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Richard Roundtree, Aaron D. Spears Join Gabrielle Union In "Single Black Female"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2012 2:57 PM
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Eriq La Salle, Andre Holland Join Casts Of CBS, NBC Pilot Drama & Comedy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2012 11:18 AM
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Some more TV pilot casting news...

New Chapters Of R. Kelly's "Trapped In The Closet" To See The Light Of Day (Thanks A Lot, IFC)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 21, 2012 11:00 AM
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I don't know who in the world greenlighted this move, but the Independent Film Channel (IFC) unveiled its 2012 - 2013 original programming line-up this week, and surprise, surprise--  it includes a new installment of singer R. Kelly’s “hip-hopera”, Trapped In The Closet.
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Kym Whitley Books Two NBC Pilots; "Bad Girls" + "Animal Kingdom"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 21, 2012 10:36 AM
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Deadline is reporting that funny lady Kym Whitley has booked guest-starring roles in two NBC pilots-- prison drama Bad Girls and vet hospital comedy Animal Kingdom.

TV One Announces 14 New Series & Specials For Next Season (Scripted Programs + Bernie Mac Tribute)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2012 9:28 PM
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It's that time of the year... network upfronts, as each showcases what audiences can expect the following season.

Salli Richardson-Whitfield To Co-Star in NBC Comedy Pilot "Downwardly Mobile"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 6:59 PM
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Salli Richardson-Whitfield is slated to co-star as an unhappy trailer park dweller in Downwardly Mobile, a Roseanne Barr NBC comedy pilot. Downwardly, co-created by Barr, John Argent and Eric Gilliland, stars Barr as a mobile home park proprietor and "surrogate mother" to her neighbors in a downward economy. John Goodman will co-star as Rose's friend named Buzz.

Mekhi Pfiffer & Jaleel White Guest Star in USA's "Psych" as A Capella Stars This Wed 3/21

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 6:20 PM
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Mekhi Phiffer & Jaleel White will guest star in tomorrow's episode of Psych, the USA Network's detective dramedy series, which stars Dule Hill as Gus.

T.I. Lands Guest Spot as Politician/Gangbanger in Starz Series "Boss"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 4:43 PM
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‘Raptor’ T.I. will be a season-long guest star in Boss, the Starz drama series who stars Kelsey Grammar as ruthless Chicago mayor Tom Kane.

Adrian Holmes Rumored To Appear In Canadian Series "Primeval: New World"; No Official Word On Role

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 20, 2012 10:00 AM
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Bell Media announced in September that a spin-off of popular U.K. sci-fi series Primeval would be coming to Canadian television, and would be titled Primeval: New World. Now there's word that Canadian actor Adrian Holmes will appear in the series, which went into production earlier this month.

OWN To Lay Off 1/5th Of Its Staff

  • By Sergio
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  • March 20, 2012 8:27 AM
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I've said it before and I'll say it again. It ain't easy to start a televison network. It's painful, difficult, expensive and very bloody. The survival rate is thin and there are a lot of bodies left in its wake after all is said and done.