We’ve barely gotten used to the spring weather and are already thinking about the TV goodies slated for the fall and winter. Check out the trailers for Shonda Rhimes’ new ABC series starring Viola Davis and Lee Daniels’ new Fox drama starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Maya Rudolph) and what’s not (Lamar “Sal” Sally). Enjoy!
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While the world’s still trying to figure out what triggered Solange Knowles to go in on her brother-in-law, Jay Z, we’re reporting good news for ABC: Shonda Rhimes signed a four-year deal with ABC Studios and a new clip of the comedy “Black-ish” starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Eliss Ross. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (new fall shows slated) and not (Donald Sterling’s comments). Enjoy!
Here’s a few things that are happening in TV land: Spike Lee and Showtime team to bring his debut movie to the small screen, Terry Crews will replace Cedric the Entertainer as “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host and TV One’s new reality show will tell showcase the ups and downs of Hollywood actresses.
There’s plenty of black entertainment news to report today including Viola Davis opening up to Ellen DeGeneres about her rough childhood and Nas having a Monday night jam session with Q-Tip and The Roots. Plus, find out which cancelled VH1 show found a home on Centric and other hot (and not) items.
The workweek may have ended but the happenings in black entertainment haven’t. Read more about Boris Kodjoe getting another television show, OWN’s new reality dubbed the multicultural “Sex and the City” and Aaron McGruder’s next plans. Also, check out my weekend watchlist and what’s hot and what’s not.
There were plenty of memorable moments from the two-hour season finale of BET’s newest hit, “Being Mary Jane.” But only one was the standout for me. Read more to learn why.
Essence magazine has just released the results of its “Images of Black Women in Media” study. Featured in the November issue of the magazine, the Essence study was conducted to provide a sounding board for confronting a growing crop of negative images of African-American women, while providing a message of hope for revitalizing contemporary views of them.
With its season 3 premiere just two days away, it seems like ABC’s “Scandal” is on everyone’s mind. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson parodies “Scandal” in a clever Funny or Die video, “Scandalous,” that promotes the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare.
“Flight,” “Django Unchained,” “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Red Tails” and “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds” are up for the outstanding motion picture trophy at the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Somebody better bring the bleep button into the shop for a tune-up: Samuel L. Jackson is hosting this year’s BET Awards. The “Snakes on a Plane”… More