OWN may have had a shaky start when it debuted on New Year’s Day three years ago but it’s since made up for it and black female viewers played a key role.
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It’s on! If you’ve been keeping up with HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” then you know that the beef between Chalky White and Dr. Valentin Narcisse just got real.
It may not have been their best performance, but Amber Riley and her pro partner Derek Hough still rocked “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night. Riley, looking very sexy in a black leather skirt and black sequined blouse, danced the Rumba to Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time” with the bare-chest (yes, you read correctly) Hough.
Anticipating the release of “12 Years a Slave,” producer Harvey Weinstein has attributed the successful year in black cinema to an “Obama Effect, ” an erasure of racial lines triggered by the nation’s first black president.
Within the first minutes of watching NBC’s new cop drama “Ironside,” a thought came to mind: This is like “Luther.” As I shared yesterday, I’m catching up on the BBC cop drama so it’s pretty fresh in my head.
“Oh my God, worst hairdo ever,” exclaims Oprah Winfrey, catching sight of her 1990s talk-show self on an OWN office TV showing “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” But she glances approvingly at another monitor showing a Tyler Perry sitcom.
OWN issued a press release Wednesday stating that, beginning on July 15, the first 40 episodes of revived soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” would be airing on the network. It’s quite a reversal from a year and a half ago when fans lobbied Oprah Winfrey to bring the then-canceled soaps to her fledgling cable network.
Oprah Winfrey doesn’t have a daily talk show anymore. But two years after abdicating her throne, the former talk-show queen is clear who she thinks now wear the crowns: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.
By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Tyler Perry’s real estate in Hollywood has accrued such high value over the past decade, he now steers the ship of… More
By Adam Howard theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Whether you love him or hate him, it seems as though Tyler Perry is the only game in town these days… More