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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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.

'Sleepy Hollow' Opens Strong For FOX - Its Highest-Rated Fall Drama Premiere In 6 Years

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2013 12:20 PM
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I'm still waiting for the official press release from FOX, but, courtesy of Nielsen ratings, I can tell you that the network took home the adults 18-49 crown last night (Monday) with the return of Bones (7.526 million viewers), followed by the much-anticipated debut of Sleepy Hollow, the Nicole Beharie/Orlando Jones suspense-drama, which drew an astounding 10.046 million viewers, and a 3.4 rating, making it the #1 primetime drama last night in the adults 18-49 demo, as well as FOX's highest rated fall drama premiere in 6 years, and on any broadcast network in one year, knocking off NBC's Revolution from that slot.

Thoughts On 'Sleepy Hollow' After Its Network TV Debut Last Night?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2013 10:15 AM
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  • 34 Comments
If you tuned in last night, what did you think?

'The Arsenio Hall Show' Is #1 Late-Night Talk Show Among Adults 18-49 In Its 1st Full Week

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2013 7:47 PM
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Well, I watched all of the first week's episodes, as I said I would in last week Tuesday's post in which I shared my reactions to the show's premiere episode. In short, I wasn't hooked. Read that post HERE.And I'm sorry to say that, 4 more shows later, I'm still not hooked. It's a long way from being must-see TV for me, and I'm not sure if that's going to change anytime soon, unless there's a radical shift.
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Audra McDonald Joins NBC's 'Sound of Music' Cast - Will Play Mother Abbess

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2013 5:49 PM
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Tony Award winner and stage veteran Audra McDonald, has been added to the cast of the scheduled December 5 NBC production of The Sound of Music.

'Saturday Night Live' Adds 6 New Cast Members Which Is Nice. But What's Wrong w/ This Picture?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2013 2:41 PM
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  • 106 Comments
This is so laughable.
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Lifetime Greenlights Gabby Douglas Biopic. Regina King, S. Epatha Merkerson Attached

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2013 1:48 PM
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Lifetime (maybe the only TV network to greenlight more original movies in the last 3 years about black people, than any other TV network - even the black TV networks) has greenlit a biopic on the life of two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, tentatively titled The Gabby Douglas Story.

First Look At Michael Jai White As Claw-Wielding Assassin 'Bronze Tiger' In 'Arrow'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2013 12:06 PM
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One of two new black characters set to appear on The CW's action-drama The Arrow, in its second season, which returns in October, here's your first look at Michael Jai White as a character named Bronze Tiger, aka Ben Turner, a claw-wielding assassin, who's well known to DC Comics fans as a member of both the League of Assassins and the Suicide Squad.

Oprah Says She Had To Make OWN More Humorous To Save It

  • By Sergio
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  • September 16, 2013 11:52 AM
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It’s no secret that, until recently, OWN was hurting to find an audience and in a new interview for New York Magazine, Oprah Winfrey candidly talks about the struggles to make OWN a success, saying that the main problem was the network was “too serious.”