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In Development: Film Adaptation Of “Good Times”

Iconic 70’s sitcom “Good Times” is being adapted into a feature film. The show, which originally starred Esther Rolle, John Amos, Jimmie Walker, Ja’net Dubois, Bern Nadette Stanis, Ralph Carter and Johnny Brown, is being turned into a movie by ...
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Joy Behar: Comedienne Leaving “The View”

Comedienne Joy Behar is leaving ABC’s “The View.” The 70-year-old funny woman is departing the popular daytime talk show after more than 16 years. In a story first reported by Deadline.com, Behar confirmed to the entertainment site that “it seemed ...
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Sexual Healing: Jesse L. Martin To Play Marvin Gaye

Lenny Kravitz is out and “Law & Order” alum Jesse L. Martin is officially in as Marvin Gaye in the biopic about the late singer’s life. Martin is now confirmed to play the Motown legend in the Julien Temple-helmed “Sexual ...
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Back For More: Mehcad Brooks’ “Necessary Roughness” Gets Third Season

Good news for the USA Network drama “Necessary Roughness.” The show is being renewed for a third season, according to Deadline.com. The series stars Callie Thorne as New York Hawks sports-psychologist Dr. Dani Santino who works to keep the team’s ...
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Queen Latifah: Daytime Talk Show Lands Network & Launch Date

Oscar nominee Queen Latifah’s second foray into daytime television is set to debut in the fall of 2013. In a surprising move, “The Queen Latifah Show” has secured a home with CBS and has already locked in commitments from 16 ...
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Hollywood Hook-Up: Oprah Winfrey & Tyler Perry Join Forces

Famous friends Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry are partnering up on a new venture for her TV network OWN. Perry has just closed a deal with the media mogul to executive produce, write and direct two new scripted series for ...