Fidelity seemed to be the name of the game on the latest episode of BET’s “Being Mary Jane.” It’s actually been the theme from jump, particularly looking at Mary Jane Paul’s life.
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OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network is at it again! The three-year-old enterprise acquired the rights to turn singer Darlene Love’s memoir “My Name is Love: The Darlene Love Story” into its first original TV movie, according to an OWN press release.
Is it me or did the latest “Being Mary Jane” leave you scratching your head?
Last night’s episode of “Being Mary Jane” served as a reminder of something we often forget: people, including ourselves, can be very complex.
Like most people, when I think of Richard Roundtree, the first image that comes to mind is as kick-ass detective John Shaft from the 1970s “Shaft” films. And I’m not the only one. Roundtree–who played film’s first black private eye–is often met by adoring fans who want to encapsulate him in the Blaxploitation persona. But there’s so much more to him.
Happy 2014! I know it’s been a while, and like the show’s we all love, I took a winter hiatus from my column. It’s all good because now there’s plenty to talk about, especially in TV news.
Strong black woman is a phrase that many people either utter with pride or cringe at its very mentioning. Whether you embrace or reject it, one thing’s for sure: there’s a growing number of them on TV.
Even though Gabrielle Union lost the lead role of ABC series “Scandal” to Kerry Washington, she says the experience gave her hope that strong and likable female characters can be created for black actresses.
Actress Halle Berry and musician Chaka Khan will be honored at the 2013 BET Honors. The network announced Thursday that basketball star Lisa Leslie, music executive Clarence Avant and religious leader T.D. Jakes will also be celebrated at the Jan. 12 event in Washington at the Warner Theatre.
Bounce TV, the black-oriented network launched by Martin Luther King III and others, will offer special programming throughout February in honor of Black History Month.