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

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

Rashida Jones Signs 2-Year Comedy & Drama Development Deal With Warner Bros. TV

  • By Courtney
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  • January 31, 2013 3:34 PM
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Rashida Jones and her Celeste & Jesse Forever writing partner Will McCormack have signed a two-year deal with Warner Bros. Television, under which the pair will develop, write and produce their own comedy and drama projects for both cable and network TV, says The Hollywood Reporter.

First Trailer For Lifetime's Interracial/Interfaith Romance 'Twist Of Faith' Debuts (Toni Braxton, Mykelti Williamson)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2013 2:30 PM
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It will be one of 3 movies headlining Lifetime's Black History Month celebration - Twist of Faith, starring Toni Braxton, Mykelti Williamson and David Julian Hirsh.

Fox Is Interested In An Animated Comedy Series Based On 50 Cent's Childhood; Are You?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 6:38 PM
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Deadline is reporting that the Fox network is currently in negotiations with Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, as well as producer Randall Emmett and Imagine TV(Brian Grazer, Ron Howard) for an animated comedy series based on Jackson's childhood. 

New Original Docu-Series 'Blackboard Wars' Premieres March 2 on OWN (Watch Preview)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 5:28 PM
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More new original series from OWN... this time a 6-episode series that follows the dramatic transformation of New Orleans' John McDonogh High School.

ABC Picks Up Thrilling New Drama Series 'Motive' for Summer 2013 (Roger Cross Co-Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 3:42 PM
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ABC has picked up Motive, a "thrilling" (as it describes it in the press release) crime drama from the executive producer of Dexter, with a unique twist focusing not on who did the crime, but why the crime was committed in the first place.

Encore In Talks To Bring Chiwetel Ejiofor's BBC Mini-Series 'Dancing On The Edge' To USA TV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 2:04 PM
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The BBC/ITV collaborative effort that is Dancing On The Edge, will premiere on February 4, on BBC2, which is obviously great for UK audiences.

Nonso Anozie Joins NBC's 'Dracula' Drama Series In Key Series Regular Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 1:50 PM
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Brit thespian, Nonso Anozie has joined Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica DeGouw and Katie McGrath to star in NBC's new Dracula serial.

Character Study - Ving Rhames Talks His Role As Dr. Jorge Villanueva On 'Monday Mornings'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2013 12:49 PM
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As previously noted, Ving Rhames is one of those dudes who just keeps working - in studio films, indie films, TV, even commercials.

Tyler Perry's New OWN Series Loading Up On Casts (John Schneider, Patrice Lovely, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 29, 2013 11:27 PM
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As you should recall, 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.