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Before 'Django Unchained' There Was 'The Outcasts'

  • By Sergio
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  • December 5, 2012 10:41 PM
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So with all the attention on Tarantino's Django Unchained (which I confess I've seen already and absoluely love - but I'll get to that soon in due time) one should keep in mind that the basic premise of a black and white team of bounty hunters isn't new at all. In fact there was a TV show based on the same premise back in 1968.

Tonight On 'Don't Sleep!' - Victoria Mahoney, Armond White, John Singleton Talk Black Hollywood

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 5:31 PM
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So... this should be interesting, and definitely worth watching, even if you've never watched an episode of BET's Don't Sleep! with T.J. Holmes: a panel that includes John Singleton, Victoria Mahoney and our favorite film critic Armond White.

Style Network Orders Hour-Long Fashion Designer Search Series From Rihanna

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 2:21 PM
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All the juicy details via press release from Style below:

Discovery Presents 'Africa' (7-Part Epic Series Look At The Continent You Thought You Knew)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 12:38 PM
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Everything you thought you knew about Africa, and then some... apparently. And you can thank Discovery for it!

Movie Rights? Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Announces 2nd Selection - 'The Twelve Tribes of Hattie'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 12:20 PM
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A good look for the author Ayana Mathis - especially since it's her debut novel. Her life is probably about to change dramatically. 

Byron Hurt's 'Soul Food Junkies' Will Broadcast Nationally On PBS In January 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 11:03 AM
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After traveling the film festival circuit this year, and winning acclaim along the way, filmmaker/activist Byron Hurt's latest work, Soul Food Junkies, which explores the health advantages and disadvantages of what we call Soul Food - an investigation into what he calls "the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake" - will air nationally on PBS's Independent Lens, starting on January 14, 2013, at 10pm.

Jamie Foxx Developing Buddy/Drama Series For TNT (Footballers Turned Members Of Elite Crime Unit)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 8:36 PM
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Jamie Foxx is putting on his producer/writer hat to develop a new drama series for TNT titled Hit, which Foxx will co-writer with Rob Port (former Numbers co-executive producer).

'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' Delivers Over 3 Million Total Viewers, Scores Season High

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 6:55 PM
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I don't watch this series (I tried one episode way back when, just to see what it was all about and never returned), but clearly, a lot of you folks are watching!

British Actress Orlessa Altass Books 'Luther' Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 3:28 PM
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Keith David, Elise Neal Headline TV One's Original Comedy Series 'Belle's' (Coming 1/21/13)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 2:51 PM
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Via the press release received today... on Monday, January 21, 2013, at 10 pm EST, TV One will premiere its latest original scripted series, Belle’s -  a new comedy centered around widower William "Big Bill" Cooper who owns and operates his family's upscale soul food restaurant.