Urbanworks Entertainment Announces Tracy Morgan's Life, Love & Lust the Latest Addition to Urbanworks Entertainment’s Celebrated Platinum Comedy Series

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The Deluxe Edition, out May 9th on DVD, includes 100 minute bonus CD.

Warning! Tracy Morgan’s debut comedy DVD LIFE, LOVE & LUST could cause dangerously high volumes of laughter and leave audiences in stitches. Made famous by an unforgettable seven-year career on Saturday Night Live from 1996-2003, Morgan is returning to his stand-up roots in his debut DVD, released nationwide from UrbanWorks Entertainment on May 9, 2006.

Multi-talented Tracy Morgan is a renowned comedian-actor-writer and producer. On Saturday Night Live, Tracy Morgan created such audience-favorite characters as “Safari Planet” host Brian Fellows; space adventurer Astronaut Jones; and Woodrow, the homeless romantic. He is also known for his hilarious impersonation of personalities Mike Tyson, Star Jones, Della Reese, Busta Rhymes, Maya Angelou and Samuel L. Jackson. After SNL, he starred in the NBC sitcom The Tracy Morgan Show.

Tracy Morgan's debut DVD LIFE, LOVE & LUST takes his signature "in-your-face" comedy to a whole new level. In this hilarious program, Morgan gives you his unique perspective on sex as it relates to dating, marriage, public displays of affection and just about any other situation where sex could possibly come into play. Tracy's fearless delivery of revealing what goes on during life's most intimate moments is sure to leave you wondering "Did he really say that?" This Deluxe Edition includes a 100 minute bonus CD soundtrack featuring every hilarious line from the DVD.

Born and raised in New York City, Morgan first gained attention in the recurring role of Hustle Man on the comedy series Martin. He made his film debut in A THIN LINE BETWEEN LOVE AND HATE and has since co-starred in many feature films, including HEAD OF STATE, How High, 30 YEARS TO LIFE, JAY AND SILENT BOB STRIKE BACK, THE LONGEST YARD, and HALF BAKED. In August 2002, Morgan performed in an hour-long stand-up special on Comedy Central. He also provided the voice of Spoonie Luv, a puppet featured on Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers. His numerous television appearances include Apollo Comedy Hour, Def Comedy Jam, Entertainment Tonight, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Showtime at the Apollo, Snaps, Uptown Comedy Club and The View. Between film and TV roles, he continues to work the national stand-up comedy circuit. Morgan will star in Keenan Ivory Wayans' upcoming 2006 theatrical release LITTLE MAN.

With over one million DVDS sold, the Platinum Comedy Series is the #1 stand up comedy line in the country. The PCS roster features many of America's top comedians, including Dave Chappelle, Mike Epps, Mo'Nique, Carlos Mencia and many more. And each Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive audio CD soundtrack, offering consumers complete flexibility to enjoy the program anytime anywhere.

About UrbanWorks Entertainment

UrbanWorks Entertainment is dedicated to the acquisition, production and distribution of products that satisfy the desires of consumers seeking quality entertainment. The studio is responsible for the creation and production of the prestigious Platinum Comedy Series, which includes original, stand-up comedy programs starring Dave Chappelle, Mike Epps, Mo’Nique, Carlos Mencia and many others. In the past year, UrbanWorks has secured an over 40% market share in the urban, non-theatrical home entertainment market. Its mission is to continue to be the undisputed leader in this genre by providing a wide assortment of quality-driven titles from a variety of segments that contribute to the $890 billion urban, consumer market.

About Ventura Home Entertainment

Ventura Home Entertainment, a subsidiary of First Look Studios, is a leading provider of sales, distribution, marketing and financing services for independent producers and studios in the home entertainment marketplace. The company owns the specialty labels UrbanWorks Entertainment, the premier label for urban home entertainment; StudioWorks Entertainment, which offers an eclectic lineup of edgy contemporary films targeting the youth market; and Studio Latino, which markets Spanish-language films from around the world. Ventura Home Entertainment is also among the leaders in DVD distribution, featuring films in a wide range of genres including documentary, martial arts, fitness, anime, horror and sports. For more information on Ventura Home Entertainment, please go to http://www.venturahe.com. For more information on First Look Studios, please go to http://www.firstlookstudios.com.

OVERVIEW / TOUR SCHEDULE

"Life, Love & Lust" DVD release - May 9

Shooting Pilot for NBC

New national soft- drink commercial

Will star in Keenan Ivory Wayans upcoming 2006 theatrical release, "Little Man"

http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/littleman/index.html

DVD Release Party , Date: May 8, 2006 Location: Hollywood Improv

Address: 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046, Time: 8pm

DVD In-store Date: May 9, 2006 at 6:00pm, Location: Best Buy    

Address: 5000 West 147th Street, Hawthorne, Ca 90250

TRACY’S TOUR SCHEDULE:

April 1 – NY – Madison Square Garden

April 7-9 – Punchline – Sacramento

April 20-23 – West Palm Beach, FL

April 27-30 – Miami, FL

May 3 – Kirskville, MO

May 4-7 – Ontario, CA

May 8 – DVD release Party

May 9 – Best Buy

May 11-14 – Orlando, FL

May 25-28 – San Jose, CA

June 1-4 – Chicago

June 8-11 – Cleveland, OH

June 22-25 – Newport, KY

July 20-23 – Brea, CA

August – 24-27 – Houston

Aug 31-Sept 3 – Kansas City, MO

Nov 2-5 – Addison, TX

Nov 16-19 – Pittsburgh, PA    

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