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Who's Watching Sky Atlantic Period-Comedy Series 'Hunderby'?

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • September 18, 2012 9:35 AM
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Described as a period-comedy series, set in the 1800s, Hunderby recently premiered on U.K. network Sky Atlantic.  And until it becomes available to us here in the U.S, via DVD or otherwise, I'm going to to have to rely on our readers across the pond to tell me what's up with actor Daniel Lawrence Taylor's character, Geoff.

Acclaimed Ozwald Boateng Feature Doc 'A Man's Story' Finally Getting USA Release (November)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 8:04 PM
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Finally! It's heading west for an official Stateside release. I wasn't sure it would ever happen. 

Adina Porter ('True Blood,' 'Newsroom') Will Treat Plane Crash Survivors In 'Grey's Anatomy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 7:47 PM
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Adina Porter (Lettie Mae Thornton in True Blood, and Kendra James Newsroom) will guest-star in the upcoming new season (its 9th) of Shonda Rhimes' ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy, playing Dr. Ramsey, "a doctor at the Boise hospital who treats the survivors of the plane crash that has already claimed at least one life."

NBC Welcomes Usher & Shakira As New Coaches On 'The Voice'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 17, 2012 7:08 PM
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On the heels of its strong debut last week, NBC's The Voice welcomes Usher and Shakira to the family as two new celebrity musician coaches when it returns next spring for its fourth cycle.

Octavia Spencer Talks Illusory Post-Oscar Career Bump + Creating Her Own Projects

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 7:06 PM
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A feature I'm planning for to post during Oscar season is a look at if/how winning (and even being nominated for) an Oscar has affected the careers of black actors and actresses.

Jada Pinkett Smith Directs Trey Smith, Jaden Smith & Willow Smith In 'Find You Somewhere'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 6:14 PM
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It's a family affair... a brand-spanking new video directed by Jada Pinkett Smith, featuring music by AcE (aka Trey Smith, from Will Smith's first marriage), with vocals provided by Jaden Smith, and Willow Smith.

Exclusive Clip From 'Battlefield America' w/ Marques Houston, Lynn Whitfield (On DVD/Blu-ray 9/18)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 5:26 PM
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After a theatrical run that began in June, Battlefield America is now heading to home video - DVD, Blu-ray, VOD - via ARC Entertainment.

Will.i.am Developing TV Talent Show For Geniuses ('An American Idol For Young Wizards')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 5:01 PM
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Questioning whether the reality TV singing contests have run their course, rapper, musician, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, actor, DJ and producer Will.i.am is reportedly working on a new technology-themed talent show that "aims to be an American Idol for young wizards."

Showtime Sets Premiere Date For Season 2 Of Don Cheadle's 'House Of Lies'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 4:24 PM
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Showtime announced today that season 2 of its Don Cheadle dark comedy series House Of Lies will return to the network on January 13, at 10pm, after debuts of Shameless‘ (its 3rd season) at 9 PM, and before the Season 6 premiere of Californication at 10:30.

Corbin Bleu, Tauvia Dawn, Charles S. Dutton Sign Up For 'The Monkey's Paw' For Chiller TV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 3:55 PM
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Corbin Bleu, Tauvia Dawn, and Charles S. Dutton join Stephen Lang and C.J. Thomason to star in the Chiller network original movie The Monkey's Paw, adapted of the short story by W.W. Jacobs.

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