LOS ANGELES, CA, February 10, 2013 – This week marks part two of the special Hollywood edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martin featuring interviews and conversations with a wide variety of famous African Americans as they gathered in Los Angeles for the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards, for which Washington Watch received its fourth consecutive nomination. The show will air on TV One Sunday, Feb. 10, at 11 AM EST.
Guests include: Actress and Producer, Salli Richardson (Pastor Brown, Eureka); Actor Rockmond Dunbar (Pastor Brown, Soul Fool); Actor, Writer and Producer, Phil Morris (Jackie Chiles Knows.., Love That Girl!); Actor and Producer, Miguel Núñez, (Belle’s, Juwanna Man); Actor, Comedian, Director and Writer, Robert Townsend (Diary of a Single Mom, The Parent ‘Hood); Producer Will Packer (Think Like a Man, Obsessed); Writer, Director and Producer, Ed. Weinberger (Belle’s, The Cosby Show, Taxi); Senior Vice President of Production at Sony Pictures, DeVon Franklin; Actress Elise Neal (Belle’s, The Hughley’s); Actor Boris Kodjoe (The Real Husbands of Hollywood, Soul Food); Actress Tatyana Ali (Second Generation Wayans, Love That Girl!); Earth, Wind & Fire members, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson; Comedians Kym Whitley (Black Dynamite, Animal Practice); Jonathan Slocumb (Meet The Browns); Ricky Harris (Def Comedy Jam); Ralph Harris (My Momma Throws Down); Royale Watkins (Are We There Yet?); Chris Paul (The Tom Joyner Morning Show) and George Wallace (The Comedy Club).
Topics to include: the media’s influence on the culture of violence in America; keys to being a successful producer; celebrities who use their influence for philanthropic efforts; Earth, Wind & Fire’s Verdine White and Ralph Johnson and finally, Martin leads a roundtable discussion with some of today’s top Hollywood comedians.