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

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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'

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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'

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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

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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)

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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'

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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'

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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. 

Watch Michelle Obama And Gabby Douglas Together On 'The Tonight Show'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 14, 2012 1:30 PM
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Believe or not, I was hesitant to post this at first because it wasn't about BLACK CINEMA, but then I realized, why not? As if that has stopped me before. And what's wrong with some positivity?

Vernee Watson, Tom Wright Will Be Echo Kellum's Parents On New Fox Series 'Ben And Kate'

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  • August 14, 2012 1:15 PM
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Vernee Watson and Tom Wright have booked recurring roles on Fox's new comedy series Ben and Kate, which stars Dakota Johnson and Nat Faxon as a sister and brother who are exact opposites: Ben is an over-the-top dreamer, while younger sister Kate is a single mother trying to make ends meet as a bar manager.

UPDATE: VH-1 Pulls 'Ev & Ocho' Reality Show After Arrest

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  • August 13, 2012 3:05 PM
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So let me see if I got this straight, and anyone who's addicted to reality shows I'm sure will correct me.