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Tyler Perry On Why Hollywood Lacks Roles For Black Actresses (OWN 'Next Chapter' Preview)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 23, 2013 5:06 PM
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Ahead of next week's premieres of the two new Tyler Perry serials on OWN - the one-hour ensemble drama The Haves and the Have Nots, which is set to premiere on Tuesday, May 28 at 9 pm ET/PT, in a 2-hour pilot, and the sitcom Love Thy Neighbor, which will premiere on Wednesday, May 29 at 9 pm ET/PT - the network will air some special event programming; specifically, this Sunday, May 26, Oprah Winfrey will sit down with Perry for what the press release calls "an intimate in-depth interview" on a special Oprah's Next Chapter at 9 pm ET/PT.
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BET Will Premiere 'Being Mary Jane' On 7/2 + Mid-Season Finale Numbers For 'The Game'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 23, 2013 1:33 PM
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BBC America Sets 9/3 For 'Luther' Return (4-Night TV Event, 2 Conflicting Crimes + A New Love)

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  • May 22, 2013 6:53 PM
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Don Cheadle, Regina King, Angela Bassett Are Critics' Choice TV Nominees; No 'Scandal' Love

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 22, 2013 5:24 PM
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The list of nominees for the 3rd Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards were announced today by The Broadcast Television Journalists Association.
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Full-Scale Gang War In 1st Trailer For Allen Hughes-Directed FOX Series 'Gang Related' (RZA Co-stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 22, 2013 12:07 PM
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Here's your first look at the upcoming FOX drama series directed by Allen Hughes, and co-starring Rza, titled Gang Related.
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Comedy Central Is Betting Big On Hannibal Buress - Inks Multiplatform Deal

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 22, 2013 10:52 AM
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Hannibal Buress is a wanted man, and it must feel good to be wanted.
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Here's What Your ABC Fall (Black) Primetime Lineup Looks Like...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2013 6:22 PM
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Not much new programming from ABC to look forward to next season, as far as shows with black actors in lead/starring roles are concerned.

Not Everyone Is Happy With The Guy In NBC's 'Ironside' Reboot

  • By Sergio
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  • May 21, 2013 2:29 PM
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According to The Wrap it seems that not everyone is happy with NBC’s upcoming new reboot of their old 1970’s Ironside series, and, in particular with Blair Underwood in the lead role. Not because he’s black, but because he’s not disabled in real life.
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Meet the Have-Nots Of Tyler Perry's/OWN's 'The Haves And The Have Nots'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2013 2:02 PM
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TV One Announces Return Of Original Comedy Series 'Love That Girl!'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2013 1:37 PM
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