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TNT Greenlights Taye Diggs-Led Steven Bochco Detective Series 'Murder In The First'

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  • September 19, 2013 5:50 PM
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TNT Greenlights Taye Diggs-Led Steven Bochco Detective Series 'Murder In The First'

Lee Daniels Teaming w/ Brian Grazer On FOX Drama Series About Family-Run Hip-Hop Empire

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  • September 19, 2013 5:29 PM
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Director Lee Daniels is re-teaming with his The Butler writer, Danny Strong, and super producer Brian Grazer, to bring a hip hop drama series to television.

Treva Etienne Will Join The Resistance Fighters In TNT's 'Falling Skies'

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  • September 19, 2013 5:06 PM
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British actor Treva Etienne has landed what is being referred to as "a major recurring role" for the upcoming 4th season of TNT's summer drama, Falling Skies.

Spike TV Developing Miniseries On Tutankhamun - Youngest Pharaoh To Rule Ancient Egypt

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  • September 19, 2013 3:33 PM
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Spike TV announced this afternoon that the network has optioned a limited event series script that "takes an illuminating, new look" at the story of Tutankhamun (aka King Tut, 1333 to 1323 BC), the youngest Pharaoh to rule Ancient Egypt.
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Kellee Stewart Joins Alicia Silverstone In Lifetime Drama Pilot 'HR'

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  • September 19, 2013 1:51 PM
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Kellee Stewart has joined the cast of Alicia Silverstone's Lifetime drama pilot titled HR.

Taye Diggs Heading To 'New Girl' To Romance Zooey Deschanel

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  • September 19, 2013 10:42 AM
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Taye Diggs will play a new romantic interest for Zooey Deschanel's lead character, Jess, in the FOX comedy, New Girl.

Watch Sneak Peek Of New Jimi Hendrix Documentary 'Hear My Train A Comin'' (Coming In Nov.)

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  • September 18, 2013 4:47 PM
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Maybe just in time for the world premiere of Andre Benjamin's biopic All Is By My Side, at TIFF this month, a new two-hour documentary on the life of Jimi Hendrix, titled Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin, will be released directly to the home video market on November 5, courtesy of Sony's Legacy brand. PBS will also broadcast the documentary as part of its American Masters series on the same day that the DVD version is released.

Sky Commissions New Cop Drama Starring Ashley Walters Titled 'Nightshift'

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  • September 18, 2013 12:40 PM
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Sky (UK) has announced 4 brand new dramas to be filmed in the coming months, reflecting the broadcast service's drive to bring more high-quality, exclusive programming to its customers. The new commissions are part of Sky’s commitment to invest £600 million a year (almost $1 billion) in home-grown programming by 2014, an increase of 50% over three years, says the press release.

Thoughts On The All-New 'Queen Latifah Show' During Its First Week On Air...

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  • September 18, 2013 9:37 AM
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As I said to my colleagues, I didn't even realize that this had begun airing this week (it debuted on Monday morning here in NYC), even though it's a show we've been following since it was first announced.

Exclusive: Jimmy Jean-Louis Books Role With Multi-Episode Arc On CW's 'Arrow'

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  • September 17, 2013 2:11 PM
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The upcoming season of The CW's action-drama Arrow, will feature the talents of not 1, not 2, but 3 new black actors.