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Comedian/Producer AKINTUNDE Preps Multiple Film & Television Projects
This post was written by admin | August 17, 2016
Tye Tribbett and Jason Crabb Team Up for Unique Tour Merging Gospel and Christian Contemporary Music
Cinder Entertainment has announced that multiple GRAMMY Award winning artists Tye Tribbett and Jason Crabb, along with Dove Award winning comedian Akintunde, have joined forces to create what is shaping up as one of the most unique, must-experience concert tours of 2015. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | August 11, 2015
TD JAKES’ MegaFest Announces Comedy Show Line-Up
MegaFest, the nation’s largest inspirational family festival, today announced comedian Sheryl Underwood will headline “A Time to Laugh” comedy show during the five-day experience slated for August 19-23 in Dallas. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | July 17, 2015
Ohio’s Mark Gregory Wins Christian Comedian Akintunde’s “Search for the One” Competition
The Assignment Agency and Oak View Point Films announced today that Dayton, Ohio’s Mark Gregory took the top spot this weekend in the Final Round of the 2015 Search For The One (SFTO) Stand Up Comedy Talent Search. The last round of the 6 round, 6 city, national search – took place this past weekend in Orlando at River Of Life Christian Center. Gregory came in first place on both the audience and the “Industry” judges ballots. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | May 1, 2015
The Heavy Hitters Comedy Tour Starring Akintunde, Marcus D. Wiley, Chinitta Morris and Bone Hampton Draws Heavy Attendance
The Rebirth of Comedy presents The Heavy Hitters Tour kicked off this past Friday in Columbia, SC. at The Medallion Conference and Event Center. The national stand up comedy tour featuring comedians Akintunde, Marcus D. Wiley, Chinitta Morris and Bone Hampton, drew a 90% capacity crowd – less than 100 tickets shy of a total sell out. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | August 22, 2014
COMEDIAN AKINTUNDE FORMS OAK VIEW POINT FILMS TO PRODUCE TELEVISION & FILM CONTENT
Back in 2002, when comedian Akintunde notified his Agents and Management that he would be transitioning from Stand Up Comedy to Christian Comedy, his reps thought it wouldn’t be long before he would be forced to return. “How will you make money?”; “Where will you work?”, they all asked with genuine concern. Unsure himself, Akintunde had no response. But he’d accepted Christ in 1999, and 3 years later, the comedy club life had taken its spiritual toll on the husband and father of 5. However, leaving comedy clubs was still not an easy choice. Read the full post »
This post was written by admin | July 11, 2014
REBIRTH OF COMEDY TOUR GROWS BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS AS THOUSANDS TURN OUT TO SEE AKINTUNDE AND FRIENDS
While many of his peers shy away from the title Christian Comedian, veteran comedian and writer Akintunde, has always embraced the title and has consistently seen his annual comedy tour grow.
But this year’s tour exceeded all expectations consistently packing churches and venues on both ticketed and non-ticketed Out-Reach dates. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | June 6, 2014
CAMERAS ROLLED IN JACKSONVILLE ON THE REBIRTH OF COMEDY PRESENTS THE HEAVY HITTERS
Just 2 weeks following the national release of his latest DVD, “Akintunde: The Whole Truth” into major retail and online outlets, Christian Comedian Akintunde has already filmed his follow up project, “The Rebirth of Comedy Presents: The Heavy Hitters”.
Akintunde joined forces with fellow Comedians, Marcus D. Wiley (co-host of The Yolonda Adams Show), Chinitta Morris a.k.a. Chocolate (BET’s Comic View / HBO’s Def Comedy Jam), and Dove Award “Comedian Of The Year”, Bone Hampton (ABC’s The View) for a comedy special that will double as a national tour – set to kick off later this year.
The production took place in front of a packed house at Jacksonville’s Impact Church (formerly Faith Christian Center). The multi-camera television production saw the comedians tackling heavy subjects – while sharing personal testimonies on everything from faith, parenting, living single, relationships, and diabetes. The show featured a rousing musical performance by Christian Recording Artist, Big Redd with featured band, Bass Man Sam & Spiritual Chocolate. The special was created to show the exciting world of stand up comedy that is rapidly growing in forward thinking churches all over the world..
The Rebirth of Comedy Presents: The Heavy Hitters is Executive Produced by Akintunde Warnock, Eunissa Warnock and George Davis. The 5 plus camera shoot was directed by Chris Fanning and featured original music by DJ Ak.
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For more info – Booking@Theassignmentagency.com / 803.920.1767
This post was written by Kris Patrick | March 6, 2014
Comedians Akintunde, Marcus D. Wiley & Bone Hampton Unite for “Heavy Hitters” LIVE DVD
Comedian, Writer and Producer Akintunde is set to roll cameras on a new television special and DVD series, The Rebirth Of Comedy Presents: The Heavy Hitters on March 1st 2014 in Jacksonville Florida at Faith Christian Center (Senior Pastor George L. Davis). Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | February 5, 2014
STAND UP COMEDY TOOK FRONT & CENTER DURING THE 29TH ANNUAL STELLAR WEEK
Comedy was front and center before, during and after this weekend’s 29th Annual Stellar Awards. Co-Hosts Sherri Shepherd (The View) and Ricky Smiley (The Ricky Smiley Morning Show) broke new ground inserting comedy throughout the biggest night in gospel music. Read the full post »
This post was written by Kris Patrick | January 22, 2014