Showing posts with label NIECY NASH. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NIECY NASH. Show all posts

Saturday, December 27, 2014

NIECY NASH TALKS TO CLOSER ABOUT VERY HARD LIFE

Niecy Nash



Niecy Nash may be one of the hardest-working women in show business with three TV shows on the air — The Soul Man, Getting On and The Mindy Project — but getting to where she is hasn’t been easy.



“In 1985, I found my mother after she was shot by her boyfriend. In 1993, I buried my brother, and in 2006 I got divorced after 16 years,” Niecy tells Closer in an exclusive interview.



Her mother survived, but after the shooting death of Niecy’s younger brother, she went into a deep depression. “When my brother was killed, my mother was in a severe depression, and one day before my 23rd birthday, I was at a loss and didn’t know what to do,” Niecy recalls to Closer. “What I did know was I had the ability to make my mother laugh.”



And it worked. “She went from lying in the bed to sitting up in the bed. Then one day I came in to do my act and she wasn’t in bed,” she explains. “Turns out she was in the living room and invited the neighbors to see me do stand-up. That is when I knew I had a gift to do comedy. I decided I was going to go out and spread this around as a means to help the other people who are suffering.”



Now, the remarried mother-of-three explains, “All of this rough road I have traveled I may not be able to change, but I can decide how I am going to get up and face today. I choose happiness.”



Tuesday, August 05, 2014

CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER RETURNS TO TV LAND

Cedric The Entertainer




TV Land has renewed its sitcom “The Soul Man,” starring Cedric “The Entertainer” and Niecy Nash, for a fourth season, it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, President of TV Land. The series, which also co-stars Wesley Jonathan, has been picked up for 12 episodes. Last season, “The Soul Man” premiered with a live episode and saw great guest stars like Brandy, Martin Lawrence, B.o.B., David Alan Grier, Deion Sanders, Yvette Nicole Brown, Cedric Yarbrough and TV Land’s own Betty White. Season four will premiere in 2015.



“We are thrilled to bring back Cedric, Niecy and ‘The Soul Man’ for another season,” said Jones. “TV Land has loved working with this cast and crew who come together each week and create one of the funniest half-hours on TV.”



“The Soul Man” follows R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine (Cedric) after he relocated from Las Vegas to St. Louis with his wife Lolli (Nash). While learning to adjust to their new humble life, they have plenty of obstacles in their way, including Boyce’s brother Stamps (Jonathan), who only just moved out at the end of last season.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

SABRA @ STARZ DIGITAL PREMIERE OF 'TRUST ME'

Molly Shannon



William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman and Clark Gregg



Niecy Nash



All the stars came out the other night in Los Angeles, to celebrate the STARZ Digital Premiere of "Trust Me" Sponsored by Sabra. The evening welcomed the cast including Clark Gregg, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Niecy Nash, Amanda Pete, Molly Shannon, Paul Sparks, Sam Rockwell and Saxon Sharbino to enjoy some favorable Sabra snacks at the after-party held at Hemingway's in Hollywood. The cast was intimate throughout the event and even joined together on the dance floor to show off their moves.



"I just want a little something to keep me going," Nash said as she picked up a Sabra Grab 'n Go before heading back on the dance floor to dance with co-star Huffman. "These Sabra snacks are delicious and so convenient!"



Photos Courtesy Of: Todd Williamson/Invision for STARZ Digital /AP Images/Domain MSA

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

TV LAND GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO THE SOUL MAN

Cedric The Entertainer And Niecy Nash




TV Land has given the green light to a third season of “The Soul Man” starring Cedric “The Entertainer,” Niecy Nash and Wesley Jonathan, it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, President of TV Land. The new season will premiere spring 2014.


“We’re so proud to have this show in our portfolio of sitcoms,” said Jones. “Fans of ‘The Soul Man’ are the drivers behind the success of the series. Because of their passion, we are able to continuously bring new viewers to the channel.” 


“The Soul Man” follows R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine (Cedric) after he relocated from Las Vegas to St. Louis with his wife Lolli (Nash). While learning to adjust to their new humble life, they have plenty of obstacles in their way. One of these is Boyce’s brother Stamps (Jonathan), who seems to have taken up permanent residence in their house – and that’s only made worse when Stamps sparks a new relationship with Lolli’s sister (Kellee Stewart).


The show saw great guest stars last season, including Anthony Anderson (“Guys With Kids”), Jamie Kennedy (“Malibu’s Most Wanted”), Yvette Nicole Brown (“Community”), Cedric Yarbrough (“Reno 911!”), Kim Wayans (“In Living Color”), Elise Neal (“The Hughleys”), Darius McCrary (“Anger Management”) and more.


Over the last two seasons, “The Soul Man” averaged an impressive 3.7 rating among African-American Women 25-54 and a 3.0 rating with African-American Adults 25-54, according to Nielsen. Season 2 of the series posted gains of +103% among A25-54 and +111% among W25-54 (L+7) versus channel prime average. “The Soul Man” will return with eight episodes.


Cedric and Suzanne Martin (“Hot in Cleveland”) are executive producers of the sitcom, along with Eric C. Rhone and Emmy® Award-winner Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions, who also executive produce “Hot in Cleveland.” Keith Cox and Larry W. Jones are executive producers for TV Land. The series is filmed in front of a live studio audience.


Photo Courtesy of: TV Land

 

Saturday, October 19, 2013

THE 9TH ANNUAL GLSEN RESPECT AWARDS

Linda Bloodworth-Thomason



Amy Yasbeck



Todd Spiewak And Jim Parsons



Robert Laughlin



Alex Borstein



Mayim Bialik



Robbie Rodgers



Niecy Nash



The celebrities came out in force for the 9th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards at the Beverly Hills Hotels in Beverly Hills, California yesterday.