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Entertainment

(BPRW) Cedric the Entertainer: Using Laughter to Build Character

Tomorrow, Cedric the Entertainer offers fans a rare glimpse into his private life, detailing his passion for helping kids, how his faith impacts his comedy, and revealing how close friends like Steve Harvey are a vital part of the comedy icon’s mission to bless others

(Black PR Wire) LOS ANGELES, CA—November 15, 2017—Dove Channel, Cinedigm’s (NASDAQ: CIDM) OTT rapidly-growing and popular family-friendly streaming service, premiered the second season of its signature original series Frankly Faraci this month, beginning with Harry Connick Jr. Hosted by Hollywood producer and personality Matthew Faraci, and Produced by Cinedigm Productions, Frankly Faraci: Season Two features a surprising lineup of celebrities who—for the first time—candidly discuss their faith, family, and what really drives and motivates them.

This week, the show features a rare glimpse into the private life of Cedric the Entertainer, one of America’s most beloved comedic icons. Filmed at his celebrity golf tournament, Cedric offers an exclusive look at his driving passion for his charity work to help kids all over America, reveals how his faith impacts his comedy, and details how his close friend Steve Harvey is a vital part of his mission to bless others.

Cedric the Entertainer: Episode Clips

Frankly Faraci: Season Two guests include:

  • Harry Connick, Jr., entertainer, singer, and talk show host
  • Adam Wainwright, Louis Cardinals pitcher and future hall of famer
  • Cedric the Entertainer,comedian and actor, and his close friend Steve Harvey
  • Candace Cameron Bure, actress, author, and entrepreneur
  • Ron Johnson,Apple Store and Genius Bar creator and CEO of Enjoy
  • Atticus Shaffer,star of ABC’s hit show The Middle
  • Corbin Bernsen,Television and film actor

Frankly Faraci is available exclusively on Dove Channel, and can be viewed across a broad spectrum of connected devices including Roku® Players and Roku TV™ models, Android and iOS, AppleTV, LeEco smart phones and TVs, the web, and other mobile and tablet devices. Additionally, Dove Channel, along with Cinedigm’s CONtv and Docurama, are available to Amazon Prime members as part of Amazon’s new Streaming Partners Program. Prime members can view Cinedigm’s channels with the Amazon Video app available across hundreds of devices.

To visit Dove Channel, click here: http://www.dovechannel.com

About the Show   

Frankly Faraci is an original series on Dove Channel featuring authentic, heartfelt, behind-the-scenes interviews with inspirational figures in entertainment, music, sports, business, and politics who are actively focused on doing good and bringing positivity into the culture. Hosted by Hollywood producer and personality Matthew Faraci, Frankly Faraci is an unprecedented, never-before-seen kind of show that will delight families with wonderfully unique stories they won’t see anywhere else. For everyone who is looking to be uplifted and inspiredwelcome home.

About the Host

Matthew Faraci is President of Inspire Buzz, a production, marketing, and publicity agency creating and promoting family-friendly entertainment to the values audience. Prior to starting his company, Faraci had several successful careers, serving as a journalist, political strategist, government spokesperson, communications strategist, publicist, entrepreneur, teacher, and even as a standup comedian and writer. He brings all of these experiences to bear as host of Frankly Faraci, an inspiring new talk show highlighting faithful personalities the whole family can celebrate.

10Nov
Music News

Following the Success of “The New Edition Story,” BET is Now Planning to Air “The Bobby Brown Story” in Fall 2018

Nationwide — BET is planning to air a TV biopics about the life and career of singer Bobby Brown. It will be a follow-up to the network’s record-breaking hit series, The New Edition Story. Written...

10Nov
Music News

Jill Scott Files For Divorce, Saying It’s “Unsafe” to Stay Together; Her Husband Responds Calling Her an “Evil Woman”

Nationwide — After just one year of marriage, singer and actress Jill Scott has filed for divorce from her husband, Mike Dobson. According to TMZ, the 45-year old is citing irreconcilable differences....

09Nov
Books

NEW BOOK, INSPIRED BY THE AUTHOR’S 13-YEAR OLD GRANDDAUGHTER, CHALLENGES ONE MILLION BLACK MEN AND FATHERS TO MAKE SURE THEIR CHILDREN “KNOW OUR STORY”

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — A teenager is challenging a million fathers and a million black men to make sure their children “Know Our Story”. “What shall I tell my children who...

08Nov
Techno

Sling TV becomes first live and on-demand streaming service on Samsung Smart TVs

Samsung Smart TV integration solidifies Sling TV as most widely available live streaming service Easy Sling TV account sign-up and in-app purchase available on 2016 Samsung Smart TVs “With football...

07Nov
Films

WORLD PREMIERE OF “SHARECROP DELTA COTTON” DOCUMENTARY AND SHARECROPPERS’ PORTRAITS TO FEATURE IN JOINT EXHIBIT AT EQUITY INVESTMENT IN THE COTTON KINGDOM SYMPOSIUM NOV. 9 & 10, 2017

Rocky Point, NC (BlackNews.com) — Stack Stories LLC announces the world premiere of Claudia Stack’s short filmSharecrop Delta Cotton (2017), made possible by a grant from the Middle Road...

07Nov
Models

Indie Soul Magazine Model Spotlight: Becky (November 2017)

Indie Soul Magazine will be spotlighting the Beautiful images of our Black & Brown people. Images will be of men or women but more importantly, shapes and sizes, doesn’t matter to us, what does...

03Nov
EntertainmentMusic

GIANT STEPS TV SHOW — AMERICA’S FIRST JAZZ SITCOM LAUNCHES ON AMAZON

New York, NY (BlackNews.com) — Giant Steps, a new sitcom starring three very accomplished Black jazz musicians, has just been released on Amazon Prime. Dubbed “America’s First Jazz...

03Nov
Entertainment

UMC – URBAN MOVIE CHANNEL ANNOUNCES NEW FALL COMEDY SERIES “MINIMUM WAGE”

From the Winners of the “New Normal Writing Contest” Through ColorCreative and Adaptive Studios Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) — Following its new hit comedy summer series, UMC – Urban Movie...

03Nov
News

THE WATSON FIRM OPENS NEW CIVIL RIGHTS AND INJURY LAW FIRM IN DOWNTOWN FORT WALTON BEACH, FLORIDA

Fort Walton Beach, FL (BlackNews.com) — The Watson Firm, founded by nationally recognized attorney Aaron Watson, has opened a civil rights and personal injury law firm in downtown Fort Walton...

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