The workweek may have ended but the happenings in black entertainment haven’t. Read more about Boris Kodjoe getting another television show, OWN’s new reality dubbed the multicultural “Sex and the City” and Aaron McGruder’s next plans. Also, check out my weekend watchlist and what’s hot and what’s not.
Last week, several gladiators were on the brink of turning in their armor, disappointed with the turn the show had taken since returning from its mid-season break two weeks ago. Well, Thursday’s “Scandal” episode may have them rethinking going AWOL.
Happy Tuesday chicos! It’s not even lunchtime yet but I’m already anxious for it to be 5pm so I can go home and relax. I hate missing out on the daytime talk shows but they’re always waiting for me on the DVR or I find them on Xfinity On Demand.
If you haven’t seen BET’s hilarious new series “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” a semi-scripted reality-show spoof of the “Real Housewives,” then you are missing out on some seriously funny television.
The People Magazine has spoken, and Ryan Reynolds (‘Green Lantern’) is the Sexiest Man Alive for 2010. Yet you need not look far down their list at all to find a bevy of buff TV personalities. Scoring spots among People‘s Top 100 sexiest dudes were both ‘Vampire Diaries‘ bloodsuckers (Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley), three […]
It was one of the most hyped new pilots of the fall season. A lighthearted J.J. Abrams-helmed spy drama with two attractive leads — what could possibly go wrong? After premiering to a paltry (by network standards) 8.6 million viewers, ‘Undercovers‘ continued to decline in ratings week over week. Yesterday NBC gave it the axe. […]
Point out to the executive producers of NBC’s ‘Undercovers’ (premiering Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 8/7c) that their two leads are kinda sorta, you know, lacking in the looks department, and you’ll hit a sore spot. “We tried finding better-looking people, but they weren’t unavailable,” J.J. Abrams (‘Alias’) tells Fancast, following our sarcasm-laced lead. Adds Josh […]
As the fall TV season nears, it’s time to get a feel for the fresh fare coming our way. In Fancast’s First Look, Two Takes series, executive editor Matt Mitovich shares a snapshot overview of each new show, noting strengths and areas for improvement, and then invites senior editor Julie Zied to offer a second […]
Monday, NBC announced that it was picking up the new J.J.Abrams series ‘Undercovers.’ The premise screams potential hit: a husband and wife who have retired from the CIA and launched a catering company find themselves pulled back into the world of international espionage when a colleague disappears. To their surprise, fighting the bad guys reignites […]
NBC is officially going ‘Undercovers’ with auteur J.J. Abrams (‘Lost,’ ‘Fringe’), having picked up his new spy drama pilot for the 2010-11 TV season. This marks NBC’s first announced drama series pick-up for the fall. ‘Undercovers’ stars Boris Kodjoe (‘Soul Food’) and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (‘Doctor Who’) as Steven and Samantha Bloom, married retired CIA agents […]