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Mini-Series On Slavery Abolitionist John Brown Coming To FX

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 2:58 PM
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I recall an older S&A post, about 2 years prior to Django Unchained, when Quentin Tarantino said, during a Charlie Rose interview when Inglorious Basterds was opening, that he was interested in making a film about noted slavery abolitionist John Brown, but not in the traditional, as he said, "dreary, solemn, historical" manner biopics usually take form.
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Nick Cannon Will Bring Style & Panache To Reboot Of 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 1:00 PM
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The constantly-busy Nick Cannon, who already hosts at least two TV shows, has signed up to host yet another one - a reboot of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, for the Style network.

Tonight: ESPN Films & espnW’s Nine for IX Series Continues With 'Swoopes' (July 30)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 8:18 PM
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'Bold & Beautiful' Newbies Lawrence Saint-Victor, Karla Mosley, To Star In, Write, Produce Spin-off

  • By Teisha Hickman
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  • July 30, 2013 2:23 PM
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CBS Soap, “The Bold and the Beautiful,” has tapped newcomers Lawrence Saint-Victor and Karla Mosley, to star in, write and produce a spin off Web-Series entitled, Room 8.

BBC America's Award-Winning Miniseries 'Luther' Is Back with a Four-Night Premiere Event

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 2:09 PM
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We've been reporting on this, and now BBC America makes it official, adding a few details we didn't have before.

BET Announces World Television Premiere Of Sheldon Candis' 'LUV'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2013 5:41 PM
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On the heels of the successful debut of BET Premiere Cinema's original movie, Being Mary Jane, the Network has announced the world television broadcast premiere of Sheldon Candis' LUV, which stars Common and introducing Michael Rainey Jr.

Lorraine Toussaint Joins Cast Of 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 2

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2013 3:04 PM
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I have yet to watch a single episode of Netflix's new original series Orange Is the New Black, which debuted on July 11. However, just about every single person I know who's binge-watched the series, loves it!

With 'Southland' Canceled, Regina King Heads Back To 'Big Bang Theory'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2013 12:54 PM
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With Southland now canceled, Regina King has signed up to return to CBS's comedy hit, The Big Bang Theory, playing the director of employee relations at the university where star Jim Parsons' character works.

Starz Network Picks Up Chiwetel Ejiofor's BBC Mini-Series 'Dancing On The Edge' For USA TV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2013 7:10 PM
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The Starz network has announced the USA television premiere of the musical drama Dancing on the Edge, an original miniseries from writer/director Stephen Poliakoff, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor (an actor who's set to have a really good second half of 2013 with 3 films he stars in debuting).

Tia Mowry-Hardrict & Whoopi Goldberg Heading To NickMom w/ New Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2013 3:56 PM
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NickMom has announced the fall will premiere Instant Mom, its first original scripted comedy series, starring and produced by Tia Mowry-Hardrict.