Weekly Hot List: ‘Queen Sugar,’ ‘Atlanta’ and 3 More Reasons Why This Is A Great Week in TV

  A lot of cool things happened this week in black entertainment: Time Inc. released images of Barack and Michelle Obama looking gorgeous on the November cover of Essence magazine while FLOTUS looks absolutely stunning on InStyle’s November cover; Leslie Jones returns to Twitter after her website hack; and Beyoncé turned 35 in style — she […]

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"Selma" director Ava DuVernay. (Photo: Ava DuVernay)

#MakingHistoryToday: Ava DuVernay Is a Hollywood ‘It’ Girl

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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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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Can’t Stop Watching: Top 3 TV Series Moments of 2013, What’s Hot/Not & More

So much has happened this past year and like many headlines, my year was filled with laughs and cries, yet I’m still here and very grateful (doesn’t that sound like a pulpit testimony?). Hey, the way I see it, we survived 2012 and will apparently make it out of 2013 OK, too.

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Can’t Stop Watching: ‘Scandal’s’ Mama Pope Is No Joke, Shonda Rhimes’ Book Deal & More

“Scandal” was something else last night! And Olivia Pope’s mother, Maya Lewis, is serious. She’s being kept in a maximum security facility that resembles something Hannibal Lecter was caged in during “The Silence of the Lambs.” Apparently her husband, who she calls Eli, but the secretive B-613 knows him as Rowan, felt her actions warranted […]

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