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  • Condola Rashad ‘Quiet, But Not Quiet’ in New Showtime Drama ‘Billions’ (Trailer)

    Aug 11, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *In the pilot episode of Showtime’s intense new drama “Billions,” Condola Rashad’s character makes a key discovery in a case involving her boss, U.S Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti); and his No. 1 target, hedge-fund king, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis). The information she passes on will chisel away at the big can of Federal whup-ass […]

  • Victor Cruz Documentary Coming to Showtime This Fall

    Aug 11, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is the subject of a new Showtime Sports original documentary coming this fall, with LeBron James among the executive producers. Cruz was cruising along as a salsa-dancing touchdown machine until October 2014, when he sustained a knee injury that ended his season. “I Am Giant: Victor Cruz,” set […]

  • Showtime Orders Coming-of-Age Pilot from Common, Lena Waithe

    Aug 11, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Showtime has given a pilot order to an untitled one-hour drama created, executive produced and written by Lena Waithe (“Dear White People”) and co-executive produced by Common. The project, announced Tuesday morning by Showtime President David Nevins, is described as “a coming-of-age story about a young African American male in which just growing up can […]

  • Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sued for Wooing, Then, Deserting Boxer

    Jul 31, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *A Bronx-based boxing promoter is suing Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports for trying to lure a world champion middleweight away from his contract, only to cancel a $750,000 bout and not sign the fighter, reports the New York Post. Star Boxing’s $10 million suit in Manhattan Supreme Court claims Roc Nation was in talks to sign […]

  • Shanola Hampton on her ‘Shameless’ Character: ‘She Loves Sex’

    Jul 9, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Shanola Hampton is the first to tell you that her Showtime series “Shameless” is aptly titled, particularly when it comes to nudity and sex scenes. The Charleston, South Carolina-born actress has had to bare her share of boob and buttock over five seasons, but insists it’s no more nudity than any other actress on the […]

  • ‘Mayweather-Pacquiao’ Shatters PPV Records as Highest Grossing Ever

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Floyd Mayweather Jr. walked away with another belt in the so-called Fight of the Century against Manny Pacquiao, but HBO and Showtime delivered the knockout punch that fans were pinning for. With 4.4 million PPV buys (nearly double the old 2.48 million record) and over $410 million in domestic PPV revenue, the May 2 fight […]