THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Cedric the Entertainer chats about his new CBS comedy series – Interview

Cedric the Entertainer plays Calvin Butler in THE NEIGHBORHOOD - Season 1 | ©2019 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

The title of CBS’s half-hour comedy THE NEIGHBORHOOD, now in its first season on Monday nights and renewed for a second, refers to a historic African-American enclave in Los Angeles. Cedric the Entertainer, one of THE NEIGHBORHOOD’s executive producers, plays Calvin, a patriarch who takes pride in his family (wife Tina is played by Tichina Arnold, their sons are played by Sheaun McKinney and Marcel Spears), his neighborhood, and his social standing. When a white family (played by Max Greenfield, Beth Behrs, and Hank Greenspan) moves in next door, Calvin is taken aback by this change in the population. He […]Read On »

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SCREAM QUEENS: Niecy Nash on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Niecy Nash in SCREAM QUEENS - Season 1 | ©2015 Fox/Jill Greenberg

Niecy Nash is a busy woman. Nominated two years in a row for Supporting Actress for her work in Showtime’s MOVING ON for her performance as Didi Ortley, a nurse at a geriatric care ward, Nash worked with Showtime again this year for a five-episode arc on MASTERS OF SEX. Nash is back for her second season as law enforcement maven Denise Hemphill on Fox Network’s Tuesday-night SCREAM QUEENS, created by Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy. Nash also just wrapped five seasons as Lolli Ballentine, wife of Cedric the Entertainer’s singing minister Boyce, on THE SOUL MAN. When […]Read On »

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GETTING ON with actress Niecy Nash – Exclusive Interview

Niecy Nash in GETTING ON - Season 1 | ©2014 HBO/Lacey Terrell

Actress Niecy Nash is having a busy time in the world of half-hour comedy. She’s currently in Season 2 of HBO’s GETTING ON, Sundays at 10:30 PM. It’s also been announced that TV Land’s THE SOUL MAN, which sees Nash playing the wife of series co-creator Cedric the Entertainer’s soul singer-turned-preacher character, has been renewed for a fourth season. California native Nash, whose first name is pronounced Nee-see (her birth name is Carol Denise Ensley), has plenty of acting experience in the half-hour comedy realm, having played Deputy Raineesha Williams in eighty-eight episodes of RENO 911, as well as appearing […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the LARRY CROWNE World Premiere

Julia Roberts at the World Premiere of LARRY CROWNE | ©2011 Sue Schneider

Universal Pictures and Vendome Pictures presented the World Premiere of LARRY CROWNE on June 27th at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Walking the carpet were the stars of the film, which included: Tom Hanks (writer/director/producer/cast), Julia Roberts, Bryan Cranston, Cedric the Entertainer, Taraji P. Henson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wilmer Valderrama, Rita Wilson, George Takei, Rami Malek, Grace Gummer, Maria Canals-Barrera, Roxana Ortega, Nia Vardalos (writer). Joining them were guests, which included: RJ Mitte, Jenna and Bodhi Elfman, Robin Dearden, and Selita Ebanks. LARRY CROWNE is now playing nationwide. LET US KNOW HOW YOU FEEL – COMMENT BELOW! Click on Link: For […]Read On »

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Movie Review: LARRY CROWNE

LARRY CROWNE movie poster | ©2011 Universal Pictures

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Cedric the Entertainer, George Takei, Bryan Cranston Writers: Tom Hanks & Nia Vardalos Director: Tom Hanks Distributor: Universal Pictures Release Date: July 1, 2011 There are some movies that are perfectly sound in premise and execution, yet they can only get major studio production/release if they have powerhouses at the wheel. Happily for LARRY CROWNE, Tom Hanks as co-writer/director/star is as powerful as they come in the film industry, which is why this modest, genial comedy with dramatic elements comes to us well-produced (so it looks good without being unduly slick) […]Read On »

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