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  • Pilots Featuring DaCosta, Merkerson & Hughley Ordered by NBC

    May 6, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The time for networks to order new TV pilots has come and gone, with NBC putting in early series orders for three new shows featuring black actors in starring or supporting roles. The shows include “Chicago Med, ” a drama starring Yaya DaCosta and S. Epatha Merkerson and Oliver Platt as well as “Blindspot,” a […]

  • S. Epatha Merkerson Takes Role in ‘Year By the Sea’

    Mar 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *S. Epatha Merkerson has landed a role in “Year By The Sea,” director Alexander Janko’s adaptation of Joan Anderson’s novel, reports Deadline. The story follows an empty-nester who retreats to Cape Cod rather than follow her husband to Kansas. Once there, she finds herself “an unfinished woman,” ripe with possibilities. Merkerson, plays Liz, the woman’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • S. Epatha Merkerson Joins YaYa DaCosta in NBC Spinoff ‘Chicago Med’

    Feb 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *“Law & Order” maven S. Epatha Merkerson is back with Dick Wolf. The actress, who spent 16 years on the original “L&O” series, the most of any cast member on the Wolf-created drama, is set for a lead role in the proposed spinoff of his latest procedural franchise, “Chicago Fire.” Merkerson will star opposite Yaya […]

  • THE (11-28-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Nov 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE The price of hating other human beings is […]

  • Keys, Belafonte and Bassett Honor Ruby Dee At Star-Packed Memorial

    Sep 22, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Entertainment icon Ruby Dee was honored with an all-star memorial Saturday during in New York City. The public home-going service, held at the Riverside Church in Upper Manhattan, attracted fans and celebrities , who celebrated the late actress/activist through songs and poems, according to CBS. Among those paying their respects were Alicia Keys, Harry Belafonte […]