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Roland Martin: White Male Execs 'Not Enamored' w/ 'Strong, Confident Minorities' In TV News

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  • April 1, 2013 1:09 PM
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Paul Robeson Rarity 'Proud Valley' Airing on Turner Classic Movies This Thursday

  • By Sergio
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  • April 1, 2013 12:20 PM
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Despite his many legendary accomplishments it's fair to say that Paul Robeson's film career was not stellar. And it’s not just me saying that. Robeson himself said on several occasions that his film career was more disappointing than he would have liked.
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Forget '50 Shades Of Grey' - Zane Returns To Cinemax w/ An All New Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 30, 2013 10:58 AM
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Zane, the prolific author of several erotic fiction novels, maybe best known for Addicted (which, by the way, is currently being adapted to film), saw her self-published Sex Chronicles become the basis for the Cinemax program Zane's Sex Chronicles, which ran for 2 seasons, starting in 2008.
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Usher Helps 'The Voice' To Rating Highs, While 'American Idol' Sinks Even Lower

  • By Sergio
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  • March 29, 2013 6:58 PM
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The decision to replace the departed gremlin known as Cee-Lo Green with Usher, and Christina Aguilera with Shakria on NBC's The Voice, seems to have been a smart move for the show.
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Michael K. Williams Shows His Funny Side In Trailer For New Comedy Series 'Walk This Way'

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  • March 29, 2013 10:53 AM
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4 Million People Watched The Season 6 Premiere Episode Of BET's 'The Game'

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  • March 28, 2013 8:26 PM
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Martin Lawrence/Kelsey Grammer 'Odd Couple'-Like Comedy Series Pairing Moving Forward

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 28, 2013 7:57 PM
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An update on this TV pairing first announced in January, which is now on its way to becoming a reality...

Idris Elba Says Season 3 Of 'Luther' Will Return In September

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 28, 2013 2:19 PM
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We still don't have a date as to when season 3 of Luther will debut, but we assumed that it would happen sometime later this year, given that principal photography ended in mid-February, and post-production has since begun.

Watch 4 New Clips From Russ Parr's 'The Undershepherd' (Premieres 3/30)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 28, 2013 1:42 PM
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As previously announced, Russ Parr's contentious drama The Undershepherd, will make its broadcast TV premiere on TV One on Saturday, March 30th at 8pm/ET, and will screen again on Sunday, March 31, at 5:30pm/ET.This will be the very first time most of you will get a chance to see it, since it screened at only 4 or 5 film festivals last year through this year, and it never received a theatrical release (I'll be posting my interview with Russ in the next day or two, in which he discusses his struggles in getting the film in theaters). In the meantime, TV One has released more clips from the film, which are embedded below, for you to get a glimpse at what to expect.The film's synopsis reads:

TV One Announces 'Amazing Grace: Drama in the Black Church' w/ Roland Martin

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 28, 2013 11:50 AM
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Always a hot topic, TV One will air the special on Saturday, March 30, at 7pm/ET, right before its broadcast premiere of Russ Parr's The Undershepherd. A perfect lead-in, given the film's subject matter.
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