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  • Regina King Returning to ‘American Crime’ as New Character in New Story

    Jun 16, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Not only has Regina King signed on for Season 2 of John Ridley’s ABC anthology series “American Crime,” her status has also been bumped from recurring to series regular. But don’t expect her to return as Aliyah Shadeed…dealing with the aftermath of a murder in Modesto, California. King and her returning co-stars Felicity Huffman and Timothy Hutton will all play […]

  • ‘American Crime’ To Star Same Actors in Different Roles Next Season

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *In the tradition of Ryan Murphy‘s “American Horror Story,” John Ridley’s ABC anthology drama “American Crime” will feature some of the same actors from its first season in different roles when the show comes back for Season 2. ABC president Paul Lee made the announcement to reporters during a conference call ahead of the network’s […]

  • Regina King Wants ‘American Crime’ to ‘Provoke Small Conversations’

    Apr 2, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *ABC is about halfway through its new anthology series “American Crime,” which co-stars Regina King as a Muslim woman looking to use her brother’s incarceration as a rallying cry for racial injustice – if only her brother would play along. King’s character Aliyah Shadeed was born Doreen Nix before converting to Islam. In tonight’s episode […]

  • Michelle Obama Inspires Crowd at ‘Black Girls Rock!’ (Pics)

    Mar 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *First Lady Michelle Obama was at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday celebrating the power of black women and promoting her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: John Ridley’s ‘American Crime’ Focuses on Today’s Issues in a Nonpartisan way

    Mar 28, 15 by Eunice Moseley 1 Comment


    John Ridley’s ‘American Crime’ focuses on today’s issues in a nonpartisan way, airs Thursdays at 10/9c *John Ridley, known for his script for 12 Years a Slave, created and directs the new ABC television series “American Crime.” The crime drama stars Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Regina King and Elvis Nolasco. The weekly series airs on […]

  • 72 New TV Pilots & Series with Black Actors Ordered for Next Season

    Mar 11, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *Diversity continues its noticeable presence on small screen as broadcast and cable TV networks have ordered at least 72 pilots/series with black actors in starring/lead/supporting roles. Shadow and Act’s Tambay A. Obenson notes that ABC leads the pack with 14 projects featuring black actors in starring, lead and/or supporting roles. NBC follows with 13. The […]