Shadow and Act

Lifetime To Debut Family Docu-soap 'Preachers' Daughters' On Tuesday, March 12

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 29, 2013 3:54 PM
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I guess the new term for reality TV series is "Docu-soap." There's also "Docu-series" and "Docu-drama." 

TONIGHT - AfroPop Season 5 Presents USA Broadcast TV Premiere Of 'Dear Mandela'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 29, 2013 3:02 PM
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The short story goes... When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three ‘young lions’ of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test.

Showtime Renews 'House Of Lies' For 3rd Season After Record-Breaking Season Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 29, 2013 2:46 PM
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The network also picked up Shameless, and Californication for new seasons, all returning in 2014.

Centric TV Announces Black History Month Special Program Line Up

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 29, 2013 11:59 AM
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Larry Wilmore Heading To NBC For Series Regular Role On New Comedy 'Joe, Joe And Jane'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 29, 2013 10:23 AM
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VW's 'Happy Jamaican' Super Bowl TV Spot (No Problem Or Over The Line?)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 29, 2013 9:10 AM
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It's been said that more people watch the Super BowL every year more for the ads than the actual game.

Chiwetel Ejiofor's BBC Mini-Series 'Dancing On The Edge' Gets Premiere Date, New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 3:38 PM
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The BBC/ITV collaborative effort that is Dancing On The Edge, is one we've been following since it was first announced in 2011. 

ESPN Films Announces New '30 for 30' Films: 'Survive & Advance,' On '82-'83 NC State Wolfpack

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 2:41 PM
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ESPN has certainly found a gem with its 30 for 30 series of films. So, I expect to see more and more films from the franchise.

Broadcast TV Premiere Of Marlon Wayans' 'A Haunted House' Goes To Comedy Central

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 2:09 PM
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The acquisition is part of a multi-picture deal between Comedy Central and Open Road Films, who released Marlon Wayans's A Haunted House, in theaters earlier this month. 

PBS Celebrates Black History Month with Special Programs and New Black Culture Website

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 12:09 PM
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Lots to take in here via press release from PBS... some old programming, as well as some new.