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Thoughts On Steve Harvey's New Daytime Talk Show?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2012 11:51 AM
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It premiered yesterday, in case you forgot. Did anyone watch? And if so, thoughts on what you saw and heard?

S&A's Look At Noteworthy Fall Primetime TV Premieres, Including Calendars For Each Month

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 5, 2012 10:26 AM
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With new primetime TV series debuting this fall, and old shows returning, who has the time to watch them all? I have my old favorites as well as a busy life, and deciding to watch something new means that a show must look really interesting to me, based on marketing materials, and when I do eventually tune in, engages me, almost immediately.  

Watch Episode 5 Of Docu-Series From Black Public Media - 'Ask A Muslim' ('Big Muslim Love')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2012 2:06 PM
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BlackPublicMedia.org and the National Black Programming Consortium present the new Ask A Muslim series.

Steve Harvey, Trisha Goddard Increase Presence Of Black Hosts On Daytime TV; Who Will You Watch?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 29, 2012 5:26 PM
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The upcoming new TV season will see 2 new broadcast network daytime talk shows with black hosts - each likely hoping to sit on the throne once belonging to Oprah Winfrey, or at least, enjoy a chunky slice of the success she enjoyed in her prime.

Revisiting Taye Diggs In 2006 Canceled ABC Series 'Day Break'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 27, 2012 4:32 PM
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I didn't watch this TV series when it originally aired in 2006, and I stumbled across it this weekend, while browsing through Netflix titles. And, remembering it, I decided to watch it, and ended up watching all 13 episodes over the weekend. 

Thoughts On Debut Of Chris Rock-Produced 'Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 11:36 AM
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TV Outside The USA: Haiti

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 1:34 PM
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This is an example of the kind of thing I'd love to do here at S&A, if we had the budget; alas, we don't. Someday... maybe sooner than we think.

Remembering 'Julia'

  • By Sergio
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  • July 20, 2012 1:04 AM
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So in my recent piece about Eartha Kitt playing the role of Catwoman on the old Batman ABC TV series in 1968, I stated that year was also the year of the NBC TV series Julia with Diahann Carroll which I mentioned I had once written about on S & A.

Ahead Of Tomorrow's Emmy Announcements - Thoughts On Who'll Be Nominated & Who'll Win

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • July 18, 2012 8:52 PM
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Ahead of tomorrow morning's 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards nomination announcements.... 

Watch Now: 3-Part BBC Documentary 'Racism: A History' Narrated By Sophie Okonedo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 14, 2012 12:42 PM
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Some "light" viewing, if you happen to be at home this weekend, and need something to watch, and have about 3 hours to kill :)