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Watch Lennie James As Former Heroin Addict Trying To Reach Daughter In Preview Of 'Run'

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  • July 17, 2013 12:19 PM
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Airing tonight on Channel 4 in the UK, is Lennie James' segment of the 4-part drama series titled Run, which tells the stories of struggle of four seemingly unconnected characters.In James' part, he plays a character named Richard - a recovering heroin addict desperate to re-establish contact with his daughter.Here's a longer synopsis:Richard is a recovering heroin addict who spends every day struggling to stay clean. Only one thing spurs him on; the possibility of re-establishing contact with his teenage daughter. Faced with the prospect of never seeing her again, Richard is torn between returning to the world of addiction or salvaging the only relationship that matters to him.

BET Will Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Birthday w/ Hour-Long News Special + Screening Of 'Invictus'

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  • July 16, 2013 2:55 PM
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Michael Jackson, Notorious B.I.G. Featured On TV One’s 'Celebrity Crime Files' Returning Aug. 5

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  • July 16, 2013 12:29 PM
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TV One’s popular docu-series Celebrity Crime Files, returns with bigger celebrities and bigger crimes, starting on Monday, August 5, 9pm ET, with a 12-episode season planned.Expected cases include: Michael Jackson, The Notorious B.I.G., Bumpy Johnson, John Whitehead, Scott LaRock, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, Mac Dre, Lorenzen Wright, Magnolia Shorty, Lyman Bostock, Mike Winans, and Kwame Kilpatrick.The full details via press release below:July 16, 2013, Silver Spring, MD – After a critically acclaimed season one, the investigative docu-series Celebrity Crime Files returns Monday, August 5, at 9 PM/ET for a second season. Probing into some of the most notorious crimes of our generation, Celebrity Crime Files excavates infamous scandals surrounding prominent figures in entertainment, sports, and politics, including Michael Jackson, The Notorious B.I.G., Bumpy Johnson and Kwame Kilpatrick.“With the return of our popular investigative docu-series, we dig even deeper into the world of celebrity crimes – examining the stories of both the accused and the victims,” Said Maureen Guthman, SVP of Program Strategy and Acquisitions for TV One. “Viewers who turn to TV One for compelling storytelling are sure to be captivated by the subjects of this season.”Celebrity Crime Files season two explores the real story behind crimes involving:
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'Walking Dead' Season 4 Spoilers (Michonne Is On A Mission)

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  • July 15, 2013 5:57 PM
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We're still a few months away from the 4th season debut of AMC's mega-hit series The Walking Dead, but creator/executive producer Robert Kirkman is already playing spoiler, talking expectations for the new season with THR.

TV One 'Takes The Trip To Bountiful w/ Cathy Hughes' On Thursday, July 25

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  • July 15, 2013 4:08 PM
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Bounce TV Announces First-Ever Renewals and More Launches

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  • July 15, 2013 1:06 PM
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Speaking of the competitive landscape that is the black TV network space (see my earlier post HERE)... Full details via press release below...
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'Hit the Floor' Renewed For A Second Season By VH1

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  • July 15, 2013 12:10 PM
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'Scandal' Is Heading To BET

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  • July 15, 2013 11:21 AM
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As I've said before, regardless of what you might still think of BET, the network is certainly doing what it can to demonstrate a genuine desire to completely shift public perception, given its recent original content push, and aggressive moves to acquire popular content, like this piece of news...

'Only Kings Understand Each Other' Part 2 - Jeffrey Wright Is Dr. Narcisse In 'Boardwalk' Trailer

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  • July 15, 2013 10:24 AM
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Bill Cosby’s 1st TV Concert Special In 30 Years, 'Far From Finished,' Coming To Comedy Central

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  • July 12, 2013 3:57 PM
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