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Lupita Nyong’o’s Big Score, Black Twitter Puts Marie Claire on Blast, FXX Eyes Tracy Morgan Comedy & More

It’s the weekend and I’ve gathered some of the hottest news happening in black entertainment such as Lupita Nyong’o landing a major cosmetics contract, Marie Claire and Black Twitter bumping heads and Tracy Morgan’s latest project. Plus check out what’s hot (and what’s not) and my weekend watchlist.

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Watch: Promo for ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ Imagines an All-New Cast

Could producers of FX comedy “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia” really be interested in a complete cast overhaul? Of course not. But imagine, if you will, the series without Charlie Day, Dennis Reynolds, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito and instead picture a cast that includes the likes of Haley Joel Osment, UFC fighter […]

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‘Sunny’ TV Star Slims Down To Former Self

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Viewers stunned by Rob McElhenney’s deliberate, 50-lbs weight gain in last night’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” season premiere might be even more in awe of this: He’s lost most of it already. McElhenney, who took five months to gain the weight, has lost about 30 lbs in […]

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FX Announces New Comedy ‘Unsupervised’ From ‘Sunny’ Vets

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – On the same day “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” returns for its seventh season, FX announced a new comedy from three of its writers: the animated “Unsupervised” has a 13-episode order and will be paired with fellow animated comedy “Archer” in January. The series was created and executive […]

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‘Sunny’s’ Success Continues To Flourish

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Shows don’t start much smaller than “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” But the gloriously offensive series about five selfish, petty do-nothings has grown into one of cable’s most successful comedies — and a model for FX’s other sitcoms. It could work for other networks, too. The show, which […]

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