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BET's 'Real Husbands of Hollywood' & 'Second Generation Wayans' Make Ratings History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 6:24 PM
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No commentary necessary... I'll just point you to the stats below from the BET press release, which tell the whole story (BET is making all kinds of statements with exclamation marks; and The Game hasn't even returned yet):

Jurnee Smollett Joins 'Do No Harm' Cast To Play Phylicia Rashad’s Daughter

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 5:00 PM
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NBC never did pick up the women's prison drama pilot Bad Girls - an adaptation of a UK series - that Jurnee Smollett was a star of. But she'll return to the network for a stint on the Jekyll-and-Hyde-ish thriller, Do No Harm.

Robin Roberts Returning To 'Good Morning America' Earlier Than Expected

  • By Sergio
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  • January 16, 2013 2:01 PM
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You can forget that earlier report I wrote last month about ABC's Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts not returninng to the show after medical leave until the middle of the year.

Thoughts On BET Premieres Of 'Second Generation Wayans' & 'Real Husbands of Hollywood'...?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 12:37 PM
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Kunle Afolayan Teams w/ DStv's AfricaMagic For 26-Episode Docu Series On Yoruba Culture

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 16, 2013 12:05 PM
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Kunle Afolayan is a busy filmmaker! Or maybe we're finally noticing...

Jessica Lucas Of CW's 'Cult' Joins Cast Of 'Are We Officially Dating?'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 16, 2013 9:35 AM
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2013 is shaping up to be a busy year for Canadian actress Jessica Lucas, with a lead role in the upcoming CW drama Cult, and a recent casting in a role co-starring alongside Michael B. Jordan in the rom-com Are We Officially Dating?

Watch 2-Minute Preview Of Lifetime's 'Betty & Coretta' (Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 7:33 PM
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Remember - it's a Lifetime movie.

Audra McDonald Is Heading To 'The Good Wife'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 3:51 PM
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Audra McDonald will guest-star on an upcoming season 4 episode of CBS' The Good Wife.

Your Prayers Have Been Answered - Oxygen Cancels 'All My Babies' Mamas'

  • By Sergio
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  • January 15, 2013 3:14 PM
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In case you haven't heard the news, seems that all your petitions and prayers have worked. It was announced early this morning that the Oxygen Network has pulled the plug of Shawty Lo's reality show, All My Babies' Mamas.

'Stories From The Road To Freedom' - 2-Hour Doc On Black Movement In USA (Emancipation To Civil Rights)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 12:32 PM
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Stories from the Road to Freedom is a new 2-hour documentary special that premieres Saturday, February 16 at 8 p.m. on the History Channel.