‘Back on Board’ Doc Brings Post-Olympic Story of Greg Louganis and Saving Lives Today

It’s easy to imagine that once someone wins medals at any Olympic games their lives are pretty set, right? That’s a great idea, but not really true, as you’ll see when watching “Back on Board: Greg Louganis“ which airs tonight on HBO. For three years, four-time Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis was followed by filmmaker Cheryl […]

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David Oyelowo as Peter Snowden in HBO's "Nightingale." (Photo: Joseph Cultice/HBO)

HBO’s ‘Nightingale’ Shines a Light on Black Americans and Mental Illness

*Spoiler Alert* Within the first minute or so of the HBO film “Nightingale’s” opening scene, one thing is pretty clear: something isn’t quite right with Peter Snowden. David Oyelowo stars in “Nightingale” —the film’s sole character — as a 30-something-year-old Army veteran who unravels, snaps and kills his mother, Lillian. We don’t see the act […]

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On the Red Carpet…HBO’s ‘Girls’ at PaleyFest! Andrew Rannells, Lena Dunham, Allison Williams and more!

If you’re a television fan, you should know all about the annual PaleyFest event that celebrates the best in television and happens every March in Los Angeles. PaleyFest, organized by The Paley Center For Media, kicked off on Friday with the cast and producers of Showtime’s “Homeland” and runs through Sunday, April 15th. For a […]

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Issa Rae of "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" and HBO's forthcoming series, "Insecure." (Photo: Issa Rae)

#MakingHistoryToday: Issa Rae Is a Girl on Fire

For Black History Month, XFINITY CelebrateBlackTV.com will highlight the accomplishments of three female innovators–“Selma” director Ava DuVernay, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” Issa Rae and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi, whose blogs “Awesomely Luvvie” and “Awesomely Techie” are very popular.

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