Television

Posted on 12 October 2011   TV

Anika Noni Rose Returns to ‘The Good Wife,’ Guest Stars on ‘The Simpsons’

Tony-winning actress Anika Noni Rose verified on social media that she would soon be appearing on long running animated comedy series The Simpsons, and returning to The Good Wife for one final showdown. Rose sent out the following statement today via Facebook update: “Just finished recording a session for The Simpsons!!! Could not be more stoked!!!” No details were... Read More »
Posted on 11 October 2011   TV

Jaleel White Talks New Syfy Gig ‘Total Blackout’

Syfy recently announced the addition of popular international game show Total Blackout to their network. The show will have guest face their fears in daring challenges while in complete darkness. According to Syfy’s announcement, the new show will be hosted by former Family Matters star Jaleel White. “Total Blackout is a comedic game show in which contestants battle each... Read More »
Posted on 11 October 2011   TV

All-African-American ‘Steel Magnolias’ Movie Set for Lifetime Channel

'Steel Magnolias' will be freshly adapted for a cast of yet-to-be announced African-American actresses for a TV film on the Lifetime network. Read More »
Posted on 11 October 2011   TV

Aisha Hinds: Lifetime’s Surprise Breakout Star

Last night was the premiere of Lifetime’s Five, a series of short films about breast cancer.  In a post made yesterday, we wrote about one of the shorts titled Lili, which focused on a black family led by Jenifer Lewis. It was an amazing and informative film. However, last night’s surprise breakout star of the series was Aisha Hinds‘ Bernice character... Read More »
Posted on 10 October 2011   TV

Jenifer Lewis, Rosario Dawson, and Tracee Ellis Ross Star in Lifetime’s ‘Five’ Short Film Series

In honor of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month, black stars unite for a film project that’s sure to get everyone talking about the important health issue. Alicia Keys (“The Secret Life of Bees,” “Smokin’ Aces”) steps behind the camera for her directorial debut on Lifetime’s Five, a series of five short films about breast cancer. “After I read... Read More »
Posted on 08 October 2011   TV

‘Reed Between The Lines’ Hollywood Premiere

Move over, Huxtable family! The Reeds are in town and coming to a television screen near you. BET held a screening of it’s new original comedy series Reed Between The Lines last night at Soho House in West Hollywood. Guest were treated to a screening of the first episode, and a sneak peek at the first season. Among the... Read More »