Monday, April 12, 2021

Television

I was out on the town last weekend, celebrating the birthday of Sandra Booker (my sister-in-law) with a visit to Memphis Sounds on Mud Island. Guess who was in the house? OK, I’ll tell you. It was award-winning actress Cassi Davis,...
Note: Season 1 Spoilers throughout! This Is Us has wrecked me. I hopped aboard the hype train later than most, but when I did … I bought a season (or series?) pass immediately. Advertisement There’s an uncanny moment in life when you’re...
Many of us have heard by now that “Bluff City Law” is filming in Memphis; actually IN Memphis. Not trying to fool us with narrow shots of Atlanta streets or, worse, New Orleans. This is exciting!  The New Tri-State Defender...
After the dysfunction of Scandal’s Olivia and Fitz, Issa and Lawrence of Insecure and just about every reality-TV couple, Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) and Randall (Sterling K. Brown) on NBC’s This Is Us are just the representation of #BlackLove...
Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is calling on Comcast to not challenge the Civil Rights Act of 1866, in it’s Supreme Court case involving media mogul, Byron Allen. In an open letter...
News broke last week that CNN is reportedly thinking about a new political show featuring an all-Black panel with four of the most trusted (and controversial) voices on cable news. The rumor, first reported by Page Six, stated that the...
Even though ABC has just cancelled several of its shows, fans of black-ish are in luck. The super successful series that stars Tracy Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson has been renewed...
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces — from one that runs "Judge Judy"-like shows all day to those dedicated to comedy, cars,...
(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Oprah Winfrey has sold the majority control of the Oprah Winfrey Network. The sale was made to Discovery Communications for $70 million, meaning the company now has 75 percent ownership of the network. Previously, Oprah and Discovery...
One of the most famous black actors on the longest-running soap opera on TV, The Young and the Restless, has reportedly threatened suicide. Kristoff St. John, 51, was hospitalized and placed under psychiatric evaluation after allegedly threatening to kill himself...