Category Archives: Audio

  • Jada Pinkett Smith: ‘Gotham’ Role is ‘Unlike Anything I’ve Done Before’

    Jul 21, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Even in a place like “Gotham,” a black woman is still worried about water touching her hair. Let’s just say that the introduction of Jada Pinkett Smith’s crime boss character Fish Mooney in the pilot of Fox’s anticipated Batman prequel makes it clear that her outward appearance is just as important to her as the […]

  • Deborah Cox Covers Whitney’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ for Biopic (Listen)

    Jul 21, 14 by Deron Dalton 15 Comments


    *Recently, it was revealed Deborah Cox will re-record Whitney Houston‘s hit songs for the upcoming Lifetime biopic, “I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.” And reportedly she’s already recorded one of Houston’s classics —  her biggest hit and the title track for the film, “I Will Always Love You.” TMZ garnered audio of Cox […]

  • Kobe Bryant Pours on the Charm (and BodyArmor) to Promote Showtime Film

    Jul 18, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *The fearsome Black Mamba was more like a friendly garden snake Friday while promoting his forthcoming Showtime documentary to TV critics in Beverly Hills. “Sorry I’m late,” said Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant upon his arrival 35 minutes after the scheduled start time. “I was out looking for a head coach.” “Kobe Bryant’s Muse,” due this fall from Bryant’s […]

  • What Will Networks Do About the Redskins Name this Season?

    Jul 17, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *With the name of Washington’s professional football team under scrutiny for being offensive to Native Americans, reps from the two broadcast networks airing games next season have commented on the controversy and revealed what freedom their talent will have in using, or choosing not to use the team name in their coverage. “We don’t tell […]

  • ABC Prefers ‘Authenticity’ Over ‘Diversity’ to Describe Fall Lineup

    Jul 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *With its fall slate featuring shows with African American, Mexican American and Asian American families, diversity was a recurring theme at ABC’s portion of the Television Critics Association press tour Tuesday. Entertainment President Paul Lee started the day announcing the network’s new overall deal with “12 Years a Slave” screenwriter John Ridley, but stopped short of calling ABC’s new […]

  • Wealth Over the Word? ‘Preachers of LA’s’ Ron Gibson, Wayne Chaney Address ‘Prosperity’ Critics

    Jul 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments


    *The accumulation and exhibition of wealth have become reality show staples — from “Million Dollar Listing” to “Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” to any of the “Housewives” franchises. But what about when the stars of the show are professed men of God? NeNe “I’m Rich B**ch” Leakes of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” isn’t expected to […]