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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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.

Jurnee Smollett Joins Cast Of HBO's 'True Blood' For Upcoming Season 6

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 21, 2013 4:13 PM
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Watch Audra McDonald & Taye Diggs In Preview Of 'Private Practice' Season Finale

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 21, 2013 3:39 PM
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Watch Episode One Of New College Set Web Series 'Spicy Wit' - 'Hate'

  • By Sergio
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  • January 21, 2013 1:12 PM
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Yes folks here's another new comedy web series, premiering today on the MLK Holiday and Inauguartion Day, for your perusal - Spicy Wit, created by young 22 year old writer, producer and director Lauren Neal (the one on the left).

Oprah's Interview With Lance Armstrong OWN's Biggest Ratings Champ (Maybe...)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 20, 2013 8:53 PM
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Oprah Winfrey's much publicized and talked about two-part interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was the all time ratings hit that OWN expected it to be.