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Demetria McKinney: Talks Tyler Perry, Music Moves & “Real Housewives ...

Demetria McKinney became a household name playing Janine Payne on the TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.” The 31-year-old actress said she can barely walk through the grocery store without someone asking: “Where’s CJ? Where are the twins?” After ...
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Higher Learning: “12 Years A Slave” Headed To High Schools

Many often say that the younger generation does not realize the impact that slavery had on the American culture. Now, students may have to face the reality of slavery by seeing it first-hand in the Academy Award-winning feature film “12 ...
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“Wendy” Works: Talk Show Scores Record Ratings

Wendy Williams is back for its sixth season and the show is garnering its highest ratings ever. The nationally syndicated talk show, “The Wendy Williams Show,” scored record ratings for the chat show in the key demographic of women 25 ...
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Bishop T.D. Jakes: Readying Two New TV Shows

Bishop T.D. Jakes is gearing up to launch two new TV shows. The renowned mega church pastor and televangelist is preparing to launch a daily syndicated talk show that would premiere some time in 2015. Additionally, Jakes is developing a ...
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Word Play: Vanessa Bell Calloway Brings Zora Neale Hurston Show ...

Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway will play her one-woman show about prolific writer Zora Neale Hurston on the East Coast. “Letters From Zora,” the play Calloway first played at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, Calif., will run from Oct. 9 – ...
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TV Turnover: Big Changes At “Entertainment Tonight”

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

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. ...
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Soft Start: “The Real” Lands Low Ratings

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 ...
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Whitney Houston: New Live Album Being Released

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 ...
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Gladys Knight: Actress Cast To Play Her In Aaliyah Movie

“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 ...