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Erika Alexander Joins Lennie James In Ernest Dickerson-Directed AMC Pilot 'Low Winter Sun'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 11:54 AM
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While we wait, hoping that the graphic novel she created with her husband is adapted for the screen, Erika Alexander will join Lennie James and Mark Strong in an AMC drama pilot titled Low Winter Sun.

This Friday - 'The Girl Who Does What Tyler Perry Says'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 11:32 AM
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On this Friday's episode of the CW's America's Next Top Model, titled, "The Girl Who Does What Tyler Perry Says," Tyler Perry will present acting challenges to the show's model contestants, grade their individual performances, and the winner will get a part in an upcoming Tyler Perry movie.

Is Nostalgia All That's Next For The Black Sitcom?

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • September 11, 2012 10:14 AM
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Last month, dance choreographer and television producer Debbie Allen took to her Twitter account with a passionate plea. It was a call for the return of her popular late 80s, early 90s sitcom A Different World. Allen had just celebrated the 25th anniversary of the spinoff, originally conceived of as a vehicle for Cosby Show star Lisa Bonet, who later left the show after its first season. Despite Bonet’s departure, A Different World lived on for six seasons, serving as a fresh window into a facet of the black experience that had not been explored on American television before - the black collegiate experience.

TV Land Welcomes Back The Huxtable Family - 'The Cosby Show' Returns To Primetime!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 7:06 PM
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From a TV Land press release:

Watch Episode 3 Of UK Web Series 'Brothers With No Game'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • September 10, 2012 5:42 PM
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For those of you who have been keeping up with the web series Brothers With No Game, this one's for you.
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Watch Full Pilot Episode Of ABC's Political Drama/Thriller 'Last Resort' Now (Andre Braugher Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 4:36 PM
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Watch Full Pilot Episode Of ABC's Political Drama/Thriller 'Last Resort' Now (Andre Braugher Stars)

Watch Kevin Hart, Boris Kodjoe, JB Smoove, Robin Thicke In 'Real Husbands Of Hollywood' Sneak

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 4:17 PM
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Based on an "an insanely funny sketch" that aired during the 2011 BET Awards, the upcoming new BET series, The Real Husbands of Hollywood, will skewer the immensely popular Real Housewives reality TV franchise.

Laurence Fishburne's Son, Langston Fishburne, Takes A Stab At Acting In WIGS Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 1:52 PM
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2 years ago, Laurence Fishburne's daughter, Montana Fishburne, thought that starring in a porn movie would boost her acting career (where is she now?), but his son, Langston Fishburne, has opted for the *traditional* path, following in his father's footsteps, taking a stab at this acting thing, by co-starring in 4 episodes of a new WIGS series, Vanessa & Jan.

Popular UK/Nigerian TV Comedy Sitcom 'Meet The Adebanjos' To Air On South Africa's SABC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 11:54 AM
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A UK/Nigerian television sitcom we first profiled last year, when it made its debut, titled Meet The Adebanjos, will become the first Nigerian sitcom to air on South African public broadcaster SABC.

Complete Season 1 Of 'Scandal' Now Streaming On Netflix (Also 'Revenge, 'Once Upon a Time')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 11:01 AM
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The complete first seasons of the hit ABC shows Scandal, Revenge, and Once Upon a Time are now available to watch instantly on Netflix (for US members only).