Television

Posted on 11 September 2012   TV

‘Living Single ‘ Star Erika Alexander Joins AMC Drama Pilot ‘Low Winter Sun’

Erika Alexander, best known as Maxine Shaw in the long-running sitcom “Living Single,” has joined the cast of AMC’s new drama pilot “Low Winter Sun.” The project, based on the 2006 UK miniseries of the same name, is being billed as a contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption that starts with the murder of a cop at... Read More »
Posted on 08 September 2012   TV

Mike Colter Returning to ‘The Good Wife’

Mike Colter, the actor who played Sarah Michelle Gellar‘s partner in crime on the now-cancelled CW series ‘Ringer,’ is headed back to his old job on ‘The Good Wife’. Colter will reprise his role as drug kingpin Lemond Bishop in the upcoming fourth season. The actor has recurred on the show since 2010. Colter recently appeared in Men in... Read More »
Posted on 06 September 2012   TV

Syfy Acquires UK Adventure Series ‘Sinbad’

Exciting news! Syfy has acquired US rights to the British action adventure series “Sinbad.” The series follows the storied 8th century sailor (played by Elliot Knight) on his voyages across the seven seas. The 12-episode first season of the series is expected to premiere on Syfy in April 2013, Deadline reports. “With its strong production values and rich story,... Read More »
Posted on 05 September 2012   TV

‘Single Ladies’ actor Tone Bell Joins NBC’s ‘Whitney’ as Series Regular

NBC is making good on it’s diversity promises with the latest addition to the Season 2 cast of Whitney. Tone Bell, winner of NBC’s 2011 Stand Up for Diversity Program, will join the comedy next season as a series regular, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Bell will play RJ, “the bartender at Whitney (Cummings) and Alex’s (Chris D’Elia) new local... Read More »
Posted on 04 September 2012   TV

Malik Yoba Cast as Martin Luther King Jr in Lifetime’s ‘Betty and Coretta’

Malik Yoba announced this past weekend that he has been cast as Martin Luther King Jr. in Lifetime’s ‘Betty and Coretta.’ As previously reported, the telepic will follow the lives of Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz following the assassinations of their famous husbands. Yoba joins previously announced cast members Angela Bassett (as Coretta), Mary J. Blige (as... Read More »
Posted on 04 September 2012   TV

‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Series Headed to CBS

Eddie Murphy‘s Beverly Hills Cop spinoff series is moving forward with CBS. The network has greenlit production on an hour-long pilot episode that will star Murphy as Detroit cop Axel Foley, a role he originated in the  popular film franchise. The show, however, will center around Foley’s son, Aaron, who is described as “a cop working in Beverly Hills as he... Read More »