‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Two New Black Muppets to Open Discussions Dealing With Racism

‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Two New Black Muppets to Open Discussions Dealing With Racism When video of a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, showing no regard for the life of a Black man, George Floyd, as Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes, the country erupted in protest over another unarmed Black man being… Continue reading ‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Two New Black Muppets to Open Discussions Dealing With Racism

‘UNSUNG’ Returns With All-New Episodes Sunday, March 21

‘UNSUNG’ Returns With All-New Episodes Sunday, March 21 TV One announced all-new episodes of its original, award-winning series UNSUNG premiering on Sunday, March 21 starting at 9 p.m. ET/8C. The return of UNSUNG kicks off a night of back-to-back premieres of auto-biographical content joining the previously announced premiere of UNCENSORED, immediately following at 10 p.m.… Continue reading ‘UNSUNG’ Returns With All-New Episodes Sunday, March 21

Lexus’ 0 To 60 Is Back With Returning Champion Actor Curtis Hamilton

Lexus’ 0 To 60 Is Back With Returning Champion Actor Curtis Hamilton It’s the battle of the returning champ in season four of “Lexus 0 to 60” featuring the Lexus LC 500, RC F, and GS F with special appearances of 2021 Lexus LC Convertible and 2021 Lexus IS airing on Lexus’ YouTube platform. This intense,… Continue reading Lexus’ 0 To 60 Is Back With Returning Champion Actor Curtis Hamilton

Russell Westbrook Takes Documentary ‘Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre’ to The History Channel

Russell Westbrook Takes Documentary ‘Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre’ to The History Channel Washington Wizards basketball player Russell Westbrook is keeping busy when he’s not on the basketball court. After announcing last week that he joined Varo Bank’s team as an investor and advisor, Westbrook has other news to share. According to Deadline, The… Continue reading Russell Westbrook Takes Documentary ‘Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre’ to The History Channel

Donald Glover Signs Long-Term Amazon Deal, Former First Daughter Malia Obama Joins Writing Team

Donald Glover Signs Long-Term Amazon Deal, Former First Daughter Malia Obama Joins Writing Team Writer/actor Donald Glover, who, at times, is also a rapper who goes by the moniker Childish Gambino, has signed a massive long-term deal with Amazon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Atlanta creator has exited his deal with the Disney-owned FX… Continue reading Donald Glover Signs Long-Term Amazon Deal, Former First Daughter Malia Obama Joins Writing Team

2021 NBA All-Star Game Being Held on March 7 in Atlanta Includes Initiatives That Support HBCUs and COVID-19 Equity Efforts

As the league prepares for next month’s annual midseason exhibition game, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that the NBA All-Star 2021 will be held on Sunday, March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, home of the Atlanta Hawks. The All-Star game will begin on-court action at 6:30 p.m. ET on TNT. With… Continue reading 2021 NBA All-Star Game Being Held on March 7 in Atlanta Includes Initiatives That Support HBCUs and COVID-19 Equity Efforts

Documentary on The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance to Air Later This Year on Showtime

Despite mixed reviews of this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show, a documentary of The Weeknd‘s performance will air later this year on Showtime. Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, also known as The Weeknd, had the honor to perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show that took place Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium… Continue reading Documentary on The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance to Air Later This Year on Showtime

REVOLT Announces Justin Combs Late Night Show ‘Respectfully Justin’

REVOLT, the media company owned by Sean “Diddy” Combs, announced the premiere of Respectfully Justin, a risqué late-night broadcast series starring Justin LaBoy and Justin Combs. The highly anticipated show will premiere February 14, 2021, taking a deep dive into today’s most controversial and cultural conversations, addressing sex, relationships, music, entertainment, everyday life and taboo… Continue reading REVOLT Announces Justin Combs Late Night Show ‘Respectfully Justin’

Arizona State University Renames Film School After Sidney Poitier

The recognition of pioneering actor Sidney Poitier is not lost in Arizona. Arizona State University has announced that it has renamed its film school after Black Hollywood icon Sidney Poitier. Poitier was the first Black man to win the Academy Award for best actor. “Arizona State University is deeply committed to the premise of inclusivity,… Continue reading Arizona State University Renames Film School After Sidney Poitier

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL Returns For Its 27th Season January 26

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL will return for its 27th season on TUESDAY, JANUARY 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). The series is available on HBO and to stream on HBO Max. New to this season is the launch of “The Real Sports Podcast,” a companion series built to expand on the in-depth, groundbreaking stories that are… Continue reading REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL Returns For Its 27th Season January 26

ATL Homicide Season Three Premieres on TV One on Monday, January 25

ATL Homicide Season Three Premieres on TV One on Monday, January 25 TV One‘s hit true-crime show ATL Homicide premieres on Monday, January 25 at 9 P.M. ET/8C. Thirty-year Atlanta PD veteran Detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez recount their past homicide investigations cases on the streets of Atlanta along their quest to put heinous… Continue reading ATL Homicide Season Three Premieres on TV One on Monday, January 25

NAACP Reschedules the 52nd NAACP Image Awards to March 27, 2021

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52ND NAACP Image Awards Has Been Rescheduled to Air LIVE on BET Saturday, March 27th at 8 pm ET The following is a joint statement from Karen Boykin-Towns, Vice-Chair of the NAACP National Board of Directors and Chairman of the NAACP Image Awards Committee; Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, BET;… Continue reading NAACP Reschedules the 52nd NAACP Image Awards to March 27, 2021

The 5Ws: Sam Aleshinloye

Who: Sam Aleshinloye What: Documentary film Archival Producer, Researcher, & Historical Consultant Why: Sam Aleshinloye is a documentary film Archival Producer/Consultant and Researcher. His services include researching, managing, and licensing archival footage, photos, and all other audiovisual assets. He also handles negotiating rates and managing archival budgets for multi-hour television series and feature films. Over… Continue reading The 5Ws: Sam Aleshinloye

‘ATL HOMICIDE’ Premieres Season Three on TV One on January 26

‘ATL HOMICIDE’ Premieres Season Three on TV One on January 26 Atlanta Crime Detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez Recount Their Investigation in the Fatal Shooting of Ladeddrick Love in Adamsville, Georgia (SILVER SPRING, MD)January 7, 2021– TV One dives into a third season of the nail-biting true-crime series ATL HOMICIDE, premiering on Monday, January… Continue reading ‘ATL HOMICIDE’ Premieres Season Three on TV One on January 26

The 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards Has Been Rescheduled to March 14, 2021 Due to the Coronavirus

The 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards Has Been Rescheduled to March 14, 2021, Due to the Coronavirus The Recording Academy has announced that this year’s 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, which was originally scheduled to air and take place on January 31st, has been pushed back to March. As with many entertainment and sporting events since last… Continue reading The 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards Has Been Rescheduled to March 14, 2021 Due to the Coronavirus