Tonight marks the premiere of the new Fox crime drama, “Gang Related.” And while there’s no shortage of television focused on police, FBI, detectives and the criminals they all try to chase down, this new series, from creator Chris Morgan (“Fast and Furious” films) and Executive Producer Scott Rosenbaum (“The Shield”), shows us both sides […]
There’s a lot happening: “Ray Donovan’s” latest cast addition, Lupita Nyong’o stunning magazine cover, Tyler Perry filling Oprah’s shoes–sort of–and Kandi Burruss sharing her woes on “The View.” Keep reading to get the deets from my black entertainment roundup.
You may not have delved into “The Mindy Project” yet. Many viewers are reluctant to invest time in first season shows which might get cancelled. Fortunately, the comedy was renewed for a second season, making XFINITY’s Watchathon Week the perfect opportunity to catch up on what has developed into a very funny show. Reading the […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — Robert Chew, who played Proposition Joe on the HBO series “The Wire,” has died. He was 52. His sister, Clarice Chew, said he suffered a heart attack and died at his Baltimore home Thursday. Robert Chew grew up in Baltimore and studied music at Morgan State University for two years. His sister […]
It’s late 1957 when BBC America’s critically acclaimed drama”The Hour” returns for a second season on Wednesday, Nov. 28, and not all is well in the world, nor the newsroom. DVR “The Hour” To recap, when we last saw the crew of the show’s fictional news program of the same name, volatile reporter Freddie Lyon […]
The high drama of this political season has been echoed by episodic TV this season. If candidates in real life are often criticized for playing roles and relying on scripts, these TV shows’ pretend politicos make no bones about it.
In what Grantland claims is the first time a sitting president has ever been a guest on a podcast, President Obama appeared on “The B.S. Report,” the podcast hosted by the site’s editor, Bill Simmons. Most of the podcast — they were so excited, they provided a full transcript — revolved around sports issues, but […]
By Kimberly Potts LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Here’s the dilemma about Sunday night’s “Breaking Bad” season finale: We can’t wait to see it. But once we do, we won’t get any more “Breaking Bad” episodes for…well, a long time. The show’s fourth season has cemented its status as one of the best TV dramas ever, […]
By Jill Serjeany LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – If you thought BBC America was all about time-traveling doctors and men behaving badly in cars, get ready to adjust your TV set. The cable network that introduced Americans to colorful British talent like Ricky Gervais, chef Gordon Ramsay and the car series “Top Gear” is making a […]
By SARAH BRUMFIELD, Associated Press BALTIMORE — A woman who played a Baltimore drug gang assassin in HBO’s “The Wire” is expected to enter a guilty plea in a drug conspiracy case. Felicia “Snoop” Pearson’s attorney says the 31-year-old actress is scheduled to plead guilty Monday to conspiracy to distribute heroin, a misdemeanor. Her trial […]