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Lifetime Greenlights ‘BAPs,’ a New Reality Series About Black American Princesses

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If you thought the success of shows like Scandal, Being Mary Jane, and Tyler Perry’s The Haves and Have Nots signaled the end of the reality show deluge and a rise in scripted shows targeting Black audiences you were wrong. Lifetime, the self-proclaimed network for...

Like a Boss: Shonda Rhimes Signs 8-figure ‘Megadeal’ with ABC + Take A Look At Her New Show

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After an extensive negotiation process, ABC announced that it inked a deal with Scandal showrunner Shonda Rhimes to keep her at the studio through May 2018. The “megadeal” is rumored to be valued at 8-figures, making Rhimes one of the most bankable women in TV....

Sneak Peek: Lee Daniels’ Drama ‘Empire’ Starring Taraji P. Henson & Terrence Howard is Heading to TV

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It’s been nearly a decade since Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard teamed up to break into the rap game in the film Hustle & Flow, but the dynamic duo is back together and are one again taking fans inside the music business. In Lee...

WorldStarHipHop to Partner With Adult Swim for New Show

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I’m scared y’all.  According to film and TV blog Shadow & Act, WordStarHipHop (WSHH) is teaming up with Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim for a new pilot. The unnamed show will reportedly capture “the energy and style of the #1 urban website featuring a celebrity guest...

Miss Cleo Speaks: Former TV ‘Psychic’ Tells All

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If you grew up in the 1990s in the U.S. then you’re very familiar with Miss Cleo, the TV psychic who’d urge the heartbroken, the confused, the downtrodden to “Call me now!” to find some relief. While many people watched Miss Cleo’s late night infomercials and...