(April 20, 2010 – Burbank, CA) - Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Codeblack Entertainment announced today the highly anticipated “Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All-Star Comedy Jam” will debut exclusively On Demand May 6. The sold out event, held prior to the NBA All-Star Game on February 12 in Dallas, was one of the most talked about comedy events of the year. Hosted by Academy Award®-winner Mo’Nique, the event featured today’s hottest urban comics including Mike Epps, George Willborn, Paul Mooney, Michael Blackson and Corey Holcomb. “Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All-Star Comedy Jam – Live From Dallas” will be available on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Cable, Charter Communications, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse and Dish Network. Fans can get updates and received access to exclusive event clips by following Twitter (@ShaqComedyJam) or by joining the Facebook Fan Page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shaq-All-Star-Comedy/237785001313. Mo'Nique recently won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Mary Lee Johnson in the film “Precious”: Based on the Novel “Push” By Saphire, directed by Lee Daniels. She is also a popular comic and host of her hit late-night talk show, “The Mo'Nique Show,” on the BET network. In addition to the premiere of the Dallas “All Star Comedy Jam,” fans will be able to access hilarious comedy programs On Demand starring Tracy Morgan, Steve Harvey, Sommore, Jamie Foxx, Cedric the Entertainer and many others. They include “Steve Harvey: Don’t Trip,” “Sommore: The Queen Stands Alone,” “Jaime Foxx Presents America’s Funniest Comics, Vol. 1,” “Laffapalooza – Live from Las Vegas with Tracy Morgan” and “Eddie Griffin: Freedom of Speech.” Comcast customers can locate all this content by going to a special On Demand destination that can be found under “Movies” > “Movie Collections” > “All-Star Comedy.” The “All Star Comedy Jam" franchise is produced by Codeblack Entertainment, Shaq Entertainment and AEG Live. About Warner Bros. Digital Distribution Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) manages Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group's (WBHEG) electronic distribution over existing, new and emerging digital platforms, including pay-per-view, electronic sell-through, video-on-demand, wireless and more. WBDD also oversees the WBHEG's worldwide digital strategy, partnerships in digital services and emerging new clients and business activities in the digital space. About Codeblack Entertainment CODEBLACK ENTERTAINMENT is a vertically-integrated new media & entertainment company, actively engaged in the business of feature film production and distribution, worldwide DVD and digital assets distribution and production of programs for television broadcast and syndication. Codeblack is at the forefront of comedy event specials with an extensive library of titles including the All Star Comedy Jam franchise, “Katt Williams Pimpadelic,” “Jamie Foxx Presents: America’s Funniest Comics hosted by Cedric the Entertainer V.1,” and “Sommore: The Queen Stands Alone.” Codeblack also produced the Sundance documentary “Why We Laugh,” a critical examination of the cultural influence of black comedy with interviews from prominent scholars, politicians, cultural critics, and a host of notable comics such as Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Steve Harvey, and Katt Williams. About Shaq Entertainment SHAQ ENTERTAINMENT, founded by NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, is a vertically integrated entertainment and new media company primarily engaged in the promotion of live urban themed standup comedy events. Shaq Entertainment has a partnership with AEG to co-promote and produce its live events as well as a partnership with Codeblack Entertainment to produce, film and distribute its properties via Television, DVD, Mobile and Digital outlets.
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