Diddy's version of "A Raisin in the Sun" hits TV 2008

Sean “Diddy” Combs’ movie adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” will air as an “ABC Premiere Event” following the network’s broadcast of The 80th Annual Academy Awards.

The three-hour television movie version of A Raisin in the Sun is executive produced by Combs and features the rapper/actor/mogul as the character Walter Lee Jr., a role originally played by Sidney Poitier.

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Bad Boys Of Comedy debuts April 6 on HBO

The nation's hottest up-and-coming urban comedians take the spotlight when the exclusive HBO series P. Diddy Ppresents The Bad Boys Of Comedy kicks off its second season on Friday, April 6 at 12:00a.m. ET/PT.

Taped at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, the six-edition season features rising comedy stars performing before a live audience. Each show includes an appearance by Diddy, with rapper Doug E. Fresh introducing the acts and DJ Mister Cee providing music.

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Sean "Diddy" Combs wants to guest appear on "American Idol"

With sales of his latest “Press Play” album having tapered off since it debuted at No. 1 back in October, Sean “Diddy” Combs has reportedly approached American Idol producers about appearing on the Fox mega-hit’s sixth season.

“Diddy’s album ‘Press Play’ has fallen off the charts and he’s looking for ways to pump fresh life back into it,” a friend of the 37-year-old entertainment mogul, record producer, actor and rapper told OK! Weekly in its February 19 issue.

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Diddy denies altercation with T.R. Knight and Grey's Anatomy cast at party

A spokesman for Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has slammed reports the rap mogul fought with Grey’s Anatomy star T.R. Knight at a pre-Grammy Awards party on Friday night.

Members of the TV show’s cast were attending Justin Timberlake’s pre-Grammys party at Los Angeles’ Avalon nightclub when they were reportedly told to give up their table to accommodate Combs.

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Jay-Z & Diddy head to cable?

Sean ‘Diddy” Combs and Jay-Z are reportedly in negotiations with Comcast to launch a Video On Demand channel with urban themed programming.

According to the New York Post, the two hip-hop entrepreneurs along with Harvey and Bob Weinstein attended a meeting at the cable giant’s head offices in Philadelphia last week.

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Doug E. Fresh to co-host the Bad Boys of Comedy

Doug E. Fresh is known as an O.G. and as one of the pioneers of hip-hop. Fresh started his rap career back in the 80’s with the likes of KRS ONE, Grandmaster Flash, the legendary Juice Crew and many other of rap’s early leaders and trail blazers.

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Sean "Diddy" Combs starts production on TV version of "Raisin In The Sun"

Sean “Diddy” Combs is transferring his Broadway experience to the small screen in a new television movie adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.

Production recently started on the three-hour feature in Toronto, Canada. The feature will air on ABC during the 2007 season.

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Diddy goes over the top on Tyra

Sean “Diddy” Combs has given a new meaning to the word excess.

The rapper recently arrived for an appearance on “The Tyra Banks Show” in a helicopter. Awaiting him on the landing pad was a red carpet, a couple of strategically placed butlers, tons of screaming female fans, and last but not least, a microphone.

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Sean “Diddy” Combs: Things Done Changed

AllHipHop.com did a nice interview with Diddy, here’s the full interview:

Sean “Diddy” Combs has been many things to many people. He’s a father to two boys and a pair of twin girls in his girlfriend’s belly. He’s an entertainer. Businessman. Producer. Fashion icon. Activist. Diddy puts on all his hats and talks to AllHipHop.com in part two of Sean “Diddy” Combs: Things Done Changed.

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Yung Joc on Jay Leno this week

Rap acts on television this week include Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav, who visits ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Monday. Lil Wayne, who gets a 1st Look on ‘Total Request Live’ on Wednesday. Bubba Sparxx featuring Mr. Collipark, who perform on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Wednesday. Yung Joc, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Thursday. Ice-T, who visits ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Thursday and Pharrell Williams, who performs with Kanye West on ‘Good Morning America’ on Friday.

A Raisin in the Sun will be airing in ABC

Sony Pictures TV execs Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have bought the rights to bring the Broadway play, A Raisin in the Sun to ABC.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and the main cast of the 2004 revival have signed on to star in the show, including Phylicia Rashad, Audra McDonald and Sanaa Lathan. Diddy will also be the executive producer through his Bad Boy World Wide Entertainment Group.

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Making the Band season 3 premies

Making The Band is back for Season 3, and you better believe the drama runs deep. Five girls handpicked by Sean “Diddy” Combs for his all-new pop group live together in a luxury Soho loft as they record their first album and prepare to go on tour.

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Ashley Parker Angel on "Celebrity Cooking Showdown"

Ashley Parker Angel will appear on Sean “Diddy” Combs “Celebrity Cooking Showdown” April 17th, 2006 at 9pm on NBC!

Naomi Drops Out Of Diddy's Celebrity Cooking Show

Model Naomi Campbell has unexpectedly pulled out of Cooking Showdown, a celebrity-driven reality show that is being produced by Sean “Diddy” Combs.

Cooking Showdown features celebrities alongside well-known chefs who teach the stars how to prepare a three-course meal. The week-long competition includes Ja Rule, Tom Arnold and Gabrielle Reese, among others.

Reports suggested that Campbell suddenly reneged on the show because of a feud with Combs.

Unforgivable is the top-selling fragrance

No stranger to topping the charts with No. 1 albums, Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Unforgivable has become the top-selling fragrance since its release in February.

Estee Lauder, who partnered with Diddy to launch the fragrance, says Unforgivable is the best cologne to come out in years. Diddy, Federated Department Stores chief executive Terry Lundgren and Estee Lauder global brand president John Dempsey were slated to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange this morning (April 3).

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Mario Winans update

Mario Winans’ is currently putting the finishing touches on P. Diddy’s new album expected to release in the Fall 2006. Mario Winans’ album is delayed as he is currently producing albums for artists Ce Ce Winans, Black Rob, 8-ball & MJG, and B5. Mario Winans’ is also producing the Making the Band TV show and album. Keep checking back for updates!

Diddy enters real estate bidness?

Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Sean John imprint may soon become synonymous with real estate.

Ohio-based Reynolds Family Homes, which has become known nationwide as the “hip-hop builder” for giving their home models names like “P-Lo,” “Platinum Grillz” and “Bling Bling,” are currently seeking an agreement with Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group to license the name “Sean John” for one of its models.

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Cooking with Diddy

Sean “Diddy” Combs and Ben Silverman are working together with David A. Hurwitz to create a five-night NBC reality miniseries titled Celebrity Cooking Showdown, scheduled to debut in April.

Blending elements of Food Network’s Iron Chef America and ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, the show pairs superstar chefs with different celebrities in a weeklong cooking competition.

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Diddy may face copyright trouble over

Though his Unforgivable cologne is flying off the shelves, Sean “Diddy” Combs may soon be in legal trouble for infringing on the trademark of another fragrance.

According to the United States Patent & Trademark Office, Diddy was denied the Unforgivable trademark because the cologne’s name was too close to Unforgiven, a women’s fragrance launched by French perfumer Jacques Evard.

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Diddy Will Be On 106 & Park On This Thursday

Keep an Eye out for Diddy on 106 and park on Thursday January 19th 06. He will be a guest with Martin Lawrence at 6:00 PM. Diddy might introduce a new video by Biggie (Spit your Game), or he might be introducing Elephant Man or Cherri Denice, But watch it for your self, this should be intresting.

Diddy teaches M.diddy to rap

Diddy boosted the cool quotient of formerly imprisoned lifestyle mogul Martha Stewart when he recently taught her how to rap on her new talk show, “Martha.”

Diddy's naked truth

Diddy refuses to use towels to dry himself because he doesn't like the way they feel. The rap mogul admitted on US TV he regularly walks around his home naked after a bath or shower to preserve his skin.

New Boyz N Da Hood video

Yes it’s finally true, check out MTV2 to see BNDH new video this Sunday at 5:30pm. And if u miss it then don’t worry, cause it come on again Tuesday August 16 at 1:00p.m on MTV2 so don’t miss it!!

Diddy to host MTV VMA'05

MTV has confirmed to us that P. Diddy will be hosting this years Video Music Awards. Only 34 days to go.

New Diddy show on MTV

P. Diddy can’t get enough reality TV. He’s got another show in the works, this time, a hip-hop reality sitcom about the life and family of Reverend Run from Run-DMC, which will begin airing on MTV in October.

Biggie to be honoured

Both Big Poppa and Big Daddy Kane will get their props from VH1 this year. The late Notorious B.I.G. and old-school rapper Kane will be feted at the second annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors on Sept. 22 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. The show will air Sept. 26 on VH1.

P. Diddy got $3 mil for Proactiv Ad

Sean “P Diddy” Combs made a staggering $3 million from an appearance in an advertisement for Proactive acne treatment.

Vote Boyz N Da Hood

Remember to vote every day for Boyz N Da Hood in the 106 & Park show in BET. Vote here. Remember also to vote B5 in MTV Advance Warning.

Remember to vote Bad Boy artists!

Remember to vote new Bad Boy videos from 8Ball & MJG (Forever) and B5 (All I Do) in 106 & Park and MTV – Advance Warning to make them number one!

Diddy Holding Auditions For Mtb 3

The open-call auditions for Making The Band III begins Oct. 12 in Los Angeles, then head to Miami on Oct. 18 and New York City on Oct.21. Contestants must be at least 18 years old. “Making the Band 3” will premiere on MTV early next year.

Making The Band III

Diddy announced that there is going to be a “Making The Band III”. The concept is to make “the biggest international girl’s group of all time in history”!!

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