NBCUniversal’s impressive diversity initiatives launch actors like Tone Bell—star of the upcoming sitcom “Truth Be Told”—into mainstream comedy.
Might be a good time to sign up for a class at Second City. The famed improv school is partnering with NBC on three talent scouting initiatives aimed at diversifying the casts of the network’s comedy series.
Comedians Gina Brillon and Jon Laster each earned one-year talent holding deals with NBCUniversal at the ninth annual Stand-Up for Diversity talent showcase.
Universal Television has created the role of head of current programming for longtime entertainment executive Chris Sanagustin.
Auditions for NBC's ninth annual "Stand Up for Diversity" showcases will be held in Phoenix, Atlanta, New York, and Vancouver beginning this summer.