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Documentary BALTIMORE RISING Debuts on HBO This NovemberDocumentary BALTIMORE RISING Debuts on HBO This November
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Directed by Sonja Sohn (one of the stars of the HBO series “The Wire”), BALTIMORE RISING follows activists, police officers, community leaders and gang affiliates, who struggle to hold Baltimore together, even as the homicide rate hits record levels. (more...)

John Legend's Song 'In America' from UNDERGROUND Released TodayJohn Legend's Song 'In America' from UNDERGROUND Released Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Academy Award®, Golden Globe® winner and ten-time Grammy Award® winning visionary John Legend has released "In America," a new, original song featured in WGN America's hit TV series "Underground," produced by Sony Pictures Television. (more...)

WGN America Cancels Pre-Civil War Drama UNDERGROUND After 2 SeasonsWGN America Cancels Pre-Civil War Drama UNDERGROUND After 2 Seasons
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2017

WGN America has canceled its pre-Civil War historical drama UNDERGROUND after two seasons. The series follows the lives of runaway slaves and abolitionists who fight for freedom and create what became known as the UNDERGROUND Railroad. (more...)

Season 2 of Critically Drama UNDERGROUND Debuts on DVD 7/11Season 2 of Critically Drama UNDERGROUND Debuts on DVD 7/11
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

The harrowing journey to freedom along the Underground Railroad continues when the critically acclaimed drama, UNDERGROUND: SEASON TWO, debuts on DVD July 11 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

USA Network Announces Series Pickup for UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF TUPAC AND THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.USA Network Announces Series Pickup for UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF TUPAC AND THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

The true crime series, from Universal Cable Productions, will chronicle the dual police investigations into the controversial murders of two of the rap industry's most legendary players, Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace (The Notorious B.I.G.). (more...)

USA Network Enters Upfront Season as No. 1 Cable Entertainment Network in Key DemosUSA Network Enters Upfront Season as No. 1 Cable Entertainment Network in Key Demos
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Anchored by new hits, weekly live events and stronger-than-ever returning series, USA Network heads into this year's Upfront season on top, as the #1 ad-supported cable entertainment network in 1Q17 among key demos P18-49, P18-34 and P2+ - and with several shows earning series highs. (more...)

WGN American to Present Special Episode of UNDERGROUND Featuring Harriet TubmanWGN American to Present Special Episode of UNDERGROUND Featuring Harriet Tubman
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

WGN America announced today that the sixth installment of its gripping, hit series, UNDERGROUND, slated to air at a special time on Wednesday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, will in its entirety feature a solo performance by Aisha Hinds (more...)

USA Network Pilot UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF BIGGIE AND TUPAC Announces Additional CastingUSA Network Pilot UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF BIGGIE AND TUPAC Announces Additional Casting
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The new pilot from Universal Cable Productions has filled the roles of Sean “Puffy” Combs, Biggie Smalls' mother Voletta Wallace, and wife of Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight, Sharitha Golden. LUKE JAMES is set to play Sean “Puffy” Combs, the young and wildly successful founder of Bad Boy Records, the label of Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls. (more...)

Cast of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Set for Live Tweeting Experience TonightCast of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Set for Live Tweeting Experience Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

UNDERGROUND fans everywhere can experience the exhilarating season two premiere of the hit Underground Railroad thriller right alongside the show's cast and creative team, for a special 'tweet up' viewing experience (more...)

Marcc Rose to Portray Tupac Shakur in USA Network's UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF BIGGIE AND TUPACMarcc Rose to Portray Tupac Shakur in USA Network's UNSOLVED: THE MURDERS OF BIGGIE AND TUPAC
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Marcc Rose will play Tupac Shakur. A poet, actor and legendary rapper, Shakur was as brilliant as he was self-destructive. He was shot and killed in Las Vegas in 1996, and his murder still remains unsolved today. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREEVIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

In advance of the second season premiere of WGN America's hit original series 'Underground,' on WEDNESDAY, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans are getting a chance to go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in an all new documentary, BREAKING FREE. (more...)

WGN America Releases First Look of John Legend as Renowned Abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Season Two of 'Underground'WGN America Releases First Look of John Legend as Renowned Abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Season Two of 'Underground'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

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VIDEO: First Look - WGN America's UNDERGROUND S2 to Feature Original Song from John LegendVIDEO: First Look - WGN America's UNDERGROUND S2 to Feature Original Song from John Legend
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The highly anticipated second season premiere of WGN America's hit series UNDERGROUND will feature a new, original song from series executive producer John Legend entitled, 'In America,' (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREEVIDEO: First Look - WGN America Presents Underground Railroad Documentary Special BREAKING FREE
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

In advance of the second season premiere of WGN America's hit original series 'Underground,' on WEDNESDAY, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, fans are getting a chance to go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in an all new documentary, BREAKING FREE. (more...)

Beyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image AwardsBeyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Conference Center - the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, HAMILTON'S AMERICA Among Nominees for 2017 PGA AwardsSTRANGER THINGS, HAMILTON'S AMERICA Among Nominees for 2017 PGA Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The Producers Guild of America has announced the nominations for the 2017 PGA Awards for television. (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full ListBeyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

TNT Reteams with 'Animal Kingdom's John Wells & Megan Martin on THE DEEP MAD DARK PilotTNT Reteams with 'Animal Kingdom's John Wells & Megan Martin on THE DEEP MAD DARK Pilot
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Turner's TNT has ordered a pilot for THE DEEP MAD DARK, which is being produced by John Wells Productions and Fabrik Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television and Turner's Studio T. (more...)

USA Network Announces Pilot Pickup for Scripted Serial UNSOLVEDUSA Network Announces Pilot Pickup for Scripted Serial UNSOLVED
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

USA Network announces a pilot pick up for UNSOLVED, a scripted true crime serial that chronicles the two major police investigations into the murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. (more...)

John Legend to Guest Star on New Season of WGN America's UNDERGROUNDJohn Legend to Guest Star on New Season of WGN America's UNDERGROUND
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner and ten-time Grammy Award(R) winning singer-songwriter John Legend will guest star in the highly anticipated second season of UNDERGROUND, created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, it was announced today by WGN America. (more...)

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