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  • BET Premieres Book of Negroes

    Feb 17, 15 by LaRita 'Jazzy Rita' Shelby 3 Comments

    *BET kicked off the mini-series “The Book of Negroes“ Monday night with a stunning debut by Shailyn Pierre-Dixon as the young Aminata, whose riveting performance set the tone for the gracious and fiercely potent Aunjanue Ellis as the adult Aminata Diallo. Ms. Ellis added beauty, fluidity and seething bravery to every realistic and detailed account of the woman’s life […]

  • Keyshia Cole’s Docu-Series Set to Premiere on BET; (Watch) the Sneak Peak

    Feb 13, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Keyshia Cole is making her return to reality TV and BET. Her new show is set to premiere on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at 9 p.m. ET, according to YBF. And her family (as usual) will be starring on the show with her — including her sister Neffeteria Pugh and Frankie Lons —  and they are bringing […]

  • 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. […]

  • Rocsi Diaz Joins HLN’s ‘The Daily Share’ as LA Correspondent

    Jan 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Former “106 & Park” host Rocsi Diaz has a new gig. After leaving “Entertainment Tonight” in September, the TV personality has joined HLN as its L.A. based anchor/correspondent for “The Daily Share,” reports Deadline. She’ll cover entertainment, lifestyle, fashion and sports, as well as red carpet coverage of events for HLN. “The Daily Share” (weekdays, noon-5 p.m. ET) is […]

  • BET’s Sheila Johnson Recommends Public Affairs and Social Issues Shows For Students

    Jan 4, 15 by Qwest7 9 Comments

    *Instead of the occasional comedy or drama, BET co-founder and entrepreneur Sheila Johnson recommended public affairs and social issue shows as the ones to faithfully tune into. Johnson made the challenge to Hampton University students when she spoke during the school’s annual Conference on the Black Family. “Advertisers go where the most eyeballs are,” Johnson […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Year in Review Shows a full Calendar Despite Industry Politics

    Jan 1, 15 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment

    The Pulse of Entertainment, year in review, shows a full calendar despite industry politics *Despite, feeling like I am Sony Pictures, because of hackers and being blacklisted – again this year by some – I had an amazing year full with movie reviews and interviews with leading actors thanks to a friend on the “inside.” […]