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Tracy Morgan to Guest-Star on CBS’ ‘The Neighborhood’ (Exclusive)

Tracy Morgan is heading back to broadcast. The Last O.G. star is set to guest on CBS’ The Neighborhood, marking his first live-action network comedy appearance since his seven-season, Emmy-nominated run on NBC’s 30 Rock. Morgan will play Curtis Butler, the frenetic younger brother of star Cedric the Entertainer’s character. “Cedric the Entertainer and Tracy […]

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards: TV Review

As expected, 'The Queen's Gambit,' 'Ted Lasso' and 'The Crown' dominated the Emmys telecast supposedly honoring the best television of 2020-21.

Seth Rogen Marvels at Emmys Tent: “There’s Way Too Many of Us in This Little Room”

The 2021 Emmys took great pains to be COVID-compliant, requiring attendees to be vaccinated and present negative test results, and the location for the awards show was even switched to the event deck at L.A. Live from its longtime venue of the Microsoft Theater in hopes the technically outdoor location would allow for better social […]

Cedric the Entertainer Kicks Off Emmys With TV-Inspired Cover of Biz Markie’s “Just a Friend”

Cedric the Entertainer kicked off the 2021 Emmy Awards with a nostalgic vibe, using Biz Markie’s classic “Just a Friend” to pay homage to this year’s nominees, mixing in references to nominated shows Ted Lasso and The Crown with rapping help from LL Cool J, Lil Dicky and, perhaps most surprisingly, Rita Wilson. With the […]

Emmy Host Cedric the Entertainer on Crafting Jokes for Increasingly Sensitive Audiences

Getting tapped to host the Emmys, long a coveted milestone for any comic, can feel a bit like drawing the short straw these days. With live viewership in a free fall and COVID-19 safeguards still making traditional celebrations untenable, awards shows are hot potatoes — and it’s the host left holding the tuber when the […]

Cedric the Entertainer to Host 2021 Emmy Awards

CBS and the Television Academy have tapped The Neighborhood star Cedric the Entertainer to host the 2021 Emmy Awards. The awards will return to their usual home at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown L.A. for the Sept. 19 ceremony. The show will also feature a limited in-person audience of nominees and their guests after last […]

‘The Opening Act’: Film Review

Jimmy O. Yang and Cedric the Entertainer star in 'The Opening Act,' a semi-autobiographical comedy about a stand-up comic questioning whether he has the guts for this life.

Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin Among Honorees at Bounce Trumpet Awards

Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant will be honored will special awards at the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards.

‘The Neighboorhood’ Stars Beth Behrs, Max Greenfield Are Thankful for Live Audience: “Keeps You On Your Toes”

"I tend to have good instincts for other people and bad instincts for me," Greenfield tells THR about what jokes work and don't with the show's live audience.

‘The Neighborhood’ and ‘Happy Together’: TV Review

CBS' Monday comedies 'The Neighborhood' and 'Happy Together' make for an easy-to-pair duo of shows that premiere with strong casts — including Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Tichina Arnold and Damon Wayans Jr. — and hacky executions.

Cannes First Look: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried in ‘First Reformed’ (Exclusive Image)

Paul Schrader directed the thriller centering on members of a church who are troubled by the loss of their loved ones.

TBS’ Tracy Morgan Comedy Enlists Cedric the Entertainer

Taylor Mosby ('Criminal Minds') and Dante Hoagland ('The New Edition Story') have also signed on.