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Jussie Smollett: Is Actor Really Leaving Lee Daniels’ “Empire?”

Posted May 12, 2016 by jmurray

Is Jussie Smollett leaving Fox’s hit drama “Empire?” Sources close to the network tell AlwaysAList.com that “things aren’t as they seem,” when probed on the matter. On Wednesday’s episode of the Lee Daniels-produced series, Smollett’s character Jamal Lyon is shot by Freda Gatz in what was a bullet intended for his father, Lucious Lyon (Terrence […]

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Get Ready, Get Ready: Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Talk Show Set For September

Posted May 10, 2016 by jmurray

Renowned televangelist Bishop T.D. Jakes new self-titled daytime talk show will premiere on September 12, 2016. The one-hour series had a test run last summer from Aug. 17 to Sept. 11 on TEGNA stations in Dallas, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Cleveland. An episode from last summer’s test run that featured an exclusive interview with R&B superstar […]

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Pastors’ Panel: Four Preachers Land Summer Talk Show Run

Posted May 2, 2016 by jmurray

Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr., Associate Pastor John Gray, Dr. Jamal Bryant and Pastor Orrick Quick will join forces for a new daytime talk show called “The Preachers.” Produced by Warner Bros. Television/Telepictures Productions and airing on Fox-owned television stations, “The Preachers” will get a three-week summer airing starting July 11. In an announcement by […]

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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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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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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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TV STILL -- DO NOT PURGE -- EMPIRE: (L-R): Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Taraji Henson as Cookie Lyon, Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon and Trai Byers as Andre Lyon. ©2014 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Michael Lavine/FOX
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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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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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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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