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    The One About Puerto Ricans Being Great At Selling Drugs... Part 2

    UPDATE to my post from earlier this week: to really no one's surprise, ABC has reportedly pulled the cross-dressing comedy from its lineup after just two episodes. Repeats of Tim Allen's Last Man Standing will air in its place beginning Tuesday at 8:30PM.

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    ABC Greenlights Pilot Episode For 4th Shonda Rhimes Series "Gilded Lilly" (Drama Set In 1895 Luxury Hotel)

    First announced back in August 2011 as a potential 4th ABC/Shonda Rhimes... an update...

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    HBO Sets Official Premiere Date For "Game of Thrones" Season 2

    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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    Showtime Network Developing Documentary On Life Of Richard Pryor

    We already told you about Showtime's plans for a Suge Knight documentary, directed by Antoine Fuqua; but a documentary on the life of Richard Pryor as well? News to me...

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    MATT ZOLLER SEITZ: PARADISE LOST 3: PURGATORY Offers Only a Fleeting Sense of Relief for the West Memphis Three

    By all rights, Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" (HBO, 9 p.m. Eastern) should feel more triumphant than it does. It is, after all, about the release of the West Memphis Three, men who were imprisoned — wrongly, it now seems — for murdering and mutilating three young boy...

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    Brit Drama Critiquing Institutionalized Racism In The UK ("SUS") Makes TV Debut This Month (Trailer + Review)

    Brit actor/writer/producer Clint Dyer's devastating critique of institutional racism, also known as the feature length film titled SUS - a film I praised often in 2010 as it made its film festival circuit run - will be making its TV debut on BBC1 (for our UK readers who still haven't se...

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    BBC Confirms "Luther" Will Return For 3rd Season + New Details On Release Structure

    The second season aired last fall in the USA (earlier in the UK), but before its BBC America debut, BBC One announced that a 3rd season of Luther, the critically acclaimed psychological crime drama starring one Idris Elba, had been ordered!

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    CBS Boss Says Taraji P Henson's "Person Of Interest" Role Marginalized; Significant Creative Changes Coming!

    Months later, after the rah-rah over her noticeable ommision from the series' early marketing materials, the TV Guide cover snub, and concern that all of that added up to a limited role for her on the program (all very-well covered here on S&A)... 

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    BET's "The Game" Solidifies Its Status As A Mega-Hit For BET (Season 5 Premier Numbers)

    My Twitter feed was all abuzz last night with lots of chatter about the season 5 premier of BET's smash hit The Game.

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    Real-Life Inspiration For Shonda Rhimes' "Scandal" Emphasizes It's A Fictional Dramatization Of Her Life (Spoilers)

    This might be a mild SPOILER, as I don't believe we've known this specific fact about the series' plotline has been revealed in all the marketing materials we've posted thus far... so you've been warned upfront... 

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