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British Actor Aml Ameen's Comedy Short "Drink, Drugs & KFC" To Air 4/21 on UK's SKY & Virgin Networks

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 20, 2012 5:46 PM
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British actor Aml Ameen (Kidulthood, Harry's Law), who I'm interviewing shortly for S&A, is the helmer of the short film Drink, Drugs and KFC. Described as "The Wood meets Superbad," the short stars Ameen, Mikel Ameen, Aaron Fontaine and others. It will air tomorrow Saturday, April 21st on UK's The Community Channel, Sky 539 and Virgin 233 at 10.30pm.
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This Week in Black Television - I Need A Hero!

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • April 20, 2012 3:49 PM
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This week I review CBS' newest cop show NYC 22, follow the latest in BET's current sitcoms, get freaky with Loretta Divine and Naturi Naughton, and visit some comic book heroines. 

Tatyana Ali Joins Cast Of New BET Scripted Comedy Series "Second Generation Wayans"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 20, 2012 9:40 AM
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Amongst the the new scripted original series announced in BET's next season lineup last week was a comedy titled Second Generation Wayans, based on the lives of the members of the next generation of the Wayans family. 

Facing Increased Competition, BET Attempts To Win Back Audiences & Advertisers w/ Original Programming

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2012 9:54 PM
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I've already given props to BET for its latest original programming efforts, as next season's lineup was revealed publicly about a week ago, getting many of you excited about the potential.

Watch Olivia And The President Heat Things Up In 3 1/2-Minute Preview Of Episode 3 Of "Scandal"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2012 10:23 AM
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Episode 3 (which airs tomorrow night, Thursday) isn't online, as ABC did for episode 2 (making it available on the web almost a week before it aired on TV). 

"The Bachelor" Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

  • By Sergio
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  • April 18, 2012 9:02 AM
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If you will recall, last week I told you about Portland sports broadcaster Lamar Hurd, who is working very hard to become the first black guy to headline the popular ABC show The Bachelor (Read HERE).

Watch 5 1/2 Minutes Of Behind-The-Scenes Footage From All-Black "Steel Magnolias" Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 17, 2012 3:30 PM
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Tracie Thoms Co-Stars in NBC Film Pilot "Applebaum"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 16, 2012 6:22 PM
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No it has nothing to do with A Tribe Called Quest's "Bonita Applebum" song :).

Here's Your First Look At "Ghetto Court" With Eric B.

  • By Sergio
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  • April 14, 2012 3:30 PM
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So if you will recall, a few weeks ago I posted an item about this new syndicated TV court show Ghetto Court, with hip-hop legend Eric B as the judge. (You can read that post HERE)

Salli Richardson-Whitfield No Longer Co-Starring in NBC Pilot "Downwardly Mobile"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 14, 2012 12:15 PM
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