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Tony Rock will host stand-up series to promote comedians ‘overshadowed in the mainstream’

Tony Rock will host stand-up series to promote comedians ‘overshadowed in the mainstream’

By | March 21, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments

Comedian Tony Rock has been tapped to host an upcoming series of live stand-up comedy DVDs called Comedy Underground. The first live taping is going down March 28 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles and will feature performances by Luenell Campbell, Hope Flood, Scruncho, Talent,...

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Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

By | November 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | One comment

This past summer, comedian and Hollywood powerhouse Jamie Foxx announced that he would be bringing back the iconic variety program Showtime at the Apollo. And just recently we learned that comedian Tony Rock was handpicked by Foxx to host the re-vamped show. But how did the...

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Tony Rock will host Jamie Foxx’s new sketch show for Showtime

Tony Rock will host Jamie Foxx’s new sketch show for Showtime

By | November 10, 2011 at 1:31 pm | No comments

We’re hearing that on the heels of his recent ill-fated and now canceled Fox sketch comedy series In The Flow with Affion Crockett, the multi-talented Jamie Foxx is now producing an R-rated sketch show for cable giant Showtime. And veteran comedian Tony Rock – brother of...

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Tony Rock guests on Kevin Nealon Show at Laugh Factory

By | June 10, 2010 at 2:32 pm | No comments

It’s that time of the week again. (No, not recyclables). It’s another edition of the Kevin Nealon Show, filmed every Tuesday at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. And this week, Kevin’s special guest was Tony Rock, who most people know as the little brother of famous...

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Comedy Matters with Judah Friedlander, Ralphie May and more

By | January 7, 2010 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Comic Strip Xmas Party The truth is I liked my last column so much it was hard for me to start to write this one. That’s a dangerous thing for a writer to fall in love with his own stuff! Anyway, thanks to all of you who sent your condolences on my Mom. For the second year...

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Comedy Matters with Bobby Lee, Jeffrey Ross and more

By | September 7, 2009 at 10:25 am | No comments

CHRIS ROCK STEPS UP In 1986, Chris Rock was discovered at the Comic Strip by owner Richie Tienken and Eddie Murphy. The story goes that Chris was setting up chairs and cleaning up in exchange for stage time, in a deal he made with Lucien Hold, the legendary manager of the club....

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