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Michele Weaver Opens Up About Her Acting Career, Beliefs and New NBC Show ‘Council of Dads’
March 26, 2020
Weaver plays Luly, the dynamic, smart, loving daughter, and oldest sister. ... read more »
Supreme Court Sides with Comcast in Discrimination Dispute Against Byron Allen
March 26, 2020
The lawsuit arose out of Comcast’s decision several years ago not to carry several Allen-owned television channels, such as Pets.TV and Recipe.TV. Comcast has argued its rejection of Allen’s channels was purely a business decision, reflecting what it viewed as the channels’ limited audience appeal. Allen then promptly filed a $20 billion lawsuit against Comcast, alleging that the company’s refusal to contract with Allen’s company was racially motivated, in violation of Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866. ... read more »
Breegan Jane shares her heart in every home on HGTV reboot of ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’
March 19, 2020
Interior design expert, Breegan Jane has been chosen to be part of the life changing design squad for the HGTV reboot of “Extreme Makeover: Home edition.”  New episodes started to air February 16.  Breegan reflected on her personal ties with watching the past "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," when it first aired back in 2003. It inspired her to always live for a greater purpose; to share her gift of visual creativity with the world. As she described her excitement of the reboot, Breegan Jane goes through the emotional rollercoaster each day of transformation for families in need of a fresh start. Breegan shared her appreciation of the role, “Words will never be able to accurately relay my excitement, my gratitude, my shock when I found out that I was chosen.” -BreeganeJane.com  ... read more »
2020 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS POSTPONED
March 17, 2020
dick clark productions and NBC today announced that the “2020 Billboard Music Awards” - scheduled to air live on NBC from Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29th - is postponed and will be rescheduled to air on NBC at a later date. ... read more »
Coronavirus Shutting Down Many TV Shows
March 13, 2020
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is causing a widespread shutdown of television production in North America, according to multiple reports today. ... read more »
TANYA ACKER — A Judge Who Understands the Need for Solidarity in ‘Hot Bench’ the Syndicated CBS Television Show!
March 12, 2020
“Hot Bench,” the syndicated CBS television show now in its sixth season with Judge Tanya Acker, a noted attorney and arbitrator, is one of the very best in the judicial, legal genre. Her no-nonsense approach to getting to the root of justice has a glint of self-sufficiency, which is in line with her personal philosophy--being able to make a profound difference using whatever tools are available to us.    ... read more »
Wilson Cruz docuseries “Visible: Out on Television” to shine a light on LGBTQ stories
March 12, 2020
While television has been around since the 1930s, it wasn’t until the ‘70s that the LGBTQ community started seeing positive portrayals of themselves onscreen. ... read more »
4TH Annual American Black Film Festival Honors
March 5, 2020
The ABFF celebrates Black culture in film and television. Organizers for the event recognize individuals who make positive contributions to the entertainment industry. ... read more »
Daytime Television Host Tamron Hall Talks Being A New Mother, Balancing Work Life and Her New Show
February 27, 2020
Her goal is to keep things real, relatable and at times, unpredictable. ... read more »
PBS SoCal Premieres ‘Hollywood’s Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story’ Celebrating Life and Work of Iconic African American Architect
February 21, 2020
PBS SoCal, Southern California's home for the premieres of new PBS programs, hosted the world premiere of the new documentary Hollywood’s Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story on Feb. 3 at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles. Over 175 guests attended the red-carpet event and standing room only screening and panel discussion that included legendary music producer Quincy Jones, Disney CEO and Williams’ homeowner Robert Iger, as well as Williams’ grandchildren Paul Hudson, Gayle Harvey Beavers and Karen Hudson-Freeman. ... read more / view gallery »
A Chat with Entertainment Guru Chip Hurd
February 20, 2020
The television icon and director talks to the Sentinel about her career in front and behind the camera, and working on “The Passion Play.” ... read more »
Rihanna and Congressman John Lewis to be Honored at NAACP Image Awards
February 20, 2020
Five-Time Image Award Recipient Anthony Anderson will return as the host for the Live TV Special. ... read more »
‘Good Times’ Ja’Net DuBois dies; co-wrote ‘Jeffersons’ theme
February 20, 2020
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died. ... read more »
Ja’net DuBois, ‘Good Times’ Star, Dies at 74
February 18, 2020
Ja’net DuBois was found dead on Tuesday,  ...  reports. She was 74. A cause of death was not immediately given and her family told TMZ that Dubois hadn’t complained of any pain or illness in the days leading up to her death. ... read more »
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