Fox, UrbanWorks Link For Comedy Titles

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has entered into a production and distribution partnership with UrbanWorks entertainment.

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has entered into a production and distribution partnership with UrbanWorks entertainment.

Fox will take over distribution of two UrbanWorks "Platinum Comedy" video titles starring Cedric the Entertainer and Steve Harvey in stand-up performances.

The two companies will co-produce future Platinum Comedy titles, which are expected to feature Dave Chappelle, D.L. Hughley and Mo'Nique. Fox will co-fund the development, production and retail marketing for new Platinum Comedy projects, while UrbanWorks will handle talent procurement, creative development and consumer marketing.

The companies will also be seeking other ways to distribute the comedy shows, including television and video on demand.
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