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“Bachelor In Paradise” cast off Mike Johnson is back on the dating scene singing, “Keke, do you love me?”

Channing Dungey, the First Black president of ABC Entertainment, has finally broken one of the most long-standing racial biases in TV – her network has cast a Black Bachelorette. Despite the show’s popularity, it has remained a mostly white dating show which links a bachelor or bachelorette with suitors competing for an engagement. From The […]

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Six months into the job as ABC Entertainment’s president, Channing Dungey said she’s clear about where she wants to see the “black-ish” and “Fresh Off the Boat” network go, including toward further diversity. ABC is “very proud that we reflect America authentically in all of its diversity, and we definitely […]

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Man….what in the name of Iyanla Vanzant is this guy talking about?! Former NFL star Terrell Owens says he wants to be the first black bachelor on…

03/11/14- Huggy Lowdown jokes with the crew about “The Bachelor” finale and Juan Pablo Galavis not saying “I Love You.”

TV & Film

Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive preview of next week’s episode of “The Bachelor,” in which star Sean tells one of the show’s three African American contestants that his last girlfriend was black. EW points out the irony of the conversation, considering this current season is the first to air since the show was sued for […]

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NBC was a ratings winner on Monday due to “The Biggest Loser” and the series premiere of Meagan Good’s new drama “Deception.” “Loser” averaged 6.3 million viewers and a 2.4 in the 18-to-49 demographic, down 17 percent from Sunday’s premiere, while “Deception” followed with a so-so 5.6 million viewers and a 2.0. “Deception” did manage […]

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Robert Galinsky is skeptical about claims by producers of ABC’s “The Bachelor” that they’ve had a hard time finding black singles willing to be on the show. Back when he was an acting teacher, Galinsky’s students were predominantly white. But now that he tries to help people break into show business as operator of the […]

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Lawyers who last week sued popular reality shows “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” on behalf of two Nashville men claiming discrimination against people of color said several others have now contacted them saying they were intentionally excluded by the shows. “Our two clients are certainly not the only ones who have been intentionally excluded,” lawyer […]

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African-American football players Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson are leading a group of Nashville residents in a class-action lawsuit against the ABC dating series “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” for racial discrimination. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the potential plaintiffs point out that over 10 years of the show and 23 seasons, the programs have […]

Lamar Hurd talks with TJMS about his campaign to become the first African American cast as The Bachelor on ABC.