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Sophie Okonedo Joins Cast Of New BBC1 3-Part Courtroom Drama 'The Escape Artist'

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  • January 23, 2013 5:22 PM
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Sophie Okonedo joins Toby Kebbell and Ashley Jensen have joined the cast of BBC One’s upcoming new 3-part series The Escape Artist, according to the UK's TVWise.

Terry Crews Will Co-Star w/ Andy Samberg In Fox Comedy Pilot Set In NYC Police Precinct

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  • January 23, 2013 4:59 PM
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Terry Crews has been tapped to co-star opposite Andy Samberg in an untitled Fox comedy pilot from Mike Schur/Dan Goor, to be directed by the co-directors of 21 Jump Street (the movie) - Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

South Africa's Journey to Democracy Is Remembered in 'Miracle Rising: South Africa'

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  • January 23, 2013 2:53 PM
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Premiering Sunday, February 17 at 10pm ET on the History channel's H2.

TV One Acquires New Comedy 'Family Time,' Adds To Friday Night Schedule (Preview)

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  • January 23, 2013 1:29 PM
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TV One's push towards original content continues, as the network adds another new half-hour sitcom titled Family Time to its Friday night classic comedy block, it was announced today by Maureen Guthman, SVP Programming Strategy and Acquisitions.

BBC Announces Call For Comedy Scripts Centered On Transgender Characters (Open To All)

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  • January 23, 2013 12:04 PM
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The BBC has put out a call for new comedy scripts that promote positive portrayals of Transgender people in mainstream comedy.

Chico Benymon, Curtis Harris, Lil’ P-Nut Will Haunt A Single Mother In 'Haunted Hathaways'

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  • January 23, 2013 10:47 AM
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This almost slipped by us... thanks to the several readers who emailed or sent me tweets about it.

CBS Officially Orders Pilot For 'Beverly Hills Cop' Series Starring Brandon T. Jackson

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  • January 23, 2013 9:50 AM
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I actually thought this was already a lock - at least, for a pilot.

Gabourey Sidibe-Hosted Season 5 Of AfroPoP Documentary Series On PBS Debuts Tonight

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  • January 22, 2013 1:38 PM
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Gabourey Sidibe hosts season five of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange documentary series (a series of independent films showcasing contemporary life and culture from across the African diaspora) which premieres nationally on PBS' World Channel, tonight, January 22, and will run weekly, through February 5.

'The Arsenio Hall Show' Will Air In 10pm-11pm Time Slot + It's Been Sold To 95% Of The Country

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  • January 22, 2013 1:27 PM
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As we already know, CBS has set Arsenio Hall's return to late night TV, for September 9, 2013, via CBS TV Distribution.

TV One Renews 'R&B Divas' & Announces New Los Angeles Franchise

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  • January 22, 2013 12:35 PM
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The show will return featuring the original cast in spring 2013 with an eight-episode order.