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First Look At Angela Bassett & Mary J. Blige In 'Betty And Coretta' On-Set Photo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 9, 2012 6:20 PM
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Charles Parnell, Christina Elmore Sign Up For Michael Bay's 'The Last Ship' For TNT

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 9, 2012 5:47 PM
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Charles Parnell (Pariah) and Christina Elmore, will join Michaela McManus, Travis Van Winkle, and Sam Spruell to co-star in Michael Bay's TNT action drama pilot The Last Ship, which is based on a 1988 post-apocalyptic fiction novel of the same name by William Brinkley.

10 Fascinating Statistics You Should Know As The New TV Season Gets Underway

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 8, 2012 6:41 PM
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From a well-researched, very useful FutonCritic.com report which they're calling The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season.

'Steel Magnolias' Is Lifetime's 3rd Most-Watched Telecast Ever, Averaging 6.5 Million Total Viewers

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 8, 2012 4:11 PM
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I was anticipating these numbers when I asked you folks what you thought of the movie (Steel Magnolias), in an entry posted earlier today. And despite what seems to be a general disappointment in the movie (based on comments on this site, as well as on Facebook and Twitter), many did tune in to watch - 6.5 million total average, and the 3th most-watched Lifetime telecast ever!

Morris Chestnut Joins 'Nurse Jackie' In Season Long Arc + Marcy Harriell In Recurring Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 8, 2012 1:36 PM
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Is it just me, or have Morris Chestnut's job prospects suddenly gotten brighter? I'd say we've written about him more in the last 4 months than we had in the last 2 years.

TV One Renews Award-Winning Docu-Series 'Unsung' For A 6th Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 8, 2012 1:06 PM
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TV One is planting its flag in the docu-series land of TV broadcasts. As announced last week, it's adding Celebrity Crime Files to its lineup - a new original investigative series premiering Monday, October 15 (10 pm ET), that will delve into what it calls some of the most controversial crimes of our generation - specifically, the rise and fall of the entertainment, sports and literary world's most prominent and promising figures.

Thoughts On Lifetime's Black Cinema Premiere Weekend? ('Carlina White Story' & 'Steel Magnolias')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 8, 2012 10:05 AM
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Soooo... as noted in a post on Friday, it was a black cinema weekend on the Lifetime channel here in the USA, with 2 original films making their world premieres, headlining the network's Saturday and Sunday primetime schedule: the ripped from the headlines drama Abducted: The Carlina White Story, which aired on Saturday, October 6, at 8/7c; and the all-black Steel Magnolias remake (which aired on Sunday, October 7, at 9/8c).

Watch Kerry Washington Dish On 'Real Time' w/ Bill Maher

  • By Courtney
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  • October 7, 2012 4:29 PM
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If you missed Friday night's all-new episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, Ms Scandal/Olivia Pope herself - Kerry Washington - was one of the 3 panelists this week. 

ABC In Talks With Michelle Obama To Guest Host 'Good Morning America'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 6, 2012 3:11 PM
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An ABC executive confirmed yesterday that the network is currently in talks with The First Lady MIchelle Obama to guest-host Good Morning America for one day, sometime this month.

It's Black Cinema Weekend On Lifetime w/ 2 Original Films Making Their World Premieres (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 7:49 PM
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