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Nickelodeon Cancels Cymphonique Miller Series 'How To Rock' After One Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 27, 2012 9:32 AM
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That was fast!

Oprah Winfrey Keeps 'Next Chapter' Ratings Momentum Going, Books Jennifer Hudson Sit-Down

  • By Courtney
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  • August 25, 2012 10:34 AM
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Likely buoyed by strong ratings from recent celeb interviews, Oprah Winfrey is continuing along that path.

Salli Richardson Is 'Sultry' Radio Show Host in Lifetime Pilot 'The Secret Lives of Wives'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 24, 2012 9:42 PM
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Salli Richardson is the first star to be cast in Lifetime's one-hour pilot The Secret Lives of Wives. The project, written by Jill Gordon and executive produced by Dan Lin and Jennifer Gwartz, centers on the lives of four marriages and the real truth behind them.

ABC Teams With Will & Jada Pinkett Smith (Overbrook) For 'High Octane Pandemic Thriller'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 6:09 PM
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About a 1 1/2 months ago, we announced that Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith and James Lassiter (via their Overbrook Entertainment) had teamed up with J. Michael Straczynski and his new media company, Studio JMS, to produce a new television series, which was said to be in development.

Debbie Allen Wants To Reboot 'A Different World'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 1:38 PM
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  • 63 Comments
If the below tweets she posted to her Twitter followers are any indication...

Oprah Winfrey, TV Guide Count Down Most Iconic & Memorable Oprah Show Moments

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:52 PM
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From the press release from OWN (watch a preview below)...

Tracee Ellis Ross Explains Her Sudden 'Reed Between The Lines' Departure

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 11:37 AM
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"It was that BET hadn't decided if they were picking up the show yet or not [...] During that time when they didn't know, I was offered a really amazing pilot for NBC, and BET graciously allowed me to go and do it [...] Then the timing got complicated and there was a need to move forward. [BET] had to figure out how to deal without me because I wasn't available. But it's not because I wanted to leave."

Angela Bassett Will Be Coretta Scott King To Mary J. Blige's Betty Shabazz In 'Betty & Coretta'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 23, 2012 9:20 PM
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Sneak Peek - Gabby Douglas On 'Oprah's Next Chapter'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 23, 2012 6:54 PM
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As we have reported here last week, Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, along with her mother Natalie Hawkins and her siblings, will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on her program, Oprah's Next Chapter, this Sunday Aug. 26th on OWN, starting at 8:30PM (7:30PM Central).

J-Lo's 'Multi-Ethnic' Hour-Long Drama About A Lesbian Couple & Their Many Children, Gets Picked Up

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 23, 2012 6:47 PM
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Thanks to today's news, we know a little more about the project; it was early last month that we announced that Jennifer Lopez was developing an hour-long drama for ABC Family that will center on a lesbian couple (one a police officer and the other a school teacher)... "who suddenly have their already child-heavy household turned upside down when a wayward teenage girl moves in."