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'What Did You Do?' Olivia Gets a Wake-Up Call In 'Scandal' Preview Clip (Returns Tomorrow)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 12:07 PM
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Here's another preview clip from the next episode of ABC’s Scandal (back from the holidays, airing tomorrow) which, as I noted in a previous post, apparently intends to reboot the "torture as a means of interrogation" debate with what will be a *graphic* torture scene involving Huck (Guillermo Diaz).

L.A. Rebellion 2013 Retrospective Review - Jamaa Fanaka's 'Penitentiary'

  • By Brandon Wilson
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  • January 9, 2013 11:53 AM
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'Misfits' Renewed For 8-Episode 5th Season; Will Debut Late 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 11:30 AM
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You can watch season 4 of the hit Brit series, Misfits, on Hulu right now, if you haven't been keeping up, and catch up before season 5, which the UK's TVWise is reporting exclusively has been ordered by E4.

African filmmakers Urged To Enter INPUT 2013 (International Exchange Of Programming & Ideas)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 11:03 AM
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INPUT was born during a conference organized by CIRCOM (the European Association of Regional Television) and the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, Italy in 1978. The founders at the Conference determined the need for an international exchange of quality programming and ideas between North America and Europe. Over the years, its reach and participation has grown immensely, and today, INPUT includes participants and programming from just about every single continent, allowing delegates to view a multitude of programs, representing a much wider expression of audio/visual cultures.

The Original 1976 'Sparkle' Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD In May

  • By Sergio
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  • January 9, 2013 10:46 AM
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I wrote last year, around the time of the release of Sony/Tri-Star Pictures' remake of Sparkle, why Warners Bros was sitting on its hands and not jumping at the opportunity to release a restored blu-ray edition of their original 1976 version of Sparkle.

Tyler Perry Picks Up Razzie Nominations For Worst Actor AND Worst Actress (Wait... What?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 10:43 AM
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Sky Arts' 'Playhouse Presents . . . Psychobitches' (Featuring Zawe Ashton, Sharon D. Clarke)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 8, 2013 9:59 PM
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And following Tambay's earlier post on Sky Arts' Playhouse Presents . . .

Idris Elba To Make Directorial Debut w/ TV Drama 'Pavement Psychologist' (Nonso Anozie Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 8:01 PM
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Olivia Zinnah, Subject Of Upcoming Child Rape Documentary, Dies

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 6:21 PM
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Sad to report on the death of Olivia Zinnah, the young girl who is at the center of an upcoming feature documentary I profiled in August, 2012 - titled Small Small Thing - directed by Jessica Vale.

ESPN Fires TV Host Rob Parker After Controversial Remarks About Robert Griffin III

  • By Sergio
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  • January 8, 2013 5:50 PM
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So in case you haven't heard, ESPN found itself at the center of a major controversy, back in mid-December, when one of their regular pundits and sports analysts, Rob Parker, made some negative comments on their daily morning show, First Take, about Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III.

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