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Watch Episode 1 Of New Web Series 'Diva Divorcee'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 24, 2012 5:33 PM
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"WHAT?" I can hear you saying already... "ANOTHER web series? When is it going to stop?"

New Kenyan Series Seeks To Identify Potential Young Political Leaders

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 5:20 PM
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On the heels of the recent announcement that the Mo Ibrahim Prize For Achievement failed to award a winner for the 3rd time in 6 years... a prize that's awarded to African heads of state who "deliver security, health, education and economic development to their constituents, and who democratically transfer power to their successor."

30 For 30 Doc 'Ghosts of Ole Miss' Explores Intersection Of Civil Rights & College Football History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 1:58 PM
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In 1962, the University of Mississippi erupted in violence over integration while swelling with pride over an unbeaten football team.

Oprah Winfrey, HBO Developing Drama Series On Wealthy Black Academic At Liberal Arts College

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 1:12 PM
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HBO and Oprah Winfrey are teaming up to produce an original drama series that will center on "a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college. He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public façade, all while engaging in agonizing personal battles and struggling with dark obsessions," says THR.

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.