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David Alan Grier
Name : David Alan Grier
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Date of Birth : 1955
Place of Birth : Detroit, Michigan
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Comedian
Brief Bio : David Alan Grier (born June 30, 1955) is an American actor and comedian known for his work on the sketch comedy television show In Living Color. Grier was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Aretas... - More...
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Nick presents new series, movie at upfronts
Hollywood Reporter - United States - At its 2008 upfront presentation Thursday, Nickelodeon announced its first original primetime family movie, called "Gym Teacher," starring "Law & Order: SVU's" Christopher Meloni, as well as the development of a music-based sitcom about a boy band called "One 4 All," produced in partnership with Sony/BMG Music Entertainment.

"Right now I feel that Nickelodeon has unbelievable momentum both as a business and as a brand," Nickelodeon & MTVN Kids and Family Group president Cyma Zarghami told the advertisers at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. "As a first generation of Nickelodeon families connect with Nick, we are on the eve of some
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Celebrities : Nathan Kress, Amy Sedaris, David Alan Grier
Categories : Entertainment news, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 3/14/2008 12:03:49 AM | Permalink
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COMEDY CENTRAL TAPS SNOOP, DAVID ALAN GRIER: Snoop behind animation project; Grier to spoof celebrity news magazines.
Eurweb.com - Los Angeles, CA, USA - Comedy Central has added new television projects to its 2009 development slate: one from rapper Snoop Dogg, the other from comedian David Alan Grier, the network announced Wednesday.

The untitled Snoop Dogg project will take an animated look at the artist's life as a 15-year-old in 1980s Long Beach. Tha Doggfather and Tom Lynch will executive produce.

"We've been looking to get into business with Snoop, who's always fantastic on our roasts," said Lauren Corrao, Comedy Central's president of original programming and development. "He's one of those people who truly crosses over between music and comedy."

Meanwhile, the magazine-show parody "David Alan Grier's
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Celebrities : David Alan Grier
Categories : Entertainment news, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 3/14/2008 12:03:42 AM | Permalink
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Nickelodeon Downloads Its New Directions, New Content to Advertising Community in 2008 Upfront Presentation
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - At its 2008 annual upfront presentation, top-rated kids' brand Nickelodeon presented the advertising community with a host of new ideas and creative content demonstrating the network's dedication to innovation and its open-platform programming philosophy. Offering advertisers the greatest opportunity to reach viewers across its core kid demographics because it is virtually everywhere kids are, Nickelodeon also advanced its creative leadership through new programming announcements and partnerships with top talent across the worlds of television, music and film.

"The strength of the Nickelodeon brand comes from how we embrace everything important to kids, and how we are with them virtually everywhere they
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Celebrities : Nickelodeon, David Alan Grier
Categories : Entertainment news, Comedian News, Celebrity News
Posted 3/13/2008 12:03:47 AM | Permalink
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'Comics Unleashed' Renewed in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Entertainment Studios, Inc., the largest independent producer/distributor of first-run syndicated television
programming, announces the renewal of its daily half-hour comedy series "Comics Unleashed" in New York on WCBS, Los Angeles on KABC and in Chicago on WCIU for Fall 2007.

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Comics Unleashed has also renewed 17 markets with Clear Channel Television. Offering a solution to broadcast television stations with
declining numbers of off-network sitcoms, "Comics Unleashed" excels as a half-hour daily comedy talk show.Produced and delivered in High Definition, Comics Unleashed was created and developed by Byron Allen, Chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios,Inc. "I have had the time of my life
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Celebrities : Margaret Cho, Mike Epps, George Wallace, Carol Leifer, Bill Bellamy, Pauly Shore, Rita Rudner, Byron Allen, Tom Green, Tommy Davidson, Tom Arnold, Aries Spears, Wayne Brady, Dane Cook, Cedric the Entertainer, Sinbad, Dennis Miller, Howie Mandel, Jon Lovitz, Adam Carolla, David Alan Grier, Brad Garrett
Categories : Talk Show Hosts, Comedian News
Posted 7/9/2007 12:07:09 AM | Permalink
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DAVID ALAN GRIER JOINS COMEDY CENTRAL: Comedian brings ‘Chocolate News’ to 2007-08 development slate.
Eurweb.com - Los Angeles, CA, USA - Comedian David Alan Grier is behind a new magazine-show parody that will join a number of freshman programs premiering this fall on Comedy Central, the network announced Tuesday.

Titled "David Alan Grier's Chocolate News," the series will feature sketch players who double as correspondents covering urban-flavored topics in pop culture, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Not even an appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” could help Grier’s last stab at TV, NBC’s “Thank God You’re Here.” The NBC comedy program premiered on April 9 and featured celebs acting blindly in improvised skits with Grier as the host. After poor reviews, the show
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Celebrities : David Alan Grier
Categories : Comedian News
Posted 5/31/2007 12:05:43 AM | Permalink
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Actors Don Cheadle, David Alan Grier plunge into #GumboWars
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Actors Don Cheadle, David Alan Grier plunge into #GumboWars. Updated December 26, 2017 at 12:40 PM ; Posted December 26, 2017 at 10:44 AM. Don Cheadle arrives at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards - Universal Music Group After Party at The Theatre at Ace ...

UPROXX

Bruno Mars And Cardi B's 'Finesse' Video Earns A Key 'In Living Color' Seal Of Approval
UPROXX
At the moment, the early 90s soaked visuals of Bruno Mars and Cardi B's “Finesse (Remix)” promo sits at the top spot on YouTube's Trending chart. And why wouldn't it? The video pays homage to the groundbreaking Fox comedy offering In Living Color ...

SYFY WIRE (blog)

Chosen One of the Day: Clarence Williams III as Mr. Simms in Tales from the Hood
SYFY WIRE (blog)
For most of us adult horror aficionados, our passion for the genre was forged in that all-important, youth-defining ritual: the sleepover. And for me and my friends, horror anthology classic Tales From the Hood was the ultimate slumber party move ...

USA TODAY

Bruno Mars, Cardi B throw it back to 'In Living Color' days in 'Finesse' video
USA TODAY
This is how Bruno Mars and Cardi B Finesse a remix. The two paired up for a revised version of the track from Mars' 2016 album 24K Magic and a video released late Wednesday night. Bruno Mars - Finesse (Remix) [Feat. Cardi B] [Official Video]. Info ...

MTV.com

How Bruno Mars And Cardi B's 'Finesse' Choreography Came Alive
MTV.com
I mean, from Jamie Foxx to Jim Carrey to the Wayans brothers, of course, and you know, Tommy Davidson and [David] Alan Grier, all those guys. Then the dancers, Carrie Inaba, Jossie [Harris], [Jennifer Lopez], Rosie Perez, I mean, definitely was really ...

UPROXX

Justin Timberlake's 'Filthy' Is Good, Clean Fun From The Pop Showman
UPROXX
At the moment, the early 90s soaked visuals of Bruno Mars and Cardi B's “Finesse (Remix)” promo sits at the top spot on YouTube's Trending chart. And why wouldn't it? The video pays homage to the groundbreaking Fox comedy offering In Living Color ...

Marc Berman (satire) (blog)

Entertainment Studios Orders 2 More Seasons of 'Funny You Should Ask'
Marc Berman (satire) (blog)
The comedians appearing in season one include Howie Mandel, Anthony Anderson, Tiffany Haddish, Jon Lovitz, Cheryl Hines, Byron Allen, Louie Anderson, Gabriel Iglesias, Cedric the Entertainer, Billy Gardell, Tommy Davidson, Sherri Shepherd, Tim Meadows ...

Dread Central

Tales From The Hood 2 Is Finally Heading Our Way!
Dread Central
One of the slickest horror anthology films from the 90's was director Rusty Cundieff's Tales from the Hood starring Clarence Williams III as the coolest undertaker ever. The film begged for a sequel – or a whole series of sequels – but nothing ever ...
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