Tag: Kym Whitley

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The Fab Five: Tom Joyner Taps 5 Comics To Replace ...

The Tom Joyner Morning Show will use five rotating comedians to replace the departing J. Anthony Brown. AlwaysAList.com exclusively reported that Brown departed the nationally syndicated radio show after 20 years on Nov. 28. [Read: Signing Off: J. Anthony Brown ...
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Final Chapter: Has OWN Canceled “Raising Whitley?”

On the heels of the Wall Street Journal announcing that Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network is the “most-watched network for African-American women,” the channel has decided to cancel a series considered one of the three shows that, in the words of ...
Theater

The Winner Is: Kym Whitley To Host NAACP Theatre Awards

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 ...
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Big Break: “Let’s Stay Together” Coming Back

Good news for the BET sitcom “Let’s Stay Together.”  The Jacque Edmonds Cofer/Queen Latifah-produced show will return on BET thanks to a new tax initiative for film and television productions in Los Angeles. AlwaysAList.com reported on April 29, 2014 that ...
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Family Matters: Flex Alexander & Shanice Get OWN Series

Actor Flex Alexander and his wife, R&B/Pop singer Shanice are starring in a reality series for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. Their show, “Flex & Shanice” will premiere as a primetime special on Saturday, May 31 at 10pm. The one-hour sneak ...
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Second Act: OWN Orders More “Raising Whitley”

Get ready for more “Raising Whitley” on the OWN Network. The Oprah Winfrey-owned cable channel has ordered a second season of the hit reality series. “Raising Whitley” chronicles the journey of actress/comedienne Kym Whitley as a first-time mom who adopted ...
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Split Apart: Has BET Canceled “Let’s Stay Together?”

Has BET’s “Let’s Stay Together” being canceled? During their recent upfront presentation to advertisers last Thursday in New York, the Jacque Edmonds Cofer/Queen Latifah-produced sitcom was not mentioned among the shows returning on BET’s programming lineup. “Let’s Stay Together” is ...
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Kym Whitley: Hosting Holiday Special For OWN

Comedienne Kym Whitley and her cast of characters from OWN Network’s “Raising Whitley” are hosting a holiday special for the network. “Raising Whitley: Ho, Ho, Home For The Holidays” will premiere on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 8pm and feature Whitley, ...
Theater

Center Stage: La Toya Jackson Heading Off-Broadway

Reality TV star La Toya Jackson is headed to the Great White Way to star in the off-Broadway show, “Newsical the Musical.” The 56-year-old entertainer will begin in the production on Sept. 3, taking over for Emmy-winning “227” star Jackée ...
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Kym Whitley: Double Dose of “Raising Whitley”

When actress/comedienne Kym Whitley’s “Raising Whitley” reality show returns on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network early next year, the show will expand from 30 minutes to one hour. During a recent appearance for McDonald’s in New Orleans, the “Black Dynamite” star ...