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First Full Trailer For Lifetime's 'Betty & Coretta' (Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige Star)

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  • January 24, 2013 10:34 PM
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Here’s your first full trailer for the Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige, Lifetime original movie Betty & Coretta.

HBO, Ken Burns & Tom Hanks Team Up For Scripted 4 To 6-Part Mini-Series On Jack Johnson

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  • January 24, 2013 9:44 PM
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Ken Burns already tackled Jack Johnson in a feature documentary - Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, the 3 1/2-hour 2005 film; Burns will return to the life of Johnson, but this time via a scripted 4 to 6-part mini-series for HBO, says Deadline.

BBC Murder-Mystery Series 'Death In Paradise' Currently Airing On PBS (Watch Online)

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  • January 24, 2013 10:50 AM
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The first season of BBC's murder-mystery series Death In Paradise has been airing here in the U.S. on PBS since last month.

Shola Lynch ('Free Angela & All Political Prisoners') Helming ESPN 'Nine for IX' Documentary

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  • January 23, 2013 6:54 PM
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Sophie Okonedo Joins Cast Of New BBC1 3-Part Courtroom Drama 'The Escape Artist'

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  • January 23, 2013 5:22 PM
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Sophie Okonedo joins Toby Kebbell and Ashley Jensen have joined the cast of BBC One’s upcoming new 3-part series The Escape Artist, according to the UK's TVWise.

Terry Crews Will Co-Star w/ Andy Samberg In Fox Comedy Pilot Set In NYC Police Precinct

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  • January 23, 2013 4:59 PM
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Terry Crews has been tapped to co-star opposite Andy Samberg in an untitled Fox comedy pilot from Mike Schur/Dan Goor, to be directed by the co-directors of 21 Jump Street (the movie) - Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

South Africa's Journey to Democracy Is Remembered in 'Miracle Rising: South Africa'

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  • January 23, 2013 2:53 PM
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Premiering Sunday, February 17 at 10pm ET on the History channel's H2.

TV One Acquires New Comedy 'Family Time,' Adds To Friday Night Schedule (Preview)

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  • January 23, 2013 1:29 PM
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TV One's push towards original content continues, as the network adds another new half-hour sitcom titled Family Time to its Friday night classic comedy block, it was announced today by Maureen Guthman, SVP Programming Strategy and Acquisitions.

BBC Announces Call For Comedy Scripts Centered On Transgender Characters (Open To All)

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  • January 23, 2013 12:04 PM
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The BBC has put out a call for new comedy scripts that promote positive portrayals of Transgender people in mainstream comedy.

Chico Benymon, Curtis Harris, Lil’ P-Nut Will Haunt A Single Mother In 'Haunted Hathaways'

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  • January 23, 2013 10:47 AM
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This almost slipped by us... thanks to the several readers who emailed or sent me tweets about it.