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Casting Color: “Dancing With The Star” Adds African Dancer To Professionals

Posted August 13, 2014 by jmurray

“Dancing with the Stars” gets some color this fall when South African born dancer Keoikantse “Keo” Motsepe joins their lineup of professionals. The first professional dancer of color of the ABC competition series, Motsepe joins the hit series after working on the British version of the show “Strictly Come Dancing” in 2013. Earlier this year, [...]

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Diva Divide: Rickey Smiley Hires Two New Co-Hosts To Replace Ebony Steele

Posted August 12, 2014 by jmurray

Rickey Smiley has hired two ladies to replace the exiting Ebony Steele. It was announced earlier this summer that Steele would be leaving the show that she has co-hosted with Smiley, HeadKrack and Gary With Da Tea after seven years.  Apparently, the radio personality did not choose to leave the show on her own. Smiley [...]

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

Posted August 5, 2014 by jmurray

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 the series had been cancelled by BET after 51 episodes. The 30-minute sitcom stars Bert [...]

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Renewed: “The Soul Man” Gets Season Four Order

Posted August 4, 2014 by jmurray

TV Land wants more of its hit sitcom “The Soul Man.” The show, which stars Cedric The Entertainer, Niecy Nash and Wesley Jonathan, has received a 12-episode order for a fourth season; up from the eight-episode order it had for season three. “The Soul Man” has a large African-American viewing audience, something that prompted TV [...]

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Reality Rapture: Is “Preachers of L.A.” Taking A Turn For Good?

Posted July 28, 2014 by jmurray

Is the “Preachers of L.A.” taking a turn for the better? All five pastors – Noel Jones, Clarence McClendon, Jay Haizlip, Wayne Chaney and Ron Gibson – as well as Gospel singer/former pastor Deitrick Haddon, return for season two. When “Preachers of L.A.” premiered on Oxygen last fall, the show was marred with backlash from [...]

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Digital Dish: Misster Ray Takes On SWV & The Braxtons

Posted July 22, 2014 by jmurray

Social media socialite Misster Ray (real name: Ray Cunningham) has become the face of WeTV online. The former star of the BET reality series “College Hill” has been named WeTV’s Digital Correspondent after a successful run recapping the 12 episodes of season three of “LA Hair.” “I’m excited to be WeTV’s digital correspondent because now [...]

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Black Bourgeoisie: Lifetime’s “BAPS” Has High-End Hoopla

Posted July 18, 2014 by jmurray

“Don’t judge us based on that clip,” Jason K. Wilson told a group of media professionals who gathered in a small room inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the Essence Festival in New Orleans to meet the cast of “BAPs.” This isn’t “B*A*P*S” the 1997 film starring Halle Berry, Martin Landau and Natalie [...]

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Miss D: Said She’s Filling The Void For Absent Black Leaders On “Bring It!”

Posted July 10, 2014 by jmurray

Fans of Lifetime’s “Bring It!” get to see more of Dianna “Miss D” Williams and her award-winning Dancing Dolls troupe preparing for competitions and pushing themselves to the limit when the show returns later this month. The popular reality series that focuses on Miss D’s Jackson, Mississippi-based dance collective is more about winning 15 Grand [...]

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Keke Palmer: Youngest TV Talk Show Host In U.S. History

Posted June 19, 2014 by jmurray

Former child star Keke Palmer will debut her talk show, “Just Keke” on Monday, June 30 on BET. The daytime talk show will air at 5pm ET five days a week in an initial four week test run. The Harvey, Illi.-bred talent’s chat show will combine social issues, pop culture, fashion, relationships, celebrity interviews and [...]

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Anthony Anderson: Hosting New Food Network Series

Posted June 18, 2014 by jmurray

Hollywood funnyman Anthony Anderson recently lost 50 pounds to help deal with his Type 2 Diabetes. But the 43-year-old comic may have to watch his weight again as he’s just signed on to host the Food Network series “Food Fest Nation.” Premiering on July 21 at 9pm ET, Anderson will tour food festivals around the [...]

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