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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

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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

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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.

First Look At Angela Bassett & Mary J. Blige As Betty Shabazz & Coretta Scott King In 'Betty & Coretta'

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  • January 9, 2013 3:40 PM
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Here’s your first official look at Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige in the upcoming Lifetime original movie project previously titled Parallel Lives, but is now titled, Betty & Coretta.

Starz in Black & Encore Honor Black History Month w/ Documentary Showcase Each Sunday

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 3:18 PM
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It's that time of the year, so expect more like this... although, most of these you've likely already seen.

Derek Luke Will Play Civil Rights Activist-Turned-KGB Asset In FX's 'The Americans'

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  • January 9, 2013 2:45 PM
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Derek Luke has been tapped for a recurring role in FX's 1980s-set Soviet-era drama, The Americans, which stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as KGB spies posing as Americans.