Archives for July 2010

ITVFest 2010: Interview with Tyler Perry’s House of Payne actor Cedric Pendleton (video)

Cedric Pendleton played one of the firehouse guys “Keenan” on Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne.” He’s also acted in the Tyler Perry films”Diary of a Mad Black Woman” and “Madea’s Family Reunion.” I’m thankful that he spent a few minutes to talk to me at the 5th Annual ITVFest Red Carpet Opening Gala on Thursday, July 29, 2010 in Hollywood.

August 2010: IN THE LIFE “Twilight No More”

This month, IN THE LIFE features encore presentations of three stories from our archive. We look at how a work of art inspired The Trevor Project, the leading national organization for crisis and suicide prevention for LGBT and questioning youth. In A Conversation With…, Edmund White and Doric Wilson revisit the Stonewall Riots, and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence share how, unified as an Order of many faiths and spiritual beliefs, they’ve been “promulgating universal joy” for over three decades.

Throwback Friday: “Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince

Instead of moping around, especially when those heat waves and killer humidity roll through, take a minute to appreciate all the wonderful things that are associated with summer- BBQs, summer love…To help get you in the mood, DJ Ifelicious, is queuing up some DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince who brought us the chart topping “Summertime” back in 1991.

ITVFest: Glee’s Iqbal Theba (Prinicipal Higgins) dishes on Season 2 and open casting call (video)

As a Gleek, I was overjoyed to interview Iqbal Theba who plays sometimes too fair Principal Higgins on Glee at the ITVFest Red Carpet Opening Gala last night in West Hollywood. Check out my YouTube video below…and don’t forget to rate it and susbscribe, too!

Red Carpet: 5th Annual Independent Television Festival kicks off at Laemmle Sunset 5 in Hollywood

ITVFest, the nation’s leading festival for independently produced, original television pilots and Web series, opened its Fifth Annual Independent Television Festival with a red carpet gala in Hollywood…Emmy-nominated actress (“Six Feet Under”) Illeana Douglas received the ITVFest 2010 “Innovator Award” for exemplifying innovated stature in the television and Web industry through out her illustrious career.