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'Law & Order: SVU' Episode w/Mike Tyson To Be Aired One Week Earlier Than Planned

  • By Sergio
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  • February 3, 2013 8:01 PM
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That special episode of NBC's Law & Order: SUV guest starring Mike Tyson, which Tambay reported about HERE recently, will be broadcast on the network much earlier than planned.

NAACP Image Awards Gets Biggest TV Audience In Four Years

  • By Sergio
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  • February 3, 2013 4:35 PM
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The 44th NAACP Image Awards, which were broadcast live on NBC on Friday Feb. 1, got its biggest audience and ratings numbers since 2009.

Betty Shabazz & Coretta Scott King Daughters Say Film Is Full Of Inaccuracies; Were Not Consulted

  • By Courtney
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  • February 2, 2013 6:18 PM
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It probably won't be a surprise to you to know that the families of Betty Shabazz and Coretta Scott King (their children primarily) object to Lifetime's original movie, Betty & Coretta, starring Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige, as the title characters (Angela plays Coretta and Mary plays Shabazz).

Trailer: 'Pastor Brown' (Rockmond Dunbar, Salli Richardson-Whitfield) Premieres Feb. 16 on Lifetime

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 2, 2013 11:55 AM
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The film was actually completed back in 2009. We posted the trailer for the Rockmond Dunbar-directed Pastor Brown at the old site. Now, it is finally being released for Lifetime and premiering on the network this month on February 16th.

Channel 4 College Comedy 'Fresh Meat' (Zawe Ashton) To Get Big-Screen Treatment

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 1, 2013 5:09 PM
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The popular Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat will one day be in a movie theater near you, according to The Sun.

Echo Kellum Books Guest-Starring Role On NBC's 'The Gates'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 3:34 PM
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ABC's 'Scandal' Dominates At 10pm w/ Its 2nd Highest Rating Ever

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 12:59 PM
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It's becoming less and less of a surprise every week, at this point... I remember it used to take second place to CBS' Elementary at the 10pm hour. Now it's consistently beating that show - this week, beating it by its widest margin ever.

Netflix Debuts New Series 'House Of Cards' (All At Once) - Episode 1 Is Available To Everyone (Watch It Now)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 11:57 AM
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It's not *black cinema* but it does speak to these somewhat uncertain digital times, and rapid changes that are happening in the way we create, exhibit and consume content.

CBS' 'Let's Make A Deal' w/ Wayne Brady Gets Its Biggest Audience Ever

  • By Sergio
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  • February 1, 2013 8:42 AM
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No joke, and with Wayne Brady of all people, the corniest man on the planet. But first, a bit of background.

Watch Black Public Media's Acclaimed Doc 'Dear Mandela' Now, If You Missed Broadcast

  • By Courtney
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  • January 31, 2013 3:45 PM
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Regurgitating Tambay's original write-up on this: