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TV

New Addition: Dondre Whitfield Joins “Real Husbands Of Hollywood”

Posted  October 17, 2014  by  jmurray

“Real Husbands of Hollywood” may only be airing season three, but the show is already making adjustments for season four. Regular cast member J.B. Smoove has to limit his participation on the hit BET reality spoof due to his co-starring role on the CBS comedy “The Millers.” Because of Smoove’s new recurring status, “Real Husbands” [...]

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Dazzling At Disney: Cirque du Soleil’s “La Nouba” Going 15-Years Strong

Posted  October 16, 2014  by  jmurray

If you can’t multitask, then Cirque du Soleil’s “La Nouba” is not the show for you. This festive, theatrical experience features dazzling acrobatics, unbelievable human stunts and some really breathtaking usage of simple things like bicycles and trampoline. This super-silly, but completely engaging circus-on-steroids has many elements—some of them you’ll see all happening at once. [...]

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Movies

Michael K. Williams: “Kill The Messenger” Star Feels “Drug Dealers Get A Bad Rap In Society”

Posted  October 9, 2014  by  jmurray

“Kill The Messenger” may just be one of the most important films to be released in 2014. It’s the story of a real-life investigative reporter named Gary Webb (Jeremy Renner) and how this reporter at the small-time San Jose Mercury News blue the lid off the C.I.A.’s involvement in the 1980s drug epidemic. This gripping [...]

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Final Score: BET’s “The Game” Ending After Nine Seasons

Posted  October 7, 2014  by  jmurray

BET has announced that the long-running dramedy “The Game” will end after season nine. Earlier this year, BET revealed it would renew “The Game” for an eighth season. Now, the network has disclosed that the show will wrap after season nine. Production is already underway for both season eight and nine.  Season eight will premiere [...]

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The Real Cast
TV

Women Are Watching: “The Real” Is Strong With Target Audience

Posted  October 6, 2014  by  jmurray

On Sept. 16, 2014, AlwaysAList.com reported that the new syndicated talk show “The Real” had soft ratings with its debut. The daytime show hosted by Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Bailon landed a 0.9 rating on its first episode and was down 40-percent below its lead-in from the show’s it [...]

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Wendy Williams
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Wendy Williams: Hosting Soul Train Awards

Posted  October 6, 2014  by  jmurray

Last year she hosted a red carpet special from the Soul Train Awards for Centric and BET, but this year, Wendy Williams is hosting the entire show. On Monday, music legend Dionne Warwick and Tony Cornelius, the son of the late Soul Train founder Don Cornelius, appeared on Williams’ daytime talk show to make the [...]

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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
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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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Gospel

“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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Radio

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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Radio

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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