LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Showtime picks up LAFF MOBB Presents” breaking the next generation of comedy kings with "LAFF MOBB Presents," Produced by “Def Comedy Jam,” Originator, Bob Sumner, and industry veteran, Arthur Spivak. The standup comedy series premiers on February 10th with Red Grant's "Caught Red Handed."
Other episodes of “LAFF MOBB Presents” include hilarious performances by Rudy Rush, Roz G and others. New Episodes run through the spring of 2012. LAFF MOBB’s national tour, booked by William Morris Endeavor, will launch in April of 2012.
LAFF MOBB Founder, and the show’s Producer, Bob Sumner commented, “As excited as I was about the early days of Def Comedy Jam, I am even more excited about the LAFF MOBB comedians that are about to take America by storm. I am thrilled that Showtime has the vision to partner with LAFF MOBB in taking comedy to the next plateau.”
Airing Information: Red Grant’s “Caught Red Handed” premiers on Showtime on February 10th at 10PM, Rudy Rush’s “From Harlem To Hollywood” premiers February 17th at 10PM and Roz G’s “Ain’t Got Jokes, Got Problems” premiers February 24th at 10PM. All episodes are also available on Showtime on Demand through the spring.
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Co-founded by Bob Sumner and Arthur Spivak, LAFF MOBB is a fully integrated production and management company and is the one stop for the next generation of diverse comedians. The production company founded by Spivak and Sumner, is led by veteran producers and managers, Eric Ortner, and Daniel Paul.
Bob Sumner, producer of Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, is a recognized force in the world of comedy with over 20 years of experience discovering iconic comedic talent. Sumner discovered comedy legends: Bernie Mac, Dave Chapelle, Chris Tucker, Bill Bellamy, Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps and Mo’nique. Arthur Spivak, (Formerly of Spivak Sobol and The Firm) is an industry veteran whose management roster has included Prince, Paul Reiser, Tori Amos, A Perfect Circle, Queens of the Stone Age and many others.
LAFF MOBB’s National Comedy Tour:
LAFF MOBB comedians are currently touring on US Military bases throughout the world. A national comedy tour will debut in the spring of 2012 booked by veteran music agent John Branigan of the William Morris Endeavor Agency.
The national tour will launch in previously underserved markets including, Boston, Chicago, Baton Rouge, Jacksonville, North Charleston, South Carolina, Charlottesville, Richmond, Kansas City, Denver and Salt Lake City. A full tour schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.
For more information about LAFF MOBB and the cast of “LAFF MOBB Presents,” visit www.laffmobb.com
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