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7-City Casting Call Begins For 'The Hero,' Dwayne Johnson's New Action-Packed TNT Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 2:27 PM
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Exactly 1 month ago, we reported the news that TNT had ordered a season of a new series titled The Hero, that will be hosted and executive produced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, along with his producing partner, Dany Garcia.

Hey Africa, 'The Steve Harvey Show' Is Coming To You Soon!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 11:16 AM
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Those in the US should know that the show is apparently doing quite well with its target audience; and now it's heading the the Motherland.

Things Heat Up For Lance Reddick & Ethan From 'Lost' Makes An Appearance In 'DR0NE' Finale

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 9:59 AM
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Here's the final episode (four of four) of the new sci-fi web series, DR0NE, which stars Lance Reddick and Kenneth Choi.

'Broke' Ranks As ESPN's Highest-Rated '30 for 30' Documentary; Series Continues Next w/ '9.79*'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 4:10 PM
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As Tambay wrote yesterday, ESPN Films' feature-length documentary, Broke, (part of its 30 For 30 initiative) that aims to provide insight into why 60 percent of NBA players, and 78 percent of NFL players go broke within five years of retirement, debuted 2 nights ago on ESPN, and is now available on iTunes for those who missed the premiere.

Shonda Rhimes Sells 'The Mix' To ABC (Dramedy About The Lives Of 5 Women Talk-show Hosts)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 3:29 PM
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Amidst all the excitement over news of Shonda Rhimes‘ pairing with Issa Rae to set up a project (I Hate L.A. Dudes) at ABC, we neglected to mention that Rhimes sold another new project - a comedy/drama titled The Mix - to ABC as well.

Naked, Dead Pastors & Handcuffed Hookers In Preview Of Tonight's 'Scandal'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 4, 2012 2:53 PM
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While we wait for Tambay to give his first breakdown of this new season of Scandal (we're only 1 episode in so far), here's a look at what to expect in season 2, episode 2, which airs tonight, at 10pm EST.

3rd 'Black Girls Rock!' On BET In November; Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina King Returning To Host

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 6:54 PM
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BET Networks and Beverly Bond reunite to 'Shine the Spotlight on Black Girls Who Rock' for a 3rd televised event; this year's tributes include: Dionne Warwick, Kerry Washington, Susan Taylor, Alicia Keys and Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters.

TLC Launches New Reality Series 'Starter Wives' (I'm Sorry)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 1:09 PM
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I'm just the messenger...

Bounce TV To Premiere New Original Series 'Off The Chain' On Mon. Oct 22

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 12:09 PM
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A heavy TV news day today...

Watch Full Premiere Episode Of 'Chicago Fire' Before Its NBC Debut Next Week

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2012 11:42 AM
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It's becoming a coming practice among TV networks... making episodes of shows (premieres especially) available online ahead of their TV debuts.