PART TWO OF SPECIAL BLACK HOLLYWOOD EDITION OF WASHINGTON WATCH WITH ROLAND MARTIN PREMIERES FEB 10
Guests include: Elise Neal, Boris Kodjoe, Tatyana Ali, Salli Richardson, Rockmond Dunbar, Phil Morris, Miguel Núñez, Ed. Weinberger, Robert Townsend, Will Packer, Devon Franklin, Kim Whitley, Jonathan Slocum, Ricky Harris, Ralph Harris, Chris Paul, George Wallace, Royale Watkins, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson.
LOS ANGELES, CA, February 8, 2013 – This week marks part two of the special Hollywood edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martinfeaturing interviews and conversations with a wide variety of famous African Americans as they gathered in Los Angeles for the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards, for which Washington Watch received its fourth consecutive nomination. The show will air on TV One Sunday, Feb. 10, at 11 AM EST.
Guests include: Actress and Producer, Salli Richardson (Pastor Brown, Eureka); Actor Rockmond Dunbar (Pastor Brown, Soul Fool); Actor, Writer and Producer, Phil Morris (Jackie Chiles Knows.., Love That Girl!); Actor and Producer, Miguel Núñez, (Belle’s, Juwanna Man); Actor, Comedian, Director and Writer, Robert Townsend (Diary of a Single Mom, The Parent ‘Hood); Producer Will Packer (Think Like a Man, Obsessed); Writer, Director and Producer, Ed. Weinberger (Belle’s, The Cosby Show, Taxi); Senior Vice President of Sony Pictures, Devon Franklin; Actress Elise Neal(Belle’s, The Hughley’s); Actor Boris Kodjoe (The Real Husbands of Hollywood, Soul Food); Actress Tatyana Ali (Second Generation Wayans, Love That Girl!); Earth, Wind & Fire members, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson; Comedians Kym Whitley (Black Dynamite); Jonathan Slocum(Meet The Browns); Ricky Harris (Def Comedy Jam); Ralph Harris (My Momma Throws Down); Royale Watkins (Are We There Yet?); Chris Paul(The Tom Joyner Morning Show) and George Wallace (The Comedy Club).
Topics to include: the media’s influence on the culture of violence in America; keys to being a successful producer; celebrities who use their influence for philanthropic efforts; Earth, Wind & Fire’s Verdine White and Ralph Johnson and finally, Martin leads a roundtable discussion with some of today’s top Hollywood comedians..
Washington Watch with Roland Martin is TV One’s hour-long weekly public affairs series focused on issues of importance to African Americans, through interviews with officials from the Obama Administration, Congress and other policymakers who represent black communities, as well as discussions with journalists and commentators, and a wide range of policy experts. The program also explores a wide range of timely and relevant topics including history, books, music, films, technology and black culture. Roland S. Martin is a two-time NAACP Image Award winner and a six-time nominee. The executive producer of Washington Watch is Jay Feldman and the executive in charge of production for TV One is Craig Henry.Washington Watch airs weekly, Sundays at 11 AM ET / 8 AM PT on TV One.
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