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Cedric the Entertainer: Using Laughter to Build Character

Tomorrow, Cedric the Entertainer offers fans a rare glimpse into his private life, detailing his passion for helping kids, how his faith impacts his comedy, and revealing how close friends like Steve Harvey are a vital part of the comedy icon’s mission to bless others

(Black PR Wire) LOS ANGELES, CA—November 15, 2017—Dove Channel, Cinedigm’s (NASDAQ: CIDM) OTT rapidly-growing and popular family-friendly streaming service, premiered the second season of its signature original series Frankly Faraci this month, beginning with Harry Connick Jr. Hosted by Hollywood producer and personality Matthew Faraci, and Produced by Cinedigm Productions, Frankly Faraci: Season Two features a surprising lineup of celebrities who—for the first time—candidly discuss their faith, family, and what really drives and motivates them. 

This week, the show features a rare glimpse into the private life of Cedric the Entertainer, one of America’s most beloved comedic icons. Filmed at his celebrity golf tournament, Cedric offers an exclusive look at his driving passion for his charity work to help kids all over America, reveals how his faith impacts his comedy, and details how his close friend Steve Harvey is a vital part of his mission to bless others.

Cedric the Entertainer: Episode Clips

Frankly Faraci: Season Two guests include:

  • Harry Connick, Jr., entertainer, singer, and talk show host 
  • Adam Wainwright, Louis Cardinals pitcher and future hall of famer
  • Cedric the Entertainer,comedian and actor, and his close friend Steve Harvey
  • Candace Cameron Bure, actress, author, and entrepreneur  
  • Ron Johnson,Apple Store and Genius Bar creator and CEO of Enjoy
  • Atticus Shaffer,star of ABC’s hit show The Middle
  • Corbin Bernsen,Television and film actor

Frankly Faraci is available exclusively on Dove Channel, and can be viewed across a broad spectrum of connected devices including Roku® Players and Roku TV™ models, Android and iOS, AppleTV, LeEco smart phones and TVs, the web, and other mobile and tablet devices. Additionally, Dove Channel, along with Cinedigm’s CONtv and Docurama, are available to Amazon Prime members as part of Amazon’s new Streaming Partners Program. Prime members can view Cinedigm’s channels with the Amazon Video app available across hundreds of devices.

To visit Dove Channel, click here: http://www.dovechannel.com

About the Show   

Frankly Faraci is an original series on Dove Channel featuring authentic, heartfelt, behind-the-scenes interviews with inspirational figures in entertainment, music, sports, business, and politics who are actively focused on doing good and bringing positivity into the culture. Hosted by Hollywood producer and personality Matthew Faraci, Frankly Faraci is an unprecedented, never-before-seen kind of show that will delight families with wonderfully unique stories they won’t see anywhere else. For everyone who is looking to be uplifted and inspired...welcome home. 

About the Host

Matthew Faraci is President of Inspire Buzz, a production, marketing, and publicity agency creating and promoting family-friendly entertainment to the values audience. Prior to starting his company, Faraci had several successful careers, serving as a journalist, political strategist, government spokesperson, communications strategist, publicist, entrepreneur, teacher, and even as a standup comedian and writer. He brings all of these experiences to bear as host of Frankly Faraci, an inspiring new talk show highlighting faithful personalities the whole family can celebrate. 

About Dove Channel

Dove Channel is the premiere streaming movie and television service focused on values-based programming for families. The service can be viewed across a broad spectrum of connected devices including Roku® Players and Roku TV™ models, Android and iOS, AppleTV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TVs, the web, and other mobile and tablet devices. Additionally, Dove Channel, along with Cinedigm’s CONtv and Docurama, are available to Amazon Prime members as part of Amazon’s new Streaming Partners Program. Prime members can view Cinedigm’s channels with the Amazon Video app available across hundreds of devices. 

About Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM)


Cinedigm powers custom content solutions to the world’s largest retail, media and technology companies. We provide premium feature films and series to digital platforms including iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, cable and satellite providers including Comcast, Dish Network and DirecTV, and major retailers including Walmart and Target. Leveraging Cinedigm’s unique capabilities, content and technology, the Company has emerged as a leader in the fast-growing over-the-top channel business, with four channels under management that reach hundreds of millions of devices while also providing premium content and service expertise to the entire OTT ecosystem.

Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp™ are trademarks of Cinedigm Corp. www.cinedigm.com. [CIDM-G]


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