Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Jerrie Johnson and Shoniqua Shandai to Star in UNTITLED TRACY OLIVER PROJECT Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Jerrie Johnson and Shoniqua Shandai to Star in UNTITLED TRACY OLIVER PROJECT
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Amazon Studios announced today that Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Jerrie Johnson and Shoniqua Shandai will star in Untitled Tracy Oliver Project. The half-hour comedy series from Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip), Universal Television, and Amy Poehler's Paper Kite Productions will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Amazon Studios additionally announced that Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip, The Best Man Holiday) will direct the first two episodes. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of PRODIGAL SON on FOX - Monday, January 13, 2020 Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of PRODIGAL SON on FOX - Monday, January 13, 2020
by TV Scoop - Jan 6, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of PRODIGAL SON, airing on FOX on Monday, January 13, 2020! (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 12/23-12/27 Scoop: Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 12/23-12/27
by TV Scoop - Dec 20, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 12/23-12/27! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of PRODIGAL SON on FOX - Monday, December 2, 2019 Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of PRODIGAL SON on FOX - Monday, December 2, 2019
by TV Scoop - Nov 25, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of PRODIGAL SON, airing on FOX on Monday, December 2, 2019! (more...)

Starz to Debut Six Film & Series Acquisitions, Including Richard Gere's MOTHERFATHERSON Starz to Debut Six Film & Series Acquisitions, Including Richard Gere's MOTHERFATHERSON
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced a summer lineup of key acquisitions full of powerful cinematic tales and stellar performances from 'Power' star Omari Hardwick in A Boy. A Girl. A Dream to Richard Gere in 'MotherFatherSon,' among others. (more...)

The Films in Competition Announced For The 2019 American Black Film Festival The Films in Competition Announced For The 2019 American Black Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is excited to announce their distinctive 2019 lineup of narrative features, documentaries and short films in competition. Films are set to screen in Miami from June 13-15 at the Regal Cinemas South Beach and the New World Center. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on STRAHAN & SARA, 4/29-5/3 Scoop: Upcoming Guests on STRAHAN & SARA, 4/29-5/3
by TV Scoop - Apr 26, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on STRAHAN & SARA, 4/29-5/3, airing on ABC! (more...)

BWW Interview: Jon Chaffin, A NATIVE SON, Urges Creating Empathy For All Humans, Being in Life BWW Interview: Jon Chaffin, A NATIVE SON, Urges Creating Empathy For All Humans, Being in Life
by Gil Kaan - Apr 8, 2019

Antaeus Theatre Company's 2018 Southern California premiere of NATIVE SON has been chosen as the third and final production of Center Theatre Group's BLOCK PARTY 2019, beginning April 18, 2019 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Nambi E. Kelley's adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel Native Son will be reprised with its entire original Antaeus cast of nine, again with director Andi Chapman at its helm. I had the chance to ask some delving questions of Jon Chaffin, who portrays NATIVE SON's most integral character, Bigger Thomas. (more...)

FIDDLER Doc Coming This Summer with Sheldon Harnick, Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original Cast Members FIDDLER Doc Coming This Summer with Sheldon Harnick, Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have co-acquired worldwide rights to Max Lewkowicz's FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES. The documentary tells the story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof and its creative roots in early 1960s New York. The film includes interviews with the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, legendary producer Hal Prince, original cast members, such as Austin Pendleton, as well as rare archival footage of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins. Further insights into the play's legacy and enduring influence come from new interviews with Broadway luminaries and cultural influencers including Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chaim Topol, Harvey Fierstein as well as famed authors Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin and Nathan Englander. Roadside and Goldwyn will release FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES in theatres this summer. (more...)

Multi-Platinum R&B Group B2K Reunites on The Millennium Tour; Makes Stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena Multi-Platinum R&B Group B2K Reunites on The Millennium Tour; Makes Stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Multi-Platinum R&B group B2K (Omarion, Boog, Fizz and Raz-B) are adding a Las Vegas date to their limited engagement tour kicking off this month, entitled “The Millennium Tour.” The iconic group, along with special guests Mario, Pretty Ricky, Lloyd, Ying Yang Twins, Chingy and Bobby V, will visit the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 26. The tour is produced by G-Squared Events in association with Omarion Worldwide, Hall of Fame Entertainment, and Blvd. Music. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. (more...)

B2K's Millennium Tour With Mario Comes to Enterprise Center B2K's Millennium Tour With Mario Comes to Enterprise Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Multi-platinum R&B group B2K (Omarion, Boog, Fizz and Raz-B), will kick off a limited engagement tour in March, entitled "The Millennium Tour". The iconic group along with special guests Mario, Pretty Ricky, Lloyd, Ying Yang Twins, Chingy, and Bobby V - will visit over 25 cities across the U.S. The tour is produced by G-Squared Events in association with Omarion Worldwide, Hall of Fame Entertainment, and Blvd. Music. (more...)

Multiplatinum R&B Group B2K Reunites on “The Millennium Tour,” At Prudential Center on Sunday, March 31 Multiplatinum R&B Group B2K Reunites on “The Millennium Tour,” At Prudential Center on Sunday, March 31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Multi-platinum R&B group B2K (Omarion, Boog, Fizz and Raz-B), has announced today that it will kick off a limited engagement tour in March 2019, entitled “The Millennium Tour,” featuring a performance at Prudential Center on Sunday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. EST.   The Iconic group along with special guests; Mario, Pretty Ricky, Lloyd, Ying Yang Twins, Chingy, and Bobby V - will visit over 25 cities across the U.S.  The tour is produced by G-Squared Events in association with Omarionu Worldwide, Hall of Fame Entertainment, and Blvd. Music. (more...)

Great Picture Show Announces Partnership with Dame Dash Studios Great Picture Show Announces Partnership with Dame Dash Studios
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Great Picture Show, founded by actor and producer Columbus Short, today announced a long-term production and promotional partnership with Dame Dash Studios (DDS33), a multimedia studio and production house founded by producer and entrepreneur, Dame Dash. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM. Starring Omari Hardwick and Meagan Good VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM. Starring Omari Hardwick and Meagan Good
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Watch the new trailer for the Sundance hit A BOY. A GIRL. A DREAM., starring Omari Hardwick (“Power,” SORRY TO BOTHER YOU), Meagan Good (“Star”, “Californication”), and Jay Ellis (“Insecure”), hitting theaters on September 14th from Samuel Goldwyn Films. (more...)

The Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are Announced The Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Today, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) continues its 22-year legacy of providing a platform for diverse storytelling and emerging filmmakers, by announcing the 2018 official selections in all screening categories. The festival returns to Miami Beach, FL from June 13-17.  (more...)

Minnie's Food Pantry Raises $1.3 Million to Reduce Hunger During 10 Year Anniversary Gala Feat. Oprah Winfrey Minnie's Food Pantry Raises $1.3 Million to Reduce Hunger During 10 Year Anniversary Gala Feat. Oprah Winfrey
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

The Minnie's Food Pantry Feed Just One Gala 10th Annivesary celebration was nothing short of magical as global media leader and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey took the stage and inspired a sold-out room of 760 people to pledge a total of $1.3 million to support the organization in their mission to reduce hunger. (more...)

TV One Premieres Black History Month Campaign and Programming Slate the Theme REPRESENTING THE DREAM TV One Premieres Black History Month Campaign and Programming Slate the Theme REPRESENTING THE DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

TV One is celebrating Black History Month with a full slate of programming offerings that embody the theme, 'Represent the Dream.' The network also debuts a new short form video campaign featuring three-time Grammy Award and Academy Award winning artist, actor and social justice activist Common, which runs throughout the month of February. In the videos, Common discusses a variety of topics related to Black history and issues affecting the African American community: racism and how we can become a better nation; activism, the power of using 'our voice' and movements like Black Lives Matter; self-awareness, his heroes and what representing the dream means today, 55 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic 'I Have a Dream' speech. (more...)

The Blackhouse At 2018 Sundance Film Festival Announces Schedule The Blackhouse At 2018 Sundance Film Festival Announces Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2018

The Blackhouse at 2018 Sundance Film Festival announces its schedule for Sunday, Jan. 21. Check out the full listings here. (more...)

Sneak Peek - THE REAL's Tamera Fangirled Over Mariah Carey at Golden Globe Party Sneak Peek - THE REAL's Tamera Fangirled Over Mariah Carey at Golden Globe Party
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

On Tuesday, January 9th the Hosts of The Real makes a special announcement the ladies will be hosting the non-televised NAACP Image Awards, Sunday January 14th! (more...)

Breaking Glass Embraces OWN's Touching Series BLACK LOVE, On VOD Today Breaking Glass Embraces OWN's Touching Series BLACK LOVE, On VOD Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American TVOD rights to award-winning producer Tommy Oliver (Kinyarwanda, 1982, The Perfect Guy) and co-creator Codie Elaine Oliver's touching 4-part documentary series BLACK LOVE. Breaking Glass acquired rights to the series in August in a deal negotiated between Breaking Glass CEO Rich Wolff and Tommy Oliver of Confluential Films. BLACK LOVE will be available on Amazon Instant on December 22. (more...)

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