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Prince Uses Photo From Dave Chappelle's Infamous Sketch For Single Cover

August 19th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Dave Chappelle as Prince
Prince thrilled fans on his new Twitter account by revealing a preview of his new song "Breakfast Can Wait" - and attached to it was a photo featuring Dave Chappelle.

Chappelle performed a sketch titled True Hollywood Stories on Chappelle's Show, one of which featured Prince. The singer challenged one of Dave's writers, Charlie Murphy, to a game of pick-up basketball and served them pancakes afterwards.

For his new single Prince took an image of Dave, who played Prince in the sketch, offering some pancakes.

The sudden embrace of social media is surprising considering Prince's history w...
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A Look At the Best Cheesy/Sappy Christmas Movies

November 28th, 2008 12:00pm EST
The Perfect Holiday
Starting in October, a very special period begins for the entertainment industry, and I'm not talking about awards season: Christmas movies bust out of their shiny tinsel packaging and take over the airwaves. While channels like CBS and ABC run classics (Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, A Charlie Brown Christmas) and ABC Family contributes "25 Days of Christmas" with everything from childhood favorites (Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Story) to more recent, low budget productions (A Carol Christmas, Christmas Caper), in my household, I prefer to indulge in a select, specific modern few t...
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Charlie Murphy Stars In The Comedy 'Bar Starz,' Opening March 7

February 1st, 2008 9:37am EST
Bar Starz
Finally, a film has arrived to shine light on those whom frequent their local hot spots and hang outs, though as any drunken night of debauchery goes, you might just not like what you see when the lights come on!

Emancipating himself from his crazy girlfriend, Barry Shlotzak is in need of a new start, new challenges, and a new life. He's about to find it when his best friend, Douglas, convinces him to enter a contest, with the Grand Prize being an internship with the local Bar Starz. Everyone knows the "Bars Starz," they are the guys who set the trends, get the girls, and personify co...
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Katt Williams Releases "The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1" DVD

November 8th, 2006 11:54am EST
Katt Williams
Known just as much for his permed hair as he is for his animated performances and quick wit, comedian Katt Williams has been making his mark in Hollywood for over 10 years. Beginning his career at an age when most teenagers are seeking their drivers license, the young comic quickly discovered that he had a gift for making people laugh. Inspired by the likes of great humorists such as Richard Pryor, Don Knotts, Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Thomas Marshall, Jeff Foxworthy, Whoopi Goldberg and Dave Chappelle, whom he calls the Malcolm X of comedy, Katt Williams entertaining standup...
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Comedy Central Announces Summer, Fall Schedule

May 31st, 2006 11:05am EDT
Scrubs to debut in the fall
Summer and fall 2006 will be chock full of brand spanking new comedy on Comedy Central. Viewers have a large plate to choose from: new series ("Dog Bites Man," "Freak Show") to new specials (Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road, "Jamie Kennedy: Unwashed") to returning series (Chappelle's Show, RENO 911!) and acquisitions (Scrubs).

NEW SERIES

"Dog Bites Man" (premieres Wednesday, June 7, at 10:30 p.m.)

Local news just got a whole lot funnier (and this time it's intentional). It's an outrageous, part improvisational, part mockumentary, single camera show featuring a group o...
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Coming Soon: 'Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes Uncensored'

May 31st, 2006 10:32am EDT
Chappelle
This summer Chappelle's Show fans will finally be able to get their hands on the highly anticipated lost episodes. "Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes Uncensored" DVD arrives in stores nationwide on Tuesday, July 25, and will also be available from Comedy Central.

"Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes Uncensored" DVD is a one disc set featuring all three lost episodes and over an hour's worth of bonus material from the third season. The release contains the following bonus material: extra unaired sketches, never-before-seen performances by John Legend and Dead Prez; "The Fabulous Makin...
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BET Salutes Richard Pryor

December 19th, 2005 12:02pm EST
Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor's ground-breaking, irreverent style of comedy created hysterical laughter laced with race, sex, drugs, adult language and controversy. Before his death last week at age 65, Pryor inspired multiple generations of comedians who have pushed the envelope of their art form in his image. BET will honor the memory of Pryor in a celebrity-filled BET News special "Richard Pryor: The Funniest Man Dead or Alive." Premiering Monday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, BET News personality Jacque Reid hosts this poignant salute to the talented comedian and actor.

In a BET News exclusive, ...
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Denis Leary Christmas Special On Comedy Central

November 21st, 2005 11:44am EST
Denis Leary
Being on Santa's bad list has never been so cool. Spike the eggnog, sit back and relax, Comedy Central and Denis Leary are about to reveal the true spirit of Christmas, family fights, boozing and some of the most awkward holiday moments. "Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas" premieres on Sunday November; 27 at 10:00 p.m.

"Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas," an hour-long Christmas extravaganza, celebrates the darker side of everyone's favorite holiday. Leary, along with some help from his celebrity elves Carmen Electra, William Shatner, Chris Elliot, Charlie Murphy, Nick Di Paolo,...
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