The weekend’s almost here and there’s lots to dish about today! Find out why Pharrell Williams named his new CD “G I R L,” who’s the latest star to join BET”s “Being Mary Jane,” which Bravo shows are returning for a second season and what recently canceled show found a home at BET.
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Black beauty is a powerful thing. It encompasses the broad range of beauty reflected in women of color from Zoe Saldana to Kelly Rowland. And while millions have always admired the allure of black women, the billion-dollar beauty industry has lately been taking note.
What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than watching a few of TV’s most powerful ladies? From “Scandal” to “The Walking Dead,” I’ve identified seven TV shows that feature sistas that handle it. Sure, they’re perfectly imperfect but aren’t we all? And guess what? All of these shows are available to watch online and most with XFINITY On Demand™.
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.
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.