2019 BET “SOCIAL AWARDS” was the biggest live celebration of the most viral influencers on the internet mostly via youtube, instagram. Anticipations were high for the energy hosts DC Young Fly and Jess Hilarious would bring to the table. They are two of the hottest social media superstars. The night opened with a medley of the most memorable dances of 2018, starring social media sensations Shiggy, Dan Rue and Kid the Wiz. Hosts DC Young Fly and Jess Hilarious took to the stage opening the show by guiding viewers in a humorous tutorial of the latest social lingo in “The Rules of Black Twitter.” Continue reading DC Young Fly & Jess Hilarious as Hosts of BET Social Awards 2019
Black Panther, Netflix, HBO and ABC are leading the pack in nominations!
The iconic NAACP Image Awards is celebrating 50 years!!! It’s not surprising that Black Panther leads in terms of projects with 17 nominations in multiple categories. Wow, Netflix is leading in terms of Networks holding 22 nominations (4 film nom which goes to prove the Digital era is not to be ignored). HBO (20 nominations), ABC (18 nominations) holding 3rd place.
Lots of well deserved nominations. This year the Producers Channel TV hit the red carpet for several of these private screenings and had the privledge to interview so many nominated directors, writers and actors. Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Regina King and Beyoncé are each nominated for entertainer of the year. The Black Panther soundtrack single “All the Stars” is up for best music video, along with other nominations. If Beale Street Could Talk and Black-ish with nine nominations each, Insecure and Seven Seconds with eight each, BlacKkKlansman with seven nods, each.
Black Panther, Beale Street, BlacKkKlansman, The Hate U Give are all nominated for outstanding motion picture along with Crazy Rich Asians, according to The Hollywood Reporter
See below for the complete list of nominees after the break Continue reading NAACP Image Awards 2019 are in- Wakanda Forever – Black Panther Leads
Not only was the TIG Founder “FLY” a recipient of an award at the Ask April Love first Annual “PINK Awards”; the Philanthropic FLY pays it forward literally by paying the Holiday Bills for the chosen ladies who are currently facing breast cancer. Continue reading TIG Founder Girvin “Fly” Henry Pays Holiday Bills For Breast Cancer Ladies at Ask April Love “Pink Awards”
Stan Lee known legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics who will always be an American hero to all the die hard fans of Marvel comics. His fanbase covers a national as well as international fan base that will miss his presence. His Legacy will live on forever. Lee was very respected and changed the lives of many by making American Heros and Vilans from the comic books to bringing them alive on the big screen. Continue reading Marvel Comic co-creater Stan Lee dies at 95 – celebrities comment
Will Packer and Kevin Hart stay consistent when it comes to putting the “funny” in their films! Will Packer Productions also stays consistent when it comes to showing love to the city of Atlanta and holding premiere parties & screenings in the #1 city for social media. Packer & Hart engage with their invited media by delivering the best interviews and not rushing through the red carpets.
A member from Hart’s security team was overheard saying “we can rush anyone up besides Mr. Hart. He wants to talk to the press and he loves his media people.” Kevin Hart has been famous for taking selfies with the crowd and always being engaging, comical and just a very down to earth actor and comedian. With all of Hart’s success it could be very easy for Hart to have the big ego and shun the fans but that has never been the case and we love Kevin Hart for that.
Packer and Hart brought out the VIP’s, Reality Television Stars and Tastemakers of Atlanta. Spotted on the red carpet was Isaac Hayes III, Dr Heavenly Kimes, daughter Alana, Toya Bush-Harris & Eugene Harris (Bravo TV’s Married to Medicine), Ms. Trina Braxton, Ms. Quad Webb (TV One’s Sister Circle) accompanied by her sisters Selena Johnson and Rashawn Ali, Atlanta Hawks Taurean Prince, Keshia Knight Pulliam, the beautiful RHOA Sheree Whitfield and a host of others.
Night School is a hilarious comedy starring Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish and Rob Riggle. The storyline is based on a group of troublemakers forced to attend night school in order to pass the final exam to obtain their GED. The director Malcolm D. Lee, and writers Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Joey Wells, Matthew Kellard, Nicholas Stoller, and John Hamburg are responsible for our giggles. You will also see a lot of cameo appearances by some of our favorite television personalites. We can’t give away any more of what’s in store so you will have to purchase your tickets to see this box office hit movie that will release September 27th.
Actor Mike Merrill was the official MC of the evening for the Screening Room ATL’s official 2 year Anniversary celebration. It was a packed house filled with actors, producers, directors, and everyone who has been super supportive of the journey. The Negril Village Restaurant has been the home of the Screening Room ATL since July of 2016. What an amazing night when thinking back how July 27th 2016 there were 11 people who showed up for the start of what was about to become one of the most amazing Wednesday night events in Atlanta. Consistency and grass root marketing definitely pays off no matter what goals you pursue.
Thanks to the night’s sponsor Möet & Chandon, there was alot of toasting and popping bottles taking place. Admist the partying the co-founder of the Screening Room ATL Khalimah Gaston had a few house-keeping announcements about events to come going forward in regards to the Screening Room ATL.
Going forward starting August 1st the Wednesday night weekly event will begin to take place BI-WEEKLY. So mark your calendars.
Also, the bi-weekly event will be moving to the West End. The new address will be 992 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. There will be a catered Tapas food menu, drinks and best of all Free Parking. This will all begin September 5th, 2018. Khalimah Gaston also celebrated the one year anniversary for the creation for “A Seat at the Table” which started July 2016. There will be a special panel group on Saturday July 28th from 1-4pm. Please visit the website and social media pages for @screeningroomatl on IG and visit the website http://www.thescreeningroomatl.com for more information.
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