Tag Archives: greg braxton

  • Save for ‘Reed Between the Lines’ Black and Ethnic Sitcoms have all but Disappeared

    Nov 22, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *The LA Times‘ Greg Braxton has written an interesting piece on the disappearance of black family sitcoms from network TV since ‘The Cosby Show” back in the eighties. One of the few exceptions is BET’s “Reed Between the Lines.” Braxton points out that despite hundreds of new TV channels and the popularity of “The Cosby […]

  • Raven Symone and ‘State of Georgia’ Get the Axe from ABC

    Sep 19, 11 by EurPublisher 4 Comments

    *Well that didn’t take long to find out it wasn’t working. Yes, unfortunately, Raven-Symone’s ABC Family show “State of Georgia” was cancelled on Friday. If you missed it – and apparently you, us and a whole lotta folks did -Symone played an aspiring actress who leaves the South to become a big star. The cancellation, […]

  • Dionne Warwick: Celeb Apprentice ‘Didn’t Hurt Me Whatsoever’

    Apr 1, 11 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *The Los Angeles Times’ Greg Braxton caught up with “Celebrity Apprentice” star Dionne Warwick, fresh off of her firing from the NBC series last Sunday amid strong negative feedback from fellow contestants and viewers alike. TV Guide labeled Warwick “a bully” while the Radar Online website said she “acted like a petulant child.” Braxton writes: […]

  • BET Has a Big Winner with ‘The Game’

    Jan 26, 11 by EurPublisher 7 Comments

    *”The Game” used to be a loser. In its three seasons on the CW, the comedy about women involved with players of a fictional San Diego pro football team had a devoted but small following. When producers offered to revamp the series to make it more compatible with the CW’s long-form, youth-oriented direction, executives declined, […]

  • BET Finally Delivers Originally Scripted Program

    Jan 9, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *BET’s new series “Let’s Stay Together” fits squarely within the formula of TV romantic comedies in many ways. The cast is young and attractive, every problem can be fixed in about 22 minutes, and there is lots and lots of talk about sex. But “Let’s Stay Together” is instantly distinctive from the cookie-cutter rom-com. For […]