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'Top Five': Woody and Robert and Chris, Oh My

Jon Eig | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Chris Rock has a lot to say about race and humor and culture, and about where an artist fits into that discussion. Especially a black artist. It's hard to think about anyone better suited to talk about that right now.

Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson in a Cinderella Story: Top Five

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Remember in Pretty Woman when Richard Gere asks Julia Roberts what happens after the prince rescues Cinderella? Not missing a beat, she says, she resc...

Top Five Is Not Top 10 Material

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Top Five does provide an in-depth look at a comedian trying for something new. It strives to make it real and believable, and it succeeds for the most part. The problem is the entertainment factor gets left by the wayside.

Top Five

Dwight Brown | Posted 12.03.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Andre Allen (Rock) is a hip New York-based stand-up comedian who has stretched his talents thin. He's in a plethora of movies; none are particularly good, though they have brought him fame and fortune.

Cedric The Entertainer's Favorite Advice From Bernie Mac

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.10.2014 | Black Voices

When Cedric The Entertainer made the move to New York City from St. Louis, the first opportunity for work he found was on "Def Comedy Jam." The idea o...

Why Cedric The Entertainer Won't Steal From Donald Trump's Hotels

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy

There's a hilarious scene in Chris Rock's new film "Top Five" in which the character played by Cedric the Entertainer does something we can all relate...

The New Host Of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Could Kick Your Ass

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" may be getting its most badass host since Regis chucked up the deuces. After the news broke that Cedric the Entert...

Cedric The Entertainer To Exit ' Millionaire'

Deadline Hollywood | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices

Cedric “The Entertainer” will be leaving Disney-ABC’s syndicated game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire after a season as a host. ...

White Guy Teaches Cedric The Entertainer African Dance And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices

When Cedric The Entertainer found out "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" contestant Jeff Hunsicker took African dance in college, he promptly asked for a...

GBK's Sixth Annual George Lopez Celebrity Golf Classic Gift Lounge

Zorianna Kit | Posted 07.07.2013 | Celebrity
Zorianna Kit

Despite the rainy weather, celebrities like Maroon 5's Adam Levine, Don Cheadle, Chris Tucker, Benjamin Bratt and others came out for the 6th Annual G...

Vocal Cast for Disney's Planes Includes a Top Gun Reunion, Top Names From Stand-up Comedy

Jim Hill | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

The Planes production team did come up with an appealing aerodynamic cast for this animated feature. But then the question became, who would Disney recruit to come voice this new set of characters?

Meet The New 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Host

Posted 06.17.2013 | TV

Sorry, Regis fans -- but the original "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" host will not return to his former position. Cedric the Entertainer will take...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: A Haunted House

Dan Persons | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The second week of 2013 sees yet another film that doesn't aspire to the bottom-of-the-barrel stature usually typified by early-in-the-year releases. A Haunted House sets out to deflate found-footage horror, and more often than not hits its targets quite capably.

'The Soul Man' Returns For Season Two

BET | Posted 11.16.2012 | Black Voices

Television audiences just got another season of fun with their new favorite sitcom family. Cedric the Entertainer confirmed via Twitter that his comed...

Cedric the Entertainer talks Kings of Comedy Reunion, Album Release and New Hit Show

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 08.10.2012 | Celebrity
Tanya Young Williams

Cedric the Entertainer, born Cedric Antonio Kyles, has patiently waited for the project that felt right in his gut and soul. Soul Man is a spin-off from Betty White's TV Land's show Hot in Cleveland, where Cedric's character, Reverend Boyle was introduced.

Movie Review: Grassroots

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's a certain rowdy spirit to Stephen Gyllenhaal's Grassroots, now playing in limited release, that gives the fact-based comedy-drama a surprising vitality for a movie that seems so schematic.

Cedric The Entertainer On Betty White's Casting Couch

Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

When Cedric the Entertainer made a guest appearance as a minister on "Hot in Cleveland," he probably had no idea that it wouldn't be long before he'd ...

WATCH: Episode 1 Of TV Land's Comedy Series 'The Soul Man'

Posted 06.14.2012 | Black Voices

R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine (Cedric The Entertainer) was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of t...

Grassroots: The Trailer

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy
Stephen Gyllenhaal

2012-05-30-Screenshot20120530at3.18.44PM.jpgOh, Mister Trump with your burning birther concerns. We have a bigger problem for you now -- a candidate who loves to dress up in polar bear outfits.

Paul Blumenthal

'Grassroots' Movie Seeks To Inspire With Campaign Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

In 2001, two Seattle alt-weekly writers teamed up to run a city council race that sought to challenge the local political structure and empower ordina...

'90s Black Sitcom Stars Return To TV

Posted 02.01.2012 | TV

Everyone loves a good comeback and as of late, TV has been chock-full of them. When "The Voice's" Cee Lo Green had the former "Family Matters" star...

'Cleveland' Gets Season 4 & Spinoff

Posted 01.14.2012 | TV

Betty White has a lot to celebrate! Not only does the 89-year-old actress have a big birthday coming up -- which will be accompanied by an NBC spe...

Memorable Moments from the NAACP Image Awards

Vic Bulluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vic Bulluck

2011-03-02-mj.jpgThe NAACP Image Awards is the nation's premier multi-cultural awards show celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

Top 5 Most Surprising Comedians to Perform at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

While no comedians before have matched the level of opposition and intrigue that Colbert and Leno generated more recently, this list of prior entertainers at the press dinner might amaze you.