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Showtime Sets Air Date For Larry Wilmore's 'Race, Religion & Sex' (Could Lead To Series)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2012 2:42 PM
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As was announced in February, funnyman Larry Wilmore (known most as The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent") has a few new TV projects on the horizon.

Amid Family Struggles, La Toya Jackson Lands Reality TV Series On OWN

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2012 10:10 AM
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As the late Michael Jackson's family feuds over wills, trusts, guardianship and whatever else I'm leaving out, his older sister, La Toya Jackson, has landed her very own reality TV series on Oprah Winfrey's fledgling OWN network.

Ernest Dickerson ('The Walking Dead') In Talks To Direct AMC Drama Pilot 'Low Winter Sun'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 1, 2012 8:42 PM
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First Look At Aunjanue Ellis As Baby-Snatcher Ann Pettway In 'Abducted: The Carlina White Story'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 7:09 PM
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Anna Maria Horsford Will Play Winston's Mother On 'New Girl'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 5:45 PM
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Anna Maria Horsford (an actress who's worked consistently since the late 1970s, in both film and on TV) is joining the cast of the Fox Comedy, New Girl, playing the mother of Lamorne Morris's character, Winston Bishop.

Coming To Showtime: 'Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic' & 'Suge Knight: American Dream-American Knightmare'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 5:25 PM
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Showtime is launching a new documentary series showcase titled Closeup, which will give measured and complex looks at the lives of several notable public figures, with Richard Pryor being among the first to be profiled.

Alphonso McAuley ('Breaking In') Signs Talent Deal w/ Universal (Eyeing Lead In Comedy Pilot)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 2:50 PM
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I obviously don't watch enough TV to know that Alphonso McAuley must be quite the talent for Universal Television to want to sign a talent holding deal with the young actor, with plans to cast him in a comedy pilot for the studio.

So How Come The Black Guy On 'Teen Wolf' Doesn't Have A 'Life?'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 1, 2012 10:16 AM
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Another day, another controversy.

Signs Of Life At OWN

  • By Sergio
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  • July 31, 2012 8:29 PM
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After months of doom and gloom reports about disappointing ratings and the lackluster performance of the Oprah Winfrey Network, there are hopeful signs of new life.

Watch Peabody Award-Winning South African Drama Series 'InterSEXions' (2nd Season Casting)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 12:37 PM
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I'm only just learning about this South African episodic drama series titled InterSEXions, which comprises of 25 independent but interrelated episodes that follow how the HIV virus affects a chain of people, although it tries not to present itself as an overtly HIV/AIDS drama series.