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Janine Sherman Barrois Inks 2-Year Development Deal With ABC Studios

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2013 11:51 AM
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Janine Sherman Barrois, executive producer, and writer on CBS hit series Criminal Minds, has inked a 2-year development deal with ABC Studios, while she continues on Criminal Minds.Barrois will develop new projects under this new deal.It was last November, when Barrois sold a new hour-long murder procedural to CBS titled, Darkness Falls - a show that will explore the complex dynamic of an FBI psychologist and a homicide specialist as they journey into small communities around the country to solve the darkest, most twisted single murders.Barrois was to act as showrunner, as well as writer and executive producer of Darkness Falls, with partner at Criminal Minds Erica Messer.
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Conservative Pundit Armstrong Williams To Buy TV Stations

  • By Sergio
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  • August 2, 2013 12:43 AM
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Called "one of the most recognized conservative voices in America" conservative pundit, columnist and Fox News favorite Armstrong Williams has announced that his company Howard Stirk Holdings will be buying WMMP-TV in Charleston, S.C. from the Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
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Mini-Series On Slavery Abolitionist John Brown Coming To FX

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 2:58 PM
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I recall an older S&A post, about 2 years prior to Django Unchained, when Quentin Tarantino said, during a Charlie Rose interview when Inglorious Basterds was opening, that he was interested in making a film about noted slavery abolitionist John Brown, but not in the traditional, as he said, "dreary, solemn, historical" manner biopics usually take form.
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Nick Cannon Will Bring Style & Panache To Reboot Of 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 1:00 PM
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The constantly-busy Nick Cannon, who already hosts at least two TV shows, has signed up to host yet another one - a reboot of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, for the Style network.

Tonight: ESPN Films & espnW’s Nine for IX Series Continues With 'Swoopes' (July 30)

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  • July 30, 2013 8:18 PM
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'Bold & Beautiful' Newbies Lawrence Saint-Victor, Karla Mosley, To Star In, Write, Produce Spin-off

  • By Teisha Hickman
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  • July 30, 2013 2:23 PM
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CBS Soap, “The Bold and the Beautiful,” has tapped newcomers Lawrence Saint-Victor and Karla Mosley, to star in, write and produce a spin off Web-Series entitled, Room 8.

BBC America's Award-Winning Miniseries 'Luther' Is Back with a Four-Night Premiere Event

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2013 2:09 PM
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We've been reporting on this, and now BBC America makes it official, adding a few details we didn't have before.

BET Announces World Television Premiere Of Sheldon Candis' 'LUV'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2013 5:41 PM
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On the heels of the successful debut of BET Premiere Cinema's original movie, Being Mary Jane, the Network has announced the world television broadcast premiere of Sheldon Candis' LUV, which stars Common and introducing Michael Rainey Jr.

Lorraine Toussaint Joins Cast Of 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 2

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2013 3:04 PM
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I have yet to watch a single episode of Netflix's new original series Orange Is the New Black, which debuted on July 11. However, just about every single person I know who's binge-watched the series, loves it!

With 'Southland' Canceled, Regina King Heads Back To 'Big Bang Theory'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2013 12:54 PM
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With Southland now canceled, Regina King has signed up to return to CBS's comedy hit, The Big Bang Theory, playing the director of employee relations at the university where star Jim Parsons' character works.