via sybilwilkes: TONIGHT!! Norman Lear and Jimmy Kimmel will team up to present the Live Performance of “Good Times” Here’s who will be in the show tonight: Viola Davis & Andre Braugher will play Florida & James Evans…the role of JJ will be played by comedian Jay Pharoah, Now playing the role of MIchael will […]

via BlackAmeicaWeb: Will Smith & Rapper Jay-Z are teaming up to present a TV Show detailing the lives of women who were actively involved in the Civil Rights movement. The ABC series, tentatively titled Women Of The Movement will be produced by Jay-Z and longtime friend/business partner Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith under Roc Nation. Smith and James Lassiter […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: ABC’s fall schedule will include a reboot of the TV variety series “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” hosted by Tiffany Haddish. ABC said Tuesday the comedian-actress will produce the series, set to air on Sundays. Haddish will encourage children to share their advice on topics including dating and sportsmanship, the network said. ABC also […]

via FirstLadyB: Pastors Toure and Sarah Jakes Roberts have a comedy headed to ABC that’s inspired by their life. Starring, Leslie Odom Jr., the comedy is also being co- executive produced by the couple. About the series: Leslie, played by Odom, and Hope are joint pastors at a young, hip, diverse church in L.A. They are experts at uniting […]

via BCNN1: Tracee Ellis Ross never got an answer for why an episode of “Black-ish” that covered the NFL kneeling protest was pulled – a situation she describes as “frightening.” ABC shelved the politically charged episode in February without providing an explanation as for why. “The details of why the episode was pulled and everything […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Don’t mess with Micheal Jackson. That is the message sent out by the Estate of Micheal Jackson, who announced that they are suing ABC and its parent company Disney, for their recent airing of the special The Last Days of Micheal Jackson. The special, which aired on Thursday, May 24 on ABC, was made up […]

Emmy-winning American Crime co-star Regina King has signed a two-year deal with the studio behind the acclaimed John Ridley limited series, ABC Studios, for her production company Royal Ties. King’s sister, Reina King, will serve as development executive as the two develop and produce new projects. King won two back-to-back best supporting actress in a […]

getty images: The Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors with an all-star tribute that will air on ABC January 12, 2017 from 9-11 PM EST. “Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America” – a two-hour program of music, dance and the spoken word – […]

getty images: Article By Angela Walker // EEW Magazine News Millions have viewed the chilling video of the moments following Philando Castile’s fatal shooting by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop. According to the victim’s girlfriend Diamond Reynolds, her decision to stream the gruesome incident via Facebook live video was done in response […]

It’s coming up on a year since Bobby Brown laid to rest his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown. And it seems that with time comes reflection. The R&B icon just gave his most candid interview about the circumstances surrounding his first born child’s death, and made a surprising confession. “We could have been better,” he says of how he […]

ABC announced that Scandal will be taking a brief hiatus yesterday, skipping the usual fall return to start back during midseason in early 2017. It’s relatively minor news compared to the heart breaking cancellations that can come out of this period, known as upfronts. Some Gladiators out there are probably grabbing the popcorn and red wine, […]

Article By TJ White It’s gone and we’re glad. ABC has officially canceled its controversial dramatic biblical series “Of Kings and Prophets” after just two episodes, thrilling many within the Christian community who viewed it as grossly inappropriate. Conservative viewers agreed that gratuitous sex scenes and graphic violence had no place in the saga of […]