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John Legend Sells 3rd Scripted Series ('Down Lo') Set In South Beach's Party Scene, To HBO

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 19, 2013 10:50 AM
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Since inking an exclusive deal last summer, with Universal Cable Productions, to develop TV series for both cable and broadcast networks, John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company have been busy.
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Bravo Greenlights New Series 'I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding' To Premier This Fall

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2013 5:00 PM
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Press release from Bravo posted without comment...
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Wanda Sykes Inks First-Look Deal With NBC/Universal

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  • April 18, 2013 2:50 PM
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Via her Push It Productions, Wanda Sykes and company partner Page Hurwitz, have signed a first-look deal with NBC/Universal TV to develop and produce unscripted projects.
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Al Jazeera Profiles 'The New African Photography' In 6-Episode Series

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  • April 18, 2013 2:10 PM
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According To FOX, 'The Cleveland Show' Has Not Been Canceled - It's Just In Limbo...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 17, 2013 6:55 PM
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Is it canceled or not?
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AMC Sets Premiere Date For 'Low Winter Sun' - But No Word On Damon Gupton Legal Thriller

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  • April 17, 2013 6:24 PM
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Some good news and some not-so good news... at least, based on the information in front of me.
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Chris Tucker Will Host 2013 BET Awards, Set For Sunday, June 30

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  • April 16, 2013 8:45 PM
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From my inbox, via BET press release:
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On PBS Tonight: 'The Central Park Five' (An Infuriating Affirmation Of America's Racial Animus)

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  • April 16, 2013 12:19 PM
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If you haven't seen the film yet, tonight, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, from 9pm-11pm ET, the broadcast TV premiere of The Central Park Five, will air on PBS.
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Kimberly Elise's Hour-Long VH1 Scripted Drama Series Gets 1st Teaser + Premiere Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 16, 2013 11:44 AM
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Here's a first teaser (emphasis on "teaser") for the VH1-ordered Kimberly Elise scripted hour-long drama Hit The Floor (previously-titled Bounce), which co-stars newcomer Taylour Paige, Charlotte Ross, Logan Browninghas and Dean Cain.Sanaa Hamri directed the pilot episode of a series that will focus on the lives and loves of a team of professional basketball dancers.Bounce follows the lives and loves of the Los Angeles Devil Girls, the dance team for the No.1 professional basketball team in the country. It centers on Ahsha (Taylour Paige), a sheltered young woman who joins the team against the wishes of her mother Sloane (Kimberly Elise), who knows this treacherous, tempting world all too well having been an original Devil’s Girl herself. Olivia (Charlotte Ross) is the shrewd squad manager, Jelena (Logan Browning) is the ruthless star captain of the dance team and Pete Davenport (Dean Cain) is the former All-Star who’s come back to coach his old team only to have to contend with the girls both stealing the spotlight and distracting his players.

First Promo For Sean Combs' New Cable TV Network Promises A Revolution

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  • April 16, 2013 11:19 AM
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I'm sorry, but when I think of citizens uniting, claiming collective power, and revolution, P Diddy, aka Sean Combs isn't exactly the first person that I think of. He's not even on my long list.
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