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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:

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.