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Debbie Allen Sells 'Fame'-Like Music-Themed Scripted Series To CW

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 21, 2013 3:35 PM
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Debbie Allen (and producing partner Sam Haskell) has sold a script for an untitled drama to the CW.

Olivia Pope's Secret Is Out In New Poster For Upcoming Season 3 Of 'Scandal'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2013 8:07 PM
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I assume fans of the series know exactly what secret is being referred to in the poster below, which debuted last night.

Dorian Missick Lands Lead In HBO Comedy Pilot From Diallo Riddle & Bashir Salahuddin

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2013 7:41 PM
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I've been following these guys for several years now; their Black Cinema Review skit (from their Web series The Message) still cracks me up, some 7 years later. It was ahead of its time back then, in my not-so humble opinion.

Rashida & Kidada Jones Sell Heartbreak Fixer Dramedy Series To The CW

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  • August 20, 2013 7:25 PM
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Rashida Jones and her older sister, Kidada Jones, have landed a script order on the CW, for a project titled Ladyballs.

Oprah’s Interview With Lindsay Lohan Is Not The Ratings Blockbuster That Was Expected

  • By Sergio
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  • August 20, 2013 6:42 PM
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I told you so weeks ago, but did anyone listen to me? Of course not.

Tyler Perry's Popular Sitcom 'For Better or Worse' Comes to OWN w/ New Season Debuting 9/18

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2013 5:56 PM
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The 3rd season of Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse debuts on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network with 2 back-to-back episodes, on Wednesday, September 18 at 9 PM ET/PT. Written, directed, executive produced and created by Tyler Perry, For Better or Worse centers on successful salon owner Angela Williams (Tasha Smith) and her husband of 13 years, former professional football player Marcus (Michael Jai White). Marcus is partnered with Richard Ellington (Kent Faulcon) and Joseph Jetson (Jason Olive) on a new sports news program called "C-Sports Now." Marcus' business relationship with Richard and Joseph is complicated, however, by the fact that Richard is married to Keisha (Kiki Haynes), Marcus's ex-girlfriend and the mother of his teenage daughter. In addition, Joseph's ex-girlfriend, successful real estate agent Leslie Norris (Crystle Stewart), is Angela's best friend.

HBO Family Documentary 'Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts MasterClass' Debuts Sept. 9

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2013 12:36 PM
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The HBO Family documentary Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts MasterClass kicks off the third season of the two-time Emmy-nominated series, following three promising musicians as they work with the jazz icon.
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It's All About Family & Friends, Not Gangs, In New 'Top Boy' Spot - Season 2 Returns TONIGHT

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 20, 2013 10:57 AM
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In 2011, Channel 4 ordered a second season of the 4-part drama/thriller Top Boy, which stars Ashley Walters, thanks to strong audience response, and critical acclaim after the first season aired that year.

DL Hughley Heading To FX Network w/ New Scripted Series Based On His Life

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  • August 19, 2013 8:49 PM
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DL Hughley is heading to the FX network with a series in development that's based on his life as a family man (married for over 25 years, with 3 kids) and radio host.

Lee Daniels May Be Directing A Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic For HBO (No Word On Byron Allen's)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 19, 2013 5:31 PM
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Roger Friedman at Showbiz411 is reporting exclusively that Lee Daniels is currently circling an HBO Sammy Davis Jr. project.