Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 6:35 PM
  • |
  • 11 Comments
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!!!
More: Malik Yoba

OWN Network Acquires Exclusive Cable Rights to 'Rachael Ray' & 'The Nate Berkus Show'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 4:31 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
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
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 4:19 PM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
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.

'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Series Reboot Is A Go! Finds Home At CBS; Pilot Episode Ordered

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 2:45 PM
  • |
  • 4 Comments

'Single Ladies' Creator/Showrunner Stacy A. Littlejohn Exits Series To Create New Projects

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 2:30 PM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
“After two incredible seasons of Single Ladies, I have decided to entrust the show to the safe hands of VH1... Having fostered it from its inception, I’ve found great satisfaction in seeing these characters come to life on the screen, and am proud of what the show has become. But after two all-consuming seasons immersed in its production in the great city of Atlanta, I’ve decided it’s time to shift my focus to my life in Los Angeles and the creation of new projects.” 

Watch Episode 5 Of Docu-Series From Black Public Media - 'Ask A Muslim' ('Big Muslim Love')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 2:06 PM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
BlackPublicMedia.org and the National Black Programming Consortium present the new Ask A Muslim series.

Iyanla Vanzant Tackles Evelyn Lozada Struggles In Emotional Series Premiere Of 'Iyanla: Fix My Life'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 12:44 PM
  • |
  • 4 Comments
In my post on new fall TV talk show hosts of African descent, I completely forgot about Iyanla Vanzant's new series for the OWN network, titled Iyanla: Fix My Life.

Watch Full Pilot Episode Of New NBC Series 'Revolution' Now Before September 17 Premiere!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 11:51 AM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
Giancarlo Esposito co-stars in this new ensemble cast thriller series that premieres in the upcoming new season on NBC, titled Revolution.

Watch Idris Elba's 'How Clubbing Changed The World' (Counter Cultural Movement To Billion Dollar Biz)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 11:33 AM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
It aired on Channel 4 in the UK, on August 24, just about 10 days ago; and thanks to the miracle of the web, specifically video sharing sites like YouTube, the entire 2-hour documentary is online, and can now be watched by much of the rest of the world.

Terrence J Replaces Ryan Seacrest As 'E! News' Co-Anchor

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • September 4, 2012 10:20 AM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
Ex-co-host of BET's 106 & Park, Terrence Jenkins (aka Terrence J), will replace Ryan Seacrest on E! News, joining Giuliana Rancic as co-anchor.