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Robert Townsend

APA has signed multihyphenate Robert Townsend.

As prexy-CEO of the Black Family Channel, Townsend spearheaded several new series this season, including “Barbershop Critics,” “Speaker’s Box” and “Black College Talent Hour.”

Creator and star of WB sitcom “The Parent ‘Hood,” Townsend also wrote, directed, produced and starred in the 1987 laffer “Hollywood Shuffle.”

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