Stan Lathan
Director, Producer
Stan Lathan
Stan Lathan is an American television director, film director, television producer and television director.
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Not Quite the Big One: 'Sanford and Son' 38 Years Later
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Thirty-eight years ago this week, Sanford and Son ended its historic television run after 136 groundbreaking episodes. The show was anchored by the incomparable Redd Foxx and then-rising-star Demond Wilson. While Sanford and Son does not hold the distinction of being the first primetime African-American television show, it's arrival signaled a turn toward a new wave of a self-authenticated black American experience presented to television audiences. Sanford and Son introduced a level of self-assuredness in tone and subject that is all over the current flood of ethnically led and focused programming. Well before Fresh Off the Boat Tuesdays, Empire/Black-ish Wednesdays or Shondaland Thursdays, Fred G. S-A-N-F-O-R-D, period and Lamont showed us their finest antiques and trinkets on Fridays. Reaching the place where culturally aware shows were accepted and embraced right alongside their mainstream counterparts was a slow and at times a painful process. June 28, 1951: The Columba Bro ...
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Congressional GOP pushes for action on taxes
Yahoo News - almost 5 years
Republican lawmakers intensified their efforts on Thursday to get quick congressional action on heading off automatic tax increases and revamping the federal tax code.
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TV Land Begins Production On "The Soul Man," Starring Cedric "The Entertainer" And Niecy Nash - Press Releases
Business Review Australia - almost 5 years
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land is giving one of the original "Kings of Comedy" his own sitcom! Laugh-out-loud comedians Cedric "The Entertainer" and Niecy Nash star in the network's newest original series, "The Soul Man" (formerly known as "Have Faith"), which begins production this week for a total of 12 episodes. It was announced today by Keith Cox, executive vice president, development and original programming, TV Land. "The Soul Man" premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 10pm ET/PT, immediately followed by the season two premiere of TV Land's hit sitcom, "The Exes," which stars Donald Faison ("Scrubs"), Wayne Knight ("Seinfeld"), David Alan Basche ("The Starter Wife"), Kelly Stables ("Two and a Half Men") and Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock From The Sun"). "The Soul Man" revolves around R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine (played by Cedric) who was living the high life in Las Vegas at the top of the music charts (s ...
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Al Pacino Thanks Rappers For Keeping 'Scarface' Alive - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It was me, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan. It was Paula Abdul's platinum party on Hacienda Boulevard. Eddie Murphy was there. I said, “Oliver Stone's my hero,” so I went over to him, but he was tied up. I said, “Man, my name is Barry Michael Cooper
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Codeblack Entertainment Breaks International Ground with the Theatrical ... - Sacramento Bee
Google News - over 5 years
These include a partnership with Shaquille O'Neal and AEG for ALL STAR COMEDY JAM; Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan for the "Def Comedy Jam" catalog; and Bishop TD Jakes for WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED: ON THE 7TH DAY which will be the second film scheduled
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Sanaa Lathan's Surprising First Job - BET (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
While she may be the daughter of noted television producer Stan Lathan, actress Sanaa Lathan hasn't always lived the charmed life. In a recent interview with Black Enterprise, Lathan shared her very first job
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What's On Sunday
NYTimes - over 6 years
8 P.M. (National Geographic) DRUGS, INC. This four-part mini-series on drugs in America begins with an examination of how cocaine is produced and distributed -- from peasant farmers who make cocaine paste to a trafficker linked to Mexican cartels to a dealer in Miami. At 9 the series continues with a look at the stimulant methamphetamine, which is
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That's Cedric the Serious Actor to You
NYTimes - over 8 years
WHEN Cedric the Entertainer used to joke about the fame thing in front of the stadium-size crowds at his sold-out comedy shows, his fans would go crazy for his spoofs of Angelina and Brad, Fantasia and Ruben, Master P, Jerry Rice, ''Access Hollywood'' and Flavor Flav. But recently his aspirations -- and his references -- were redirected to blocking
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TELEVISION REVIEW; An Old Show Returns, With Just a Little News About Race and Sex
NYTimes - over 10 years
Four minutes into the first installment of the new season of ''Russell Simmons's Def Comedy Jam,'' which returns to HBO tomorrow night after a nine-year hiatus, Mike Epps, the hyperactive host, spots a white guy in the audience, makes fun of him, and immediately segues into a routine about the difference between black people and white people. It
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TELEVISION REVIEW; A Junior Detective at Hard-Boiled High
NYTimes - over 12 years
UPN has an odd new season. It has some remarkably innovative series, particularly ''Veronica Mars,'' a coming-of-age drama about a high school loser turned amateur private eye -- ''Pretty in Pink'' as film noir. It also has ''Second Time Around,'' a sitcom that begins tonight and that is almost undistinguishable from all the other UPN sitcoms about
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'Def Poetry Jam' Closes
NYTimes - almost 14 years
''Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway,'' a theater piece conceived by Stan Lathan and Mr. Simmons and inspired by the world of hip-hop, closed after Sunday night's performance at the Longacre Theater, 220 West 48th Street, Manhattan. Directed by Mr. Lathan, the show ran for 198 regular performances and 17 previews.
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THEATER GUIDE
NYTimes - almost 14 years
A selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. ++ means discounted tickets
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A Rainbow of Poets Who Rhyme From Life
NYTimes - almost 14 years
Much has been said by critics about the raw candor that courses through ''Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway.'' It is this rage, humor and openness, coming unfiltered from the lives of the nine poets who perform their own work, that make audiences leap to their feet at the end and tell their friends about it later; that keep other people
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THEATER GUIDE
NYTimes - almost 14 years
A selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. Broadway + ''MA RAINEY'S
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THEATER GUIDE
NYTimes - almost 14 years
A selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show.+ means discounted tickets were at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS boot for performances last Friday and Saturday nights.++ means discounted tickets were
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Arab-American Writers, Uneasy in Two Worlds; Immigrant Authors Feel Added Burdens Since 9/11
NYTimes - about 14 years
One of the hottest young hip-hop poets these days is Suheir Hammad, 29, who was born in a Palestinian refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, and reared in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Six days a week Ms. Hammad stands onstage at the Longacre Theater in ''Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway,'' chanting her heart out: ''Don't seduce yourself with my
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