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Tyler Perry Gives Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobby Kristina Role In "For Better Or Worse"

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  • March 30, 2012 12:47 PM
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Following the well-publicized tragic death of her mother Whitney Houston, and its aftermath, 19-year-old Bobbi Kristina has reportedly been offered a part in the upcoming season of Tyler Perry’s TBS sitcom, For Better Or Worse, which stars Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White - based on the characters from Perry's Why Did I Get Married franchise of flicks.

MTV2 launching Hip-Hop Version Of "Hollywood Squares" Titled "Hip-Hop Squares"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2012 12:09 PM
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MTV2 has secure rights to reboot the classic game show Hollywood Squares... but with one major switch: it'll be called Hip Hop Squares.

"It's Handled" - Watch Kerry Washington In Action In New "Scandal" Clip

  • By Courtney
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  • March 29, 2012 3:45 PM
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And if you haven't seen enough clips from the upcoming new Shonda Rhimes series starring Kerry Washington, here's another clip featuring Kerry in action as *fixer* Olivia Pope.

"In Living Color" Reboot Gets Its Starring Cast (Kali Hawk Made The Cut)

  • By Courtney
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  • March 29, 2012 3:20 PM
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Watch First 5 Minutes Of Hit OWN Show "Welcome To Sweetie Pies" Ahead Of Spring Season Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 29, 2012 12:45 PM
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I'm remembering a piece we posted last fall on OWN shifting its focus to its African American viewers:

Christopher P. Duncan, Kellita Smith, Gladys Knight Headline Byron Allen's "First Family"

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  • March 29, 2012 10:38 AM
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Regina Hall To Co-Star Opposite Martin Lawrence In CBS Comedy Pilot

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  • March 29, 2012 9:54 AM
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T.J. Holmes Leads BET/"106 & Park” Racial Profiling Feature In Wake Of Trayvon Martin Tragedy

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 5:20 PM
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On Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 6pm, 106 & Park, in conjunction with BET News, will explore the issue of ‘Racial Profiling,’ in the wake of the Trayvon Martin tragedy; details from the press release:

Rosario Dawson Teaming w/ "Walking Dead" Producer To Bring "Occult Crimes Taskforce" To A&E

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 4:37 PM
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Probably hoping to reap similar rewards AMC's The Walking Dead, Rosario Dawson is teaming with the producer of that hit zombie series, Gale Anne Hurd, to bring her graphic novel to A&E.

OWN Doc "Tent City, USA" Gets Official Release Date (Homeless Citizens Run For Office)

  • By Courtney
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  • March 28, 2012 4:19 PM
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The OWN original documentary which we first told you about 2 weeks ago, will premiere on the network on Thursday April 5 from 9PM - 11PM EST/PST.