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Bounce TV Announces Movie Licensing Agreements w/ Walt Disney, Miramax, Sony, MGM

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  • July 24, 2012 2:37 PM
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ATLANTA, July 24, 2012 -- Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), the nation's first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, has acquired the television rights to four packages of African American-skewing motion pictures in individual, multi-year licensing agreements with The Walt Disney Studios, Miramax, Sony Pictures Television and MGM Domestic Television Distribution, it was announced today by Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Katz.

VH1 Orders Kimberly Elise Hour-Long Scripted Sports Drama Series 'Bounce'

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  • July 24, 2012 10:50 AM
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VH1 has ordered the Kimberly Elise scripted hour-long drama titled, Bounce, which co-stars newcomer Taylour Paige, Charlotte Ross, Logan Browninghas and Dean Cain.

Laurence Fishburne Circling Pivotal Role In NBC's 'Hannibal'

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  • July 23, 2012 7:26 PM
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Laurence Fishburne is returning to the small screen to join the cast of NBC's upcoming contemporary take on Hannibal, with characters from Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon novel.

Niecy Nash Cast As Purse-Snatching Hooker In Season 2 Of 'New Girl'

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  • July 23, 2012 6:08 PM
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She currently stars alongside Cedric the Entertainer in the original sit-com for TV Land, The Soul Man, but fans of Fox's New Girl, will also be able to see the actress in season 2 episodes of that series, in which she'll play a purse snatcher, who also happens to be a hooker.

'Girlfriends' Alum Golden Brooks Will Play a New Girlfriend In 'Hart of Dixie'

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  • July 23, 2012 1:38 PM
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Golden Brooks (likley most known for her work on Girlfriends years ago) has joined the cast of the CW's Hart of Dixie for its upcoming second season.

Keenan Ivory Wayans' Ex-Wife Joins Cast Of VH1's 'Hollywood Exes'

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  • July 23, 2012 1:23 PM
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Anyone keeping up with VH1's Hollywood Exes reality TV show?

Meet The Next Generation 'Fly Girls' For 'In Living Color' Reboot

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  • July 23, 2012 1:08 PM
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First Look At Common And Company In 'Hell On Wheels' Season 2 (Who's Been Watching?)

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  • July 20, 2012 9:57 AM
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One of those shows that hasn't been talked about very much around here it seems - AMC's post-Civil War drama series titled Hell On Wheels, one of several Civil War-themed projects (TV and film) either in development at various studios, or already on the air, which co-stars rapper-turned-actor Common, who plays a character named Elam - a freed, bi-racial slave who heads west to find work, while also hoping to find his place in society, as he doesn’t feel that he fits squarely into either the “black world” or the “white world.”

DIRECTV And Viacom Reach Agreement To Renew Carriage of Viacom’s Networks ASAP

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  • July 20, 2012 9:15 AM
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And The Nominees Are? (64th Primetime Emmy Awards)

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  • July 19, 2012 9:17 AM
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Congrats to Idris Elba (Leadest Actor In A Mini Series Or Movie), Don Cheadle (Lead Actor In A Comedy Series), Giancarlo Esposito (Supporting Actor In A Drama Series), and Luther (Mini Seires Or Movie), for their Primtetime Emmy nominations (specific categories in parentheses), announced just moments ago.