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Brazilian TV Series Featuring Black Boy In Love w/ White Girl Who Hates Him, Causing A Stir

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 2:39 PM
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The short story goes... a Brazilian TV network remake of a Mexican soap opera is causing a bit of a stir amongst blacks in Brazils.

Watch Pilot Episode - Cedric The Entertainer's New TV Land Series 'The Soul Man'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2012 12:29 PM
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Huffington Post has the entire pilot episode of this new Cedric the Entertainer original scripted sit-com for TV Land, initially titled Have Faith, and now titled The Soul Man.

Oprah Winfrey And 50 Cent Kiss And Make Up - Watch Sunday Night's Interview

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 11, 2012 1:15 PM
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Anybody catch this last night? I'm listening to it as I write this; and of course, within the first few minutes, soon after the initial meet-and-greet, Oprah jumped right into their alleged quarrel, as well as the sexism, misogyny and violence in his music.

'Scandal' Season 2 Loses Henry Ian Cusick; Promotes Joshua Malina To Series Regular

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 11, 2012 11:30 AM
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Since we've covered Scandal so closely here on S&A, given how popular that series was, fans should be aware that, as was announced on Friday, Henry Ian Cusick will not be returning to the hit ABC drama for Season 2.

Blast from the Past with '227: The Lost Episodes'

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • June 8, 2012 7:30 PM
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227: The Lost Episodes, a live comedy show at Second City Hollywood, is giving a makeover to one of the 1980s' beloved sitcoms.
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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.