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Billy Brown Will Play Harold Perrineau's Right-Hand Man In 'Sons Of Anarchy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 4:15 PM
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Billy Brown has been cast in a major recurring role on FX’s Sons Of Anarchy.

Larry Wilmore Heading To Showtime Network With 'Race, Religion And Sex'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 12:15 PM
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As was announced in February, funnyman Larry Wilmore (known most as The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent") has a few new TV projects on the horizon.

Acclaimed 2011 Brit Drama/Thriller 'Top Boy' (Starring Ashley Walters) Now Streaming On Netflix

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 8:41 PM
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Strong audience response, and critical acclaim to the Ashley Walters 4-part drama/thriller titled Top Boy, encouraged the UK's Channel 4 to order a second season, which will air in 2012.

Watch: Top TV Showrunners (Including Shonda Rhimes) Let Audiences Into Their Heads

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 2:14 PM
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More news and views from the western front... if you didn't catch yesterday's discussion from the WGAW, click HERE; lots of good info there.

Sci-Fi British Megahit 'Misfits' Will Make USA TV Debut on Logo Next Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 1:14 PM
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US audiences have only been able to catch this on Hulu, or VOD services like Amazon's streaming platform. For those who still haven't seen an episode, and you have the Logo cable tv network, here's your chance to catch up on maybe one of the best British TV series right now. I know a lot of you are big fans.

A Look At CW's 'The L.A. Complex' And Its 'Down-low Rappers' Story Thread

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 7, 2012 12:15 PM
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Continuing to play catch up on all the TV shows that feature black characters in prominent roles, or significant storylines... I gave this one a shot, going in blindly, really not knowing what the heck to expect. But I figured I'd give it my customary 3-episode viewing to get a good enough feel for it, before deciding whether to continue watching, and so that I can at least talk about it with some authority.

THE GAME season finale - What Did You All Think?

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • June 6, 2012 11:40 AM
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Well the season finale for The Game went down last night and it was…well, it was just okay. 

After Years Of Rumors Of A Feud, Oprah Winfrey Chats w/ 50 Cent This Sunday On OWN

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2012 8:56 PM
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This could be worth watching; I wonder what she's going to ask him... what they're going to talk about.

Michael Jai White, Lynn Whitfield Star As Terminally Ill Mother & Son In "Somebody's Child"

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  • June 5, 2012 3:11 PM
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Michael Jai White and Lynn Whitfield have signed on to star in the GMC original TV movie titled Somebody's Child.

Starz Network Will Kill "Spartacus" After Upcoming 3rd Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2012 12:17 PM
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A series I still haven't gotten around to watching yet, and which I profiled last December, is coming to its official end as the Starz network will end Spartacus after the drama series' upcoming third season.