Viola Davis + HBO + Harriet Tubman?! A Film Is In The Works.

by Anya Rahmingon May 4, 2015
Viola Davis is combining all of her creative talent to both develop and star in an HBO film about the life of Harriet Tubman, a famous female “conductor” of the underground railroad. Kirk Ellis, writer for HBO’s John Adams Miniseries, will write the script. Doug Ellin, executive producer of Entourage, will be directing the film. […]

Tia Mowry At Home Debuts 4/29 On Cooking Channel

by Anya Rahmingon April 29, 2015
An all new cooking show featuring half of the Mowry twin pair, Tia Mowry, airs tonight at 9:00 pm ET on the Cooking Channel. Sorry Tamera fans, its just not going to happen this time. The show is titled ‘Tia Mowry At Home’. It is a program that will air each Wednesday and take us inside Tia […]

Black Network TV Ratings Update – The Mighty Sleepy Hollow Has Fallen!

by Anya Rahmingon November 12, 2014
The Fall 2014 television season is in full swing, and its time to check in on the Black network television show ratings. This article excludes shows on cable networks, and focuses on the major broadcast networks like Fox and ABC. We’re covering recent ratings for Scandal, Sleepy Hollow, Gotham, How To Get Away With Murder, and Black-Ish, since […]

Media ‘Shade’ Not Stopping Runaway Success Of ‘How To Get Away With Murder’

by Anya Rahmingon October 8, 2014
How To Get Away With Murder (HTGAWM for short) debuted on ABC as a record breaking smash hit, but it somehow managed to pick up an enormous amount of negative media. Millions of Shonda Rhimes, Scandal, and Grey’s Anatomy  fans alike were looking forward to the show’s debut since the day the trailer arrived. In that trailer, Viola Davis introduced her […]


Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic Is Airing In November 2014

by Anya Rahmingon October 7, 2014
  Lifetime Network’s Aaliyah biopic titled Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B is premiering on the network on Saturday November 15, at 8/7c pm. The film is 2 hours in length and stars actress Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah. Here is the official synopsis of the film from Lifetime: “Before Beyoncé and before Rihanna, self-proclaimed “street but […]

Naomi Campbell Is Joining Cast of Fox’s Empire

by Anya Rahmingon October 6, 2014
  Naomi Campbell will be expanding her acting resume with a new TV role on Fox’s upcoming show, Empire. Empire, which features Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard in starring roles, is a hip-hop musical drama that will debut in spring 2015. Vogue writes that Campbell will be playing Camilla “an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair” with […]

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The Other Black Woman In The White House – Alfre Woodard Is President

by Anya Rahmingon June 8, 2014
In an upcoming series from ABC, Alfre Woodard will play the most powerful person in the world, the President of the United States. That means there will be two Black women in the White House on major television networks with Scandal’s Olivia Pope on ABC. Woodard’s role will be a regular one, not just a one […]

Is It Greedy To Ask For More Octavia Spencer In The Red Band Society Trailer?

by Anya Rahmingon May 28, 2014
Fox has released an extended trailer previewing their upcoming Fall 2014 series The Red Band Society. We already have a few post on the series, which features Octavia Spencer as a nurse in the hospital wing for critically ill teenagers. But in case you’ve missed our coverage, here’s the official synopsis from Fox: What if a […]

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Low Brow Racial Stereotypes Rule The Black-Ish Trailer: Watch And Read

by Anya Rahmingon May 16, 2014
Its always a delight to see Tracee Ellis Ross on TV, but there are quite a few things wrong with the trailer for her new show Black-ish. Black-ish is one of the dozens of television shows, including many featuring Black actors and actresses,  that have been picked up for the 2014-2015 season. There have been many recent leaps forward for diversity on TV as […]

Watch New Promos & Learn More About Upcoming Fox Series ‘Empire’

by Anya Rahmingon May 15, 2014
Fox has released two video clips previewing its upcoming television series Empire. The show has been officially picked up by the network to air in 2015. It stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Trai Bryers, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Gray, Grace Gaeley, and Malik Yoba as the family members and associates of Empire Entertainment. Lucious (Terrence Howard), […]


Viola Davis And Shonda Rhimes Show ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Takes The Cake! Watch.

by Anya Rahmingon May 14, 2014
How To Get Away With Murder is the title of an upcoming Shonda Rhimes produced show starring Viola Davis, Alfie Enoch (you’ll recognize him as Dean Thomas from the Harry Potter films), Aja Naomi King, and a few other up and coming actors. It looks to be one of the most promising new series’ for fall 2014. […]

What Black Network TV Shows Are Cancelled, Renewed & New For Fall 2014

by Anya Rahmingon May 14, 2014
Its the time of year when major television networks including Fox, ABC, NBC, and CBS make announcements regarding their upcoming programming. Renewals, cancellations, and new shows have been revealed. TV Shows prominently featuring Black Actors or Actresses that have been renewed for the 2014-2015 television season include: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox) Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) Resurrection (ABC) Scandal (ABC) Sleepy Hollow (Fox) […]

See Jada Pinkett-Smith As Villian In Newly Released Gotham Trailer!

by Anya Rahmingon May 7, 2014
Fox has released an extended trailer for the upcoming television show Gotham. Gotham is an origin story set in Batman’s hometown. However, the series revolves around Ben McKenzie, who plays Police Commissioner James Gordon. Batman is still a child when the series begins. You can read more about the show Gotham in this post. Jada Pinkett-Smith plays sadistic […]

Michael Ealy’s Series ‘Almost Human’ Not Renewed For 2nd Season

by Anya Rahmingon May 2, 2014
Its official. Michael Ealy’s part science fiction, part buddy-cop series Almost Human will not be renewed for a 2nd season on Fox. The shows viewership dropped reliably nearly every week. The premiere kicked off with 9.76 million live viewers, and the finale captured only 5.63 million viewers. These numbers are not acceptable for a Fox prime time […]

BET Has Revealed Tons Of New And Returning Shows And Specials

by Anya Rahmingon May 2, 2014
BET announced new and returning shows via a press release. The release contained up to date information on all upcoming programs for BET and Centric. Some of the most exciting news is that there will be a Being Mary Jane Season 2, a Real Husbands Of Hollywood Season 3, a season 8 of The Game. Check out […]

BET Is Bringing Back Comic View On May 6

by Anya Rahmingon May 1, 2014
Comic View is BET’s original stand-up comedy show that aired from 1992 – 2008. The show is hosted by an up-and-coming Black comedian who guides viewers as they watch stand-up routines performed by other diverse, up-and-coming comedians. In 2008, the last year that the show aired, Comic View was hosted by Kevin Hart. D.L. Hughley […]

BET Announces The Game Will Be Back For An 8th Season

by Anya Rahmingon May 1, 2014
Fans of the long running BET series The Game will be mourning the end of season 7, which concluded last night. It is tough to wait a full year to see the next episode of a beloved show in the age of Netflix and Amazon Instant Video. But, fans can still remain positive knowing that […]

Preview: Christina Sees Burke, Loses Cool & Why You Should Tune Into Grey’s Early

by Anya Rahmingon April 30, 2014
Actress Sandra Oh is leaving Grey’s Anatomy in just two weeks. As a farewell, show creator Shonda Rhimes is focusing on saying goodbye to the beloved character in the final episodes. Part of this special farewell includes bringing back Yang’s former love interest, Dr. Preston Burke. Burke, played by Isaiah Washington, left the show in the third season. […]