Posted on 23 August 2012   TV

Sheryl Lee Ralph joins NBC’s ‘Smash,’ begins filming in New York City (Photos)

Sheryl Lee Ralph has been tapped to play Jennifer Hudson‘s mother Cynthia on the new season of NBC’s Broadway series “Smash,” reports Vulture. Ralph was nominated for a 1982 Tony Award for creating the role of Deena Jones in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, and Hudson won an Oscar for her portrayal of Effie White in the film... Read More »
Posted on 23 August 2012   TV

Gloria Reuben Lands Role on ‘Falling Skies’

Gloria Reuben has joined the season 3 cast of Steven Spielberg‘s sci-fi drama ‘Falling Sies.’ The actress will appear in 5 out of 10 episodes next season, reuniting with her former “ER” co-star Noah Wyle. Reuben will play Marina Perlata, an aide to Wyle’s Tom Mason, the leader of the human resistance movement. Her character is descried as an... Read More »
Posted on 22 August 2012   TV

Tim Reid Guest Stars on TV Land’s ‘The Soul Man’ (Video)

Tim Reid (“Sister, Sister”) returns to the small screen tonight in a guest-starring role on TV Land’s “The Soul Man.” In tonight’s episode, Boyce (Cedric “The Entertainer”) brings the family and choir with him to Las Vegas for fun and relaxation. Things go awry when Barton (John Beasley) is tempted by sin at the casino managed by Boyce’s longtime... Read More »
Posted on 21 August 2012   TV

Watch ‘Steel Magnolias’ Second Trailer (Video)

Update: 9/2016 Lifetime removed the second trailer from its servers. We’ve replaced it with an extended clip from the film. A new teaser trailer for Lifetime’s all-black remake of Steel Magnolias has just been released by the cable network. Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah stars in and executive produced the new television adaptation of the iconic play and 1989... Read More »
Posted on 18 August 2012   TV

Broadway star Norm Lewis Joins ABC’s ‘Scandal’

Tony award nominated actor Norm Lewis has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming second season of ABC’s “Scandal.“ The political drama sees Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, a high-strung crisis manager who’s currently having an affair with the President of the United States. Lewis will play the ex-flame of Washington’s Pope. The network bills the series as: “Everyone has... Read More »
Posted on 16 August 2012   TV

Tony Rock, Michole White, and Charlie Robinson Join BET’s ‘Reed Between The Lines’ Cast

Things are changing for BET’s Reed Between The Lines.  The show is returning this fall for it’s second season with the addition of some new characters. While it’s unclear if female lead Tracee Ellis-Ross will return to the show, the series has enlisted  some bonafide talent to fill the void.  Tony Rock (brother of Chris Rock), Michole White (I Will Follow) and Charlie Robinson (“Home Improvement”) have... Read More »