Entertainment One Plans Comedy Specials for Lavell Crawford, Rickey Smiley

Toronto-based producer will distribute both projects worldwide across multiple digital platforms, with an early 2011 launch date.

TORONTO -- Going for laughs, Entertainment One plans to shoot one-hour comedy specials for Lavell Crawford ("Last Comic Standing") and Rickey Smiley.

The Toronto-based producer will distribute both projects worldwide across the TV, DVD, CD and digital platforms, with an early 2011 launch date.

Allen Blackwell, senior director of urban film and comedy for Entertainment One, negotiated the stand-up comedy deals and will serve as producer on both TV specials.

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