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Underground
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Run On: Will “Underground” Return On WGN For Season Two?

Posted April 26, 2016 by jmurray

WGN America has renewed its record-breaking series “Underground” for a second season. The critically-acclaimed drama that focuses on the Underground Railroad has been a hit with viewers, drawing three-million viewers on Wednesday nights. “Underground” has been the highest-rated scripted series premiere of any cable drama this season. “Underground” was also the number one original scripted […]

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Tyler Perry
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Capital Drama: Tyler Perry Developing Washington, DC-Based TV Series

Posted April 19, 2016 by jmurray

Hollywood mogul Tyler Perry is branching out from Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network and launching a new dramatic series for the TLC channel. TLC, like OWN, is owned by Discovery Networks. Perry’s new show has a working title of “Too Close To Home” and is set in Washington, DC. The show will center on a young woman […]

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Saints & Sinners
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More Drama: Is “Saints & Sinners” Returning On Bounce TV?

Posted April 15, 2016 by jmurray

Bounce TV has announced that it has renewed its highest-rated show, “Saints & Sinners” for a second season. The urban cable network’s first-ever scripted drama pulled in 1.3 million viewers across two airings when it debuted on Sunday, March 6. Its ratings made “Saints & Sinners” the most-watched program in Bounce TV history. “Saints & Sinners” […]

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Tee Marie Hanible: “American Grit” Star Talks John Cena, Foster Care & “Real Housewives of Atlanta”

Posted April 14, 2016 by jmurray

She’s a decorated Gunnery Sergeant of the United States Marines, a mother, a philanthropist and an entrepreneur. But starting on Thursday, April 14, Tee Marie Hanible (full name: Tawanda “Tee” Marie Hanible) is one-fourth of “The Cadre,” the group of mentors assisting contestants on Fox’s new competition series, “American Grit.” Hosted by WWE wrestling superstar […]

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Life After: “Empire” Finds Second Residence On TV One

Posted April 13, 2016 by jmurray

TV One has exclusively acquired the cable rights for Fox’s record-breaking drama, “Empire.” The series, created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, premiered Jan. 7, 2015 and stars Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray and Trai Byers. In a deal with Twentieth Television, the African-American cable channel will air both the […]

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Courtney Vance, Cuba Gooding Jr, James Lesure & Lamman Rucker
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Casting Conversation: Hurricane Katrina To Follow O.J. Simpson Story – Our Top Choice For Mayor

Posted April 12, 2016 by jmurray

Since Feb. 2, TV fans have been dedicated and fascinated each Tuesday night with FX Network’s critically-acclaimed mini-series “American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson.”  Unfortunately, the last episode of the series aired on April 5. The highly-rated drama focused on Simpson’s trial of the century and all the key players involved.  Now, there’s […]

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Kym Whitley & Joshua
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Final Chapter: Has OWN Canceled “Raising Whitley?”

Posted April 12, 2016 by jmurray

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 Winfrey, helped OWN “turn the corner” towards success. AlwaysAList.com has learned that OWN will not […]

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Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union
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Dwyane Wade: Launches Wine Label & Partners With Wife Gabrielle Union For HGTV Series

Posted March 31, 2016 by jmurray

NBA superstar Dwayne Wade continues to expand his enterprise outside the NBA. The Miami Heats shooting guard already has a shoe line (Way of Wade Basketball Shoes by Li-Ning), has a brand of socks (Wade by Stance Socks), and he is Creative Director and spokesmodel for Naked Underwear. Now, the fashion-forward sports star is expanding […]

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Cast of A Different World
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Together Again: “A Different World” Cast Reuniting At A Black College

Posted March 28, 2016 by jmurray

Some principal cast members of “A Different World” will reunite at Norfolk State University in April to benefit the ACCESS College Foundation. The show’s stars Kadeem Hardison (Dwayne Cleophus Wayne), Jasmine Guy (Whitley Gilbert), Cree Summer (Winifred ‘Freddie’ Brooks), Charnele Brown (Kimberly Reese) and Darryl Bell (Ron Johnson) will come together to meet with college students, […]

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Claudia Jordan
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Claudia Jordan: Feels “Folks Like Seeing Two Black Women Go At It” On TV

Posted March 23, 2016 by jmurray

Reality TV star Claudia Jordan admits fame comes at a cost, and the price is regularly being misunderstood. Jordan, who currently stars on TV One’s fledgling reality franchise “The Next 15,” told ABC Radio Networks Entertainment Producer Karu F. Daniels that the manipulation of reality shows by its producers doesn’t give viewers an accurate view […]

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