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Billy Porter to join New Year’s Eve show from Times Square
December 11, 2020
Last New Year’s Eve, Billy Porter was working in New Orleans. This year he’ll still be working — but in New York City. ... read more »
Ayo Davis Named EVP of ABC and Disney+ Talent and Casting
December 10, 2020
Television Executive Ayo Davis the head of casting at ABC Television is now expanding her role and has been appointed to the newly created role of Executive Vice President of Creative Development and Strategy for Disney Branded Television which includes Disney+, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Networks. ... read more »
Veteran TV Executive Channing Dungey Named Chairman of Warner Bros. Television Group
October 22, 2020
Veteran TV industry executive Channing Dungey was named chairman of the Warner Bros. Television Group after tenures at ABC and Netflix in which she shepherded hit series including “Scandal.” ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 23, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 23, 2020
The mini-series "Roots," which received nine Emmy Awards, first aired on ABC-TV, 1977. ... read more »
Issa Rae: Movie Academy ‘Needs to Do Better’ On Diversity
January 17, 2020
Issa Rae’s quick comment after five men were announced as Oscar nominees for best director was spur of the moment, but for many captured the lack of diversity among this year’s nominees. ... read more »
Terrence Howard Receives Walk of Fame Star
September 27, 2019
Directors Malcolm D. Lee and Dito Montiel preceded Howard in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the El Centro Complex on Hollywood Boulevard, near the corner of Hollywood and Vine. Lee directed Howard in the 1999 romantic comedy-drama  "The Best Man'' and its 2013 sequel, "The Best Man Holiday.'' Montiel directed Howard in the 2009 sports action drama "Fighting.'' ... read more »
Why is Suicide a Growing Problem in the Black Community?
September 26, 2019
The NNPA is taking a closer look at the stigma of mental illness in the African American community. This is part II in the series.  ... read more »
NBA Announces Officials For The 2019 NBA Finals
May 28, 2019
The NBA announced the list of 12 referees who will officiate the NBA Finals 2019 presented by YouTube TV. The championship series between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors tips off on Thursday, May 30 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.  ... read more »
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2019 NBA Playoffs Schedule Update-Finals
May 24, 2019
Here are the schedule and national television arrangements for the 2019 NBA Finals: ... read more »
WATCH: Common on Book, Fatherhood, attending an HBCU and Finding Love
May 7, 2019
The musician, actor and author of “Let Love Have the Last Word” opens up about his relationship with his daughter and what advice Michelle Obama gave him about relationships, ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Nipsey Hussle’s Legacy Lives on in the Los Angeles Community
April 5, 2019
Fans far outside the city mourn the rapper’s murder, who made a point to speak out about preventing gun and gang violence, as well as promoted and invested in South L.A. ... read more »
NABJ Elevates CNN to Special Media Monitoring List
March 8, 2019
A special team will perform further research and an analysis of CNN’s diversity, inclusion and equity practices, per the NABJ Board’s directive. The special team will also publicly report on identified deficiencies in hiring a diverse workforce in news decision-making capacities at CNN. NABJ is also calling for a civil rights audit that examines the company’s hiring, promotion and compensation practices involving Black employees. ... read more »
WATCH: Kevin Durant Opens Up About his New ESPN Series, College Program and Championships
February 11, 2019
The basketball legend opens up about “The Boardroom,” which looks at the evolution of business inside the sports industry. ... read more »
‘Widows’ Film Review
December 11, 2018
The Windy City Serves as Setting for Adaptation of Brit Crime Series. ... read more »
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