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Michael Strahan To Be Named Co-host Of 'Live!' Alongside Kelly Ripa

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2012 5:51 PM
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Lots of excitement over new hosts for a number of TV shows in recent weeks, with the casting carousel at American Idol HQ most in the spotlight.

Comedy Central Bringing Back 'Key & Peele' For 2nd Season (Details On What To Expect + Blu-ray Release)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2012 2:53 PM
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I must admit that I'm so behind on this series. Too many shows to keep up with, and after checking out early episodes of it, I just wasn't sucked in enough to continue on. But I hope some of you are fans and have been watching. 

Second Trailer For 'Steel Magnolias' All-African American Cast Remake Has Some New Footage

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2012 1:43 PM
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First Look At Aunjanue Ellis, Keke Palmer In 'Abducted: The Carlina White Story' Teaser Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2012 1:11 PM
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Nicki Minaj In The "Final Stages" In A Deal To Join American Idol

  • By Sergio
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  • August 21, 2012 9:43 AM
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WHAT? Another American Idol item? So let's see. Mariah Carey is definitely on board. Then there was reports that Diddy had been offered a role as a judge on the show. Then that was followed by reports that Pharrell Williams had been in negotiations for weeks and had signed on. But now that story seems to be shaky.

BET Orders New Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil 'Entourage'-Like Pilot For Diggy Simmons To Star

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2012 9:53 PM
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It was just Friday when BET revealed that Kelly Rowland had signed up to star in a comedy pilot exec-produced by The Bernie Mac Show's Warren Hutcherson, and written and co-executive produced by Julian Breece. 

Lennie James' Hard-Hitting, Cat-And-Mouse BBC Thriller 'Line Of Duty' Heading To Hulu For US Auds

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2012 8:56 PM
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Great news! The new Lennie James BBC2 police drama series, titled Line Of Duty, is heading to USA shores, and a lot sooner than I expected.

Katt Williams Returns With 'Kattpacalypse' Premiering August 25th, On Showtime

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2012 7:01 PM
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Via press release from Showtime (preview clip underneath)...

Hushpuppy & Wink Will Chat w/ Oprah On August 26

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2012 10:55 AM
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In an all-new episode of Oprah Winfrey's Super Soul Sunday show on OWN, Oprah will sit down with Beast Of The Southern Wild director Benh Zeitlin, and the film's breakout stars, Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry.

It's Official - Tracee Ellis Ross Leaves BET's 'Reed Between The Lines'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 17, 2012 8:11 PM
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Confirming what yesterday's casting additions already suggested (read that post HERE), it's now official that Tracee Ellis Ross has left BET's freshman scripted series Reed Between The Lines.