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New 6-Hour Mini-Series Exploring The Roots Of Soul Food & Southern Music Styles For UK Audiences

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 15, 2012 9:26 AM
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Digital broadcaster UKTV announced the launch of a new series "exploring" soul food for its Good Food HD channel which is available on Sky in the UK.

Holly Robinson-Peete Fired From "The Talk" For Being Too "Ghetto"?

  • By Sergio
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  • March 15, 2012 9:06 AM
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So you have to help me out here because I'm confused (at least more so than usual this time).

Tracee Ellis Ross To Star In NBC Prison Drama Pilot "Bad Girls"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 14, 2012 8:14 PM
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More TV casting news!

Laurens Grant's Jesse Owens Doc On PBS May 1st

  • By Sergio
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  • March 14, 2012 5:56 PM
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Directed by Laurens Grant and written and produced by Stanley Nelson, their documentary film about the legendary Olympic athlete Jesse Owens will make its televsion premiere on May 1st on PBS's American history documentary series American Experience

Tempestt Bledsoe Added To Cast Of Jimmy Fallon Comedy Project Known As "DILFs"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • March 13, 2012 8:44 PM
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Just last week, Vanessa told you about a new Jimmy Fallon comedy show that spotlights three, thirty-something men and their adventures in parenting.  Anthony Anderson was named as a member of the trio and now, according to Deadline, former Cosby Show co-star Tempestt Bledsoe will play his wife.

BBC America to Adapt Controversial Immigration Docuseries "Go Back to Where You Came From"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 6:00 PM
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BBC America has signed on to adapt SBS Australia's Go Back to Where You Came From, a docuseries that follows participants on a "refugee journey in reverse."

Homeless Citizens Run for Office in New OWN Documentary "Tent City, USA"

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 13, 2012 4:25 PM
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OWN will soon premiere an original documentary with a unique twist on one of the most challenging aspects of the recent recession: homelessness.

Taping To Begin Soon For Steve Harvey's TV Talk Show

  • By Sergio
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  • March 13, 2012 8:34 AM
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I'll bet all you ladies just can't wait to see that gorgeous hunk of man every afternoon five days a week can you? Well you won't have to wait much longer.

No Surprise! Oprah's Interview With Whitney Houston's Family Most Watched OWN Show Ever

  • By Sergio
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  • March 12, 2012 3:38 PM
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Safe to say that it was very much expected and it came true that Oprah's primetime interview special with Whitney Houston's family and her daughter Bobbi Kristina was, far and away, the most watched show ever on the OWN network

Courtney B. Vance, Gary Anthony Williams Cast In TV Pilots "Graceland" & "Friday Night Dinner"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 12, 2012 11:38 AM
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More quickie TV pilot casting news...