Russell Simmons Lands HBO Development Deal

June 4, 2013   // 0 Comments

  Russell Simmons has landed a two-year first-look deal with HBO, where he will create and develop projects. He definitely has experience with TV and film. Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, which ran from 1992-97 and 2006-08, is credited with launching the careers of several notable African-American stand-up comedians. The co-founder of Def Jam also executive produced two stand-up comedy series o...

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