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What Babou Ceesay's Casting In ITV's 'Lewis' Continues To Say About British TV

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 13, 2013 5:50 PM
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Congrats to Gambian-British actor Babou Ceesay on joining the cast of ITV's crime drama Lewis, in what is being hailed as a significant shift in cultural practice at that network.

Fox Drops Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Legal Series 'Guilty'

  • By Sergio
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  • January 12, 2013 5:48 PM
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Some bad news for Cuba Gooding Jr, now that it has been reported that Fox has officially dropped his potential legal series, Guilty, despite strong test scores that the show's pilot got.

It Looks Like Alice Will Be Returning For 'Luther' Season 3 After All...

  • By Courtney
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  • January 12, 2013 11:50 AM
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The above photo was posted to Twitter this morning by the Luther Twitter account, with the accompanying words:

Beyoncé-Directed Feature Documentary On Beyoncé Gets An Official Title - 'Life Is But A Dream'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 9:29 PM
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Multi-hyphenate Beyoncé Knowles' HBO documentary special which is being described "a fusion of video that provides raw, unprecedented access to the private entertainment icon and high-voltage performances," now has an official title.

TV Preview - Fresh, Fun, Sexy 'House Of Lies' Returns This Sunday

  • By Monique A. Williams
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  • January 11, 2013 8:57 PM
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Season Two of House of Lies marks the return of the incomparable Don Cheadle's dynamic portrayal of the despicable yet charming Marty Kaan, and it doesn't disappoint.

Trailer For New Web Series 'Static Shock Phenomenon' Based On Dwayne McDuffie's Comic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 5:28 PM
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While you're waiting for that live action Static Shock big screen feature film... courtesy of the Black Folks Making Comics tumblr. 

Shawty Lo Responds To Critics: 'You Can Hate All You Want To, I Didn't Ask For It'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 4:42 PM
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Since it was announced, I've received a number of petitions requesting Oxygen Media shut down All My Babies' Mamas.

Seven Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Tracks Will Make Their Debut On... 'Hawaii Five-0'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 4:25 PM
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The short story goes... if you watch Hawaii Five-0, during the January 20th episode, you'll be the first folks to hear seven previously ureleased Jimi Hendrix tracks. 

Mike Tyson Will Make His TV Acting Debut On 'Law & Order: SVU' Playing Death Row Killer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 2:05 PM
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Mike Tyson will make his TV acting debut - as in, not playing himself, or not playing a scripted fictional character that isn't in any way influenced by his real-life persona - in an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU, playing what Deadline says will be a rather dark, dramatic character named Reggie Rhodes.

Lena Dunham Addresses Your Questions About Donald Glover As Her Black Republican Lover

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 1:37 PM
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