Dove Channel’s Original 3-Part Series, “Chonda Pierce Presents: Stand-up for Families” Set to Premiere Exclusively on the Digital Streaming Network on April 5, May 3 & June 7

“The Queen Of Clean” Welcomes Fellow Comedians To The Line-Up:
Hampton, Brad Stine, PJ Walsh, Nazareth, Joby Saad, Michael Joiner,
Taylor Mason, Anthony Griffith, Sandi Joy, Kay Dodd, Lisa Mills,
Chinnitta Morris, Cleto Rodriguez, Michael Jr., Rik Roberts

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cinedigm’s (NASDAQ: CIDM) Dove Channel is confirmed to exclusively
premiere the three-part original series, “Chonda Pierce Presents:
Stand-Up For Families,” on April 5, May 3 and June 7.

The one-hour long episodes feature “The Queen of Clean’s” trademark
combination of fierce wit and southern charm in all three of the
family-friendly episodes. Adding to the clean fun, some of her closest
friends and all-star comedians will also take the stage. The lineup will
include the talents of Bone Hampton, Brad Stine, PJ Walsh, Nazareth,
Joby Saad, Michael Joiner, Taylor Mason, Anthony Griffith, Sandi Joy,
Kay Dodd, Lisa Mills, Chinnitta Morris, Cleto Rodriguez, Michael Jr.,
and Rik Roberts.

Taped in Nashville, Tenn.,”Chonda Pierce Presents: Stand-Up For
Families” is designed for families to safely enjoy together without
worrying about offensive language or subject matter. Like all content on
the Dove Channel, the series will carry The Dove Foundation’s Seal of

“The taping was such a blast!” shares Pierce. “Not a dry eye in the
place from all the jokes! It was great to see the vision come to life
and witness the joy it brought to the live audience. My hope is to bring
families together through laughter, and I believe this series is the

The special was Executive Produced by Pierce, her manager, Andrew
Tenenbaum of Creative Management and Productions, along with Bill
Sondheim and Yolanda Macias of Cinedigm and Stephen Yake served as
Director, whose credits include the stand-up special, “Chonda Pierce:
I’m Kind of a Big Deal.”

“Chonda Pierce Presents: Stand-Up For Families” is the first of a new
original programming initiative launched by the network. Dove Channel is
planning to green-light several series, both scripted and non-scripted,
to premiere on the channel over the next year.

Dove Channel can be viewed across a broad spectrum of connected devices
including Roku® Players and Roku TV™ models, Android and Mac iOS,
Samsung Smart TV, the web, and mobile and tablet devices.

About Dove Channel:

Dove Channel was developed in response to caring consumers who want to
make informed choices when selecting entertainment. New streaming
technologies make it challenging to locate films that do not offend your
sensitivities or violate your values. Dove Channel provides a safe
walled-garden with hundreds of movies and TV Series that reflect the
time-honored standards of The
Dove Foundation
, known for its trusted Faith & Family Dove
Seals of Approval
. As a member, consumers take advantage of our
unique Customization Tool which gives you complete control by selecting
the type of entertainment that exactly fits your tastes and personal

About Chonda Pierce:

Chonda Pierce is the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America)
certified top-selling female comedian of all time with 8 Gold DVD’s,
signifying sales of more than 50,000 units, and 3 Platinum DVD’s
signifying sales of more than 100,000 units.

Pierce recently starred in LAUGHING IN THE DARK, a deeply personal
feature documentary exploring her struggles with depression, the sudden
death of her husband and her ability to overcome these traumatic events
through faith and humor. The picture was released via FATHOM EVENTS as a
one night theatrical event across 520 theaters on October 27, 2015.
With over 125 theaters sold out for the initial screening and due to
overwhelming demand, an encore screening was held on November 17, 2015
in 420 theaters. The picture ultimately earned over $1.1M at the
domestic box office in just two nights. In addition, celebrities
including Roma Downey, Kevin Sorbo, Sherri Shepherd, Monica Crowley,
Corbin Bernsen and Duck Dynasty’s Miss Kay Robertson have endorsed the

Pierce has received five Daytime Emmy nominations for her work
co-hosting the talk show, ASPIRING WOMEN, on the Total Living Network
and her first television special, “This Ain’t Prettyville!” which aired
on CMT (Country Music Television). She has served as host of the
Inspirational Country Music Awards and Christian Music Hall of Fame
Awards and also co-hosted the GMA Dove Awards in 2012. She has appeared
on “The View,” “Entertainment Tonight,” CBN and the Fox News Channel,
and her comedy is regularly featured on XM Radio’s Laugh USA and Sirius
Satellite Radio’s Blue Collar Comedy.

In December, she appeared in the top-rated Hallmark Channel holiday
movie, CHRISTMAS LAND and in the spring will begin a 40 city national
comedy tour.

About The Dove Foundation:

The Dove Foundation (
founded in 1991, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging
the entertainment industry to create, produce and distribute a greater
proportion of movies that are appropriate for family viewing; and to
seeing the public better equipped to identify family-friendly movies and
more deeply committed to support them. Hundreds of thousands of visitors
each month rely on
for up-to-date reviews of movies, DVDs and books.


Cinedigm Public Relations:
Maggie Begley/MBC
Mobile: 310-749-3055
Dove Foundation:
Dick Rolfe, CEO