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Mike Epps & Nia Long to Lead ABC's UNCLE BUCK TV Adaptation Mike Epps & Nia Long to Lead ABC's UNCLE BUCK TV Adaptation
by TV News Desk - March 03, 2015

According to Deadline, Mike Epps has landed the lead role in ABC's upcoming UNCLE BUCK pilot. The project is a modern take on John Hughes' original film starring John Candy.... (more...)
Netflix to Release BEASTS OF NO NATION, Starring Idris Elba Netflix to Release BEASTS OF NO NATION, Starring Idris Elba
by TV News Desk - March 03, 2015

Beasts of No Nation, a powerful new film written and directed by Emmy Award winner Cary Fukunaga (True Detective, Sin Nombre) and starring Idris Elba (Luther, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) will debut later this year in select theaters in the U.S. and worldwide on Netflix... (more...)
Black History Month Delivers TV One's Best February Performance Black History Month Delivers TV One's Best February Performance
by TV News Desk - March 02, 2015

TV One today announced that its Black History Month schedule delivered the network's best February performance of all time in Primetime among W25-54... (more...)
FOX Unveils 2015-16 FOX WRITERS INTENSIVE Finalists FOX Unveils 2015-16 FOX WRITERS INTENSIVE Finalists
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2015

Fox Audience Strategy today announced the finalists for its fourth annual Fox Writers Intensive (FWI), the company's advanced writers' platform designed to nurture experienced writers who have diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences.... (more...)
TV One's Premiere of the 46th NAACP Image Awards Yields Record-Breaking Ratings TV One's Premiere of the 46th NAACP Image Awards Yields Record-Breaking Ratings
by TV News Desk - February 13, 2015

TV One today announced that the network launched Black History Month with a strong slate of successful original programming yielding record-breaking ratings growth by posting a combined reach of 6.1 Million Total Viewers.... (more...)
OWN to Premiere New Season of WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE'S, 2/28 OWN to Premiere New Season of WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE'S, 2/28
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2015

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will serve up new episodes of the NAACP Image Award-winning docu-series “Welcome to Sweetie Pie's” and the season premiere of new docu-series “2 Fat 2 Fly” on February 28 as part of the network's popular Saturday night programming lineup.... (more...)
Tia Mowry To Host New Believe Entertainment Group Digital Series FOREVER FAMILY Tia Mowry To Host New Believe Entertainment Group Digital Series FOREVER FAMILY
by TV News Desk - February 02, 2015

Today Believe Entertainment Group (BE) announced a new digital series with Tia Mowry as host, “Forever Family,” about the inspirational and heartwarming stories of everyday people and their extraordinary experiences trying to overcome fertility challenges and create a family in today's world.... (more...)
Bounce TV to Celebrate Black History Month Bounce TV to Celebrate Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the nation's first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February witha month-long programming tribute including some of the greatest African-American stories, motion pictures and performances of all-time.... (more...)
Sneak Peek - 'Gryzzlebox' Episode of NBC's PARKS & REC Sneak Peek - 'Gryzzlebox' Episode of NBC's PARKS & REC
by TV News Desk - January 26, 2015

On tomorrow night's episode of NBC's PARKS AND RECREATION titled 'Gryzzlebox,' Leslie and Ben suspect that Gryzzl is invading the privacy of Pawnee residents. Meanwhile April addresses the new Parks and Rec interns, while Tom helps Andy renegotiate a contract.... (more...)
Soledad O'Brien to Bring Black in America 2015 Tour to College Campuses Soledad O'Brien to Bring Black in America 2015 Tour to College Campuses
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2015

Soledad O'Brien takes one of America's most challenging conversations on the road as her ongoing Black in America series brings the explosive issue of police brutality to college campuses.... (more...)
Update: NBC & Ann Curry Officially Part Ways Update: NBC & Ann Curry Officially Part Ways
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2015

According to Page Six, the long-time anchor, who was ousted as lead co-anchor of the network's TODAY SHOW in 2012, will officially leave for good.... (more...)
LL Cool J Will Host Spike TV's LIP SYNC BATTLE LL Cool J Will Host Spike TV's LIP SYNC BATTLE
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2015

Entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY Award-winner LL COOL J will host SPIKE TV's original series, 'Lip Sync Battle,' debuting April 2. Based on the pop culture phenomenon of lip sync battling, the new series will feature celebrities going head to head - lip-syncing the song of their choice - battl... (more...)
VH1 Announces Next Original Movie THE BREAKS VH1 Announces Next Original Movie THE BREAKS
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2015

Continuing its success in the scripted arena, VH1 announces “The Breaks” (Working Title) as its next original movie project. Inspired by journalist Dan Charnas' book “The Big Payback,” a narrative history of the hip-hop business, “The Breaks”... (more...)
Sportsman Channel's AMAZING AMERICA WITH SARAH PALIN Announces Season 2 Co-Hosts Sportsman Channel's AMAZING AMERICA WITH SARAH PALIN Announces Season 2 Co-Hosts
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2015

Sportsman Channel's Amazing America with Sarah Palin, produced by Pilgrim Studios, has announced its two co-hosts for the second season of the network original series premiering on January 15, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.... (more...)
Larry David Says CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM Not Likely to Return Larry David Says CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM Not Likely to Return
by TV News Desk - December 16, 2014

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM may never return after all.... (more...)
Nick Cannon to Host PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS on NBC, 12/18 Nick Cannon to Host PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS on NBC, 12/18
by TV News Desk - December 12, 2014

“The PEOPLE Magazine Awards” announced today that comedian, entrepreneur and entertainer Nick Cannon will host the inaugural “PEOPLE Magazine Awards.”... (more...)
FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER is Sunday Morning's Top Public Affairs Hour FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER is Sunday Morning's Top Public Affairs Hour
by TV News Desk - December 11, 2014

CBS News' FACE THE NATION posted 3.13m viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54 – the demographic most important to those who advertise in news – according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Dec. 7. Editor's Note:FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 55% of the CBS a... (more...)
OWN to Premiere Original Documentary MICHAEL SAM, 12/27 OWN to Premiere Original Documentary MICHAEL SAM, 12/27
by TV News Desk - December 11, 2014

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will air the exclusive documentary, “Michael Sam,” on Saturday, December 27 (9-10:30 p.m. ET/PT).... (more...)
CBS's FACE THE is Season-to-Date #1 Sunday Public Affairs Show CBS's FACE THE is Season-to-Date #1 Sunday Public Affairs Show
by TV News Desk - December 11, 2014

CBS News' FACE THE NATION posted 3.13m viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54 – the demographic most important to those who advertise in news – according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Dec. 7.... (more...)
Shonda Rhimes to Be Inducted into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame Shonda Rhimes to Be Inducted into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2014

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Scandal' will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2015 NAB Show Television Luncheon on Monday, April 13 in Las Vegas.... (more...)
Oxygen to Premiere New Series PREACHERS OF DETROIT, 2/18 Oxygen to Premiere New Series PREACHERS OF DETROIT, 2/18
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2014

Oxygen Media expands the network's popular franchise and heads to Motown with the season premiere of PREACHERS DETROIT on Wednesday, February 18 at 10 PM ET/PT.... (more...)
FACE THE NATION Wins Third Consecutive November Sweep FACE THE NATION Wins Third Consecutive November Sweep
by TV News Desk - December 01, 2014

CBS News' FACE THE NATION posted 3.79m viewers and 0.9/04 in adults 25-54 – the demographic most important to those who advertise in news –according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Nov. 23. Editor's Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 55% of the CBS ... (more...)
VIDEO: NAACP President Talks Ferguson Verdict on CBS THIS MORNING VIDEO: NAACP President Talks Ferguson Verdict on CBS THIS MORNING
by TV News Desk - November 25, 2014

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks said that the community of Ferguson, Mo., is “quite saddened and disappointed” by the lack of indictment against Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown... (more...)
Jon Hamm to Return to NBC's PARKS AND RECREATION Jon Hamm to Return to NBC's PARKS AND RECREATION
by TV News Desk - November 21, 2014

Entertainment Weekly writes that Jon Hamm will return as National Parks worker 'Ed' in this season of NBC's PARKS AND RECREATION.... (more...)
New Series SURGEON OZ Among OWN's October Programming Highlights New Series SURGEON OZ Among OWN's October Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - September 26, 2014

OWN announces OCTOBER 2014 Programming HIghlights... (more...)



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