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Flashback To 1997 - Remember Arsenio Hall's Short-Lived Sitcom Co-Starring Vivica Fox?

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  • April 17, 2013 2:46 PM
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I'm finally getting around to reading Nicole Laporte's tome, The Men Who Would Be King: An Almost Epic Tale of Moguls, Movies, and a Company Called DreamWorks. I bought it in 2011 when it was published, but just never go around to reading it until now.

Tracy Morgan Will Host 2013 Billboard Music Awards, May 19 On ABC

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  • April 17, 2013 1:23 PM
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"I'm honored to be a part of one of music's biggest nights. When you look at the artists who have come up through Billboard over the years, it's incredible... And how can you say no when Prince is going to be there!"

Chris Tucker Will Host 2013 BET Awards, Set For Sunday, June 30

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2013 8:45 PM
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From my inbox, via BET press release:
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Petition Created To Stop Putting 'Scandal' On Repeated Hiatus (Applause Or Fail?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2013 7:50 PM
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Alright Scandalistas, I know just how rabid you all can be (we've felt your wrath a few times on this blog), but, come on now - even you guys aren't going to give this petition a thumbs up are you?

On PBS Tonight: 'The Central Park Five' (An Infuriating Affirmation Of America's Racial Animus)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2013 12:19 PM
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If you haven't seen the film yet, tonight, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 9pm-11pm ET, the broadcast TV premiere of The Central Park Five, will air on PBS.
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Kimberly Elise's Hour-Long VH1 Scripted Drama Series Gets 1st Teaser + Premiere Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2013 11:44 AM
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Here's a first teaser (emphasis on "teaser") for the VH1-ordered Kimberly Elise scripted hour-long drama Hit The Floor (previously-titled Bounce), which co-stars newcomer Taylour Paige, Charlotte Ross, Logan Browninghas and Dean Cain.Sanaa Hamri directed the pilot episode of a series that will focus on the lives and loves of a team of professional basketball dancers.Bounce follows the lives and loves of the Los Angeles Devil Girls, the dance team for the No.1 professional basketball team in the country. It centers on Ahsha (Taylour Paige), a sheltered young woman who joins the team against the wishes of her mother Sloane (Kimberly Elise), who knows this treacherous, tempting world all too well having been an original Devil’s Girl herself. Olivia (Charlotte Ross) is the shrewd squad manager, Jelena (Logan Browning) is the ruthless star captain of the dance team and Pete Davenport (Dean Cain) is the former All-Star who’s come back to coach his old team only to have to contend with the girls both stealing the spotlight and distracting his players.

First Promo For Sean Combs' New Cable TV Network Promises A Revolution

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2013 11:19 AM
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I'm sorry, but when I think of citizens uniting, claiming collective power, and revolution, P Diddy, aka Sean Combs isn't exactly the first person that I think of. He's not even on my long list.
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'Scandal' Is A Repeat Tonight, So Watch Melissa Harris-Perry & Co Discuss The Show Instead

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  • April 11, 2013 9:46 PM
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Alfre Woodard And Eamonn Walker Join Cast Of BBC America's Civil War-Set 'Copper'

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  • April 11, 2013 1:32 PM
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Jamie Foxx Will Write & Direct 5-Episode Horror Anthology For Syfy

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  • April 10, 2013 4:36 PM
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Looking over 4 different press releases here from the Syfy channel, the network has unveiled a ton of new series for its upcoming season, including development of 2 miniseries based on two of science fiction's greatest novels: Larry Niven's Ringworld (a co-production of MGM Television and Universal Cable Productions (UCP)) and Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End.