Tracy Morgan’s new TBS comedy “The Last O.G.” will premiere on the network on April 3 at 10:30 p.m. Et/Pt. The series was created by Jordan Peele who also serves as executive producer with Morgan. In the show, Morgan plays an ex-con that readjusts to life after his 15-year stint in prison. Tiffany Haddish, Ryan Gaul, and Cedric the Entertainer also star. Watch the trailer below.
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TBS has released the first trailer for its new sitcom The Last O.G. (premiering Tuesday, April 3 at 10:30/9:30c), and based on the footage above, it’s kind of reminiscent of Morgan’s old 30 Rock pal Tina Fey’s Netflix comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Like Kimmy, Morgan’s character Tray is reentering civilian life after a long time locked away, and the adjustment to 2018 living isn’t always smooth.
TBS released a first look at “The Last O.G.,” a new comedy co-created by Peele and co-starring Haddish and Tracy Morgan.
Morgan stars as Tray, recently released from prison to find his world much different than the one he left behind 15 years ago. One big change is that his ex-girlfriend Shay (Haddish) is not only married, but raising two twin children he didn’t even realize he had.
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The show also includes Cedric the Entertainer, along with Taylor Mosby, Dante Hoagland, and Allen Maldonado.
This is Morgan’s first regular role on a TV show since “30 Rock” went off the air in 2013. Haddish can currently be seen in the hit summer comedy “Girls Trip
“Two-thirds the way through the writers’ room, Trump was elected,” Leggero said.
“We have so many intelligent writers on our staff,” Lindhome said, “and we were talking, you know, before Trump was elected, we’re like, well, you know, we really need to think where are people going to be at in six months,” she said. “And one of our writers was like, well, you know, we’re going to have a woman President, and I think there’s going to be a lot of backlash. And so we were like, yeah, you’re right. So we really were writing for this future where men are pissed because a woman is President,
Two of the projects boast “Will & Grace” star Sean Hayes as an executive producer. The first is titled “Like Family” and follows Aubrey and Artie, who formed the tightest of sibling-like bonds growing up together in foster care. But they are now discovering that such closeness makes adulthood even more complicated.
Suzanne Martin will write and executive produce with Hayes and Todd Milliner also executive producing via their Hazy Mills banner. Universal Television will produce along with Hazy Mills, which is under an overall deal at the studio.
Martin previously created the TV Land comedy series “Hot in Cleveland,” which ran on the cable network for six seasons. She also created the “Hot in Cleveland” spinoff series “The Soul Man” starring Cedric the Entertainer, as well as the NBC comedy “Crowded.” Hayes executive
As reported by Variety, Cannon said “the film’s main objective is to empower women!” However, in addition to casting Brown, whose much-publicized history of physical abuse towards women includes a 2009 felony after assaulting Rihanna, the film’s creative team appears to be comprised of men.
In addition to Cannon as writer, director, producer, and star, the film is produced by Demetrius Spencer of One Media Worldwide and Ball Up, the entertainment studio behind the women’s streetball league. Also cast are Evan Ross, Rebecca De Mornay, and Cedric the Entertainer.
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“She Ball” stars Cannon as the father to a seven-year-old daughter and the
Cannon will star alongside Chris Brown, Cedric the Entertainer, Evan Ross, and Rebecca De Mornay.
“She Ball” follows the love of the game through the struggles of Avery Watts, played by Cannon, who enlists the baddest women’s streetball league in the city to help him save the embattled Inglewood Community Center, which he manages, all while trying to raise his seven-year-old daughter.
Cannon is producing the film with Demetrius Spencer of One Media Worldwide and Ball Up, the entertainment studio behind the streetball league.
To bring authenticity to the project, the movie will feature real-life athletes from the Wnba, Ball Up, and the Basketball Beauties League, including Melody Rae Kandil, Jaliyah Manuel, and former Harlem Globetrotter Tammy Brawner. Faizon Love, K.D. Aubert, Luenell, and Marla Gibbs round out the cast.
Cedric the Entertainer hosts 18th Annual Emmys Golf Classic
Funds raised at the event, co-sponsored by Staples Center Premium Seating, will support the Foundation’s renowned educational programs.
Television stars, entertainment industry executives, Television Academy leadership and corporate partners competed in the day-long golf tournament at the Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles.
Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer (The Comedy Get Down, The Last Og), the star-studded event included competitors from some of television’s top shows: Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds), Peter Mackenzie (black-ish), Benito Martinez (How to Get Away with Murder), Richard Kind (The Goldbergs), Bailey Chase (Twin Peaks), Robbie Amell (The X-Files), Adam Rodriguez (Criminal Minds), Carlos Bernard (24:Legacy), Joel Gretsch (Vampire Diaries), Jeff Nordling (Big Little Lies), Daniel Henney (Criminal Minds), Rocky Carroll (NCIS), C.S. Lee (Silicon Valley), Pat Finn
In an exclusive clip of TBS’s Drop The Mic, singer Usher and Black-ish star Anthony Anderson go face to face in an explosive (and somewhat hilarious!) rap battle.
First up, Anderson.
“Usher has a had a little problem with most women, a problem I mean he breaks up a tradition. I know it’s hard to hear but I have a burning question, how’d you get caught cheating and call it a confession,” he raps.
“Anthony Anderson, the star of Black-ish, this supposed to be a celebrity battle, I got catfished.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center's New York Film Festival's added sneak preview of Paul Schrader's First Reformed as a Special Event, starring Ethan Hawke and Cedric the Entertainer with Philip Ettinger and Amanda Seyfried was presented by the director at Alice Tully Hall. Director of Programming and Selection Committee Chair Kent Jones joined Schrader on stage for a post-screening discussion.
The influence of Andrei Tarkovsky, Jean-Luc Godard, Carl Theodor Dreyer, and Ingmar Bergman, Ethan Hawke's character coming from Robert Bresson's Diary of a Country Priest, Ida director Pawel Pawlikowski's encouragement, and what Martin Scorsese's casting of Albert Brooks in Taxi Driver had to with Cedric the Entertainer being in First Reformed were confessed by Paul Schrader.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has just announced a sneak preview of Paul Schrader's First Reformed to be screened at the New York Film Festival. The film stars Ethan Hawke and Cedric the Entertainer with Philip Ettinger and Amanda Seyfried.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center writes: "Paul Schrader’s newest film, about a middle-aged pastor named Toller (Ethan Hawke, in a truly extraordinary performance) who is shocked out of his self-inflicted torment when he is called to minister to a troubled young environmental activist and his wife (Philip Ettinger and Amanda Seyfried), is as deeply personal as it is politically and spiritually urgent. The film also stars Cedric the Entertainer as the leader of the megachurch that oversees Toller’s 250-year-old landmarked structure and his ever-dwindling congregation.
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