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Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Doc 'Bad 25' Set To Make Broadcast TV Premiere This Thursday

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 20, 2012 12:18 PM
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In case you've forgotten... Following its Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival screenings, Spike Lee's Michael Jackson documentary, made in collaboration with the estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, titled Bad 25, is scheduled to air on ABC, this Thanksgiving Day, Thusrday.

'Trapped In The Closet' On Broadway? R. Kelly Says He's Received Offers & Is Working On An Adaptation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 20, 2012 9:35 AM
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Too bad I didn't attend last night's press preview of the new season of R. Kelly's Trapped In The Closet, which debuts on IFC this Friday, November 23. I was all tied up most of the day, yesterday, and I couldn't make it, unfortunately; because if I did, I'd have a full report for you on what to expect during this new season.

Kevin Clash's Accuser Now Wants To Recant His Recant

  • By Sergio
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  • November 19, 2012 11:02 PM
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Just when you thought it was all over, the whole la scandale de Kevin Clash has now raised its ugly head again.

Discovery Films Presents 'My Brother The Serial Killer' (New Feature Doc Posits That OJ Simpson Didn't Do It)

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 6:48 PM
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This Wednesday, November 21 at 9PM E/P, Investigation Discovery Films will premiere My Brother The Serial Killer, a feature-length documentary on serial killer Glen Rogers, whose family claims he murdered more than 70 people.

'Luther' Season 3 Officially Begins Production; On-Set Photo With Idris Elba Surfaces

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 4:49 PM
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The teasing continues... as you can see from the photo above, posted to tweeter earlier today, season 3 of Luther has begun shooting, after the "VERY SPECIAL" message, posted on the Luther Facebook page at the end of last month.

TV One Will Broadcast TV World Premiere Of Jeff Byrd's 'A Beautiful Soul' (Harry Lennix, Vanessa Bell Calloway)

  • By Courtney
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  • November 19, 2012 11:58 AM
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The press release doesn't say, but I think this might be TV One's first original film acquisition for a TV world premiere. 

'Basketball Wives' Cast Threatening To Walk Out Over Salary Dispute

  • By Sergio
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  • November 19, 2012 9:51 AM
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Shooting began last week on the 5th season of VH-1's hit reality show Basketball Wives and already trouble is brewing.

ABC Cancels 'Last Resort' & '666 Park Avenue'

  • By Courtney
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  • November 16, 2012 11:30 PM
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As someone who watched both shows regularly, I can't say that I'm surprised. I was most excited about Last Resort, especially after we saw the first trailer for it. I had high hopes. But it's becoming clearer to me that the best dramas are just no longer on network TV. You can to go to cable for if you want to see the great stuff. 

BBC3 Launches New Series ('Some Girls') w/ Black Female Teen Lead; Watch Episode 1

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 16, 2012 12:52 PM
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It's not often that we see TV series centered around the lives of black people - in this case, a black teenage girl. So when that happens, we take notice!

ABC's 'Scandal' Gains 11% Week To Week To Hit Season High

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 16, 2012 12:16 PM
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If these week-to-week gains continue, I'd say a 3rd season is probably in the cards for Shonda Rhimes' sophomore political fixer drama Scandal.