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HBO Renews "Game Of Thrones" For 3rd Season; Lucian Msamati Makes his Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2012 1:10 PM
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I'm thinking of changing my name to "The Stallion Who Mounts The World;" I figure if Ron Artest can change his to Metta World Peace, then "The Stallion Who Mounts The World" isn't too nutty.

CNN Reporter Goes Too Far With Racial Slur - How Much Is Too Much?

  • By Sergio
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  • April 9, 2012 11:25 AM
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  • 32 Comments
Every day there's something in the media that causes offense, but is this one that goes too far? Perhaps one of our regular commenters Nadine is on to something when, today, she said that American televison is trying to push this country into a "race war".

Is America Ready For A Black "Bachelor"?

  • By Sergio
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  • April 9, 2012 8:54 AM
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Are YOU ready for a black "Bachelor"? Lamar Hurd, who is a Portland, Oregon sports broadcaster, is on a mission to become the first African-American to headline the popular and long running ABC show The Bachelor.

Watch Episode 2 Of "Scandal" Now + Tambay's Early Thoughts On The New ABC Drama

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 8, 2012 9:05 PM
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If you haven't already noticed, the second episod of Scandal, Shonda Rhimes' new ABC drama series starring Kerry Washington, is online, even though it doesn't officially air on the network until this Thursday, the 12th.

John Amos & Sydney Park Join Martin Lawrence & Regina Hall in CBS Comedy Pilot

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 6, 2012 8:13 PM
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Doc "Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots" To Air on VH1 May 1st (Snoop Dogg Narrates)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 6, 2012 7:41 PM
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You'll get a chance to watch the Snoop-Dogg-executive produced documentary UPRISING: Hip Hop and the L.A. Riots, which premiered at the SXSW Film Fest this year, on VH1 May 1st at 9pm ET/PT as part of its VH1 Rock Docs franchise.

Watch Naturi Naughton & Loretta Devine in Lifetime Series Featurette of "The Client List" (Premieres Sunday)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 6, 2012 6:38 PM
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Here's a preview and behind the scenes featurette of Lifetime's new series The Client List, which co-stars Naturi Naughton and Loretta Devine as "sexy" worker and the owner respectively, of massage parlor "The Rub."

Thoughts On Debut Episode Of Shonda Rhimes' "Scandal" Starring Kerry Washington?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 6, 2012 10:36 AM
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Alright... after months of anticipation, debate/discussion, etc, it finally premiered last night on ABC; I happened to be out socializing when it happened, so I missed it. But I know many of you didn't. I hope to watch it some time today.

Naturi Naughton Talks "The Rub" in Lifetime's "The Client List" (Loretta Devine Co-Stars)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 5, 2012 9:42 PM
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Recall back in December we announced Naturi Naughton, whose last stint on the TV screen was in the NBC short-lived The Playboy Club, is slated to co-star in the upcoming Lifetime "dark" dramedy series The Client List, headlined by Jennifer Love-Hewitt. Naughton will also reunite with veteran actress and her Lottery Ticket co-star Loretta Devine.
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This Week in Black Television

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • April 5, 2012 3:30 PM
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For the beginning of Spring there are a lot of going ons, together and tangentially, with Black folks in American television.  Forgoing announcements of castings and potential new shows that my fellow S&A writers diligently announce, this weekly forum is moreso based on what happened in this show and that on the various networks…and what to expect within the next few days and week.