"Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry"
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany creditsepisode listepisodes castepisode ratings... by rating... by votes
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsmessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summaryplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Connect with IMDb



2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2004 | 2003

2 items from 2015


Russell Simmons Inks Overall Deal with HBO

30 July 2015 1:01 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Russell Simmons has inked an overall first-look production and development deal with HBO, the premium cabler announced Thursday.

Under the pact with Simmons’ new-media company All Def Digital, he and his team will create and develop television projects for the network. Simmons currently has five projects in the works with HBO.

All Def Digital is producing three of the five projects on which Simmons and HBO are collaborating, including a new series that brings the best acts from All Def Digital’s weekly live comedy night. “These Are My Friends,” a comedy series from Shaka King that takes an original and authentic look at hip-hop culture, is also in development. Another comedy, titled “The Broken Lizard Show,” in association with Broken Lizard comedy troupe, will take an innovative and comedic look at race when, hundreds of years in the future, a space ship exploring the galaxy discovers the last white man in the universe. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

Permalink | Report a problem


Def Pictures Television Promotes Simone Reyes To Director Of TV Development

6 February 2015 12:30 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Russell SimmonsDef Pictures Television has promoted Simone Reyes to director of television development. The announcement was made Friday.

In her new role, Reyes will help to develop original programming for both scripted and reality television for Def Picture’s slate, and will also work with the brand’s YouTube channel, All Def Digital, to help identify and develop programs and talent. Both companies are collaborating to create co-branded cable and network programming together.

During her tenure at Def Pictures TV, Reyes served as a producer and appeared in the reality series “Running Russell Simmons.” She also worked on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” and “Def Poetry Jam” on Broadway.

Prior to this promotion, Reyes was Simmons’ exec assistant. She joined Def Jam Records as a receptionist during the company’s inception.

“Simone has been an insightful and creative executive and she has played a vital part in building our television division, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

Permalink | Report a problem


2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2004 | 2003

2 items from 2015


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners