Posted on 05 May 2012   TV

McKinley Freeman Joins Kimberly Elise in VH1’s ‘Bounce,’ Added to ABC’s ‘Devious Maids’ Pilot

McKinley Freeman has secured a lead series regular role on VH1’s  pilot Bounce where he plays Derek, the star of the team at the center of the story as well as the love interest to the show’s femme lead, newcomer Taylor Paige.  The series also stars Kimberly Elise, known for her dramatic roles in various films, as the disapproving mother of... Read More »
Posted on 05 May 2012   TV

‘True Blood’ Season 5: Peter Mensah joins the vamps (Photos)

Several new images from the upcoming fifth season of HBO’s True Blood have been released. Spartacus star Peter Mensah was a surprising new addition to the cast. He will play the role of Kibwe. His character acts as a chancellor of the Vampire Authority and is quite liberal minded, and peaceful, believing in rehabilitation for lawbreakers, rather than punishment. Rutina Wesley‘s character was noticeably absent... Read More »
Posted on 04 May 2012   TV

Queen Latifah Guest Stars on BET’s ‘Lets Stay Together’ (Photo)

Lets Stay Together executive producer Queen Latifah makes her first on-screen debut as Tasha’s (Joyful Drake) strong-willed client premiering Tuesday, May 8 at 10:30 p.m. However, Tasha’s new client proves more than she bargains for, as Latifah makes Tasha question her identity and career choice. Meanwhile, Stacy’s (Nadine Ellis) excitement grows as her birthday draws closer, while Charles (Bert... Read More »
Posted on 03 May 2012   TV

Lee Thompson Young Guest Stars on ‘CSI: NY’

Lee Thompson Young (“Rizzoli & Isles”) and several black actors will guest star on tomorrow night’s episode of CSI: NY. The Friday Night Lights actor will play Kelvin, a Manhattan accountant who has become successful despite a troubled upbringing. The episode titled “Unwrapped,” will air Friday, May 4 at 9/8c on CBS. The synopsis reads: Dr. Sheldon Hawkes (Hill... Read More »
Posted on 03 May 2012   TV

‘Necessary Roughness’ Season 2 First Look: Mehcad Brooks Is Still On His Game (Photos)

Mechad Brooks is still on his game. The actor gears up for a second season of drama for hit USA series Necessary Roughness, which is set to premiere on June 6. With most of the new season already shot, new behind-the-scenes images gives us a peek at what to expect. New pics show Brooks at a table read with... Read More »
Posted on 03 May 2012   TV

The Cast of ‘Sistas’ Guest Star on NBC’s ‘Smash’

The cast of the off-Broadway musical Sistas will appear alongside the show’s producer, Tony award winner Hinton Battle, on next week’s episode of Smash. Tracey Conyer Lee, April Nixon, Jennifer Fouché and Lexi Rhoades (pictured above) will comprise the gospel choir led by Battle (also pictured above), who will play a reverend on the NBC musical drama series. This... Read More »