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Wanda Sykes Will Host 2 Hour-Long Election Specials On LGBT Issues For Logo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 1:04 PM
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Wanda Sykes will host 2 hour-long specials for the Logo network that will focus on "hot topics for the gay and lesbian voter and where the Presidential candidates stand on those issues," featuring a roundtable of panelists, promising to be fair and balanced, with all sides (well, probably just Republican and Democrat) represented in the conversations.

Bounce TV Renews 'Uptown Comic,' Rodney Perry To Host Season 2 Of Original Comedy Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 12:49 PM
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I guess Joe Torry's out as host...

Lennie James To Play 'Part Cop, Part Perp' In New Dark Crime Drama Series On AMC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2012 10:43 AM
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Lennie James may not be a household name (yet - especially here in the USA), but the man stays employed, both here in the USA, and in the UK; plus he's very good at what he does, so you should know him and his work.

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett ('Misfits') Headlines Cult Conspiracy 6-Part Drama Series 'Utopia'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2012 9:57 AM
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Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) has been cast alongside Paul Higgins, Alexandra Roach and Neil Maskell to headline an ensemble cast for a new C4 6-part, 6-hour series titled Utopia.

Watch Episode 2 Of New Docu-Series From Black Public Media - 'Ask A Muslim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2012 9:40 AM
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BlackPublicMedia.org and the National Black Programming Consortium present their first episode of the new Ask A Muslim series.

Sheryl Lee Ralph Will Play Jennifer Hudson's Mother In NBC's 'Smash'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 7:59 PM
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Following the June announcement that Jennifer Hudson will be joining the cast of NBC's musical drama Smash, in a multi-episode arc for next season, comes news that Sheryl Lee Ralph has been cast to play her mother on the series, Vulture learned earlier today.

Blair Underwood Signs Major Development/Talent Deal w/ NBC/Universal TV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 7:18 PM
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The second noteworthy TV development deal announced today; the first was between producer Debra Martin Chase and ABC Studios (read that post HERE).

Trailer v2 For Lance Reddick's Dark, Futuristic Web Series 'DR0NE' (Now w/ New Footage)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 4:55 PM
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Here's your second look at the anticipated dark, futuristic web series previously titled The 117, and now called DR0NE with an intentional zero, not the letter "O."

Boris Kodjoe To Play Detective w/ Unorthodox Approach In Lifetime Original Movie 'Killer Among Us'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 3:21 PM
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Boris Kodjoe joins Tom Cavanagh (Scrubs, Ed) and Tess Atkins to star in the Lifetime Original Movie Killer Among Us, (no connection to the 1990 TV movie starring Jasmine Guy and Anna Maria Horsford), which will make its world premiere on Saturday, September 8, 2012, at 8PM ET/PT. 

Watch Michael Jai White, Lynn Whitfield As Mother & Son In Trailer For 'Somebody's Child'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 2:57 PM
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Michael Jai White and Lynn Whitfield star in the GMC original TV movie titled Somebody's Child.