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Shawty Lo Responds To Critics: 'You Can Hate All You Want To, I Didn't Ask For It'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 4:42 PM
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Since it was announced, I've received a number of petitions requesting Oxygen Media shut down All My Babies' Mamas.

Seven Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Tracks Will Make Their Debut On... 'Hawaii Five-0'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 4:25 PM
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The short story goes... if you watch Hawaii Five-0, during the January 20th episode, you'll be the first folks to hear seven previously ureleased Jimi Hendrix tracks. 

Mike Tyson Will Make His TV Acting Debut On 'Law & Order: SVU' Playing Death Row Killer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 2:05 PM
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Mike Tyson will make his TV acting debut - as in, not playing himself, or not playing a scripted fictional character that isn't in any way influenced by his real-life persona - in an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU, playing what Deadline says will be a rather dark, dramatic character named Reggie Rhodes.

Lena Dunham Addresses Your Questions About Donald Glover As Her Black Republican Lover

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  • January 11, 2013 1:37 PM
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'Scandal' Hits New Series Highs, Dominates & Finishes #1 In Its Time Slot

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 12:54 PM
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It seems as if the show continues to attract new audiences with every episode.

'Soul Food Junkies' Will Premiere On PBS' Independent Lens On January 14 + New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 11:44 AM
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After traveling the film festival circuit throughout last year, and winning acclaim along the way, filmmaker/activist Byron Hurt's latest work, Soul Food Junkies, which explores the health advantages and disadvantages of what we call Soul Food - an investigation into what he calls "the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake" - will air nationally on PBS's Independent Lens, starting this Monday, January 14, 2013, at 10pm.

Watch Nathan Stewart-Jarrett In Two Trailers For High Stakes Mini-Series 'Utopia'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 10:20 AM
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Here are your first official looks (via 2 trailers) at Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) in the upcoming new C4 6-part, 6-hour series titled Utopia, which he stars in alongside Paul Higgins, Alexandra Roach and Neil Maskell. 

British singer & West End Actress Brenda Edwards Joins Cast Of BBC One' 'The Wright Way'

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  • January 10, 2013 2:11 PM
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British singer and West End actress Brenda Edwards has joined the cast of the upcoming BBC One comedy series The Wright Way as a series regular.

Steve Harvey's Daytime Talkshow Renewed for Second Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 10, 2013 12:34 PM
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I gave it a shot, watching about 3 episodes, but just couldn't stick with it. I suppose I'm not in its target audience.

Watch: Keenen Ivory Wayans Tries To Woo Tichina Arnold In 'Happily Divorced' Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 6:48 PM
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It's been more than 10 years since Keenen Ivory Wayans actually acted on television - he guest-starred in just one episode of My Wife And Kids (which starred his younger brother Damon Wayans), in 2001.