Thursday, December 1, 2022

Television

A new Lifetime television series premiering tonight (June 6) will have a Memphis flair. “Ms. T’s Music Factory” is one of two new reality shows set to run on the Lifetime summer schedule. The star of the show is Memphis...
By Tonja Renée Stidhum, The Root I owe a lot of my love for comedy writing to Norman Lear. As a typical black child raised by her loving grandmother, I plopped my (then) tiny butt in front of the single TV...
Empire is gone, mayne. Deadline reports that after five seasons of twists, turns and trysts, the Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson-led series will be bowing out after its upcoming sixth season. “We are turning the final season into a large...
By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Contributor Lorraine Toussaint has plans. The SAG award-winner and NAACP Image award nominee that has an acting career that spans more than thirty years, is starring as Patricia on NBC’s mid-season replacement “The...
Thursday’s announcement of the launch of a groundbreaking news channel aimed at black audiences set the internet on fire. There would finally be a news organization focused on issues important to the black community. Or maybe it’s a Trojan horse. Upon...
Plot twist. The charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped, according to CBS Chicago reporter Charlie De Mar, who tweeted the breaking news on Tuesday morning. Earlier this month, a Cook County jury indicted the 36-year-old on 16 felony counts of...
Pharrell Williams is drawing attention to the importance of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) fields through a children’s show that will be streamed on Netflix. Williams is the executive producer of Brainchild, a Netflix series and spinoff of...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Donna Brazile says there’s no way she’s selling out and her core values will always remain intact despite her controversial decision to sign with Fox News. “I’m not changing my values. Nobody would ever...
A show Comedy Central gave the greenlight in 2017 will finally make its way to television next month. The New Negroes stars Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle. And as Vulture reports, it is touted as a hybrid of stand-up...
Starting today, for reasons that are not entirely clear to (*squints at notes*) anyone, you can catch former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile on Fox News. The announcement came from Fox on Monday morning. According to Variety, Brazile will...