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BET Commemorates 15th Anniversary of the Death of the Notorious B.I.G.

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 3:52 PM
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Commemorating 15 years since the death of Christopher Wallace aka the Notorious B.I.G., BET is highlighting the life and legacy of the late rapper with new video content, web coverage, and interviews with those close to him.

"Glee" to Pay Homage to Whitney Houston in Eight-Song Tribute Episode

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 2:36 PM
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Just a month after Fox's musical hit Glee coincidentally featured a rendition of Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You in its Valentine's-themed episode, the series will now pay homage to the late singer in a full-length, hour-long tribute.

Bounce TV Launches in Los Angeles

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 12:49 PM
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Following an agreement between Bounce TV and FOX Television Stations, the nation's first and only over-the-air broadcast TV network for African Americans was launched in Los Angeles this week by KCOP-T. The move cements Bounce TV's presence in the top five markets in the country. 

Halle Berry Gets Emotional in New Clip from "Dark Tide"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 9, 2012 12:08 PM
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A new clip from Halle Berry's forthcoming shark thriller, Dark Tide.

Lennie James + Lionel Richie Nab Spots On ABC's "Gotham", "Duets"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 9, 2012 9:00 AM
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Actor Lennie James and singer Lionel Richie have both landed on planned programs for ABC.
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SXSW 2012 - Watch Wunmi Mosaku In Trailer For Horror Film "Citadel"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 9, 2012 9:00 AM
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Actress Wunmi Mosaku doesn't get as much face-time in the trailer for Ciarán Foy’s Citadel as I would have liked. But with a face like hers, I'll gladly take what I can get.

Critics Trounce Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words"

  • By Sergio
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  • March 9, 2012 8:54 AM
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It shouldn't be any surprise that Eddie Murphy's comedy A Thousand Words, which finally opened today after numerous delays, is getting no love from the critics.

Naomie Harris In Talks To Play Winnie Mandela Opposite Idris Elba's Nelson Mandela In Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 9, 2012 8:14 AM
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Naomie Harris is reportedly "in talks" to star as Winnie Mandela opposite Idris Elba's as Nelson Mandela in the new biopic announced a few weeks ago.

Frankie Faison Cast As "Powerful & Wise Former Boxer & Ex-Con" In Cinemax's "Banshee"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 10:21 PM
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More TV casting news... Frankie Faison has joined the cast of Banshee, Cinemax’s upcoming action drama series that centers on "an ex-convict and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, PA, where he continues his criminal activities even as he’s being hunted by the shadowy gangsters he had betrayed years earlier."

Viola Davis To Tackle Barbara Jordan Biopic With Paris Barclay Directing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 8, 2012 9:58 PM
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I believe this is the 3rd announced project that she's developing via her recently-formed (with her husband) JuVee production company...

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