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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Keshia Knight Pulliam Join Cast Of ABC's Celebrity Competition Show 'Splash'

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  • February 4, 2013 11:25 PM
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And finally, ending the day with some totally non-essential news, comes word that former NBA legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and former Cosby kid (although I'm sure she hates being called that) Keshia Knight Pulliam, have joined the cast of ABC's new celebrity competetion sports show Splash.

Debuting Tonight - Ving Rhames Stars In TNT's New Medical Drama 'Monday Mornings'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 4, 2013 4:49 PM
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Ving Rhames stars in TNT's new medical drama series, Monday Mornings, from Emmy-winning writer-producer David E. Kelley and CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, on whose book the project is based.

Wendy Williams Forms New Production Company To Develop Strictly Reality, Game & Talk Shows

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  • February 4, 2013 2:35 PM
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Advance Screening Of PBS Doc About Whitney Young - 'The Powerbroker' - In Chicago

  • By Sergio
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  • February 4, 2013 11:30 AM
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He's quite forgotten today, though there seems to be a lot of high schools across the country named in his honor. But I'm willing to bet that if you asked every student in all those schools and about 90% of the teachers, they would have no idea who Whitney Young was.

Black Talents In Front Of & Behind The Camera On 'House Of Cards' You May Want To Know...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 4, 2013 10:25 AM
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It's not a "black show" but it's a very good one, and I recommend you watch it - those with Netflix accounts (if you don't have a Netflix account, you'd have to sign up for one - it's only $8 a month - and check out the strong work that is House Of Cards, the on and offline film rental and streaming company's original series, set to compete with premium cablers like HBO and Showtime).

'Law & Order: SVU' Episode w/Mike Tyson To Be Aired One Week Earlier Than Planned

  • By Sergio
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  • February 3, 2013 8:01 PM
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That special episode of NBC's Law & Order: SUV guest starring Mike Tyson, which Tambay reported about HERE recently, will be broadcast on the network much earlier than planned.

NAACP Image Awards Gets Biggest TV Audience In Four Years

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  • February 3, 2013 4:35 PM
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The 44th NAACP Image Awards, which were broadcast live on NBC on Friday Feb. 1, got its biggest audience and ratings numbers since 2009.

Echo Kellum Books Guest-Starring Role On NBC's 'The Gates'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 3:34 PM
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ABC's 'Scandal' Dominates At 10pm w/ Its 2nd Highest Rating Ever

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 12:59 PM
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It's becoming less and less of a surprise every week, at this point... I remember it used to take second place to CBS' Elementary at the 10pm hour. Now it's consistently beating that show - this week, beating it by its widest margin ever.

Netflix Debuts New Series 'House Of Cards' (All At Once) - Episode 1 Is Available To Everyone (Watch It Now)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 1, 2013 11:57 AM
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It's not *black cinema* but it does speak to these somewhat uncertain digital times, and rapid changes that are happening in the way we create, exhibit and consume content.