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    First-Look At Nonso Anozie As "Xaro Xhoan Daxos" In Upcoming Season 2 Of "Game of Thrones"

    I know a lot of you are fans of the series, if comments in previous posts are any indication; and I'm sure it'll gain even more fans with a new set of actors joining the upcoming, highly-anticipated season 2 of the hit HBO show - specifically black Brits Lucian Msamati and Nonso Anozie...

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    American Masters "Cab Calloway: Sketches" Premieres Nationally Monday. Feb 27; Watch Preview

    An upcoming new music documentary from American Masters on Cab Calloway, titled Cab Calloway: Sketches, will premiere nationally on PBS, on Monday, February 27 at 10pm (as always, check local listings), in honor of Black History Month.

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    Earvin "Magic" Johnson & Sean Combs Launching Their own New Cable TV Networks

    First... this morning, P Diddy, aka Sean Combs announced plans to launch a music-themed cable TV network called Revolt.

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    "Phunny Business" Documentary Premieres On Showtime Thursday

    After its successful film festival curcuit run, the documentary Phunny Business, which chronicles the rise and fall of the legednary black Chicago comedy club All Jokes Aisde, will be seen nationwide when it makes its premiere on Showtime this Thursday Feb 23 at 8:30PM (7:30PM Central...

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    Jurnee Smollett Lands Lead Role In NBC Women's Prison Pilot "Bad Girls" Based On Award-Winning UK Series

    With shooting on Tyler Perry's The Marriage Counselor likely complete by now, actress Jurnee Smollett has signed on to play the lead in a new NBC women's prison drama pilot titled Bad Girls - an adaptation of a UK series I first told you about last September when it was reported th...

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    Melissa Harris-Perry's MSNBC Show Debuts Tomorrow

    I'm sure many of you would like a reminder that Tulane professor, writer, social ciritc and media pundit Melissa Harris-Perry's new weekend MSNBC show called Melissa Harris-Perry (granted not the most original title), will make its long awaited debut on the cable news network tomorrow, start...

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    TBS Orders 35 New Episodes Of Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" (The #1 Show On TV Among Black Adults)

    TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of Tyler Perry's latest sitcom, For Better Or Worse, the ensemble comedy based on characters from his Why Did I Get Married? flicks, starring Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White.

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    Comedy Central Renews "Key & Peele" For Second Season

    It made its debut on January 31 an apparently has been doing very well;  I recall a survey I posted asking you folks what you thought of it, and most of you seemed to dig it.

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    Making Its TV Debut Tonight - "Slavery By Another Name" (An Eye-Opening Account Of *Lost* American History)

    Slavery By Another Name should be required viewing; although I imagine the book, which I haven't read, is even more comprehensive, incisive and inciting.

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    BET Greenlights Hour-Long Series From Mara Brock & Salim Akil Titled "Single Black Female"

    Last May we announced the mega mutil-year production deal between BET/Viacom and husband/wife team, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, the brains behind the network's hit series, The Game, the movie Jumping The Broom and the upcoming Sparkle remake.

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