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John Legend Sells Scripted Comedy Project To Fox, Based On His Own Life

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 11, 2012 2:05 PM
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It was announced in July that John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company had signed an exclusive deal with Universal Cable Productions to develop TV series for both cable and broadcast networks.

BET's 'Hip Hop Awards' Show Drops Big In Ratings

  • By Sergio
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  • October 11, 2012 12:25 PM
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Despite the heavily reported backstage fight between Young Jeezy and Rick Ross (and will somebody PLEASE tell him to stop pulling up his shirt) the ratings for BET's Hip-Hop Awards show on Tuesday night took a serious drop in ratings and viewership.

Trailer For 2-Hour OWN Doc '1st Graduating Class: Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy For Girls'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 11, 2012 12:24 PM
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The two-hour OWN special, The First Graduating Class: Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, chronicles the ups and downs of fulfilling Oprah Winfrey's vision to provide girls in South Africa with a "world-class" education. 

Watch Extended Preview Of Lifetime's New Docu-Series 'The Houstons: On Our Own'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 11, 2012 12:08 PM
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Showtime, CBS Teaming For 'LT: The Life And Times' (Doc On Life & Career Of Lawrence Taylor)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 11, 2012 11:44 AM
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Coming to Showtime in early 2013.

Watch Trailer For Vanilla Ice-esque Series 'Stupid Hype' (CW Digital Studio's 1st Offering)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 3:52 PM
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I wonder if Vanilla Ice is aware of this...

Jesse L. Martin Will Be Nicole Ari Parker's Financially-Ruined Hubby In 'Lives Of Husbands & Wives'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 3:26 PM
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Jesse L. Martin has joined the starring cast of the upcoming new NBC drama pilot for the thriller, The Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives, which centers on a murder, and the secrets and lies within a tightly woven group of 3 suburban couples and their families, exposed in its aftermath.

Finally, After 8 Seasons, South Africa's Version Of 'Idol' Gets Its First Black Winner

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 2:46 PM
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So what took so long? After all, we're talking about a country in which roughly 80 percent of the population is black, yet it's taken 8 seasons in 10 years (the show debuted on South African TV network M-Net in 2002) for a black South African winner to be crowned.

Lindsay Owen Pierre Replacing Wood Harris As Malcolm X In 'Betty And Coretta'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2012 12:13 PM
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Things Are Looking Better And Better For OWN

  • By Sergio
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  • October 10, 2012 10:19 AM
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As I've said a few times before, it's tough to start a TV network. It takes time, patience and money; Lots and lots and lots of money, before you start seeing any results.