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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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Movies

Deal Done: Love Story About The Obama’s Lands A Studio

Posted February 15, 2016 by jmurray

The film “Southside With You” has been acquired by Miramax and Roadside Attractions for North American rights, AlwaysAList.com has confirmed. The movie chronicles the first date of future President of the United States, Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson based on factual events known about the first couple’s life. “Southside With You” shows Harvard Law associate […]

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Books

Second Act: Christian Keyes Releases Sexy Sophomore Novel

Posted February 8, 2016 by jmurray

Actor Christian Keyes is back with the follow-up his 2015 literary debut, “Ladies Night.” In time for Valentine’s Day, the Detroit-bred author has released “Dr. Feelgood.”  The tome is his second book for Urban Renaissance/Kensington Books. “This was initially a script that I wrote nine years ago into 2007. I wanted to write an intelligent, humorous, […]

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Miki Howard
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Made For TV: Miki Howard Movie Coming To TV One

Posted January 20, 2016 by jmurray

R&B veteran Miki Howard will have her story depicted in a made-for-TV movie set to air on TV One for Black Music Month. According to ABC News Radio correspondent Karu F. Daniels, the film with the working title “Unsung: The Miki Howard Story” will premiere on the network in June and star actress Teyonah Parrish […]

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Digital Diva: Andrea Lewis Redefines “Black Actress”

Posted April 28, 2015 by jmurray

If you don’t like the options offered in your industry, well create a project that suits yourself! That’s what actress Andrea Lewis did. She made her debut as a young star in movies like “Down in the Delta” and “Livin’ for Love: The Natalie Cole Story,” before going on to star opposite Drake on the […]

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Vanessa Bell Calloway
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Theater

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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Kevin Hart, Terrence Jenkins, Romany Malco & Will Packer
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Move To Manhattan: American Black Film Festival Drove Into NYC With Cadillac

Posted June 25, 2014 by jmurray

Film Life’s 18th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) concluded on Sunday, June 22 after five days of film screenings, industry panels, celebrity interviews, master classes, talent showcases, symposiums, and soirees presented by its corporate sponsors. This year the festival, founded by Jeff Friday, had actors Morris Chestnut and Tonya Lewis Lee (wife of Spike […]

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Audra McDonald in Lady Day
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Audra McDonald: Marvels As Billie Holliday In “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

Posted June 25, 2014 by jmurray

Want know why Audra McDonald is the most-celebrate performer in Tony Awards history? Well, just go see “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” and you will understand why! The six-time Tony Award winner is transfixing as Billie Holliday in the musical set in a seedy joint in North Philadelphia where the ‘God Bless the […]

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