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Toss Up: Is TV One Renewing Or Cancelling “R&B Divas: Atlanta?”

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  jmurray

TV One recently announced it had renewed its hit series “R&B Divas: Los Angeles,” but the future of the flagship show “R&B Divas: Atlanta” seems in question. “R&B Divas: Atlanta” premiered on August 20, 2012 and delivered record-breaking ratings for TV One.  Due to the series success, the spin-off “R&B Divas LA” was announced in [...]

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Reality Reverends: Oxygen’s “Preachers of Detroit” Features Member of The Clark Sisters

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  jmurray

Oxygen is expanding is successful “Preachers of LA” franchise by expanding to the Motor City. The cable network has formally announced a spin-off, “Preachers of Detroit” that is set to premiere in the winter of 2015. The reality series set in birthplace of Motown will feature the first female minister in the collective of preachers. [...]

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Randy Jackson: Getting Divorced & Doesn’t Have A Prenup

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  jmurray

It’s the end of the road for former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson and his second wife, Erika Jackson. Erika has filed documents to dissolve their 18-year marriage from Randy citing “irreconcilable differences.” She wants full physical custody and joint legal custody of their 17-year-old son, Jordan.  The couple also has an adult daughter. Erika [...]

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T.J. Holmes: Popular Anchor Joins ABC News

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  jmurray

TV journalist T.J. Holmes has joined the team at ABC News. The former CNN anchor and BET host made his official debut with ABC on “Good Morning America” on Friday, Sept. 26 doing a voiceover news package about an actress hiding on her roof from a stalker. “GMA” anchor Robin Roberts introduced him as “ABC’s [...]

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Fab Five: New Gospel Super Group Formed

Posted  September 29, 2014  by  jmurray

Four Gospel artists and an R&B veteran have formed a new all-star group called Five (V) Men. The quintet includes R&B star Christopher Williams and Gospel singers Melvin and Doug Williams of The Williams Brothers, Shawn McLemore and Wess Morgan. The group aims to fuse traditional and contemporary Gospel music with mainstream R&B sounds. Five [...]

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Getting Hitched: Vanessa L. Williams Announces She’s Engaged

Posted  September 29, 2014  by  jmurray

Singer/actress Vanessa L. Williams is engaged. The 51-year-old beauty revealed during a taping of “The Queen Latifah Show” that she is set to wed Buffalo, New York businessman Jim Skrip. “Vanessa, I have been trying to have a conversation with you ladies and gents, but I am blinded by the light coming from that bling [...]

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Isaac Carree: Singer Addresses The Deitrick Haddon Accusations

Posted  January 22, 2013  by  jmurray

FULL DISCLOSURE: I know all of the parties involved in this story personally. I’ve even spent intimate time with Deitrick Haddon and his ex-wife Damita. Typically I would have refrained from reporting on a story where all three of the subjects happen to be friends of mine, however, over the weekend I was contacted by [...]

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Not So Funny: Christian Group Wants Cedric The Entertainer’s “The Soul Man” Canceled

Posted  August 2, 2012  by  jmurray

Is TV Land’s “The Soul Man” blasphemeth? A Christian conservative watchdog group called One Million Moms sure thinks the Cedric The Entertainer and Niecy Nash fronted sitcom is! The 30 minute comedy, which became TV Land’s second-highest rated series premiere behind only the series launch of “Hot In Cleveland” with its June 20th premiere, “blasphemes [...]

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Black & Republican: 9 Celebrities Down With The GOP

Posted  August 28, 2012  by  jmurray

After being postponed a day due to Tropical Storm Isaac, the Republican National Convention is officially in full swing in Tampa, Florida. A who’s who roster of Republican leaders and politicians will be giving speeches at the convention this week. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, House Speaker John Boehner, New Hampshire [...]

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Mary Mary: Reality Show Promo Clips Spark Controversy

Posted  August 29, 2012  by  jmurray

The second season of gospel duo Mary Mary’s self-titled WE TV reality series doesn’t premiere until Dec. 13, however two promotional clips for the forthcoming season have already been released. Looks as though things will be a little racier on the sophomore season of “Mary Mary,” as the first clip features Erica and Tina Campbell’s [...]

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Throwback Thursday: Interview With R&B Star Tevin Campbell

Posted  August 9, 2012  by  jmurray

R&B singer Tevin Campbell was a bonafide child star with numerous hits under his belt in the early 1990′s. A protégé of the great Quincy Jones, Campbell was signed to Warner Bros. Records at 13-years-old and quickly became a star after Jones released his single “Tomorrow (A Better You Better Me),” which reached number one on [...]

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“Sunday Best:” BET Competition Show Renewed For Another Season

Posted  June 24, 2012  by  AlwaysAList.com

Season five of Black Entertainment Television’s hit faith-based competition series “Sunday Best” doesn’t premiere until July, but fans of the show were excited to learn that BET has already renewed the show through season six. During the network’s upfront presentation to advertisers inLos Angelesin April, BET revealed that “Sunday Best” would be returning in 2013 [...]

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Evelyn Lozada: Working With Iyanla Vanzant To Change Her Life

Posted  July 17, 2012  by  jmurray

Evelyn Lozada Johnson has faced tremendous backlash in recent months over some of her actions on the hit VH1 reality series “Basketball Wives.” Acknowledging the wrong of her ways and meeting with “Basketball Wives” detractor, TV host Star Jones to address the matter, Johnson is now working with author and motivational speaker Iyanla Vanzant on [...]

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George Willborn: Former Michael Baisden Co-Host Back On Radio

Posted  April 24, 2013  by  jmurray

Comedian George Willborn is coming back to radio. The Chicago-based funnyman is returning to afternoons as the new co-host of “The Doug Banks Radio Show” starting on Thursday, April 25. On “The Doug Banks Radio Show,” Willborn replaces comedian Rudy Rush.  The former “Showtime at the Apollo” host, who co-hosted with Doug Banks and sidekick [...]

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The Benediction: BET Cancels “Celebration Of Gospel”

Posted  May 1, 2014  by  jmurray

More than 2.6 million total viewers tuned in to BET’s annual special “Celebration of Gospel” when it premiered on April 6, making it the number one gospel/religious telecast on TV for 14 consecutive years. A celebration of faith through music, this year’s special featured an all-star roster of performances including Tamela Mann, Kem, Yolanda Adams, [...]

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In With The New: Skip Murphy Show Replacing Michael Baisden

Posted  April 1, 2013  by  jmurray

On March 20, 2013, AlwaysAList.com reported that Michael Baisden’s syndicated afternoon radio show was ending. READ: Michael Baisden: Radio Show Ending Starting on Monday, April 1, Baiden’s former syndicator Cumulus Media Networks will debut a new afternoon drive show called “Skip Murphy in the Afternoon Show.” The show, which will air from 3pm to 7pm, [...]

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