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Gossip Mag Gone: Sister 2 Sister To Stop Publishing

Posted  October 29, 2014  by  jmurray

After 26 years of being in business, Sister 2 Sister magazine will stop publishing and has filed for bankruptcy protection. In a story first broken by Richard Prince’s Journal-isms column, Sister 2 Sister publisher Jamie Foster Brown confirmed that the monthly magazine would halt printing to focus on its website.  The move has shocked many [...]

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Porsha Power: “Dish Nation” Sees Ratings Spike With “Real Housewives” Star

Posted  October 28, 2014  by  jmurray

She may no longer be a full-time cast member on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” but reality star Porsha Williams has created a ratings spike on her main gig “Dish Nation.” The 33-year-old socialite joined the news magazine show as a part of the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” crew this summer after weeks of guest-hosting [...]

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Gospel

James Fortune: Taking Hiatus From Syndicated Radio Show

Posted  October 27, 2014  by  jmurray

Gospel artist James Fortune is taking a hiatus from his syndicated radio show “The James Fortune Show.” Fortune’s time off comes in the wake of his arrest last week for aggravated assault. The 35-year-old talent spoke exclusively to AlwaysAList.com about his arrest over the weekend. Filling in for Fortune will be Gospel singer Isaac Carree. [...]

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EXCLUSIVE: Gospel Star James Fortune Comments On Recent Arrest

Posted  October 26, 2014  by  jmurray

Late Friday evening, Houston’s Fox affiliate Channel 26 broke news that Stellar Award-winning gospel artist James Fortune had been arrested and charged with aggravated assault to a family member.  His arrest was confirmed by the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office and the 35-year-old songwriter-producer was released on $20,000 bond. Details on what exactly caused the [...]

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Great Prognosis: “Grey’s Anatomy” Doctor Promoted

Posted  October 23, 2014  by  jmurray

“Grey’s Anatomy” newcomer Kelly McCreary has been promoted to series regular on the long-running hit ABC medical drama. McCreary appeared on two episodes last season on the Shonda Rhimes-produced series, and all four during the new 11th season. The 33-year-old actress plays Dr. Maggie Pierce, the new head of Cardiothoracic Surgery and half-sister to Meredith [...]

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Stripped Down: Halle Berry Gets Into Lingerie

Posted  October 23, 2014  by  jmurray

Oscar winner Halle Berry is helping women get undressed. The 48-year-old actress has invested in the iconic French lingerie label Scandale Paris.  Berry is now co-owner of the 80-year-old company and will be partners with Erik Ryd, owner of the Hong Kong-based manufacturer Hop Lun, to re-launch the luxury label. “I fell in love with [...]

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Final Score: BET’s “The Game” Ending After Nine Seasons

Posted  October 7, 2014  by  jmurray

BET has announced that the long-running dramedy “The Game” will end after season nine. Earlier this year, BET revealed it would renew “The Game” for an eighth season. Now, the network has disclosed that the show will wrap after season nine. Production is already underway for both season eight and nine.  Season eight will premiere [...]

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Women Are Watching: “The Real” Is Strong With Target Audience

Posted  October 6, 2014  by  jmurray

On Sept. 16, 2014, AlwaysAList.com reported that the new syndicated talk show “The Real” had soft ratings with its debut. The daytime show hosted by Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Bailon landed a 0.9 rating on its first episode and was down 40-percent below its lead-in from the show’s it [...]

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Wendy Williams: Hosting Soul Train Awards

Posted  October 6, 2014  by  jmurray

Last year she hosted a red carpet special from the Soul Train Awards for Centric and BET, but this year, Wendy Williams is hosting the entire show. On Monday, music legend Dionne Warwick and Tony Cornelius, the son of the late Soul Train founder Don Cornelius, appeared on Williams’ daytime talk show to make the [...]

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Lost & Found: “The Good Lie” Brings Heart To Hardship Of Sudanese Refugees

Posted  October 3, 2014  by  jmurray

Let’s face it, we all are exhausted with stories about disenfranchised minorities being saved by the white movie star! It’s been done and done again and sometimes, even took home Oscars for it. But thankfully, that is not the case with “The Good Lie.” As amazing as Reese Witherspoon is an actress, one of the [...]

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Syleena Johnson: R&B Star & Husband Sign On For “Marriage Boot Camp”

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  jmurray

“R&B Divas: Atlanta” star Syleena Johnson will appear on the new season of WE TV’s “Marriage Boot Camp.” This season, the show will focus on personalities from reality TV and be called “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.” Johnson and her husband, former NBA player Kiwane Garris taped with series with relationship coaches Jim and Elizabeth [...]

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Same Old Song: Anita Baker Sued Again For Nonpayment

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  jmurray

Grammy Award winner Anita Baker is being sued again for not paying her bills. According to Detroit’s ABC affiliate WXYZ, the attorney who defended Baker when a local painter accused her of stiffing him of the $15,000 he was owed is now suing the singer himself because she has failed to pay her legal fees. [...]

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Kurt Carr: Gospel Star Victim Of Cyber Hoax

Posted  October 2, 2014  by  jmurray

Award-winning Gospel recording artist Kurt Carr has become victim of a cyber hoax. The Houston-based artist’s identity has been used by scam artist who has used fake social media pages, email addresses and a Google voice telephone number to contact fellow artists, preachers, promoters and fans in an effort to fraudulently receive money and have [...]

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Reboot: Porsha Williams Exits & Other Cast Changes On “Real Housewives Of Atlanta”

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  jmurray

There are major changes happening on the seventh season of “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Cast member Porsha Williams is leaving the show.  The official word from Bravo is that the ex-wife of retired NFL star Kordell Stewart will now only be on the show part-time, recurring “as a friend of the ‘Housewives’ alongside newcomer actress-singer [...]

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Toss Up: Is TV One Renewing Or Cancelling “R&B Divas: Atlanta?”

Posted  October 1, 2014  by  jmurray

TV One recently announced it had renewed its hit series “R&B Divas: Los Angeles,” but the future of the flagship show “R&B Divas: Atlanta” seems in question. “R&B Divas: Atlanta” premiered on August 20, 2012 and delivered record-breaking ratings for TV One.  Due to the series success, the spin-off “R&B Divas LA” was announced in [...]

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Reality Reverends: Oxygen’s “Preachers of Detroit” Features Member of The Clark Sisters

Posted  September 30, 2014  by  jmurray

Oxygen is expanding is successful “Preachers of LA” franchise by expanding to the Motor City. The cable network has formally announced a spin-off, “Preachers of Detroit” that is set to premiere in the winter of 2015. The reality series set in birthplace of Motown will feature the first female minister in the collective of preachers. [...]

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