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It's A 'Love Jones' Reunion - Larenz Tate & Nia Long Book Roles On Don Cheadle's 'House Of Lies'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 4:23 PM
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Larenz Tate and Nia Long have booked recurring roles for the second season of the Showtime comedy series, House Of Lies, which stars Don Cheadle.

This Week in Black Television: Young Stars Shine in Bright New TV Roles

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • October 23, 2012 2:44 PM
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I never thought I’d be watching Emily Owens, MD.  But then I saw Joshua Sanchez’ new feature film FOUR this past summer, and one of the ‘four’ stars of that film (it’s a repeated theme throughout the movie) is Aja Naomi King and she was so both intense and intriguing that I knew I’d be on board with anything else she’d appear in, which brings us to Emily Owens, MD, the new medical drama/fish-out-of-water/professional life is like high school show on the CW.  Very compared to Grey’s Anatomy, from which it copies heavily but respectably from, it stars Mamie Gummer in the title role playing a sort of dorky looking young lady who just happens to be the daughter of superstar actress Meryl Streep.  Yes, that Meryl Streep. 

Watch Episode 10 (The Final Episode) Of Sci-Fi/Thriller Web Series 'Osiris' (Titled 'Transference')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 12:09 PM
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TV One CEO Wonya Lucas Steps Down After Just Over A Year In The Position

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 7:00 PM
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TV One has announced via press release that, after just over 1 year (she assumed the role in May 2011), CEO Wonya Lucas will vacate that position at the end of the month, and will be immediately replaced by Alfred Liggins, president and CEO of Radio One, TV One's parent company.

Watch Episodes 1 & 2 Of New Black Superhero Web Series 'CV Nation'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 5:10 PM
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Check out episode 1 and 2 of this new superhero web series titled CV Nation, created by DeWayne Copeland and Scott F. Evans.

Showtime Renews 'Homeland' For 3rd Season (12 New Episodes Ordered)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 4:24 PM
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Assuming nothing happens to his character on the show (the youngest director of the Counterterrorist Center at the CIA, David Estes), Brit thespian David Harewood will see another year of employment as one of the hit series' cast members. 

Michael Jai White Talks Fantasy Series 'Métal Hurlant Chronicles' + Debut Date Announced

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 1:20 PM
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Announced at the last MIPCom (the annual TV and entertainment market held in Cannes in October) in 2011, Michael Jai White co-stars (alongside Rutger Hauer, Scott Adkins, Joe Flanigan and James Marsters) in a live-action TV series adaptation of the Métal Hurlant Chronicles fantasy comics magazine.

AMC Networks & DISH Reach Settlement; Subscribers Can Watch 'The Walking Dead' Tonight

  • By Courtney
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  • October 21, 2012 7:05 PM
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DISH customers can rejoice now, as AMC is back on DISH. Which means, you'll be able to watch tonight's all-new episode of The Walking Dead at 9PM EST.

Shonda Rhimes Announces The End To 'Private Practice'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 20, 2012 9:48 AM
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Showrunner Shonda Rhimes posted the below message on her production company's website this morning:

Craig Robinson Will Star In His Own NBC Comedy From The Creators Of 'The Office'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 19, 2012 5:24 PM
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Funnyman/actor Craig Robinson will star in a new series sold to NBC by The Office executive producer Greg Daniels - a yet-to-be-titled sale penned by Owen Ellickson (supervising producer for The Office).