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ESPN Fires TV Host Rob Parker After Controversial Remarks About Robert Griffin III

  • By Sergio
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  • January 8, 2013 5:50 PM
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So in case you haven't heard, ESPN found itself at the center of a major controversy, back in mid-December, when one of their regular pundits and sports analysts, Rob Parker, made some negative comments on their daily morning show, First Take, about Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III.

'Magic City' Casts Rick Ross To Play 'Butterball' - Proprietor Of Illegal Cuban/American Gambling House

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 3:35 PM
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  • 5 Comments
Another show on my to-watch list, because I have't seen a single episode yet.

Tony Nominee Joshua Henry Will Play Ashanti's Husband In 'Army Wives'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 3:19 PM
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Erykah Badu, Wayne Brady, Brandy, Alicia Keys, Ledisi Announced as Performers For BET Honors 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 1:38 PM
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Detail below via press release...

'Deception' Debuts On NBC To 5.6 Million Viewers

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 1:08 PM
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Click HERE for our survey, asking for your thoughts on last night's pilot episode. Or I suppose you could share under this post as well.

Debbi Morgan Officially Joins Resurrected 'All My Children'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 12:14 PM
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  • 11 Comments
Ok, I can finally announce how thrilled I am 2 B on board w/the "All My Children" re-boot & Prospect Park! Agnes Nixon, you're my HERO!!!

Watch Richard Brooks Embody Frederick Douglass In Clip From 'The Abolitionists' (Debuts Tonight)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 10:55 AM
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One of the new programs that will comprise the winter/spring season ahead for PBS, is a 3-part, 3-hour American Experience film titled The Abolitionists.

Discovery Presents 'Africa' (7-Part Epic Series Look At The Continent - Premieres Tonight)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 10:43 AM
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Everything you thought you knew about Africa, and then some... apparently. And you can thank Discovery for it!

Thoughts On Last Night's Broadcast TV Premiere Of 'Deception'...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 8, 2013 10:28 AM
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My Twitter feed was all abuzz about it, and I believe it was trending in the USA at one point, so, evidently, a lot of you watched it. I don't have the hard numbers yet, so I can't tell you how well it did in terms of viewership and ratings. But I should have them soon enough, and will post here once that happens.

MSNBC Gets A 60% Black Audience Increase In 2012

  • By Sergio
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  • January 8, 2013 8:59 AM
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  • 19 Comments
MSNBC yesterday reported a huge increase in their overall ratings, a 20% increase, in 2012 no doubt due to the 2012 Presidential campaign, but also due to a another major factor - black viewership.