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Vivica A. Fox To Host Lifetime's All-New, Hidden Camera Series 'Prank My Mom'

  • By Courtney
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  • September 5, 2012 3:35 PM
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More programming starring black women from the Lifetiime network; this time it's Vivica A. Fox. See details in the press release we received below

'Live!' Sees Ratings Jump with Michael Strahan as Co-Host

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 5, 2012 3:28 PM
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The newly named Live! With Kelly & Michael just debuted this month, but the first episode with new co-host Michael Strahan has already seen a nice boost in ratings.

NBC Diversity Program Winner Tone Bell Added to 'Whitney' as Series Regular

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 5, 2012 2:26 PM
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Tone Bell, 2011 winner of NBC's Stand Up for Diversity Showcase, has been cast as a new series regular on the network's sitcom Whitney.

Dwayne Johnson to Host New Reality Competition Series 'The Hero' on TNT

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 5, 2012 1:45 PM
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TNT has ordered eight episodes of a new series set to place "ordinary people in extraordinary situations" as they compete to become the next great action hero. Tentatively titled The Hero, the show will be hosted and executive produced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson along with his producing partner, Dany Garcia.
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Thoughts On Steve Harvey's New Daytime Talk Show?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2012 11:51 AM
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It premiered yesterday, in case you forgot. Did anyone watch? And if so, thoughts on what you saw and heard?

S&A's Look At Noteworthy Fall Primetime TV Premieres, Including Calendars For Each Month

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 5, 2012 10:26 AM
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With new primetime TV series debuting this fall, and old shows returning, who has the time to watch them all? I have my old favorites as well as a busy life, and deciding to watch something new means that a show must look really interesting to me, based on marketing materials, and when I do eventually tune in, engages me, almost immediately.  

Watch Ruth Negga In The BBC Bio-Pic 'Shirley'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 5, 2012 7:51 AM
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Thanks to Emmanuel, who's becoming the S & A go-to guy for mixed race actresses with career issues - Ethiopian/Irish actress Ruth Negga has become the hot topic lately (HERE). So I wanted to see her 2011 BBC bio-pic, Shirley, about the early years in the life and career of British singer Shirley Bassey.

Malik Yoba Will Play Martin Luther King Jr To Angela Bassett's Coretta Scott King

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 6:35 PM
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I am feeling incredibly honored, just got cast as MLK JR in the Lifetime movie "Betty and Corretta" playing opposite Angela Bassett as "Corretta"...I am determined to do his legacy proud!!! GOD IS GOOD!!!
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OWN Network Acquires Exclusive Cable Rights to 'Rachael Ray' & 'The Nate Berkus Show'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 4:31 PM
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From an OWN Network press release this afternoon...

Valarie Pettiford Will Be Chi McBride's Wife On New CBS Drama 'The Golden Boy' + Recurring On 'Treme'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 4:19 PM
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Star of stage, screen, and music, Valarie Pettiford will be appearing in recurring roles on two shows on two major networks this fall - on the third season of HBO’s Treme, and on CBS’s new drama series, The Golden Boy.