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Wanda Sykes visits Red Banks’ Count Basie Theater Sept. 27 at 7:30PM. She has been called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America.  Her smart-witted stand up has sent her career in many different areas. In 2012, Wanda joined forces with veteran producer Page Hurwitz to form Push It Productions, a production company dedicated to creating quality, comedy-based programming for network and cable television outlets.  The company’s diverse slate of projects includes sketch comedy, concerts, reality talk/variety, and competition formats.  Their first set of specials; Herlarious aired in summer of 2013 and January 2014 on Own and was the recipient of a 2014 Gracie Award.  In just its first year, Push It has made a first look production deal with NBC, had a new series on OWN, and has shows currently in development with NickMom (Comedy Camp) and Comcast.  Push It Productions produced the 8th and 9th seasons of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.  The second season of their show Talk Show The Game Show will premiere on TruTV this February and the second season of Face Value hosted by Deon Cole will return on BET in spring. Her fourth comedy special shot What Happened…. Ms […]

George Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. Lopez is currently on his standup comedy tour, The Comedy Get Down, with Charlie Murphy, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and Cedric the Entertainer in arenas across the country. The comedians also recently wrapped a BET scripted comedy series based on their tour. Lopez is also starring in his new comedy series, Lopez on TV Land.  Starring and produced by Lopez, the series explores how he struggles between his two worlds and crises that are often of his own making. The half hour single camera serialized comedy consists of 12 episodes and has been renewed for a second season. For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez’s return to series television after co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warner Bros. Television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC. George Lopez remains a hit with viewers in syndication on both broadcast stations and cable’s Nick at Nite, ranking as one of the top-rated shows on the network and among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly programs in syndication. George Lopez is one of only four off-net comedies to post weekly ratings gains among […]


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