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Kevin Hart and Chris Rock’s New Project

radiofacts.com Comedians Kevin Hart and Chris Rock are in negotiations with Universal in making the comedy movie “Co-Parenting", with Rock directing. The movie will be about Hart, who is a stay-at-home dad who raises his kids while his while is a CEO and the money maker for the family. His wife decides to leave him, causing a bitter divorce and custody battle. All this is happening while Hart finds himself in an emotional turmoil. The new project is based on the original idea by Rock and Hart and will be produced by Will Packer and written by Yamara Taylor. Taylor is the writer behind ABC’s Black-ish and Packer produced the movies Night School and Girls Trip. Packer will be producing for his production company, Wil Packer Production, and Rock for his, Chris Rock Enterprise. Hart and John Cheng will be producing for Hart’s Hartbeat Productions. Hart starred in the comedy movie Night School with Tiffany Haddish, which released last month. Rock recently released his most recent stand-up special on Netflix back in February of this year (2018), and will be starring in FX’s Fargo upcoming fourth season.

Tom Joyner & Allstate Join for 16th Annual Family Reunion Celebration


The popular entertainment host partners again with the insurance company for the event’s 16th year, showcasing Concerts, Family Expo, Celebrities, and Seminars

Tom Joyner , host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) ®, and Allstate Insurance Company are celebrating the importance of family fun for every generation at the 2018 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion®. The prominent event, now in its 16th year, will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL this Labor Day weekend August 30–September 3.

Attracting more than 25,000 people annually, the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion® welcomes families from all over the country for a weekend filled with concerts, celebrity interactions, enlightening seminars, one of the largest family themed expos for the African-American community, a theme park option, shopping, College Day featuring prominent colleges and universities - poised to accept applications - and endless themed activities. The event’s free Fam-Fest Expo is open to the public the entire weekend and guests can also enjoy passes to Universal Orlando® theme park.

This year’s event will feature concerts from legendary R&B, Soul, Funk band Maze featuring Frankie Beverly on Friday; R&B group Bell Biv DeVoe (BBD) and Comedian Rickey Smiley on Saturday; and an entire day of inspiration with Sunday’s Gospel Explosion presenting Erica Campbell with more celebrities to be announced.

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The weekend officially kicks off with a party hosted by Tom Joyner and LIVE performances on Thursday. Friday morning, The Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) will broadcast its annual Sky Show® live with a performance that is open to the public from 6:00am – 10:00am ET.

“Every year, we create a fun, entertainment-filled atmosphere that truly celebrates families and what we love,” said Joyner, whose radio show airs in markets all over the country. “I am so proud to continue this tradition and know it will be our best year yet.”

Initiated in 2003, Joyner’s annual “Party with a Purpose®” for families has featured a stellar lineup of today’s hottest entertainers. Tom Joyner radio affiliate Star 94.5/Orlando will invite the Central Florida audience to participate throughout the weekend.

Allstate is giving Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) listeners a chance to win a trip to the 2018 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion. From July 11th to August 10th, visit BlackAmericaWeb.com to share your Stories of Strength to enter for a chance to win.

After Settling Discrimination Suit, AT&T Relationship Continues to Improve with Byron Allen


A&T Continues to Improve Relationship after Lawsuit

After filing a discrimination suit against several cable companies including AT&T, Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios secured distribution for its seven cable channels across DirecTV and U-verse after AT&T settled a racial discrimination this past December. Entertainment Studios, Inc., (www.es.tv) is proud to announce that its cable television networks COMEDY.TV and JUSTICECENTRAL.TV will be available on the new streaming service, DIRECTV NOW, when it launches later this month.
  • Comedy.TV - A television network dedicated to today's funniest comedians, featuring a mix of live concert performances, talk and variety shows, sitcoms and movies. (www.Comedy.tv)
  • JusticeCentral.TV - A television network dedicated to Emmy Award-nominated court shows, legal news, and the world's biggest trials.  (www.JusticeCentral.tv)
"We value our continued and expanding relationship with AT&T," said Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Entertainment Studios. "DIRECTV NOW customers will be able to enjoy watching our networks wherever they are at their convenience." DIRECTV NOW will offer customers access to more than 100 channels, including live and on-demand programming from top networks, as well as premium add-on options. Customers will be able to access and stream the service over a wired or wireless Internet connection using a variety of connected devices without requiring additional hardware, satellites, annual contracts or credit checks.
Cedric the Entertainer Comedy Special Coming to Netflix

Cedric the Entertainer Comedy Special Coming to Netflix

Radio Facts: Netlix was already killin' it but now they have gone and delivered one of the Original Kings of Comedy to us. That's right, Netflix is releasing a stand-up comedy special featuring Cedric the Entertainer. I can't wait to see this one. https://youtu.be/-t1781OdVvQ