Lil’ Romeo Hypes ‘Romeo’

When Lil’ Romeo and his father, Master P, decided they would make a TV show, they had little doubt about which network they wanted it on. “‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ and ‘Fairly Odd Parents’ are my favorite shows,” the rapper, who recently turned 14, told The Associated Press. The programs, featuring the animated adventures of a bumbling ocean sponge and a boy with equally bumbling fairy godparents, are Nickelodeon’s most popular series, regularly landing in the cable Nielsen ratings’ Top 10. “But now,” he adds playfully, “the best show on Nickelodeon is going to be ‘Romeo’.”

On TV: Eve, Romeo, 50 Cent

Rap acts on television this week include Ludacris, who appears on MTV’s Total Request Live and BET’s 106 and Park on Tuesday (Busta Rhymes and Rah Digga are also on 106 and Park Tuesday); Eve, who appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday; and Lil’ Romeo, who appears on the Wayne Brady Show on Friday. Also, look for 50 Cent on the UK edition of TRL sometime this week.

Romeo’s Most Memorable Sitcom Moment

BET.com’s ‘On The Corner Of 106 & Park’ caught up with Romeo for a brief Q&A session and asked the young rapper the most memorable moment from taping his sitcom ‘Romeo!’. He responded, “We had a scene where me and my foster brother had to get into a fight. We didn’t rehearse for it or nothing, he busted my lip twice and his head hit the concrete. That’s my most memorable moment.”

Master P. And Romeo On TRL

Master P. and his son Lil’ Romeo, who now is just going by Romeo, stopped by MTV’s Total Request Live on Thursday to preview the their new show on Nickelodeon which airs on Saturday. Read on for a rough transcript.
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Honey Trailer Featuring Lil’ Romeo And Missy

The trailer to Lil Romeo’s forthcoming movie ‘Honey’ is posted at Honey-movie.com and features Missy Elliott, who cameos in the flick. The film hits theaters on November 14th. Check out the trailer, synopsis, and photos at honeymovie.com.

Master P, Romeo Sitcom Bows Next Month

The new Nickelodeon live-action comedy series ‘Romeo!’ starring hip-hop mogul Master P and his son, 13-year-old platinum recording artist Lil’ Romeo, will premiere in Nickelodeon’s popular SNICK block on Saturday, September 13 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The co-creation of Tom Lynch, Fracaswell Hyman and Master P will feature the famous father-son duo as part of an eclectic, musically talented family. Master P, Lynch and Hyman serve as executive producers for the series, which is being produced by Nickelodeon and The Tom Lynch Company. “We are excited about partnering with Nickelodeon on this television venture, which will give us the opportunity to expand our current success in music to TV’s even wider audience,” said Master P. “Nickelodeon is America’s premier brand when it comes to entertainment for kids, and Romeo! will offer Nick fans great comedy along with new New No Limit hip-hop flavor.”

Rappers Embark On Television Series

Elysa Gardner of USA Today profiled a few of the new television series starring musicians, including ‘Romeo!’, which premieres September 13th on Nickelodeon, co-starring performer/entrepreneur Master P and his son, 13-year-old rapper Lil’ Romeo. “We’re bringing some real-life experience to the show,” says Master P. Another young rapper hitting the TV screens is Bow Wow, who plans to play a boarding school student from the inner city in a sitcom being developed for the WB. “I’m really going to be playing myself, only with no music,” Bow Wow says. Read more.

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