Lapdog Entertainment Is Launching ‘Famous’

Posted: March 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

The entertainment show will focus on red carpets, movie premieres, celebrity interviews and fashion news

Hosts of the television show Famous

Lapdog Entertainment, a Los-Angeles based production company, is producing the new cutting edge entertainment program “Famous”.   With its close proximity to Hollywood and years of experience producing celebrity driven program it was an easy decision.

“Famous” is a weekly, 30-minute entertainment magazine show featuring celebrities on the red carpet along with rich commentary on celebrity red carpet trends and fashion, film, television, music, award shows and special events in a fast-paced, exciting format.  In addition to highlighting Hollywood headlines, the show will cover premieres, celebrity interviews and movie news.

Check out a sample episode below

On-air personalities are Dave Doerre and Arianne Suggs who have an established track record in the entertainment industry.  Given the numerous red carpet events in Hollywood, we will have no trouble finding & producing exciting shows. In addition, we will feature in-studio discussions of the celebrity events.  The audience you seek will not miss a thing as we provide access to the Red Carpet!

Why You Should Be Excited About Our Show?
We are not an entertainment show trying to be all things.  Instead, we focus on one thing and one thing only…Glitzy, celebrity-driven content.
  • Entertainment is No. 1 among homes
  • Entertainment is No. 1 among women 18-49
  • Entertainment is No. 1 among women 25-54

  • Your audience will find even more of what they love about entertainment right at their fingertips, including behind-the-scenes red carpet exclusives.
  • Opportunity to extend your brand at our online properties.
  • Be assured of having celebrity packed red carpet coverage that is sure to wow!

About the Company
Lapdog Entertainment is a global supplier of urban celebrity television, reality, documentary, music & lifestyle programming for leading domestic and international  outlets, as well as record labels.

The company, shaped by more than 15 years of industry experience, is known for its cutting edge style and innovative content. Lapdog Entertainment is one of Hollywood’s hottest production houses.  You can check out some of our productions here.

Some of their works include:

Our Vision

From the start it has been our vision to work with the best celebrity talent in film and television.  After fifteen years of being in the business, Lapdog Entertainment has become the premiere urban entertainment company in the industry with its deep and direct relationships with major celebrity talent.

Lap Dog Entertainment has established a track record of success in executing high-profile productions.

About The Executive Producer/Director – Thomas Gibson

Thomas Gibson is an Emmy Award winning Producer/Director who has created programming for E! Entertainment, BET, ESPN, PBS, The WB, BBC, VH-1, Channel O (South Africa), SABC (South Africa) and various other outlets.

  • Produced and directed the gut wrenching historical documentary, Bloody Island
  • Producer/Director on the E! Entertainment “True Hollywood Story”
  • Created, produced & directed the lifestyle show, “How I’m Living” on BET
  • 2005 BET honored Thomas Gibson as one of the network’s greatest producers and youngest in its twenty-five year history
  • Produced “Saturday Night Live: 101 Greatest Moments”
  • Collaboration with Quincy Jones, III on the feature documentary Letter to the President
  • Produced the mini-series “LeToya: The H Town Chick”  (ousted Destiny’s Child member)
  • 2007 to 2009, Gibson executive produced 45 episodes of the highly acclaimed South African television show “O Access”
  • Directed the documentary, “Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jump-off”
  • Some of his other accomplishments are: Access Granted, The Black Carpet, Black Entertainment Television (BET) Top 25 Countdown, BET Style, Coming to the Stage, E! True Hollywood Story, How I’m Living, MAAD Sports, Comic View, Behind the Scenes: BET Music Awards
Meet The Hosts – Dave Doerre
As the host of ‘Starz! Movie News’ on the Starz/Encore Network, co-host of ‘Hollywood HD’ for HDNet Television and host of ‘Cine News’ on the UPN international television network, Dave Doerre has established himself as a unique fixture in Hollywood.

Blending traditional hosting skills with an edgy sense of humor carved in the comedy clubs of Los Angeles, Chicago and St. Louis, Dave Doerre is not your typical television personality. During the course of his career, Dave has interviewed hundreds of the hottest celebrities, politicians and rock stars including Sting, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Jackson, Mikhail Gorbachev, Tom Hanks & Jennifer Lopez and broadcast from the most legendary award shows in Hollywood including The Academy Awards, The Golden Globes and the Grammy’s each time bringing his unique and humorous twist to the broadcast.

Dave began his broadcasting career in with stops at NBC Chicago, CNN London & MSNBC. He later hosted the award winning program ‘Movie Makers’ consisting of celebrity interviews mixed with eclectic sketch comedy, the personality driven morning show ‘City Corner A.M.’ and the sports news program ‘The Post-Dispatch Sports Show’ for ABC.

Meet The Hosts – Arianne Suggs
Arianne Suggs entertainment career has allowed her the opportunity to have the best of both worlds, working behind and in front of the camera. As an associate producer, Arianne has worked on some of the hottest rated urban shows such as: BET Access Granted, BET Style and News Show, BET J Specials and the BET Pre-Awards Show just to name a few.

Arianne has worked on shows not just domestically, but also on an international level. Since 2005, Arianne has produced shows shown in Africa and Europe.    O Access on the O channel, shown in 58 African countries, SABC Channel-Mzambi Insider (similar to Access Hollywood), and Mzambi Fo Sho (similar to MTV News).

Miss Suggs’ has interviewed A-List Stars:
Vivica  A. Fox, Eva Pigford, Chingy, Jermaine Dupri, NE-YO, Avant, Tyrese, 50 Cent, Letoya Luckett, Nick Canon, Lloyd Banks, Omarion, Marques Houston, Yolanda Adams, Snoop Dogg, Pharrel, B-Real, Lil John, Chris Brown, T.I., Jamie Foxx, Fantasia, Macy Gray, Pretty Ricky, P. Diddy, Soulja Boy, Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole, Janet Jackson, Tom Cruise, Outkast, John Legend, The Lattimore’s, Bow Wow, Sean Paul, The Marley’s, Ludacris, James Franco, T-Pain, John Voight, Chris Robinson, Destiny’s Child, E-40, Nia Long, UGK, Nicole from the Pussycat Dolls, Cherish, Wale, Cast Members from The Secret Life of an American Teenager, and the list continues to grow!

Marketing Strategy
  • Lapdog Entertainment will utilize mobile marketing to not only promote but to encourage people to watch the show.
  • Lapdog Entertainment will promote via video promotion sites as well as social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.
  • SEO optimized press releases will be sent nationwide to provide more awareness to the show.
  • Our blog will be powered by engaging content, interactive tools and social spaces that offer fans of the show “Famous” further information to fuel their celebrity curiosity.

Branded Entertainment & Product Placement Summary

This is a great opportunity for your company and brand to receive exposure.  As a participating sponsor of the new television show Famous you will receive:

Platinum Sponsor Benefits – $200,000:

  • At the beginning of each show (13 episodes), you will receive “This show is sponsored by….”
  • At the end of each show (13 episodes), you will receive “This show was brought to you by…”
  • Opportunity to work with our producers to integrate your brand into the show
  • Your logo will remain in the lower-third of the television screen for the entire  show – all 13 episodes
  • One episode will have an entire segment of the show centered around your brand
  • The broadcast network has the option for double run’s on all episodes, so you will effectively have twice the exposure for the same price
  • Reference in online blog homepage, which will be dedicated to the show
  • Extended right to retain sponsorship on a 1-year continuum
Product Placement
  • If you would like to discuss how to integrate your product and/or service into the show, please give us a call or email us.
Commercial Ad Time
  • Receive a 30 second national ad spot for $4,000.

It’s A Win-Win

Since we “Make Bad TV Good”, everybody wins!

Contact Us

  • Famous will be aired on the AMGTV network (national broadcast area) reaching 20 million homes.  Famous will be delivered to television viewers through affiliated broadcast stations and cable stations. The average household’s are married couples with children.
  • AMGTV will begin airing “Famous” in September to approximately 100 affiliates coast-to-coast.
  • For a list of AMGTV Affiliates and Clearances:


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