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The Tamron Hall Show Debuts
September 13, 2019
“One of the ways Hall is shaping her show is by insisting the makeup of the crew reflect her audience. Despite having veteran executive producer Bill Geddie at the helm, Hall insisted that more women be hired because she wants to empower people like her – a self-described country girl from Luling, Texas who has made it to the upper echelons of television and news.” ... read more »
Welcome Taste of Soul Co-Chair, Sheryl Underwood
September 12, 2019
You better get ready Taste of Soul Nation because Sheryl is ready for you! ... read more »
What’s Wrong With Hulu’s “The Bravest Knight”?
September 5, 2019
I want to be clear, I’m not calling out “The Bravest Knight” creator, Daniel Errico, he is not the villain. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 29, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 29, 2019
On this day, August 29, 1962, Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on television. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Amazon Prime Miniseries ‘Free Meek’ Brings the Insanity of Robert Rihmeek Williams’ Life to Light.
August 23, 2019
This is an unbelievable true story. It’s so outrageous that if a screenwriter had attempted to write this into a screenplay they would be shot down in seconds citing that noone, in their right mind, would believe this story.  ... read more »
Stephanie Levi-John Gives a Face to Moors in Starz’ ‘The Spanish Princess’
August 23, 2019
Actress Stephanie Levi-John, 30, of African-Caribbean descent, has a crisp British accent and when she speaks her cadence is peppered with bursts of deep, throaty laughter. The sound of her voice reminds me of joy and I found myself smiling during our phone interview a necessity because she calls London England home.   ... read more / view gallery »
WE tv’s ‘Angel Brinks: The Real Bling’ — A working mother not afraid of the bling!
August 22, 2019
In WE tv’s "Angel Brinks/ The Real Bling” we get a behind the scenes peek on how the hip hop fashion queen balances her life and her demanding work. ... read more »
“Hitsville: The Making of Motown” Premieres in Los Angeles, Reinforcing the Legacy of Berry Gordy’s Iconic Label
August 15, 2019
Many of Motown’s biggest icons were in attendance at the premiere of Showtime’s latest documentary, “Hitsville: the Making of Motown,” last Thursday, August 8 at the Harmony Gold Theater in Los Angeles. Unforgettable stars such as Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Thelma Houston and former Vandellas member Betty Kelly graced the red carpet alongside legendary producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, songwriter Janie Bradford, and of course, members of the Gordy family. ... read more »
1st Annual AAFCA TV Honors
August 15, 2019
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) hands out awards to honor outstanding achievement in television at the innaugural AAFCA TV Honors ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 5, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 5, 2019
On this day, August 5, 2002, actor, writer and Sesame Street producer Matt Robinson passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
VH1’s Launches New Show ‘Love and Listings’
August 2, 2019
The show features a diverse cast of young real estate agents trying to make their way here in Los Angeles. These aren’t your typical real estate agents. They show homes worth millions to their celebrity clientele including Jermain Dupri, Jordin Sparks, Amber Rose, Ray Jay, Bandy Norwood, Laz Alonzo, and more. Along with their celebrity clientele comes some drama as the castmates battle through their love lives, business lives, and personal competition with one another. ... read more »
‘The Boondocks’ Writers Discuss New Show ‘Sugar and Toys’, Social Commentary and Creativity
August 1, 2019
The Fuse late night television sketch comedy series highlights social commentary using humor. ... read more »
Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle Present Sherman’s Showcase – Comedy with a Musical Edge; Pure Excellence!
July 31, 2019
At first glance, IFC’s “Sherman’s Showcase” created by comedy duo Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, might seem like a traditional sketch comedy show but it’s much more.  At its core is extraordinary music which makes sense since John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. and RadicalMedia serve as executive producers. This is best-in-show and if you like to laugh then “Sherman’s Showcase” is going to bring you buckets and buckets of mirth.  ... read more »
50 Cent: ‘Power’ Being Overlooked by Emmys is Racial
July 29, 2019
50 Cent courtesy photo BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 50 Cent said he thinks “Power” being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. ... read more »
HBCU in LA Advocates for Diversity in Film Industry, Reminding Young Black Filmmakers of Those Who Came Before
July 18, 2019
For many years, Stacy Milner, former executive assistant to the chairman of NBC and then to the chairman of Paramount Pictures, has devoted herself to increasing ethnic and cultural diversity in the entertainment industry. In 2010, she founded the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), a recruitment initiative designed to channel students of color – primarily HBCU and Hispanic-serving institution graduates – into careers in this predominantly White field. ... read more »
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