, tackling a different topic with their brazen sense of comedy. (more...)

Full List of Winners from the 70th Emmy Awards!Full List of Winners from the 70th Emmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Tonight is the the 70th Emmy Awards! Hosted by Colin Jost and Michael Che, the telecast will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8:00 PM ET on NBC. BroadwayWorld will be updating live as winners are announced tonight, so make sure to check back throughout the night to find out if your favorite nominee won! (more...)

The Full List of Winners from the 2018 Creative Arts EmmysThe Full List of Winners from the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Television Academy tonight presented the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday night honoring outstanding artistic and technical achievement in television at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Saturday ceremony, which kicked-off the 70th Emmys, awarded many talented artists and craftspeople in the categories of animation, scripted programming including comedy, drama and limited series. The Sunday ceremony honored performers, artists and craftspeople for excellence in variety, nonfiction or reality programming, reality competition programming, music, choreography, as well as documentary or nonfiction specials, informational series or specials. (more...)

Def Poetry Jam Reunion Coming To The Billie Holiday TheatreDef Poetry Jam Reunion Coming To The Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

RestorationART at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation launches its 2018 - 2019 season with Def Poetry Jam Reunion, curated by Danny Simmons on Saturday, September 15, 2018 for two shows only at 3PM and 7PM at The Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216. (more...)

HANDMAID'S TALE, GAME OF THRONES Among Directors Guild Award Nominees; Full List!HANDMAID'S TALE, GAME OF THRONES Among Directors Guild Award Nominees; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced the DGA's nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2017. (more...)

Gary Owen & More Set for New HBO Stand-Up Series ALL DEF COMEDY TodayGary Owen & More Set for New HBO Stand-Up Series ALL DEF COMEDY Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Russell Simmons returns to HBO for the all-new, six-show stand-up series ALL DEF COMEDY, debuting FRIDAY, DEC. 1 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by four other editions subsequent Todays at the same time, with the finale debuting Today, Dec. 29 (10:30-11:00 p.m.). (more...)

ALL DEF COMEDY, From Russell Simmons, Debuts on HBO TodayALL DEF COMEDY, From Russell Simmons, Debuts on HBO Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Russell Simmons returns to HBO for the all-new, six-show stand-up series ALL DEF COMEDY, debuting FRIDAY, DEC. 1(10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by four other editions subsequent Todays at the same time, with the finale debuting Today, Dec. 29 (10:30-11:00 p.m.). (more...)

Gary Owen & More Set for New HBO Stand-Up Series ALL DEF COMEDY 12/1Gary Owen & More Set for New HBO Stand-Up Series ALL DEF COMEDY 12/1
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Russell Simmons returns to HBO for the all-new, six-show stand-up series ALL DEF COMEDY, debuting FRIDAY, DEC. 1 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by four other editions subsequent Fridays at the same time, with the finale debuting Friday, Dec. 29 (10:30-11:00 p.m.). (more...)

ALL DEF COMEDY, From Russell Simmons, Debuts on HBO 12/1ALL DEF COMEDY, From Russell Simmons, Debuts on HBO 12/1
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Russell Simmons returns to HBO for the all-new, six-show stand-up series ALL DEF COMEDY, debuting FRIDAY, DEC. 1(10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by four other editions subsequent Fridays at the same time, with the finale debuting Friday, Dec. 29 (10:30-11:00 p.m.). (more...)

Dave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, TodayDave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Def Comedy Jam 25 will launch exclusively on Netflix Today, September 26th in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic show, “Def Comedy Jam.” (more...)

Netflix Shares First Look Trailer & Images for DEF COMEDY JAM 25Netflix Shares First Look Trailer & Images for DEF COMEDY JAM 25
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Netflix has shared a first look at DEF COMEDY JAM 25. Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Adele Givens, Tracy Morgan, Sheryl Underwood, D.L. Hughley and many more celebrate one of comedy's greatest institutions. (more...)

Dave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, 9/26Dave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, 9/26
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Def Comedy Jam 25 will launch exclusively on Netflix Tuesday, September 26th in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic show, “Def Comedy Jam.” (more...)


by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

THIS FALL - NETFLIX and DEF COMEDY JAM bring you a celebration of comedy's biggest names 25 years in the making. Pushing the envelope since 1992, check out who's coming to Netflix to celebrate Def Comedy Jam 25 below! (more...)

ALL DEF COMEDY Stand-Up Series from Russell Simmons Debuts Exclusively on HBO This December
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Russell Simmons returns to HBO later this year for the all-new stand-up series ALL DEF COMEDY, kicking off its six-show season in December. The show continues the longstanding relationship between the network and Simmons, who launched the careers of a host of today's comedy superstars in the '90s with the original HBO series “Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam.” (more...)

CeeLo Green, Sheila E., Charlie Wilson & We McDonald to Headline Apollo Theater's 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event - the 2017 Apollo Spring Gala, which will take place at the theater on Monday, June 12 at 7pm. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Dave Chappelle Returns to Netflix for 2 Concert Specials
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Two specials. The one and only Dave Chappelle returns for his first concert specials in 12 years. (more...)

Dave Chappelle to Release Three All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Specials on Netflix
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dave Chappelle is bringing his blistering brand of comedy to Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, with three all-new stand-up specials. (more...)

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