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Thoughts On Lifetime's Black Cinema Premiere Weekend? ('Carlina White Story' & 'Steel Magnolias')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 8, 2012 10:05 AM
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Soooo... as noted in a post on Friday, it was a black cinema weekend on the Lifetime channel here in the USA, with 2 original films making their world premieres, headlining the network's Saturday and Sunday primetime schedule: the ripped from the headlines drama Abducted: The Carlina White Story, which aired on Saturday, October 6, at 8/7c; and the all-black Steel Magnolias remake (which aired on Sunday, October 7, at 9/8c).

Watch Nia Long In New Target Rom-Com Web Series 'Falling For You'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 7, 2012 6:08 PM
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While we wait in anticipation to see what big screen film Nia Long will next star in, especially since giving birth to her child almost a year ago, here's something to keep you tied up, maybe.
More: Nia Long

Watch Kerry Washington Dish On 'Real Time' w/ Bill Maher

  • By Courtney
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  • October 7, 2012 4:29 PM
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If you missed Friday night's all-new episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, Ms Scandal/Olivia Pope herself - Kerry Washington - was one of the 3 panelists this week. 

Weekend B.O. Oct. 5-7 ('Taken' Does It Again and 'The Avengers' Calls It A Day)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 7, 2012 12:39 PM
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The first Taken movie was a genuine where-did-that-come-from? sleeper hit in 2009. The film, financed and produced by Luc Besson’s French based Europa Corp, had opened overseas months earlier and grossed a respectable $80 million by the time it was finally released in the U.S. in January 2009.

ABC In Talks With Michelle Obama To Guest Host 'Good Morning America'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 6, 2012 3:11 PM
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An ABC executive confirmed yesterday that the network is currently in talks with The First Lady MIchelle Obama to guest-host Good Morning America for one day, sometime this month.

Cross-Continental Drama/Thriller 'Doctor Bello' Will Open 20th African Diaspora International Film Festival!

  • By Courtney
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  • October 6, 2012 1:38 PM
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The fall film festival beat marches on, as the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF), here in New York City, kicks off  its 2012 edition (also its 20th anniversary, a milestone year) on November 23rd, running through December 11th.

It's Black Cinema Weekend On Lifetime w/ 2 Original Films Making Their World Premieres (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 7:49 PM
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22nd NAACP Theatre Awards Announces Complete List Of Honorees, Presenters, Performances

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 7:04 PM
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James Pickens Jr., Nicole Ari Parker, Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones, and Willis Edwards will all be honored at the 22nd NAACP Theatre Awards, taking place on November 5th.

5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries This Week For You To Watch This Weekend (10/5/12)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 5:56 PM
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A feature I started 3 weeks ago... recapping... Netflix now has about twice as many streaming subscribers than DVD subscribers, according to a company financial statement during the first half of this year, it means more of you continue to sign up for Netflix streaming accounts, specifically.

Performances By Haysbert, Whitfield, Guenveur Smith, Others Headline WordTheatre’s Storytales

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 4:27 PM
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WordTheatre’s Storytales features performances of stories from acclaimed author John Edgar Wideman’s anthology Briefs, at the Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood, CA, tomorrow, Saturday, October 6, at 8pm.

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