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Thoughts on BET's Original Movie 'Gun Hill' (Starring Larenz Tate, Emayatzy Corinealdi) After Last Night's Debut?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2014 6:52 PM
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The long wait is over!

Take a Look at Clarke Peters as Retired Commissioner Isaiah Page in 'The Divide' (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 1, 2014 12:32 PM
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The Richard LaGravenese/Tony Goldwyn drama was originally planned for an AMC channel time slot.

BET's New Keke Palmer Talk Show Premieres Today. Go Behind-The-Scenes in New Video

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 30, 2014 1:10 PM
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Titled "#JUSTKeke," the network has ordered an initial 4-week run, starting on June 30, airing daily, Monday to Friday.

NBC Summer Series 'Taxi: Brooklyn,' Based On Luc Besson Film Franchise, Debuts Tonight. Watch 3 Clips

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2014 5:51 PM
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Somewhat quietly (I certainly haven't read much about it, now seen any ads or other press for it) NBC has set a June 25 premiere for the series

Jada Pinkett Smith Is "Scary, Dangerous, Tough, Cunning" As Fish Mooney In 'Gotham' Character Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2014 2:05 PM
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I can foresee a #DontFuckWithFish hashtag on Twitter, when the series airs during the fall - or something more PC.

Interview: Sergio Talks To Filmmaker Stanley Nelson About His Latest, 'Freedom Summer,' & The Passion That Drives Him

  • By Sergio
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  • June 20, 2014 4:15 PM
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Documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson talks about his latest project 'Freedom Summer' for PBS' American Experience, and why it's so important for him to make documentaries.

Watch Halle Berry Handle Uncertainties in 2 New 'Extant' Sneak Peek Clips

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 19, 2014 10:20 AM
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They don't answer any lingering questions about the series, but it's good to see more footage.

Andre Holland is African American Surgeon Algernon Edwards in First Trailer for Steven Soderbergh's 'The Knick'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 17, 2014 5:20 PM
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he 10-episode season (all directed by Soderbergh, by the way) debuts August 8 at 10 pm.

"12 years ago, an African American family was brutally murdered in their home" - Go Inside the Racially-Charged Case in 'The Divide'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 17, 2014 10:33 AM
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Ahead of the series' debut a month from now, WEtv has ramped up its marketing efforts, releasing poster art, video character profiles, and, today, behind-the-scenes looks at the series.

Thierry Henry & Edgar Davids will Travel the World in Search of the Fiercest Street Soccer Warriors in New Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2014 3:02 PM
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Hear the players’ touching personal stories, watch epic training sequences, and feel the passion as the players prepare for the game of their lives in Brazil