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  • TV Diversity = More Gay Black Characters on ‘Empire’ and Other Shows

    Mar 9, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *TV’s diversity movement has expanded with an increased presence of black gay men. Shows featuring black gay characters in prominent storylines include Fox’s “Empire,” BET’s “Being Mary Jane” and OWN’s “The Haves & The Have Nots.” The New York Daily News contributor Karu Daniels noted how the increased attention involving non-stereotypical roles for black gay men is […]

  • BET Renews ‘Being Mary Jane’ for a Third Season

    Feb 5, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *After airing just one episode of its second season, BET is already locking down a third for “Being Mary Jane.” The Viacom-owned cable network has renewed the Gabrielle Union drama, two days after the show’s second-season debut opened as the No. 1 original series premiere on cable of the year, according to The Hollywood Reporter. […]

  • EUR Exclusive: ‘Being Mary Jane’ Creator on Race & Police Brutality (Watch)

    Dec 18, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment


    *It’s BET’s #1 original drama series and has been nominated for four NAACP Image Awards! EUR caught up with “Being Mary Jane” creator and executive producer, Mara Brock Akil, to talk about race, police brutality and season two. EUR: What are your thoughts on the Black Lives Matter (Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin) rally’s […]

  • ‘Being Mary Jane’ Sneak Peak Offers Glimpse of Season Two Drama

    Nov 26, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Fans of “Being Mary Jane” may want better things for the title character, but from the looks of season two’s sneak peek trailer, that may be easier said than done. By the end of the last season Mary Jane (Gabrielle Union)returned the unused sperm she stole from her on-again, off-again boyfriend David (Stephen Bishop) and […]

  • BET Programming President Loretha Jones Steps Down

    Sep 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Loretha Jones is leaving BET Networks after a six-year run as President of Original Programming, during which she oversaw original programming, news, development, planning and acquisitions. According to Deadline.com, Jones announced her departure on Friday, Sept. 5, but it had been rumored for a while. The day prior, BET announced the appointment of Pete Danielsen […]

  • Black Hollywood Live’s This Week – July 4th, 2014 (Watch)

    Jul 5, 14 by Derrial Christon - Black Hollywood Live Leave a comment


    *BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart, DJ Jesse Janedy, and Kevin John discuss news for the week of July 4, 2014. Jesse opens up with BET AWARD Winners 2014, Shadiness At The BET Awards, and Performers. Courtney switches to talk about BET Awards trends: Breasticles, Summer […]