Chocolate News

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  • TV-14
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 2008
Chocolate News is a US satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier in 2008 with an emphasis on African American culture. The show was broadcast on Wednesday nights at 10:30 pm on Comedy Central as a lead-in to its other news satire... read more
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Chocolate News is a US satirical news show hosted and head written by David Alan Grier in 2008 with an emphasis on African American culture. The show was broadcast on Wednesday nights at 10:30 pm on Comedy Central as a lead-in to its other news satire programs, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. The show was also shown in Canada on The Comedy Network. On 10 March 2009, a Comedy Central representative confirmed that Chocolate News would not be renewed for a second season.

Original Release

10/15/2008 on COMC

US Release

10/15/2008

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Cast

David Alan Grier Self - Host / Various
Chris Tallman Alan Boda
Alphonso McAuley Ronnie Tucker
Jordan Peele Kelvin Melvin
Tangie Ambrose Alica Saunders
E.E. Bell Merle Puckett
Paige Diaz Carli Chamberlain
Cinda Adams Laundry Lady
Tangie Ambrose Alicia Saunders
David Alan Grier Various / Self - Host
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Wednesday, 15 October 2008
2 Episode #1.2 Wednesday, 22 October 2008
3 Episode #1.3 Wednesday, 29 October 2008
4 Episode #1.4 Wednesday, 05 November 2008
5 Episode #1.5 Wednesday, 12 November 2008
6 Episode #1.6 Wednesday, 19 November 2008
7 Episode #1.7 Wednesday, 26 November 2008
8 Episode #1.8 Wednesday, 03 December 2008
9 Episode #1.9 Wednesday, 10 December 2008
10 Episode #1.10 Wednesday, 17 December 2008
11 Episode #1.11
12 Episode #1.12 Wednesday, 31 December 2008

Directors

Rusty Cundieff, Liz Plonka, Danny J. Boyle

Writers

David Alan Grier, Fax Bahr, Adam Small, Ian Edwards, Bob Oschack, Diallo Riddle, Bashir Salahuddin, Hugh Moore, David Nickoll, Jeremy Bronson

Creators

David Alan Grier

Cast

David Alan Grier Self - Host / Various
Chris Tallman Alan Boda
Alphonso McAuley Ronnie Tucker
Jordan Peele Kelvin Melvin
Tangie Ambrose Alica Saunders
E.E. Bell Merle Puckett
Paige Diaz Carli Chamberlain
Cinda Adams Laundry Lady
Tangie Ambrose Alicia Saunders
David Alan Grier Various / Self - Host
Janet Varney Trina Johns
Troy Curvey Jr. Preacher
Eryn Gitelis Chemist
Windell Middlebrooks Black Ice
Joseph Billingiere Native American
Hahn Cho Asian American Panelist
Robin DeMarco White Woman
Joshua Tuggle Kid #2
William Luke Preacher 1
Vanessa Alameda Drug Dealer

Producers

David Alan Grier Executive Producer
Robert Morton Executive Producer
Fax Bahr Executive Producer
Adam Small Executive Producer
Pete Aronson Executive Producer
Jordan Levin Executive Producer
Vicki Ariamal-Prieto Producer
Ryan Dean Producer
Kimberly Wheatley Producer
David Nickoll Producer
Jim Ziegler Producer

Editors

Cheryl Campsmith, Jason Gill, Josh Belson, Brian Schnuckel

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