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Nonso Anozie Will Be Samson The Israelite Whose Strength Lay In His Hair

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 10, 2012 12:53 PM
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I recall when I interviewed him in May, he mentioned that he had a handful of projects on the horizon that he couldn't quite talk about back then, for any number of reasons; I assume this may have been one of those projects.

DirecTV To Drop 26 Viacom Channels At Midnight Tonight, July 10 (BET, Centric, VH1, TV Land, Etc)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 10, 2012 10:04 AM
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I'm not a customer of the provider, but, looking around my Brooklyn neighborhood, I can tell that lots of folks are, and maybe you're a customer yourself, wherever you reside. And if so, then you probably should be aware of this, if you're not already.

Tonight: A FRONTLINE Special 2-Hour Presentation, 'ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 10, 2012 9:32 AM
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As expected, it's already inspiring debate across the black blogosphere (from the topic it tackles, to whether the program/presentation should even exist), and I'm sure that will continue after it airs tonight (July 10); you're asked to check your local listings for when exactly it'll air in your are; click HERE to do so.

HBO Finally Sets Premiere Date For 'Treme' Season 3

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 9, 2012 2:46 PM
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The season finale of season 2 aired just over a year ago, and fans of HBO's acclaimed New Orleans-set drama Treme (created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer that premiered on April 11, 2010) have since been waiting patiently for season 3 to begin.

Watch Danai Gurira As Michonne Decapitating Zombies In 1st 'Walking Dead' Season 3 Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 9, 2012 11:38 AM
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'The Cleveland Show' Season 4 Premiere Will *Expose* Hip-Hop Secret Society (First Look)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 9, 2012 9:17 AM
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I gave The Cleveland Show a try (several actually, from one season to the next) and just never really got into it. So I can't call myself a follower. 

Jennifer Lopez Developing New ABC Family Series About Lesbian Couple & Their Child-Heavy Home

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 6:17 PM
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Jennifer Lopez is reportedly 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."

Sky 1's 'Sinbad' (Sophie Okonedo, Ashley Walters, George Harris, Estella Daniels) Debuts This Sunday 7/8

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 5:35 PM
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For our readers in the UK.... if you aren't already aware, you should know that the BBC/Sky 1 HD production of Sinbad - a TV series that will feature performances from the likes of Elliot Knight, Sophie Okonedo, George Harris, Ashley Walters and Estella Daniels - is scheduled to begin airing this Sunday, July 8, at 9pm.

This Week In Black Television - EUREKA Approaches It's Swan Song and Shows How To Do Color-blind Casting the Right Way

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • July 6, 2012 1:33 PM
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Debuting in 2006 , SyFy Channel’s Eureka has been a fan favorite for five seasons strong.  Now just two episodes away from the show’s final episode, a focus in this column is long past due. 

Comic-Con Poster For 'The Walking Dead' Gives A Bit More Michonne & Her Zombie Pets

  • By Courtney
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  • July 5, 2012 6:05 PM
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