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‘A Grammy Salute To 50 Years Of Hip-Hop’ To Air On December 10

The Grammys will pay tribute to Hip-Hop’s 50th anniversary with a star-studded concert, A Grammy Salute to 50 Years of Hip Hop, featuring some of the biggest names in the genre. LL COOL J, Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Queen Latifah, Questlove, Black Thought, Bun B, Common, De La Soul, Jermaine Dupri, J.J. Fad, Talib Kweli, […]

‘Celebrity Squares’ Game Show Hosted By DC Young Fly Set For Fall Premiere On VH1; Kevin Hart & Jesse Collins Among EPs

EXCLUSIVE: A new take on the classic Hollywood Squares game show is headed to VH1. The network has teamed with Jesse Collins Entertainment and Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat on Celebrity Squares, a modern twist on the classic format featuring Black pop culture trivia. Hosted by actor and comedian DC Young Fly, “the series will bring cultural icons together for 20 fun and spontaneous […]

Jesse Collins Says Rihanna’s Super Bowl Performance Will Be ‘Like None Other’

After months of anticipation, we’re just days away from Rihanna taking the stage for the Super Bowl LVII halftime show. Ahead of the big event, Billboard chatted with the show’s executive producer Jesse Collins and President of Jesse Collins Entertainment, Dionne Harmon. “She’s working hard […] It’s going to be a halftime show like none other,” Collins told Billboard at the Golden Globes afterparty […]


NEW YORK, July 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Starring Rihanna, the most watched Halftime in history has earned five 2023 Emmy nominations. The critically acclaimed show was produced by DPS with Roc Nation and Jesse Collins serving as executive producers, and Hamish Hamilton serving as director. “We’re thrilled to receive 5 Emmy nominations this […]

Jesse Collins Entertainment to Produce 75th Emmy Awards

Emmy winners Jesse Collins and Dionne Harmon, and Emmy nominee Jeannae Rouzan-Clay of Jesse Collins Entertainment will executive-produce the 75th Emmy Awards, airing LIVE coast-to-coast from Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 18 (8:00-11:00 PM ET live/5:00-8:00 PM PT live) on FOX. “As proud long-term partners of the Television Academy, we are excited to be the home network […]

Ice Cube To Headline Big3 Docuseries In Works From Jesse Collins Entertainment

EXCLUSIVE: Ice Cube is teaming with Jesse Collins Entertainment on a sports docuseries revolving around his successful Big3 sports league. Ice Cube will star in and produce via his Cube Vision with Jesse Collins Entertainment. The as-yet untitled series will take an unprecedented look at the making of one of the fastest growing new leagues in the United States, […]

Executive Producer Jesse Collins on Rihanna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show: “I Feel Like Her Vision Was Executed – Emmy Winner

TV producer Jesse Collins said there was some pressure following last year’s epic, Emmy-winning Super Bowl halftime show with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and others, but working with Rihanna made the process easy. “She’s a lot of fun, very cool, never stressed. Just like, ‘All right, I’m going to go do this real quick.’ The pressure never got to her. She […]

Awards & Nominations

NOMINEE Jesse Collins, Executive Producer The Light We Carry: Michelle Obama & Oprah Winfrey Netflix A Netflix Special in association with Higher Ground Productions & Jesse Collins Entertainment Outstanding Variety Special (Live) – 2023 NOMINEE Jesse Collins, Executive Producer The Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Starring Rihanna FOX Jesse Collins Entertainment, DPS and Roc Nation […]

Golden Globes Exec Producer Jesse Collins on Host Jerrod Carmichael and How Show Will “Feel Like an Immersive Experience”

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association took another step forward toward a revitalized Golden Globes on Monday by announcing the nominees for the 2023 awards show, set to take place next month. HFPA president Helen Hoehne kicked off the festivities just after 5 a.m. inside the Beverly Hilton by revealing that George Lopez had to bow out of presenter duties after testing positive […]