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Boris Kodjoe To Play Detective w/ Unorthodox Approach In Lifetime Original Movie 'Killer Among Us'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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

  • By Sergio
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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.

This Week in Black Television: THE CLOSER Ends, GRIMM Returns, and Tyler James Williams stars on GO ON

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • August 13, 2012 12:57 PM
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A little twist on the column this week as I preview shows that are coming out this week such as the series finale of The Closer and debut of spinoff series Major Crimes as well the very early season return of Grimm and the lackluster treatment of Black characters on Falling Skies and the primetime return of Tyler James Williams.

Thoughts On Debut Of Chris Rock-Produced 'Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 11:36 AM
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Robert Gossett, Ransford Doherty, Kearran Giovanni In New TNT Series 'Major Crimes' Tonight

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 10:36 AM
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Tonight, at 10 pm, TNT will premiere a new crime drama series titled Major Crimes - a spin-off, we could say, of its hit series The Closer, which will pick up where that The Closer left off.

'In Living Color' Reboot Likely Won't See The Light Of Day (Details...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 12, 2012 10:58 AM
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Forget Diddy - Is Pharrell Set To Be A Judge On American Idol?

  • By Sergio
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  • August 11, 2012 5:06 PM
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Just a few days ago, I reported the item that was announced on several sources that Sean "Diddy" Combs was mulling over an offer to become a judge, joining Mariah Carey on the new season of American Idol.