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PBS Goes on Archaeological Dig for Josiah Henson - Escaped Slave Who Inspired 'Uncle Tom’s Cabin' (Watch)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2014 2:30 PM
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If you're fond of science and history (being fully aware of what the term "Uncle Tom" has come to represent today), and want to know more about Josiah Henson, you might appreciate this:

VH1 Announces the New Cast of 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood' + Premiere Date

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  • August 18, 2014 1:56 PM
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After “Love & Hip Hop: NY” and “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” the West Coast will make its own splash in “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood,” when the series premieres on Monday, September 15 at 8PM
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Open Casting Call for Steve McQueen's HBO Project This Saturday in New York City

  • By Sergio
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  • August 18, 2014 1:37 PM
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The only opening casting call in New York for Steve McQueen's HBO pilot will happen this Saturday

A Lenny Henry Effect? Leading UK Broadcaster, Sky, Announces New Targets to Improve Minority Representation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2014 1:22 PM
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Sky is the UK’s biggest investor in television content, investing more than £2.6 billion (about $4.3 billion) a year in channels such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Sky Sports, Sky Movies and Sky News. Sky distributes its content broadly over several platforms, including satellite, cable, IPTV, mobile and WiFi.
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"Bang, Bang!" HBO Releases New Trailer for 'On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z' (Premiering in September)

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  • August 18, 2014 11:30 AM
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Taping September at Stade de France in Paris, the only international leg of their current tour, the special will feature the superstars performing more than 40 songs.

Papa Pope, Crazy Eyes and Egyptian Revolutionaries are Recognized by the Emmys

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 18, 2014 10:30 AM
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The rest of the 2014 Primetime Emmy trophies will be handed out on August 25, a week from today, when Seth Meyers hosts the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live on NBC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Michael James Shaw Will Play Papa Midnite In NBC's 'Constantine' TV Series. Also Harold Perrineau Cast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2014 5:24 PM
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Shaw is an NYC-based actor, graduate of Juilliard and Howard University. Michael also studied with the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England, with a resume that includes theater, TV, and film.

Thandie Newton Joins Jeffrey Wright in Cast of HBO's Series Adaptation of Michael Crichton's 'Westworld'

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  • August 14, 2014 1:05 PM
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Anthony Hopkins stars as a Dr. Robert Ford, a brilliant engineer and chairman of the board of Westworld, a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park - who has an uncompromising creative vision for the park and means of realizing that vision.

Aunjanue Ellis Joins Cast of 'Sleepy Hollow,' Playing Nicole Beharie's Mother Whom She Thought Was Dead...

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  • August 14, 2014 12:06 PM
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"Sleepy Hollow" returns for Season 2 on Monday, September 22 at 9/8c on Fox.

Ghana’s Oil Crisis Doc 'Big Men' Premieres On PBS' POV August 25th

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  • August 14, 2014 11:18 AM
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Rachel Boynton's documentary about the violent struggle for control of Ghana's oil resources makes its telelvsion broadcast premiere on PBS's POV Monday August 25th