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Jamie Foxx, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tyler Perry Added to Spike TV's 'Eddie Murphy: One Night Only'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 4:01 PM
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Boy-oh-boy, this is going to be one hell of a night, and I have my calendar marked! Should be fun for Eddie Murphy, and for those of us watching. 

'Black Girls Rock!' 2012 Celebrates, Inspires On Sunday, Nov. 4 At 7pm/ET Exclusively On BET

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 1:31 PM
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Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King will co-host the third televised installment of Black Girls Rock!, with honors to go to Kerry Washington, Dionne Warwick, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, Dr. Hawa Abdi and Susan L. Taylor.

Watch First Trailer & 2 New Clips From 'Misfits' Season 4 Before Premiere

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 11:00 AM
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In case you didn't get the memo... A 4th season/series of Misfits will return to Channel 4 in the UK, at 10pm on Sunday October 28.

UPDATE: Brandon T. Jackson Confirmed To Star In 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 25, 2012 9:35 AM
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UPDATE 11/13/2002 - Originally said to be in negotations about 2 weeks ago, it looks like Brandon T. Jackson is now set to star, as Deadline is now reporting. Props to Humor Mill for getting the story first, 2 weeks ago.

Preview Sexy New Brazilian Drama Series 'Subúrbia' (Debuts November 1)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 7:36 PM
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H/T to the Black Women of Brazil blog for alerting me to this...

Garcelle Beauvais Dropped From TNT's 'Franklin & Bash'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 6:22 PM
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Just found out that I'm not being asked back on @franklinandbash #stunned :(:( Had fun on @franklinandbash wish them a great season. lots of projects in the works #flight #whitehousedown #arresteddevelopment #psych

New Kenyan Series Seeks To Identify Potential Young Political Leaders

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 5:20 PM
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On the heels of the recent announcement that the Mo Ibrahim Prize For Achievement failed to award a winner for the 3rd time in 6 years... a prize that's awarded to African heads of state who "deliver security, health, education and economic development to their constituents, and who democratically transfer power to their successor."

30 For 30 Doc 'Ghosts of Ole Miss' Explores Intersection Of Civil Rights & College Football History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 1:58 PM
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In 1962, the University of Mississippi erupted in violence over integration while swelling with pride over an unbeaten football team.

Oprah Winfrey, HBO Developing Drama Series On Wealthy Black Academic At Liberal Arts College

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 1:12 PM
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HBO and Oprah Winfrey are teaming up to produce an original drama series that will center on "a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college. He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public façade, all while engaging in agonizing personal battles and struggling with dark obsessions," says THR.

It's A 'Love Jones' Reunion - Larenz Tate & Nia Long Book Roles On Don Cheadle's 'House Of Lies'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 4:23 PM
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Larenz Tate and Nia Long have booked recurring roles for the second season of the Showtime comedy series, House Of Lies, which stars Don Cheadle.