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First-Look Footage At Gabrielle Union As Mary Jane Paul In 'Being Mary Jane' + What To Expect

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 19, 2013 2:00 PM
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It's not much of a look at just 15 seconds, but it'll do for now I suppose. I'm sure a longer trailer for the Akils' Being Mary Jane BET original movie will surface soon.

Floyd Mayweather Inks Record-Breaking Deal With Showtime & CBS

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 19, 2013 1:09 PM
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They're calling it the largest deal in the sport of boxing, although details of the deal aren't yet public.

Allen Hughes Heading To TV To Direct Fox Drama Pilot 'Gang Related'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 19, 2013 12:41 PM
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Allen Hughes will assume directing duties on the new Fox drama pilot Gang Related, which follows a gang member who's "sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department who rises through its ranks but must balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new “family” — the SFPD’s Gang Task Force," says Deadline.

Character Poster For Dreadlocked Nonso Anozie As Samson In 10-Part Series 'The Bible'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 19, 2013 11:30 AM
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It was in May 2011 when the History Channel greenlit a 5-part, 10-hour docu-drama series based on the bible, from Mark Burnett, the executive producer of Survivor.

If You've Been Meaning To Watch 'Starter Wives Confidential', You're Too Late

  • By Sergio
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  • February 18, 2013 9:24 PM
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You know there are so many of thse ratchet wives reality shows on TV that no one can keep up with them. Take Starter Wives Confidential for example.

Sophie Okonedo Talks Role In New BBC 5-Part Thriller 'Mayday' + First Look Photos

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2013 12:50 PM
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A project that was initially announced a year ago is finally set to make its debut... S&A fave Sophie Okonedo stars alongside Peter Firth, Aidan Gillen and Lesley Manville in what the BBC is calling a "sophisticated five-part thriller" titled Mayday, from writers Ben Court and Caroline Ip (Whitechapel).

David Oyelowo Talks Race Play & Other Complexities In Torture During War Drama 'Complicit'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2013 11:05 AM
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David Oyelowo's MI5/Guantanamo Bay thriller Complicit, which centers on the moral dilemmas posed by the war on terror, as an MI5 agent (played by Oyelowo) becomes involved in the torture of a suspected terrorist to prevent an attack in the UK, aired on Channel 4 (in the UK) last night, Sunday February 17th at 9pm.

Thoughts On HBO's Tele-Doc 'Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream'...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2013 10:40 AM
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Multi-hyphenate Beyoncé Knowles' self-directed HBO documentary special, Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream, aired on Saturday, February 16, 2013.

Watch: Oprah Winfrey Teases 2 New Tyler Perry Series - What We Know & What We Still Don't...

  • By Courtney
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  • February 17, 2013 6:06 PM
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As Tambay reported last month, OWN's first scripted series from Tyler Perry are: a one-hour drama titled The Haves and the Have Nots; and a half-hour comedy series called Love Thy Neighbor, both shows set to debut on May 29, on OWN.

Keke Palmer, Drew Sidora Cast As 'Chilli' & 'T-Boz' In TLC Biopic - Fans Apparently Not Pleased

  • By Courtney
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  • February 17, 2013 4:25 PM
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According to Vibe magazine, Keke Palmer has been cast to play Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, and Drew Sidora has been cast as Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, in VH1's in-development biopic on pop/hip hop/R&B group TLC, which the network announced, last November, with shooting to begin next month.