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Debbi Morgan Officially Joins Resurrected 'All My Children'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 12:14 PM
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Ok, I can finally announce how thrilled I am 2 B on board w/the "All My Children" re-boot & Prospect Park! Agnes Nixon, you're my HERO!!!

Andrew Dosunmu Talks 'Mother Of George' Ahead Of Its Sundance Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 11:53 AM
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Danny Glover Exec Produced Acclaimed Doc 'The House I Live In' To Be Released On VOD 1/15

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 11:30 AM
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From acclaimed director Eugene Jarecki, and executive producers Danny Glover, John Legend and Russell Simmons comes the riveting new documentary, The House I Live In.

Watch Richard Brooks Embody Frederick Douglass In Clip From 'The Abolitionists' (Debuts Tonight)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 10:55 AM
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One of the new programs that will comprise the winter/spring season ahead for PBS, is a 3-part, 3-hour American Experience film titled The Abolitionists.

Discovery Presents 'Africa' (7-Part Epic Series Look At The Continent - Premieres Tonight)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 10:43 AM
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Everything you thought you knew about Africa, and then some... apparently. And you can thank Discovery for it!

Thoughts On Last Night's Broadcast TV Premiere Of 'Deception'...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 10:28 AM
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  • 21 Comments
My Twitter feed was all abuzz about it, and I believe it was trending in the USA at one point, so, evidently, a lot of you watched it. I don't have the hard numbers yet, so I can't tell you how well it did in terms of viewership and ratings. But I should have them soon enough, and will post here once that happens.

MSNBC Gets A 60% Black Audience Increase In 2012

  • By Sergio
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  • January 8, 2013 8:59 AM
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MSNBC yesterday reported a huge increase in their overall ratings, a 20% increase, in 2012 no doubt due to the 2012 Presidential campaign, but also due to a another major factor - black viewership.

'In Living Color' Reboot Officially, Totally Dead At Fox. What About The Footage Already Shot?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 7, 2013 8:25 PM
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Watch Chapter 1 Of PBS' 3-Hour-Long Series 'The Abolitionists' Ahead Of Tomorrow's Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 7, 2013 7:55 PM
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One of the new programs that will comprise the winter/spring season ahead for PBS, is a 3-part, 3-hour American Experience film titled The Abolitionists.

2013 S&A Black Cinema Database Entry #2 - 'A Haunted House'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 7, 2013 7:17 PM
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As I noted in an entry towards the end of last year, 2013 should be an interesting year for black cinema (at the studio level, indie, and across the disapora). Looking down my continuously-growing list of black films scheduled for release (theatrical, TV, or home video), as well as those that will debut on the film festival circuit this year, it's quite long, and, as noted, is still growing.

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