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Bill Cosby Directed by Robert Townsend Coming to Netflix

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  • August 14, 2014 5:42 PM
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Taped at the SF Jazz Center in San Francisco on Cosby's 77th birthday, and directed by Robert Townsend, the concert will premiere only on Netflix at 12:01 am Pacific on Friday, November 28.

TV News Round-up: Lorraine Toussaint, Maya Rudolph, Bill Cosby, 'Unsung' & Michael Jackson's Extended family

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  • July 14, 2014 2:16 PM
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The annual Television Critics Association (TCA) event is underway. Here are a few bits.

Watch 1971 PBS One-Man Special 'Bill Cosby on Prejudice'

  • By Sergio
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  • July 9, 2014 6:14 PM
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I remember seeing this many many years ago, but leaving after the first ten minutes or so. I kinda got the the point after the first few minutes, but maybe you’ll last longer than I did.

Bill Cosby’s Forgotten "Militant" Documentary - 'Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed' (Watch it Now)

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  • July 1, 2014 2:02 PM
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The program was a sensation, and I still remember it. Nothing like it had even been done on TV before, and I’m hard-pressed to think of anything since.
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Watch NBC's Tribute To Bill Cosby At The American Comedy Awards (Chris Rock Intro + Cosby's Acceptance Speech)

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  • May 11, 2014 2:51 PM
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Watch NBC's Tribute To Bill Cosby At The American Comedy Awards (Chris Rock Intro & Cosby's Acceptance Speech)

Bill Cosby to Receive Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the 'American Comedy Awards' Airing May 8 on NBC

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  • April 21, 2014 5:05 PM
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Bill Cosby to Receive Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the "American Comedy Awards" Airing May 8 on NBC
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Bill Cosby Heading Back To NBC To Star In New Family Comedy

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  • January 22, 2014 2:02 PM
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Bill Cosby Heading Back To NBC To Star In New Family Comedy

TV Land To Air Bill Cosby's 1st Full-Length Standup Special In 30 Years 'Far from Finished' On 12/1

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  • November 25, 2013 5:58 PM
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TV Land To Air Bill Cosby's 1st Full-Length Standup Special In 30 Years 'Far from Finished' On 12/1

Hey, Hey, Hey! Bill Cosby Working on 'Fat Albert' Reboot and New Family Sitcom

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • November 11, 2013 1:14 PM
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Audiences nostalgic for Bill Cosby's brand of family-friendly programming may have reason to celebrate.
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Inside Quotes: Bill Cosby On The 'I Love Lucy' In Reverse Beginnings Of 'The Cosby Show'

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  • August 15, 2013 2:00 PM
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The chauffeur thing was my idea. Also Clair was going to be a plumber in the union …. Clair was also going to be Dominican, and have a mother and father speaking Spanish—which would be the reverse of [I Love] Lucy. I would be the person that didn’t understand when she spoke Spanish. And in the first show, Phylicia speaks Spanish and throughout the show, she understands Spanish. She doesn’t use it the way I wanted to use it. Mrs. Cosby, along with [executive producer] Marcy Carsey, said, ‘No, we think it’s more interesting to have this career professional.’ And I’m not going to argue with my wife. The day [Rashad] got the part, I was sitting in the back, and women were … reading with a couple of the kids. And many of them when … they were going to tell the kid off, started the head moving like a bobble doll … (laughs). And when Phylicia’s turn came and she was reading with Malcolm [Jamal-Warner] and he said something to her … there was a pause from her. And do you know what she did in that pause? She did something with her eyes. She didn’t bop her head; she didn’t throw her hand up on her hip; and she didn’t say anything out loud. She cut a look that said, oh, maybe four or five things (laughs)—and none of them were good. And I turned to Marcy, and I said ‘That’s Clair.’