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    Women Created and Centric TV News Roundup - November 1

    With every roundup we do, we get more excited and hopeful for the upcoming crop of future TV shows by and about women. With projects from Jennifer Garner, Shonda Rhimes and Oprah—there is bound to be some interesting and nuanced portrayals of women headed to your TV screen. (We hope)

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    Oprah is Developing an HBO Drama Series About an African-American College President

    Oprah Winfrey has been busy running a network of her OWN (hyuck!), having recently made a deal with entertainment giant Tyler Perry to create the channel's first scripted series. But via her production company Harpo Films, she's also working on a drama series for an outlet well known for the...

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    Oprah Winfrey, HBO Developing Drama Series On Wealthy Black Academic At Liberal Arts College

    HBO and Oprah Winfrey are teaming up to produce an original drama series that will center on "a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college. He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public f...

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    Things Are Looking Better And Better For OWN

    As I've said a few times before, it's tough to start a TV network. It takes time, patience and money; Lots and lots and lots of money, before you start seeing any results. 

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    Oprah Passed On Masturbating Maid Role In 'Paperboy' + Lee Daniels On What He Owes Blacks

    All the behind-the-scenes reports on this film are maybe more interesting than the film itself, or at least give you some idea of just how much of a spectacle it is. 

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    New Image Of Oprah Winfrey & Terrence Howard In Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

    As one Lee Daniels movie opens this weekend with "The Paperboy," the busy director is wrapping his next feature effort, "The Butler," and Oprah Winfrey has documented the occasion.

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    Oprah Smokes Cigarette In Goodbye 'Love Scene' w/ Terrence Howard In Photo From 'The Butler'

    Oprah Smokes Cigarette In Goodbye 'Love Scene' w/ Terrence Howard In Photo From 'The Butler'

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    Opray Winfrey's OWN Network Getting Into Scripted Series With Tyler Perry

    In a deal that represents a coming together of two of the most powerful African-Americans in the entertainment industry, Oprah Winfrey's OWN has signed Tyler Perry to create the network's first scripted series. In a release that went out Monday, OWN announced its plans to launch two new show...

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    Preview: Oprah Winfrey Speaks Exclusively w/ Usher On 'Oprah's Next Chapter' Sept. 16

    From an OWN press release (watch a preview of the show at the bottom of this post):

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    Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'

    Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'

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