television

Phylicia Rashad Isn’t Happy With The Current State Of Sitcoms

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Some consider the golden age of television sitcoms long gone.  When you grew up watching a show like The Cosby Show and you look at what’s being offered now in regards to black family sitcoms, you not only realize the writing is often poorly executed,...

Why I’m More Of A “Girls” Black Girl

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I'm so much more into Hannah Horvath than Olivia Pope, and this is why.

MC Serch Debuts Daytime Talk Show

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MC Serch from the 90s hip hop group 3rd Bass has a new career as a daytime talk show host. The “Gas Face” lyricist has the expected topics on his eponymous show like men with multiple children by just as many women, wayward teenagers, extreme...

The Resurgence of Black Women on Television: Will It Last?

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The brilliance of “Scandal’s” Olivia Pope – portrayed by Kerry Washington – has opened the floodgates for other women of color on television. Washington’s role is historic. She’s the second black woman to star in a network drama, but it’s clear she won’t be the...

TJ Holmes Talks Split With BET: “I Don’t Have Anything Else To Do At That Network”

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T.J. Holmes’ split with BET seemed imminent after his show, “Don’t Sleep With TJ Holmes” was cancelled. But given the fanfare when T.J. initially signed on with the network, many thought the show was only one facet of their partnership. In a new interview, he...