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Tempestt Bledsoe Added To Cast Of Jimmy Fallon Comedy Project Known As "DILFs"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • March 13, 2012 8:44 PM
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Just last week, Vanessa told you about a new Jimmy Fallon comedy show that spotlights three, thirty-something men and their adventures in parenting.  Anthony Anderson was named as a member of the trio and now, according to Deadline, former Cosby Show co-star Tempestt Bledsoe will play his wife.

Eric Haywood ("Four of Hearts") Joins Diverse Writers in Disney/ABC TV Writing Program

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 8:39 PM
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This week Disney/ABC Television group and the WGA announced the new slate of writers chosen for their 2012 TV writing program, and we noticed a familiar face among the group.

HBO Passes on Spike Lee's "Da Brick" Pilot

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 8:11 PM
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HBO has put the brakes on their new drama pilot Da Brick. As of today, the cable network has passed on the project, executive produced by Spike Lee, John Ridley, Doug Ellin and Mike Tyson, says Deadline.

BBC America to Adapt Controversial Immigration Docuseries "Go Back to Where You Came From"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 6:00 PM
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BBC America has signed on to adapt SBS Australia's Go Back to Where You Came From, a docuseries that follows participants on a "refugee journey in reverse."

Homeless Citizens Run for Office in New OWN Documentary "Tent City, USA"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 4:25 PM
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OWN will soon premiere an original documentary with a unique twist on one of the most challenging aspects of the recent recession: homelessness.

Berlinale 2012: Review of Afro-Colombian Drama "Choco"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 3:40 PM
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Another review from S&A reader Denise VanDeCruze:

"Miss Representation," on the Destructive Portrayal of Women in the Media, Coming Soon to DVD

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 3:25 PM
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Miss Representation, the documentary featuring conversations with Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Rachel Maddow, Margaret Cho, Rosario Dawson, and others on the impact of women's portrayals in the media, comes to DVD April 10th.
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Roland Martin Returns to CNN, and the Impact on Personal Views in the Public Sphere

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 2:46 PM
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CNN has reinstated Washington Watch show host and contributor Roland Martin, who was suspended last month after making a series of controversial remarks on Twitter during the SuperBowl that were construed by many to be homophobic.

"Black & Married w/Kids" Duo Embarks on 5-City Tour w/New Documentary "Still Standing"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 1:50 PM
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Still Standing, the latest relationship-themed documentary by BlackandMarriedWithKids.com authors Lamar and Ronnie Tyler, is headed for a five-city tour.

Indie Filmmakers, IFP Script to Screen Conference Returns This Weekend (NY)

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 1:09 PM
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Featuring conversations with leading voices in screenwriting, TV, and new media, IFP's Script to Screen Conference returns to New York this Saturday, March 17.

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