Golden Globes down; next? Primetime Emmys! While we love the nominees, we couldn't help but think of a few strong Black leads who got snubbed.

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NEW YORK (AP) — One program the coronavirus hasn’t forced a screeching halt to is NBC’s “The Voice.” John Legend, one of the four coaches on the Emmy-winning music series, says he and the others have pre-taped the show until the end of April. “There were only three weeks of live shows planned and those […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Pose” and “Batwoman” are among the shows contributing to a surge in LGBTQ and gender inclusiveness on television, according to a new study by the advocacy group GLAAD. The percentage of regularly seen LGBTQ characters on prime-time broadcast TV this season reached an all-time high of 10.2%, or 90 out of […]

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CHICAGO (AP) — Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes of Health study published Monday isn’t proof, but it bolsters evidence suggesting that too much exposure to light at […]

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Freeform’s “grown-ish” (Jan. 3, 2018, 8:00-8:31 p.m. EST) and Showtime’s “The Chi” got off to successful starts in terms of viewership, reports Variety. “Grown-ish,” the spinoff of “black-ish” that follows eldest daughter Zoe (Yara Shahidi) during her freshman year in college, ranked as Freeform’s biggest series launch in two years among Total Viewers (1.562 million), […]

Former late-night show host David Letterman is coming back to television and he’ll be interviewing former President Barack Obama first. Essence reports that Letterman has partnered with Netflix for a show called My Next Guest Needs No Introduction set to première on January 12 with Obama as his first guest. Along with that, this interview will be […]

Wendy Williams gave her audience a Halloween fright when she passed out on her show live! Dressed as the Statue Of Liberty, Williams was introducing her annual costume contest on the show where she looked a little more wide-eyed than usual. The talk show host appeared shaky and shook up as the camera zoomed in on her. […]

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  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The dystopian series “The Handmaid’s Tale” was crowned best TV drama on Sunday at the Emmy Awards, also winning best drama writing and directing and earning Elizabeth Moss a best actress statuette and Ann Dowd a best drama supporting actress award. “Veep” and “Saturday Night Live” were also big winners. […]

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Samuel L. Jackson stars in a TV series currently being pitched from “Black Sails” co-creator Jonathan E. Steinberg, “Fargo” and “Handmaid’s Tale” executive producer Warren Littlefield and Fox 21 TV Studios, reports Deadline. Titled “Old Man,” the drama centers on widower Dan Chase (Jackson), an average Vermont retiree with a dark secret. Following Chase’s involvement […]

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Netflix has dropped a first trailer for “Dear White People,” its series adaptation of writer and director Justin Simien’s 2014 feature film of the same name. It tells the story of a diverse group of students of color experiencing campus life at a fictional Ivy League university dominated by white students. The series stars Logan […]

Grammy award winning singer India Arie is featured on the season finale of Centric’s BEING, a docuseries that follows the lives of prominent black women through struggle and perseverance. Does she reveal anything that may shock fans? “I feel like most of us have stuff in our childhood, but someone tried to kill my mother.” […]

Episode six single-handedly went somewhere that very few television networks go. Aisha Hinds as Harriet Tubman is utterly spellbinding, authentic and just, damn good. The opening scene takes us straight into Harriet preparing for the day, tightening a corset that looks like armor, under a dress that looks like a military uniform. Set in an auction […]