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BET Unveils Tons Of New Programming & Pickups Including "Middle Of Nowhere" & T. J. Holmes Late Night Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 4:44 PM
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Ok, this is long, and I haven't had time to look through it completely for highlights, but after a really quick skim, I see that some of what's revealed has already been covered here on S&A, like Being Mary Jane, and the acquisition of Sheldon Candis' LUV; but premiering Ava DuVernay's Middle Of Nowhere is certainly news worth mentioning. 

Relax! There Will Be No Bobbi Kristina Reality Show

  • By Sergio
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  • April 12, 2012 4:24 PM
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You can relax now that word has come out that there will be no reality show with Whitney Houston's and Bobby Brown's daughter Bobbi Kristina after all.

38 Years Before "Olivia Pope" There Was "Christie Love," And She Made History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 4:22 PM
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Episode #2 of Scandal airs on ABC at 10pm tonight; although if you've been reading this site all week, you'll know that episode 2 is already online courtesy of ABC and Hulu, and has been since last week; meaning you can watch it ahead of tonight's TV airing if you'd like. Click HERE to do so.

This Week in Black Television: Powerful Women and Power Man!

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • April 12, 2012 3:53 PM
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As promised, I’m beginning this week with Taraji P. Henson’s role as Detective Carter on Person Of Interest. 

"RuPaul’s Drag Race" Renewed For 5th Season After Record-Setting Current Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 1:10 PM
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I haven't watched a single episode of this, but I'm sure some of our readers are fans, and they'll be glad to know that the Logo network has renewed RuPaul’s Drag Race, for a 5th season!

Robbie Jones Goes Back in Time To Change The Future in Syfy's Pilot "Rewind"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 11, 2012 5:25 PM
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Robbie Jones (Hellcats), who will be seen next on the big screen in Tyler Perry's The Marriage Counselor, due out next year, has joined Syfy's two-hour pilot Rewind.

Are You Ready For A Bobbi Kristina Reality Show?

  • By Sergio
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  • April 11, 2012 11:18 AM
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You just had a feeling this was bound to happen sooner or later didn't you? Media sources are reporting that Whitney Houston's and Bobby Brown's daughter Bibbi Kristina has made a verbal deal with a major cable network for her own reality show.

Omari Hardwick Will Play Mr Right Opposite Gabrielle Union In "Being Mary Jane"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 11, 2012 9:50 AM
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You can also now add Omari Hardwick to the cast of in BET’s hour-long pilot drama from Mara Brock and Salim Akil, Being Mary Jane (previously called Single Black Female) starring Gabrielle Union.

Latarsha Rose ("Hunger Games") Joins Gabrielle Union In BET’s "Being Mary Jane"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 10:03 PM
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Latarsha Rose (Hunger Games) has joined the cast of in BET’s hourlong pilot drama from Mara Brock and Salim Akil, Being Mary Jane (previously called Single Black Female) starring Gabrielle Union.

Danny Glover Will Play Thurgood Marshall In HBO's "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 8:34 PM
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