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TV Turnover: Big Changes At “Entertainment Tonight”

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

There are some major changes happening at “Entertainment Tonight.” The long-running syndicated news magazine series announced in August that anchor Rob Marciano would be exiting the show after just 18 months on the job.  He was replaced by Kevin Frazier, who was the host of “E.T.’s” sister show “The Insider.” Now, TheWrap.com is reporting that [...]

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Soft Start: “The Real” Lands Low Ratings

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

The premiere of “The Real” is off to a slow start. The new ensemble daytime talk show hosted by Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Bailon earned less-than-stellar ratings with its debut episode. The syndicated chat show premiered on Monday and only landed a 0.9 rating.  Those numbers put the show [...]

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Whitney Houston: Where Is The All-Star Tribute CD?

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

After Luther Vandross suffered a severe stroke on April 16, 2003, jazz label Verve Music also released a tribute album to Vandross. The CD was mixed by Ray Bardani, who recorded and mixed most of Luther’s music over the years. Their collection, “Forever, For Always, For Luther” included the late crooner’s hits performed by Kirk [...]

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Whitney Houston: New Live Album Being Released

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

New music from Whitney Houston will hit stores this fall. Music mogul Clive Davis is readying the release of a new Houston CD/DVD, “Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances.” Davis, who is credited with discovering the late diva, announced on the “Today” show on Tuesday that the disc and DVD will showcase the best of [...]

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Gladys Knight: Actress Cast To Play Her In Aaliyah Movie

Posted  September 15, 2014  by  jmurray

“The Hughley’s” star Elise Neal has landed the role of Gladys Knight in the upcoming Lifetime biopic “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.” The controversial film, that had received backlash from the late singer’s family, stars Alexandra Shipp as the ‘Rock the Boat’ singer. Neal will play the Empress of Soul in film. Knight was married to [...]

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The Winner Is: Kym Whitley To Host NAACP Theatre Awards

Posted  September 15, 2014  by  jmurray

Comedienne Kym Whitley has been tapped to host the 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The star of OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” and ABC Family’s “Young & Hungry” will oversee the ceremony on Monday, Nov. 17. The 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards will take place at the historical Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif. at 6pm. [...]

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TV Turnover: Big Changes At “Entertainment Tonight”

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

There are some major changes happening at “Entertainment Tonight.” The long-running syndicated news magazine series announced in August that anchor Rob Marciano would be exiting the show after just 18 months on the job.  He was replaced by Kevin Frazier, who was the host of “E.T.’s” sister show “The Insider.” Now, TheWrap.com is reporting that [...]

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Soft Start: “The Real” Lands Low Ratings

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

The premiere of “The Real” is off to a slow start. The new ensemble daytime talk show hosted by Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Bailon earned less-than-stellar ratings with its debut episode. The syndicated chat show premiered on Monday and only landed a 0.9 rating.  Those numbers put the show [...]

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Whitney Houston: Where Is The All-Star Tribute CD?

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

After Luther Vandross suffered a severe stroke on April 16, 2003, jazz label Verve Music also released a tribute album to Vandross. The CD was mixed by Ray Bardani, who recorded and mixed most of Luther’s music over the years. Their collection, “Forever, For Always, For Luther” included the late crooner’s hits performed by Kirk [...]

Full Story »

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Whitney Houston: New Live Album Being Released

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

New music from Whitney Houston will hit stores this fall. Music mogul Clive Davis is readying the release of a new Houston CD/DVD, “Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances.” Davis, who is credited with discovering the late diva, announced on the “Today” show on Tuesday that the disc and DVD will showcase the best of [...]

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Gladys Knight: Actress Cast To Play Her In Aaliyah Movie

Posted  September 15, 2014  by  jmurray

“The Hughley’s” star Elise Neal has landed the role of Gladys Knight in the upcoming Lifetime biopic “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.” The controversial film, that had received backlash from the late singer’s family, stars Alexandra Shipp as the ‘Rock the Boat’ singer. Neal will play the Empress of Soul in film. Knight was married to [...]

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The Winner Is: Kym Whitley To Host NAACP Theatre Awards

Posted  September 15, 2014  by  jmurray

Comedienne Kym Whitley has been tapped to host the 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The star of OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” and ABC Family’s “Young & Hungry” will oversee the ceremony on Monday, Nov. 17. The 24th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards will take place at the historical Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif. at 6pm. [...]

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Tommy Talks: “Martin” Star Addresses Domestic Violence Accusations

Posted  September 11, 2014  by  jmurray

Former “Martin” star Tommy Ford is embroiled in a nasty battle with the mother of his child. There are reports that the comedic actor has had a restraining order filed against him by Vanessa Simmons, mother of his 12-year-old son. Simmons filed documents in Fulton County, Georgia seeking generous child support and full custody of [...]

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Chocolate Change: Romeo Miller Out, “Meet The Browns” Star In

Posted  September 9, 2014  by  jmurray

AlwaysAList.com previously reported that actor/rapper Romeo Miller had landed the lead role in Jean-Claude LaMarre’s upcoming film  “Chocolate City.” Now we can report that Miller is no longer attached to the film and actor Robert Ri’chard will play the lead role. Ri’chard, who previously starred on the sitcoms “One on One” and “Tyler Perry’s Meet [...]

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Harry Connick Jr: Talks “Dolphin Tale 2,” “American Idol” & Gospel Singer Nikki Ross

Posted  September 8, 2014  by  jmurray

New Orleans-bred jazz crooner Harry Connick Jr. is a man of many talents – singer, musician, actor and reality TV judge to name a few. The 46-year-old talent finds himself back at the box office this Friday (Sept. 12) in his first sequel, the follow-up to successful 2011 film “Dolphin Tale 2.” AlwaysAList.com traveled to [...]

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Lil John Roberts: Remembering George Duke, Co-Parenting With Jill Scott & Making Music On His Own Terms

Posted  September 5, 2014  by  jmurray

He’s one of the industry’s most sought-after drummers, having worked with the likes of Janet Jackson, Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg to name a few.  Now, after 20-years of supporting the who’s who of music’s finest, Lil John Roberts is ready step out on his own. This Philadelphia-bred preacher’s kid has released [...]

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