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After 'Got Talent' Franchise Success In UK, USA & South Africa, 'Nigeria's Got Talent' Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 12:06 PM
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Scheduled to air weekly in Nigeria on Silverbird TV, TVC, AIT, Soundcity (DStv), and in the UK on HITV, Reality TV show Nigeria’s Got Talent debuted this past Sunday, September 16, with Kate Henshaw, Dan Foster & Yibo Koko As Judges.

'Fix My Life' Ratings Smash For OWN

  • By Sergio
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  • September 19, 2012 11:52 AM
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Iyania Vanzant's "Please help-me-get--my-s___t-together" new series Fix My Life, on the Oprah Winfrey Network, has been a ratings hit for the network, helping it to get the network's best ratings ever.

Premiering Tonight: TVOne's 'Rickey Smiley Show' (Ray J, J. Anthony Brown, Roz Ryan Co-Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 18, 2012 8:43 PM
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The new comedy series starring comedian and radio personality Rickey Smiley is produced by Roger Bobb and will premiere on TV One, tonight, September 18, 2012, at 9pm.

New 'Walking Dead' Character Posters For Michonne, T-Dogg

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 18, 2012 4:32 PM
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Promises, promises... let's hope they deliver...

FX Orders 2nd Cycle Of Chris Rock-Produced 'Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 18, 2012 3:56 PM
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Good news for Chris Rock and W. Kamau Bell! With a presidential election sure to dominate on and offline conversations for the rest of the year, Bell should have enough fodder.

5 Actors Who Could Be The Next 'Beverly Hills Cop' (In The Upcoming CBS TV Adaptation)

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 18, 2012 2:30 PM
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Eddie Murphy makes things happen!  In the ten months since he stated that he was trying to produce a television show of the hit Franchise Beverly Hills Cop in which he originally starred, the show has become a reality, finding its home at CBS.  I know this wasn't likely a hard sell - we are talking about a well known franchise that grossed over $735 Million dollars.  Add to that Murphy, who hasn't been on television since his debut on Saturday Night Live, will appear in a few special episodes in the first season.  Yes, I am aware he voiced a character on the animated series The PJ's, but I am talking about in front of the camera. 

BET Ups Faith-Based Programs (Options 3 Reshonda Billingsley Novels + New TD Jakes Talk Show)

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 18, 2012 11:49 AM
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BET has long had faith based programs on Sunday mornings, but they have announced a slate of new programs to look forward to as part of its primetime line-up.

Adina Porter ('True Blood,' 'Newsroom') Will Treat Plane Crash Survivors In 'Grey's Anatomy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 7:47 PM
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Adina Porter (Lettie Mae Thornton in True Blood, and Kendra James Newsroom) will guest-star in the upcoming new season (its 9th) of Shonda Rhimes' ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy, playing Dr. Ramsey, "a doctor at the Boise hospital who treats the survivors of the plane crash that has already claimed at least one life."

NBC Welcomes Usher & Shakira As New Coaches On 'The Voice'

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  • September 17, 2012 7:08 PM
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On the heels of its strong debut last week, NBC's The Voice welcomes Usher and Shakira to the family as two new celebrity musician coaches when it returns next spring for its fourth cycle.

Will.i.am Developing TV Talent Show For Geniuses ('An American Idol For Young Wizards')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2012 5:01 PM
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Questioning whether the reality TV singing contests have run their course, rapper, musician, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, actor, DJ and producer Will.i.am is reportedly working on a new technology-themed talent show that "aims to be an American Idol for young wizards."