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'Key & Peele' Are 2013 Writers Guild Awards Nominees! No 'Scandal' Love (Cable TV Dominates)

  • By Courtney
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  • December 6, 2012 1:54 PM
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Proving once again that the best-written shows (especially dramas) are on cable TV... here are your 2013 WGA nominees for TV, news, and radio.

ABC Developing Cop Comedy Series To Be Written By & Starring Hannibal Buress

  • By Courtney
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  • December 6, 2012 1:26 PM
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ABC is getting into the Hannibal Buress business.

'Central Park Five,' 'Soul Food Junkies' & More Are PBS Winter/Spring 2013 Lineup Highlights

  • By Courtney
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  • December 6, 2012 12:41 PM
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An exciting winter/spring season is ahead for PBS, including the return of fan faves like Downton Abbey; and lots of new original programming, including The Abolitionists, which brings to life the epic struggles of the men and women who fought to end slavery, intertwining the stories of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimké, Harriet Beecher Stowe and John Brown.

Tonight On 'Don't Sleep!' - Victoria Mahoney, Armond White, John Singleton Talk Black Hollywood

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 5:31 PM
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So... this should be interesting, and definitely worth watching, even if you've never watched an episode of BET's Don't Sleep! with T.J. Holmes: a panel that includes John Singleton, Victoria Mahoney and our favorite film critic Armond White.

Style Network Orders Hour-Long Fashion Designer Search Series From Rihanna

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 2:21 PM
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All the juicy details via press release from Style below:

Discovery Presents 'Africa' (7-Part Epic Series Look At The Continent You Thought You Knew)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 12:38 PM
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Everything you thought you knew about Africa, and then some... apparently. And you can thank Discovery for it!

Movie Rights? Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Announces 2nd Selection - 'The Twelve Tribes of Hattie'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 12:20 PM
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A good look for the author Ayana Mathis - especially since it's her debut novel. Her life is probably about to change dramatically. 

Byron Hurt's 'Soul Food Junkies' Will Broadcast Nationally On PBS In January 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 11:03 AM
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After traveling the film festival circuit this 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 on January 14, 2013, at 10pm.

Jamie Foxx Developing Buddy/Drama Series For TNT (Footballers Turned Members Of Elite Crime Unit)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 8:36 PM
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Jamie Foxx is putting on his producer/writer hat to develop a new drama series for TNT titled Hit, which Foxx will co-writer with Rob Port (former Numbers co-executive producer).

'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' Delivers Over 3 Million Total Viewers, Scores Season High

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 6:55 PM
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I don't watch this series (I tried one episode way back when, just to see what it was all about and never returned), but clearly, a lot of you folks are watching!