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Posted on Oct 04 2011

Cedric The Entertainer Lands TV Land Comedy Pilot, Soul Train Hosting Gig

Cedric The Entertainer (née Cedric Antonio Kyles) may soon get his own TV Land sitcom based on his appearance on a recent episode of Hot in Cleveland. The potential Hot in Cleveland spinoff follows Cedric’s character Reverend Boyce as he moves to Cedric’s hometown of St. Louis and has to balance his wild past with the expectations of his... Read More »
Posted on Oct 03 2011

Danny Glover, Kimberly Elise to Star in Hallmark Telepic ‘Hannah’s Law’

Danny Glover and Kimberly Elise are set to star in Hannah’s Law, an original Western telefilm that will debut on the Hallmark Movie Channel in Spring 2012. The story is set in a town ran by corrupt officials until Hannah (Sara Canning), a strong-willed heroine, stans up for justice as she tracks down the gang that killed her parents... Read More »
Posted on Oct 02 2011

Watch: Isaiah Mustafa and Annie Ilonzeh in ABC’s ‘Charlie’s Angels’

Isaiah Mustafa (‘Madea’s Big Happy Family’) and Annie Ilonzeh (‘General Hospital’) shared a very intimate scene in the latest episode of Charlie’s Angels. Detective Ray Goodson (Mustafa), the lead on the case and Kate’s (Ilonzeh) ex-fiancé, interrupts. He’s not too happy with the way the Angels handled a suspect and Kate makes it clear that she isn’t looking for... Read More »
Posted on Oct 02 2011

James Lesure Joins TBS Pilot ‘Men at Work’

James Lesure has joined the cast of TBS’ new comedy pilot Men At Work, a half-hour sitcom to be produced by Sony Pictures TV. Deadline broke the story first, and describes the show as an ensemble comedy that explores bromance, sexcapades and office adventures of four buddies who work at a magazine. It centers on Milo (Danny Masterson), a nice guy recently dumped... Read More »
Posted on Oct 02 2011

First Look: Mekhi Phifer, Jaleel White, Dule Hill, and Danny Glover in ‘Psych’ Season 6 [Photos]

The hit USA comedy “Psych” will return for it’s sixth season next week.  As we previously reported, the new season will feature guest appearances by  Mekhi Phifer (“Torchwood,” “Clockers”) and Jaleel White (“Family Matters”). We’ve now learned that Danny Glover will also guest-star on the upcoming season. Dule Hill, who plays one of the lead characters, posted images from the upcoming... Read More »
Posted on Sep 30 2011

Black Stars of Television (Fall 2011-12 Season)

A complete guide to black actors on television fall 2011-12. Read More »
Posted on Sep 28 2011

Lamorne Morris Replaces Damon Wayans Jr. on Fox’s Comedy Series ‘New Girl’

Lamorne Morris made his debut appearance as Winston last night on Fox’s new hit comedy series New Girl. Viewers may have been taken for a loop when Damon Wayans Jr.‘s character disappeared from the second episode of the show. That’s because Wayans filmed the pilot episode of ‘New Girl’ before his hit show ‘Happy Endings’ took off. He decided... Read More »
Posted on Sep 27 2011

Meet ‘Terra Nova’ Star Christine Adams

British actress Christine Adams plays the main villain on Fox’s hot new series Terra Nova. The Steven Spielberg executive-produced sci-fi drama is predicted to be a ratings gold mind for the network. Nova centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they... Read More »
Posted on Sep 24 2011

Don Cheadle in ‘House Of Lies’ Promo Teaser

Showtime gives us a first glimpse at it’s new dark comedy “House of Lies,” which stars Don Cheadle in the leading role. Cheadle plays Marty, a cutthroat consultant willing to do anything to get paid. Marty leads a team of equally ambitious consultants who will jump through hoops and end up in hilarious predicaments to get their clients whatever... Read More »
Posted on Sep 23 2011

Watch Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje in Cinemax’s New Action Series ‘Strike Back’ [VIDEO]

British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje made an appearance as a ruthless crime leader in last week’s episode of Cinemax’s new action drama Strike Back. As you can see from the clip above, it looks pretty intense. The show follows an elite black ops team, also known as Section 20 within the British government that focuses on bringing down top priority... Read More »
Posted on Sep 22 2011

Taraji P. Henson Is A ‘Person of Interest’

Oscar nominated actress Taraji P. Henson is the leading lady of the new CBS cop drama, Person of Interest. VIDEO: Taraji P Henson Talks ‘Person of Interest’ at Comic-Con Henson plays Detective Carter, a sharp cop who did two tours of duty in Iraq and now works in New York City and has her eye on one person of... Read More »
Posted on Sep 22 2011

Martin Lawrence Is Headed Back To TV

It’s being reported that Martin Lawrence recently inked a deal with CBS and it’s studio, CBS Television Studios to create a comedy series on the network. The deal calls for the studio and network to develop a show for the comedian to star in. This will mark the actor’s first return to television since his infamous run as Martin... Read More »
Posted on Sep 19 2011

Anika Noni Rose Guest Stars on ‘Law & Order:SVU’

Anika Noni Rose (“Princess and the Frog,” “Dream Girls”) will guest star on the upcoming season premiere episode of  Law & Order: SVU this week.  Rose verified  the news on her twitter account today. Directed by Breaking Bad’s Mike Slovis, the episode will revolve around a hotel maid being assaulted by a high powered European. Sounds familiar? According to Shadow and Act via... Read More »
Posted on Sep 17 2011

Raven Symone’s ‘State of Georgia’ Cancelled!

It has not been a good year for black female leads in television. ABC Family has cancelled Raven-Symone‘s sitcom State of Georgia after it failed to attract an audience. The cancellation is the latest in a string of notable stumbles, including a movie flop (“College Road Trip”), an aborted “pajama party” stadium tour and a low-selling album, cites the... Read More »
Posted on Sep 15 2011

Morris Chestnut Joins ‘American Horror Story’

It’s being reported that Morris Chestnut has joined the cast of FX’s new sci-fi drama series American Horror Story. Chestnut, who recently starred in the now-cancelled “V” television series, will play the role of Luke in a multi-episode arc. “American Horror Story”, co-created by former “Nip/Tuck” executive producers and current “Glee” co-creators/executive producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, revolves... Read More »
Posted on Sep 13 2011

Watch Idris Elba in ‘Luther’ Season 2 Trailer

Finally! Season 2 of BBC’s Luther will debut in America in two weeks. Idris Elba earned an Emmy nomination for his role in the British cop drama. The second season already debuted in the UK to 5.6 Million viewers and rave reviews. Will Luther Season 2 get the same reaction in America? Season 2 picks up a year after... Read More »
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