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"Who Has A Black Best Friend?" The CW's 'L.A. Complex' Posed A Serious Question In Season 1

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 18, 2012 4:50 PM
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There was much to be said about the first season of the CW's L.A. Complex, and its storyline involving  characters Kaldrick and Tariq.  So much so that I decided to watch Season 1, so I'd be caught up as the second season begins.

Watch: 1st Trailer For Roger Bobb's 'Raising Izzie' (Vanessa Williams, Rockmond Dunbar Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2012 3:44 PM
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Former Executive Vice President of Tyler Perry Studios, Roger Bobb, who left the company earlier last year to start his own film production company called Bobcat Films, is making his feature film directorial debut with a project titled Raising Izzie - a film that's based on the grand-prize winning script of the 1st annual GMC Faith & Family Screenplay Competition last year, and that made its world premiere as the closing night film at the 2012 American Black Film Festival last month, ahead of its TV premiere on the GMC (Gospel Music Channel) this month.

Who's Been Watching Mzansi Magic Channel Drama Series 'Mshika-shika'?

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 18, 2012 3:34 PM
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Ever since Tambay first told us about South African/Nigerian drama series Jacob's Cross, a little over a year ago, I've been paying close attention to South African television. This past April, the Mzansi Magic channel introduced a new drama series to its viewers called Mshika-shika.

'The Strange Thing About the Johnsons' Actress (Daniele Watts) Joins Cast Of 'Weeds'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2012 10:38 AM
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Relative newcomer Daniele Watts has joined the cast of Showtime’s Weeds for its final season, as Angela Mullen, described as quirky, alluring and mischievous, and love interest for Shane Botwin (Alexander Gould), whom he meets at the academy. Watt’s first episode aired July 8 with seven more to come.

Watch 'Black Dynamite' Animated Series Debut Now ('Just Beat It Or Jackson Five Across Yo' Eyes')

  • By Courtney
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  • July 17, 2012 7:47 PM
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So you missed Sunday night's premiere of Black Dynamite the animated series because you don't have cable TV?

CW's 'The L.A. Complex' Returns For Season 2 Tonight (What To Expect From Tariq And Kal)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2012 2:13 PM
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The CW series The L.A. Complex returns to the network for the start of season 2 tonight, Tuesday, July 17 at 9pm.

Cedric Stewart Joins Alan Ball's HBO/Cinemax Drama 'Banshee'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 17, 2012 10:11 AM
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New York, NY (July 17, 2012)-- Cedric Stewart (Tyler Perry's 'For Better or Worse') has been added to the cast of Alan Ball's new drama series 'Banshee.' The highly anticipated new series (currently filming) is slated to premiere in January 2013 and will feature such actors as Ben Cross (Star Trek), Antony Starr (Wish You Were Here) and Ivana Milicevic (Casino Royale).

Thoughts On 'Black Dynamite' Animated Series Debut? Is Michael Jackson Turning In His Grave?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 9:01 PM
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After many months of anticipation, Black Dynamite the animated series, based on the cult 2009 feature film by Scott Sanders, starring Michael Jai White, made its debut on Adult Swim last night, Sunday, July 15th, at 11:30PM.

Full Synopsis + Pic For David Oyelowo's 'Complicit' + Projects w/ Black Stars In Channel 4's 2012/13 Lineup

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 7:28 PM
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Some UK TV news for next season...

Gaius Charles Joins Cast Of Shonda Rhimes' 'Grey's Anatomy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 6:33 PM
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Gaius Charles (Friday Night Lights alum) has joined the cast of Shonda Rhimes' long-running medical drama series Grey's Anatomy, although details on his role aren't available yet, as they are reportedly being "worked out," says TVLine, adding that he'll likely be playing a young doctor at Seattle Grace, which saw 2 major staff losses recently.