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FOX Releases Pilot Episode of New Drama Series 'Red Band Society' (Co-Starring Octavia Spencer) Watch It Now!

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  • August 22, 2014 2:50 PM
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The busy Spencer's casting came a couple of months after NBC put its "Murder, She Wrote" reboot (which was to star Octavia Spencer) on ice, with plans to come up with another way to re-imagine the series.

CNN's 'Inside Africa' Program Travels to Kenya to Explore "The Lupita Effect" on the Country's Film Industry

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  • August 22, 2014 11:11 AM
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“You are the pride of Africa,” Kenya’s president posted on Twitter the day Lupita won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in '12 Years a Slave.'

Spike TV Announces More Leading Characters for 'Tut' Event Series - Nonso Anozie & Kylie Bunbury Included

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  • August 21, 2014 4:44 PM
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"Tut" will be shot entirely on location in Morocco this fall and will debut on the network in 2015. This will be Spike TV's first scripted event series in eight years.

With the Primetime Emmys on the Horizon, My Picks & Yours for Who Will Win

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2014 2:20 PM
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Uzo Aduba, Joe Morton and "The Square" won their individual categories, as reported earlier this week, at a ceremony during which primarily behind-the-scenes creatives were feted. So we can officially mark them as winners.

Exclusive Sit-Down Interview w/ Mike Brown's Family + More in BET 'Justice for Ferguson' Special

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  • August 21, 2014 1:26 PM
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Additionally BET News will speak to Missouri Highway Patrol’s Captain Ron Johnson and NAACP member of the national Board of Directors, John Gaskin.
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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Premiere Date Set + Watch 1st Teaser + New Character Details

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  • August 20, 2014 5:51 PM
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The hit show received a total of 17 Primetime Emmy nominations this year. Season 4 debuts Wednesday, October 8 at 10 PM ET/PT. FX has released an official first teaser for the upcoming season, which is embedded within.

Iyanla Vanzant Takes Her Show to the Streets of Ferguson, MO for Special Episode of 'Fix My Life'

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  • August 20, 2014 1:25 PM
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The airdate will be announced in the coming week.
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Watch Pilot Episode of New ABC Series 'Selfie' Ahead of TV Premiere (Da'Vine Joy Randolph, David Harewood Co-Star)

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  • August 20, 2014 11:40 AM
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It's loosely based on 'My Fair Lady' (the musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion'), but set in the world of social media.

It's Not Often That Genius Hackers Are Played by Black Actors; Bow Wow Books Series Regular Role on 'CSI: Cyber'

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  • August 19, 2014 3:01 PM
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Well, at least he's not playing a gangster, or a drug dealer - roles that black actors are often asked to play in these police procedurals.

STARZ Releases New Trailer & Official Key Art for Half-Hour Comedy 'Survivor’s Remorse'

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  • August 19, 2014 1:12 PM
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This will be the second new series with a starring black cast that STARZ greenlit this year - the other being the 50-Cent produced "Power," which stars Omari Hardwick.