Archive for May, 2006

“House” Ratings Through Roof In Gotham

May 19, 2006

Writer/director Tyler Perry’s new sitcom “House Of Payne” garnered an impressive 2.6 household share during its April 27-May 18 test run on New York City’s WWOR UPN channel 9.  According to Variety, the show’s initial 10 episodes registered a robust 53% gain over the sitcom “Girlfriends”- which occupied the same time slot in 2005. In […]

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LAB 601’s “Big Palm” Named 48 Hour Contest Finalist

May 15, 2006

LAB 601 again fielded a team in the annual 48 Hour Film Project to build staff camaraderie and showcase the talents of its creatives and clients. Under the contest rules, each team is given a genre, prop and line of dialogue around which to build a movie in 48 hours. Led by director Noel Dowd, […]

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LAB 601 Co-Production Premiere Nothing To “Cry” About

May 12, 2006

Bernadine Santistevan’s supernatural thriller “The Cry” premiered at the historic Lensic Theatre in Santa Fe to a sellout crowd of over 2,000 on May 12. The LAB 601 co-production, based on the Latino legend of La Llorona, added a second sold-out show to accommodate the around-the-block line.  “The Cry” is a product of LAB 601’s […]

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LAB 601 Takes “Steps” In Susan G. Koman Race

May 8, 2006

LAB 601 was honored to take part in the 2006 Susan G. Koman “Race For The Cure” by donating its services in creation of the official broadcast promotional spot.  The animated spot, titled “Steps”, aired on metro-Atlanta broadcast and cable outlets. The event was a huge success, with over $1 million raised for the Susan […]

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Tyler Perry Opens His “House”

May 7, 2006

LAB 601 is pleased to announce that “House Of Payne”, the new sitcom from acclaimed writer/director Tyler Perry, had its broadcast premiere on Monday, May 8 on New York’s UPN Channel 9 and Houston’s UPN Channel 20.  If you’re in NYC or Houston, please check your local listings and take a look at our handiwork […]

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