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[08/07/10 - 03:16 PM]
Brave New Voices 2010, an All-New Special Showcasing Four Poetry Teams in a National Competition, Debuts in November on Hbo
Said event was taped at the Saban Theater in Los Angeles on July 23.

[02/22/10 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Orders Urban Stand-Up Show from the Simmons Lathan Media Group
JB Smoove will host the six-episode series, which tapes later this month.

[03/02/09 - 02:13 PM]
24/7, "Russell Simmons" Return to HBO in April
"Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices" (Sunday, April 5) and "Pacquiao/Hatton 24/7" (Saturday, April 11) will both join the network next month.







RUSSELL SIMMONS PRESENTS: BRAVE NEW VOICES (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/5/09 - 5/17/09
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2008-2009 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (7 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, August 2010) Young poets from across America take the spotlight in the new HBO special BRAVE NEW VOICES 2010. Hosted by Common and co-hosted by Rosario Dawson, the show spotlights four promising teams from New York, Denver, Albuquerque and the Bay Area as they compete at the 2010 Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Slam Championship in Los Angeles. Debuting in November, the special features emotional, creative and inspiring slam poetry, as well as interviews with the poets, coaches and judges. Held in a different city each year, the Brave New Voices championship presents voices of 21st-century America in all their demographic diversity. Taped at the Saban Theater in Los Angeles on July 23, HBO's cameras captured the four teams and their coaches as they vied for top national honors.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Common as Host
· Rosario Dawson as Co-Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Cisco Henson as PROD
· James Kass as CO-EP
· Kamilah Forbes as CO-EP
· Russell Simmons as EP
· Stan Lathan as EP/DIR
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available