| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Mouse House's TV division has set the 12 participants for the 2014-16 Disney/ABC Directing Program.
The two-year program offers an extensive series of seminars and mentoring sessions with the goal of nurturing promising directing talent among...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Depending on what you wanted to spend, the three-day BET Experience at L.A. Live meant live music from urban chart-toppers, copious celebrity shoulder rubbing or entry into a highly rated awards show.
Expectations for this year's festival were high...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:12 PM
There are two ways to look at the latest teaser for "The Strain," FX's upcoming horror series based on the books by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
Take it from the perspective of the humans living in New York, and all those body bags is not a good...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Winners of the 45th NAACP Image Awards (some presented at a ceremony Saturday night in Pasadena, others announced the previous night): MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES
Motion Picture: “12 Years a Slave”
Directing: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The event: The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, presented by the Lincoln Motor Co. The honorees were Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Academy Award-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:26 PM
"The Boondocks," the edgy animated series based on Aaron McGruder's comic strip about 10-year-old black militant Huey Freeman and his gangsta-wanna-be younger brother Riley living in the suburbs with their grandfather, is returning April 21 for a fourth...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Cover your eyes, "The Strain" is coming. The latest teaser from FX's upcoming horror series gives viewers an eyeful of creepiness.
"The Strain," whose ensemble cast includes Corey Stoll, Regina King, Mia Maestro and Sean Astin, will premiere on FX in...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Clouded by a stunning creative split and a hiatus that stretched close to four years, "The Boondocks," the edgy animated comedy about two young African American boys from the inner city grappling with life in the suburbs, is finally returning Monday to...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Viacom's BET said it would launch its first miniseries, a new scripted series and a dating program as part of its coming programming slate.
The network said it would air the six-part epic "The Book of Negroes," a historical drama based upon the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Lifetime has officially greenlighted a biopic on legendary gymnast Gabby Douglas, and Douglas herself will make an appearance in the film.
Douglas was the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion, and the first...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:40 PM
"Lee Daniels 'The Butler," "12 Years A Slave" and the ABC drama "Scandal" were among the top nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in film, TV, music and literature.
Both films were nominated...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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