Chris Tucker, whose Netflix stand-up special is due out on July 10, is experiencing legal troubles in the form of comedian Terry Hodges suing both Tucker and Netflix, claiming he’s worked on the special and hasn’t been regularly paid since 2011, according to TMZ.
Hodges also claims that he and Tucker started working on material for the special in 2008. Tucker’s attorney Marty Singer told TMZ, “This lawsuit is absurd and completely without merit. We fully expect this case to be thrown out by the court.”
In today’s commercial sell-out news, the building known colloquially as “30 Rock”—NBC’s headquarters—will now be called the Comcast Building. The video, above, shows panoramic views of the building’s rebranding effort, and for the first time, NBC’s logo (you know, the rainbow-turkey-looking thing) will dot the NYC skyline.
Basketball Wives: LA is back for its fourth season on July 12. Returning wives from last season include Draya Michele, Malaysia Pargo, Brandi Maxiell, and Jackie Christie. Executive Producer Shaunie O’Neal and three new wives will join the L.A. squad, which will surely shake the dynamic up. The three new ladies are Mehgan James, Patrice Curry, and Angel Brinks. Check out VH1 to catch the season premiere.
E! is introducing a new show called WAGS that will center around the lives of wives and girlfriends of professional sports players. The show will feature much to-do WAGS such as Sasha Gates, wife of San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates, and Ashley North, fiancée of Washington Washington Football Team free safety Dashon Goldson. Check out the clip for the new series, above.