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Chris Rock brings W. Kamau Bell to FX

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- FX's "Brand X with Russell Brand" takes a break until October and FX will try out "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" Thursday at 11 p.m. It will offer Bell's take on current events and culture.

The show is executive produced by Chris Rock -- Bell says he's advised by "Foul Mouth Yoda" -- and will begin with Mr. Bell offering a monologue, similar to his one-man show, then there will be remote reports and a guest.

Busy Chris Rock Is Just Itching for Dirty Work

by Dave Itzkoff, NY TIMES

In a sumptuous beach-side house here in this coastal community north of Boston, surrounded by sand, grass, ocean and all the DVDs one could ask for, Chris Rock was feeling cooped up. “I haven’t done any dirty work in a while,” he said through the Nike-swoosh of a smirk on his face. “I’m ready to curse. I’m ready to really, really be a bad boy. I’m ready to actually be Chris Rock.”

Comedy Central Greenlights Sketch Comedy Pilot Produced By Chris Rock

Comedy Central has given a pilot order to D-Raw, a sketch comedy show executive produced by Chris Rock and starring young comedian Deshawn Raw who described himself as, “Just a new comedian trying to make it out the hood with the team. So we don’t end up statistics.” The show is comprised of sketches featuring Deshawn and his diverse group of friends based on their personal experiences as they make fun of themselves and their lives in Rancho Cucamonga. The sketches include rap battles and the guys’ take on all things pop culture.

Chris Rock Talks with Details Magazine

Chris Rock interviews are always a treat and a good source of insight with sprinkles of comedy throughout. In his latest Q&A with Details, the comedian talks why he disagrees with Bill Cosby on Travyon Martin, why credit is bad for you, what he feels killed Whitney Houston, and why Eddie Murphy may never tour again.

Check out the excerpts below:

Chris Rock Talks to TIME

Chris Rock is 47, rich, a suburban father of two daughters, and starring in his third family-friendly Madagascar movie, but he still thrums with the same indignant energy he had when he first stalked the stage in the stand-up special that made his name, Bring the Pain.

Arriving at a swanky suite at New York City’s Waldorf Astoria hotel for his interview, he noted that he saw fewer and fewer black folks as he journeyed from his home in New Jersey to midtown Manhattan. “The closer I get to money, the fewer black people I see.”

Chris Rock Talks ‘Madagascar 3’ and Plays Hallway Golf

Chris Rock stopped by Studio 6B to talk about his new movie Madagascar 3 and his feelings on the election, plus he played Jimmy in a round of Hallway Golf. You're guaranteed to laugh!




Chris Rock: ‘I wanted to be king of the jungle’

Funny man Chris Rock returns to the big screen as a wisecracking zebra in the upcoming “Madagascar 3” and tells TODAY’s Ann Curry that if he could choose to be any animal, his first choice would have been a little less striped.

Rock, Stiller come to Cannes with 'Madagascar'

CANNES, France — It's taken an animated trilogy about a gang of zoo animals to bring Ben Stiller and Chris Rock together.

Two of the most influential comedians over the last two decades, they have seemingly always orbited in the same world — both New York performers about the same age — but have hardly ever collaborated.

"We cross paths," Rock says of their roles in "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted." "We're cowboys. We see each other at the saloon."

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets a premiere date

It’s official! FX has finalized the schedule for its late-night comedy series executive produced by Chris Rock and starring comedian W. Kamau Bell. Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will premiere on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 11 pm EST. The show, which Laughspin announced in March, will star Bell along with other contributors sharing commentary and sketch comedy that dissects the topics that have long been the cornerstone of the San Francisco native’s stand-up routine: politics, pop culture, race, religion and the media.

Chris Rock Presents Comedy Special Of The Year

Chris Rock introduces the nominees for Comedy Special of The Year at Comedy Central's Comedy Awards

The 2012 Comedy Awards

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