Most known for his films Trois, Stomp The Yard and The Gospel Director and Producer Rob Hardy returns to the small screen in the new BET series The Quad, starring Anika Noni Rose. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the scripted series and how Stomp The Yard was the foundation for the new show. […]

La La Anthony has deepened her relationship with reality producer ITV America. The actress, author and producer signed an exclusive production partnership with the company to create and produce projects in the urban, music and pop culture space via her LaLaLand label, under the ITV America banner, reports Deadline.com. ITV America is currently the home of History […]

Hoping they can strike gold again, like they just did with New Edition, BET is readying another biopic … on rapper Nas called “Street Dreams. ” And if it works out, look for it to become a new drama series. Nas’ story of growing up New York in the 90s will be told in “Street […]

TV personality Terrence Jenkins (aka Terrence J) has signed a first-look production and talent deal with MTV and VH1, reports Deadline. Under the pact, Jenkins will develop and executive produce original content for both networks via his Jenkins Entertainment Group. He’ll also provide on-air hosting duties throughout the year for potential projects including tentpole pre-shows, […]

A new episode of Being Mary Jane airs tonight on BET and Michael Ealy has officially joined in the sexy series — but not in the role as you may think.   The actor talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his role and being a new father. “This role is a little bit […]

Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween, and Tyler Perry’s Madea on the Run are both available on digital and DVD January 31.   Cassie Davis talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the hilarious moments on set with the cast and crew and she reveals which Tyler Perry show is returning to television screens! “You […]

Blair Underwood returns to the small-screen tonight in ABC’s Quantico‘s mid-season premiere! He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what to expect from the rest of season two and promises that fans will be able to keep up with the sexy series even more than before. “I joined this season. We’ve been off […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS’ hit “NCIS: Los Angeles” and, before that, to NBC crime drama “Crossing Jordan,” has died. CBS said Ferrer died Thursday of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 61. He had played assistant director Owen Granger on “NCIS: […]

You may not be familiar with his name but you know Will Packer’s movies. Packer has produced a string of hits, including “No Good Deed,” “Think Like a Man,” “Think Like a Man Too,” “Ride Along,” and “Obsessed.” He’s also an executive producer on Universal’s upcoming “Straight Outta Compton” and “Ride Along 2.” After landing […]

Regina King has signed a two-year production deal for her company Royal Ties with ABC Studios, Deadline reports. Her sister, Reina King, will serve as development executive as the two develop and produce new projects. King has scored two back-to-back best supporting actress in a limited series Emmy awards for the first two seasons of […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson will help announce this year’s Academy Award nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Friday revealed the actresses will be among those who announce nominees in 24 categories on Jan. 24. Also presenting will be Oscar nominees Jason Reitman and Ken […]

Vanessa Simmons is just one of the celebrity hosts (she’s joined by Lauren Lake) that will award an African American female entrepreneur start-up money on Centric’s new series, Queen Boss. Vanessa talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the new series, being a mom and reveals a few surprise business ventures. The premise of […]