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Higher Learning: “12 Years A Slave” Headed To High Schools

Posted  September 18, 2014  by  jmurray

Many often say that the younger generation does not realize the impact that slavery had on the American culture. Now, students may have to face the reality of slavery by seeing it first-hand in the Academy Award-winning feature film “12 Years a Slave.” Fox Searchlight has revealed that it has partnered with New Regency, Penguin [...]

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“Wendy” Works: Talk Show Scores Record Ratings

Posted  September 18, 2014  by  jmurray

Wendy Williams is back for its sixth season and the show is garnering its highest ratings ever. The nationally syndicated talk show, “The Wendy Williams Show,” scored record ratings for the chat show in the key demographic of women 25 to 54.  That demo is the coveted audience for advertisers and essential for talk show [...]

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Bishop T.D. Jakes: Readying Two New TV Shows

Posted  September 17, 2014  by  jmurray

Bishop T.D. Jakes is gearing up to launch two new TV show. The renowned mega church pastor and televangelist is preparing to launch a daily syndicated talk show that would premiere some time in 2015. Additionally, Jakes is developing a weekly series based off his latest best-selling book, “Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn [...]

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Word Play: Vanessa Bell Calloway Brings Zora Neale Hurston Show East

Posted  September 17, 2014  by  jmurray

Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway will play her one-woman show about prolific writer Zora Neale Hurston on the East Coast. “Letters From Zora,” the play Calloway first played at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, Calif., will run from Oct. 9 – 26 at the Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick, NJ. The NAACP Image Award-nominated actress [...]

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TV Turnover: Big Changes At “Entertainment Tonight”

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

There are some major changes happening at “Entertainment Tonight.” The long-running syndicated news magazine series announced in August that anchor Rob Marciano would be exiting the show after just 18 months on the job.  He was replaced by Kevin Frazier, who was the host of “E.T.’s” sister show “The Insider.” Now, TheWrap.com is reporting that [...]

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Whitney Houston: Where Is The All-Star Tribute CD?

Posted  September 16, 2014  by  jmurray

After Luther Vandross suffered a severe stroke on April 16, 2003, jazz label Verve Music also released a tribute album to Vandross. The CD was mixed by Ray Bardani, who recorded and mixed most of Luther’s music over the years. Their collection, “Forever, For Always, For Luther” included the late crooner’s hits performed by Kirk [...]

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Tommy Talks: “Martin” Star Addresses Domestic Violence Accusations

Posted  September 11, 2014  by  jmurray

Former “Martin” star Tommy Ford is embroiled in a nasty battle with the mother of his child. There are reports that the comedic actor has had a restraining order filed against him by Vanessa Simmons, mother of his 12-year-old son. Simmons filed documents in Fulton County, Georgia seeking generous child support and full custody of [...]

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Chocolate Change: Romeo Miller Out, “Meet The Browns” Star In

Posted  September 9, 2014  by  jmurray

AlwaysAList.com previously reported that actor/rapper Romeo Miller had landed the lead role in Jean-Claude LaMarre’s upcoming film  “Chocolate City.” Now we can report that Miller is no longer attached to the film and actor Robert Ri’chard will play the lead role. Ri’chard, who previously starred on the sitcoms “One on One” and “Tyler Perry’s Meet [...]

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Harry Connick Jr: Talks “Dolphin Tale 2,” “American Idol” & Gospel Singer Nikki Ross

Posted  September 8, 2014  by  jmurray

New Orleans-bred jazz crooner Harry Connick Jr. is a man of many talents – singer, musician, actor and reality TV judge to name a few. The 46-year-old talent finds himself back at the box office this Friday (Sept. 12) in his first sequel, the follow-up to successful 2011 film “Dolphin Tale 2.” AlwaysAList.com traveled to [...]

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Lil John Roberts: Remembering George Duke, Co-Parenting With Jill Scott & Making Music On His Own Terms

Posted  September 5, 2014  by  jmurray

He’s one of the industry’s most sought-after drummers, having worked with the likes of Janet Jackson, Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Snoop Dogg to name a few.  Now, after 20-years of supporting the who’s who of music’s finest, Lil John Roberts is ready step out on his own. This Philadelphia-bred preacher’s kid has released [...]

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Hot Shots: OMG Girlz, The Jackson Family, Joe Morton, Sinbad & Keenen Ivory Wayans

Posted  September 4, 2014  by  jmurray

R&B girl group OMG Girlz got to meet music royalty at the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival in Gary, Indiana. The Atlanta-bred trio, made up of group members Zonnique “Miss Star” Pullins, Bahja “Miss Beauty” Rodriguez, and Breaunna “Miss Babydoll” Womack, got to meet the late King of Pop’s mother and children. The protégé’s of Tameka [...]

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Cast Revealed: Tavis Smiley, Lolo Jones & Alfonso Ribeiro Among “Dancing with the Stars” Contestants

Posted  September 4, 2014  by  jmurray

On Thursday, ABC revealed the confirmed contestants for season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” during a live presentation on “Good Morning America.” Premiering later this month, the show will include celebrities like “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro, Olympian Lolo Jones, TV journalist and radio host Tavis Smiley, “Duck Dynasty’s” Sadie Robertson, [...]

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NeNe Leakes: Preparing To Make Her Broadway Debut

Posted  September 3, 2014  by  jmurray

NeNe Leakes is headed to Broadway! The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star will make her debut on The Great White Way in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” The 46-year-old reality star will play Madame, the evil stepmother opposite KeKe Palmer.  When Leakes starts her run on Nov. 25, she’ll follow former “The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd [...]

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What A Fellowship: Top Christian Leaders Gather For Bishop Neil Ellis

Posted  September 3, 2014  by  jmurray

In the Bible, the scripture says in James 2:26: “Faith apart from works is dead.”  That appears to be the mission of Global United Fellowship (GUF), an organization established in 2013 under the leadership of Bishop Neil C. Ellis. During GUF’s inaugural conference earlier this summer in Winston Salem, North Carolina, Judge Glenda Hatchett, who [...]

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Patti LaBelle: Ready To Be Your Culinary Queen

Posted  September 2, 2014  by  jmurray

It’s no secret that Patti LaBelle loves to cook. The Grammy-winning entertainer has prepared meals on national talk shows and even has a line of sauces and marinades sold nationwide in more than 600 stores. Now the 70-year-old vocalist is ready to hit the frozen food section.  LaBelle is readying the launch of Patti Cakes, [...]

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Golden Boy: “Sunday Best” Crowns Second Male Winner

Posted  September 2, 2014  by  jmurray

The finale for season seven of BET’s “Sunday Best” aired on Sunday and the show crowned its second male winner, Geoffrey Golden. The 20-year-old praise and worship leader beat out Candace Benson on the Gospel music competition series. The Cleveland native, who auditioned for the show the year prior and was cut after one round, [...]

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