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    Omari Hardwick Signs Up To Host Season 2 Of 'Verses & Flow' For TV One

    He's already signed up to host a primetime block for Magic Johnson's new ASPiRE TV network, and now this news... in addition to all the indie films he'll be appearing in over the next 12 months, the brotha is in demand and busy.

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    'Dexter' Will Finish After Season 8; Producers Insist They “Know Where It’s Going To End.”

    The sundrenched shores of Miami, Florida have know played home to the murderous ways of Dexter Morgan since the series “Dexter” started in 2006, since then the show has had six Golden Globe and Emmy-winning seasons, with an seventh in the can. Though things look as if they are settling down as “Dex...

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    Hollywood's Obsession With Peter Pan Continues As 'The League Of Pan' Heads To TV

    Perhaps it has something to do with being young forever -- a familiar quest for many in Hollywood -- that resonates so clearly with executives, but it seems they can't get enough of Peter Pan. Earlier this year, the Channing Tatum-produced "Neverland" landed "Warrior" helmer ...

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    Magic Johnson’s New ASPiRE TV Network Goes Live ('Different Starts Now')

    Well... it actually went live last night, Wednesday, June 27th at 8PM, with inaugural distribution partners Comcast and Time Warner Cable, available in approximately seven million homes and in 16 of the top 25 African American markets including New York City, Atlanta, Chicago and Washington, DC...

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    Wendy Williams And Suzanne de Passe Partner Up To Develop Original TV And Film Projects

    Production companies belonging to Wendy Williams and Suzanne de Passe (Wendy Williams Productions and de Passe Jones Entertainment) have teamed up to develop projects for TV and film.

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    Discovery Is Heading To Africa For A Spin-Off Of Ratings Hit 'Gold Rush' (Some Concerns...)

    Gold Rush is a documentary series for Discovery Channel about a group of unemployed men from Oregon who set out for Alaska in search of, what else, gold.

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    Chevy Chase Will Be Back For the New Season of 'Community'

    Creator and former showrunner Dan Harmon won't be back for the upcoming 13-episode fourth season of NBC's "Community," but actor Chevy Chase will.

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    Lifetime Greenlights Movie 'Abducted,' Starring Aunjanue Ellis, Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd

    It could just be that I've only now just started paying close attention, but it seems like Lifetime has been getting quite aggressive in the movie department - especially with regards to films that tell stories about black women.

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    Louis C.K. on Finally Bringing His 'Louie' Character's Ex-Wife on Screen and Why She's African-American

    Viewers of Louis C.K.'s great series "Louie" will notice that in the first episode of the new season, which premieres tomorrow, Thursday, June 28th at 10:30pm on FX, there's a quiet but significant additon to the show -- we finally get to meet Louie's ex-wife.

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    Louis C.K. On Why He Cast A Black Actress To Be The Mother Of His White Kids In 'Louie;' But Who Is She?

    With what will likely be a comment/joke that stirs up some controversy, aside... What's really funny about this video revelation is that no one seems to know who the actress is that was cast in the part. I first heard the news via Huffington Post, where I also saw the clip; but within their art...

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