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Gabrielle Union Talks "Being Mary Jane": Pilot Episode Wrapped + Character & Plot Breakdown

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 11:27 AM
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I know some of you expressed some concern for what the focus (or foci) would be in the new BET hour-long drama from the Akils, Being Mary Jane, starring Gabrielle Union.

Watch 2 Clips From Season 2/Episode 1 Of "Single Ladies" + Behind-The-Scenes Footage

  • By Courtney
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  • May 24, 2012 5:07 PM
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New Regular Cast Members Nathan McMullen and Karla Crome On Board For 4th Season Of E4's "Misfits"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • May 24, 2012 11:51 AM
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E4's Misfits has gone through a bit of a shake-up since its 3rd season ended last year.  Original series cast members Antonia Thomas and Iwan Rheon both exited the show; and Lauren Socha's 2012 conviction for racially-aggravated assault is likely the reason she's no longer only pretending to do community-service.
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MTV2's "Hip-Hop Squares" Debut Was Network's Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Launch Ever; See It Now

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 23, 2012 6:05 PM
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Announced in March, MTV2 secured rights to reboot the classic game show Hollywood Squares... but with one major switch: it'll be called Hip Hop Squares.

First-Look At Danai Gurira As Michonne In AMC's "The Walking Dead" Season 3

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 23, 2012 12:56 PM
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Is There A New Arsenio Hall Talk Show Coming To TV?

  • By Sergio
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  • May 22, 2012 9:48 AM
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When it was announced back in January that Arsenio Hall was one of the new participants in this season's Celebrity Apprentice on NBC, I criticized him for joining the show (Read HERE). I wondered what self-respecting black person would agree to appear in a show with such a blatant racist big like Donald Trump.

LisaRaye McCoy On "Single Ladies" Critics: "F**K'em!"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 6:12 PM
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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Sells New Sitcoms "The First Family" And "Mr. Box Office"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 5:51 PM
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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios production/distribution companyhas sold its 2 new scripted primetime series to Tribune, Weigel and CBS TV station groups, says Deadline, as part of a 2-hour weekend primetime comedy block, that will be available to over 85% of the US TV market.

Queen Latifah's Fall 2013 Syndicated Daytime Talk Show Still Alive; Gets Exec Producer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 4:32 PM
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I'd actually forgotten all about this, which was announced last October - Will Smith, his Overbrook Entertainment cohorts, and Queen Latifah are teaming up with Sony Pictures TV to produce a syndicated daytime talk show for the Queen to host.

Ernest Dickerson Directing "The Walking Dead" Season 3 Premiere + Cast/Crew Tease New Character Intros

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 1:25 PM
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Easily one of my fave shows on TV right now, AMC's The Walking Dead, ended season 2 last month with a bang - in an episode that was directed by Ernest Dickerson, that introduced a character many have been anxiously anticipating, Michonne, to be played by Danai Gurira when season 3 rolls around.