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Showtime Renews Don Cheadles "House Of Lies" For A Second Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2012 2:21 PM
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Its first season isn't even over yet, but, after reported strong early ratings numbers, the Showtime Network has renewed Don Cheadle's new dark comedy TV series House Of Lies, which stars Cheadle as Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant who will use any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information that they want.
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Documentary Channel's Month-Long Showcase In Honor Of Black History Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2012 2:08 PM
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In case you don't know... it's officially Black History Month folks! Excited? Planning anything? Parties? Picnics? Yes? No?
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Christina Milian To Guest Star As Spoiled Pop Star in CBS Episode of "The Gifted Man"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 1, 2012 1:55 PM
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Christina Milian will guest star in an upcoming episode this month of CBS' The Gifted Man titled, "In Case of Co-Dependents," directed by recurring guest star Eric LaSalle. Milian will play a successful pop star named Shawnee Baker, who is afflicted with a "mysterious ailment."

First Locally Produced Telenovela, "Inkaba", To Air On South African TV In March; Film & Stage Vet John Kani To Star

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 1, 2012 9:05 AM
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Screen Africa is reporting that South African film and stage veteran John Kani will star in that country's first locally produced telenovela, Inkaba, when pay-TV channel Mzansi Magic begins airing the program on March 19.
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Bounce TV Set To Launch First Black History Month Campaign Starting Tomorrow 2/1

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2012 5:19 PM
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Documentaries on slavery, the Civil Rights movement and the explosion of Hip Hop lead the charge, along with specially-produced vignettes titled Our History, which will feature several African American celebs, including Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Regina King, Tim Story and Will Packer.
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The Nightmare Continues... Producers Of "Real Housewives" Franchise Developing "Preacher Wives"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 31, 2012 11:54 AM
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Oh Lord... help us (and I'm not even what you'd call religious; but I'm willing to become a "believer" if somehow these "Wives" reality TV shows are miraculously wiped off the face of the earth!)

Acclaimed Dramas "The Slap" (Sophie Okonedo) And "The Shadow Line" (Chiwetel Ejiofor) Coming To The USA Via DIRECTV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 30, 2012 1:54 PM
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Good news for you DIRECTV customers! I'm not one of them unfortunately.
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BBC America To Co-Produce Third Series Of "Luther"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 29, 2012 5:30 PM
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I guess it pays to be a winner.  Because now that Idris Elba has been awarded the Golden Globe for his performance in BBC's Luther, everybody's on board to help get the next installment of the popular drama back on screens.

Major Shakeup At OWN (It's A Cutthroat Business)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 27, 2012 10:04 PM
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It's a mean cruel world out there as Lisa Erspamer surely learned this week...

DeWanda Wise ("Black Swan Theory, "Train") Joins Cuba Gooding Jr In ABC Telepic "Firelight"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 8:09 PM
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Cuba Gooding Jr will play Dwayne Johnson, a counselor at a youth correctional facility in an upcoming ABC movie titled Firelight (once called Crew 6, with Terence Howard previously eyed for the lead), which is scheduled to air on April 22 from 9pm to 11pm.
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