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Trailer: CodeBlack-Produced 'Why We Laugh: Funny Women' (Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Wayans, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 8:53 PM
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Narrated by Joan Rivers, the film premiered last night, Thursday, March 21 at 8/7c, on Showtime. If you missed it, you'll be glad to know that it'll next air tomorrow (or is it tonight), Saturday, March 23, at 12 am ET/PT on SHO 2. It's also available on Showtime Anytime (which is a free service, if you're already a Showtime subscriber).The film sheds light on the legacy of the female comedian and the dedication, courage and passion required to be successful in the male-dominated stand-up comedy business.Nearly 30 of the industry's top funny women participated in the project, sharing personal perspectives and experiences including familiar names like Whoopi Goldberg, Kym Whitley, Kim Wayans, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood, and many others of all skin colors.
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'Scandal' Returns To Most-Watched Telecast Ever!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 1:17 PM
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Trailer: 'Low Winter Sun' (Ernest Dickerson, Lennie James, Erika Alexander, Ruben S. Hudson)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 1:25 PM
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The Ernest Dickerson-directed pilot episode impressed them enough, because AMC eventually ordered a 10-episode season for the new crime drama series Low Winter Sun, which stars Mark Strong, and Lennie James, with Ruben Santiago Hudson and Erika Alexander in supporting roles.
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CodeBlack-Produced 'Why We Laugh: Funny Women' Celebrates Women's History Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 12:46 PM
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Narrated by Joan Rivers, the film premieres TONIGHT, Thursday, March 21 at 8/7c, on Showtime.The film sheds light on the legacy of the female comedian and the dedication, courage and passion required to be successful in the male-dominated stand-up comedy business.Nearly 30 of the industry's top funny women participated in the project, sharing personal perspectives and experiences including familiar names like Whoopi Goldberg, Kym Whitley, Kim Wayans, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood, and many others of all skin colors.
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'Normal Is Over' In Preview Clip Of Tonight's All-New Episode Of 'Scandal'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 11:35 AM
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TV Pilot Casting News - S. Epatha Merkerson & Mekia Cox Book Roles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 10:19 AM
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First, veteran actress S. Epatha Merkerson will guest star in Fox’s drama pilot Boomerang. The project, from ER and Shameless producer John Wells, focuses on the everyday ups and downs of a family-run business - except this family business is working as assassins for the U.S. government.

ABC Sets Season Finale Dates For Shonda Rhimes Dramas 'Scandal' & 'Grey's Anatomy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 7:58 PM
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From Issa Rae Productions Comes New Series - 'How Men Become Dogs' (Watch Ep. 1)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 6:06 PM
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Vh-1's 'Love & Hip Hop' Sinks To An All Time Ratings Low

  • By Sergio
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  • March 20, 2013 4:52 PM
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In this week's regular S & A feature known as Totally Unessential News, those of you who hate Vh-1's reality show Love & Hip Hop will rejoice while others will simply shrug.
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'Fresh Prince of Bel Air,' 'Family Matters,' 'Martin,' 'Jamie Foxx Show' & Others Licensed By BET

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 3:18 PM
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Certainly some of the more successful black TV shows that have ever been broadcast on television; Now you can enjoy reruns of them, courtesy of BET, who I'm sure are glad that none of the selected series listed below, are streaming on Netflix!
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