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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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David Alan Grier On Discovering 'New Negroes' At Yale And The 'Black Rage' In His Blood
HuffPost
David Alan Grier's film and stage roles are plentiful and diverse, evenly sprinkled across decades and featuring him in everything from bedazzled crooner suits to superhero costumes. The Detroit native, 62, is a fitting ambassador for a city that ...

TheGrio (blog)

EXCLUSIVE: David Alan Grier on 'Arizona' role, 'The Cool Kids' and why he's glad he's NOT dating Kamala Harris
TheGrio (blog)
David Alan Grier is back on the big screen in the comedy/horror flick, Arizona. The quirky film that's full of dark humor is a departure from the roles we're used to seeing Grier play. and that's part of the reason he was interested. “These are the ...

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Ready to ride with 'The Cool Kids'?
PostBulletin.com
Starring a quartet of seasoned comedy veterans in David Alan Grier, Martin Mull, Vicki Lawrence and Leslie Jordan, the new Fox comedy “The Cool Kids” raised a few eyebrows as it entered this fall's lineup. Once the proud incubator of edgier fare such ...

Lasentinel

David Alan Grier Continues His Comedy Takeover
Lasentinel
David Alan Grier wears multiple professional hats. He has appeared in Broadway plays, performed stand-up comedy shows and starred in a plethora of movies. He continues to push his creative endeavors in his recent film, “Arizona.” The “In Living Color” ...

KITV Honolulu

WATCH: David Alan Grier hilariously explains what's not cool
KITV Honolulu
'The Cool Kids' star David Alan Grier plays 'What's cool, kid?' on 'GMA Day.' original story: https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/GMA_Day/video/david-alan-grier-hilariously-explains-cool-58152990. Saturday, September 29th 2018, 1:15 PM HST. 'The Cool Kids' star ...

David Alan Grier, Vicki Lawrence star in The Cool Kids
mySanAntonio.com
FOX 5's Kevin McCarthy talks with David Alan Grier and Vicki Lawrence, stars of The Cool Kids. / Fox5DC. Most Popular. 1. The American Bar Association had concerns about Brett Kavanaugh 12 years ago. 2. Famous Mexican telenovela villain arrested in ...
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