* Actor Omar Gooding (Family Time, Baby Boy) joins the rise of viewing apps and internet TV to bring original content to rival the streaming services of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.
Modo Entertainment TV Network Founder Gooding unveiled his collaboration with One Shot Network (OSN) and Celebrity Virtual Television Network (CVTN) at the private launch and red carpet party on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. at Guy’s,
12655 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA located on the second level of Jerry’s Deli. The red carpet is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Guests expected: Bounce TV’s Family Time cast: Angell Conwell, Tanjareen Thomas, Paula Jai Parker (Hollywood Divas), Richard Gant, Rodney Perry, Clayton Thomas, along with a list of celebrities:
Filmmaker Ray Murphy; Actor/Producer Chris Spencer (Real Husbands of Hollywood); Mike Epps (Meet the Blacks); Liana Mendoza (Mothers and Daughters); Jason Weaver (Black-ish); Anthony Mackie; Mark Curry; Cliff Powell (Saints and Sinners); Ken Lawson; Patrick Faucette (Haves and Have Nots);
Tommy Davidson; Antwon Tanner; Speedy; Faizon Love (Meet the Blacks); Trae Ireland (Betrothed); Guy Torry; Joe Torry; Red Grant (Serial Dater); Tyrese Gibson (Fast and Furious 9); Shawn Hazz McDonald (People v. OJ Simpson); Kim Whitley (Nat Turner: Story of A Prophet and Young and Hungry); Gloria L. Williams aka Footnanny;
Corey Holcomb (Black Jesus and The Wedding Ringer); Miguel A. Nunez Jr.; Alex Thomas; Snoop Dog; NBA: Olden Polynice (retired NBA); Byron Russell (retired NBA); Willie McGinest (retired NFL); Focus; and Steve Lobel.
“Modo Entertainment is a project that I have been working on for a while. The timing is just right with so many new streaming networks available, especially because streaming is the future of television,” aid Gooding. “I will be active in the daily operations to ensure great programing.”
Under the guidance of OSN’s team of professionals, the three stand-alone state-of- the-art streaming technology networks will operate under OSN’s streaming platform 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. OSN, founded by Curtis Elerson, is the parent company of One Shot Films, One Shot TV and CVTN. Mondo Entertainment and CVTN are for celebrities who want to own their own channel. One Shot TV is a live streaming network and will be on a time schedule playout system. One Shot Films is an on-demand network.
“We built both live streaming and on-demand platforms for everyone's viewing pleasure and to be able to provide the content that people will want to watch,” said Elerson.
“With our advanced app and HD streaming platforms, we are far ahead of most people’s awareness of where streaming TV is headed.”
The trio of networks will air original projects along with other TV/Film projects with plans to launch in the third quarter of 2016 on familiar platforms, such as, Google TV; Roku; Apple TV; Amazon Fire TV; and more.
This is a media-friendly event with confirmation. Talent and Media submissions to [email protected] For more
information about the networks, a list of programming, or to interview Gooding and/or Elerson, call 213-276- 7827 or send an email to [email protected]
About Omar Gooding
Omar Gooding is an American actor and rapper known as “Big O.” He is currently the star on “Family Time” on Bounce TV. Gooding began his professional career in the early 90s.
Gooding is best known for appearing in television shows such as, “Just the Ten of Us,” “Empty Nest. Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Smart Guy, and Playmakers, and also the films Ghost Dad and Baby Boy for which he received critical praise for his role as "Sweatpea." Gooding launched his rap career when he was featured on the track, “No Warning,” from C-Bos album, Orca. He is the younger brother of veteran awarding-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. and the son of singer Cuba Gooding, Sr.
About One Shot Films
Writer, Director, Producer, Curtis Elerson founded One Shot Films LLC in 2006. Elerson, a 25-year entertainment
veteran, has an extensive background as a record executive; concert and comedy show promoter; and TV/Film
producer. He helped put Jives recording artist Miguel on the map with the hit single “Getcha Hands Up.”
He won the Honorable Mention award at the 2010 Burbank Film Festival for his TV pilot “Paper In My Pockets.” www.oneshotfilms.tv