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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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Categories : Comedian News
Posted 5/31/2007 12:05:43 AM | Permalink
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David Alan Grier Boards Netflix Film ‘Coffee & Kareem’  Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran actor and comedian David Alan Grier is set to play opposite Taraji P. Henson and Ed Helms in the Michael Dowse-directed Netflix comedy ...

How In Living Color Tricked Fox’s Censors to Get Jokes on Air  Vanity Fair

The sketch series In Living Color was in many ways the first of its kind. Filling a need for what co-star David Alan Grier called “a black S.N.L.,” the iconic sketch ...

Peggy Lipton Passes Away at 72: See David Alan Grier's Message to Daughter Rashida Jones  PopCulture.com

Actress Peggy Lipton is being mourned by fans and peers alike, including comedian David Alan Grier.Grier, who starred on the just-canceled FOX sitcom The ...

‘In Living Color’ Cast Reflects on Inclusive Comedy at Tribeca Reunion  Variety

Twenty-five years after the finale of “In Living Color,” creator and star Keenen Ivory Wayans still knows that his groundbreaking show took big chances to make ...

2019 Tribeca Film Festival: In Living Color Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary by Telling the Origin Story of Its Catchy Theme Song  The Root

It's been 25 years since the series finale of In Living Color aired (in 1994), and it's still as vibrant and relevant as ever. At the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, show ...

OWN Drops Season 4 'Queen Sugar' Trailer | The Source  The Source

Oprah Winfrey's OWN network has released the trailer for the fourth season of the hit drama Queen Sugar, and it looks like this installment of the television series ...

On TV Tonight – Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'  Blackfilm

Tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC on ABC is Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's All in the Family and The Jeffersons 90 minutes: These one-night-only ...

Fox chief says diversity is “an ongoing effort” after network cancels several Black-led shows  TheGrio

There are always people disappointed when networks announce which shows they will be axing, but Fox has ruffled tons of feathers since it announced plans to ...

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