Rosario Dawson Joins EPIX Documentary Series – “America Divided”

ROSARIO DAWSON JOINS ORIGINAL EPIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ‘AMERICA DIVIDED’ – SET FOR PRE-ELECTION FALL RELEASE   Dawson to Explore Flint, Michigan Water Crisis for Series   New York, NY – JUNE 16, 2016 – Premium TV network EPIX® announced today that actress Rosario Dawson (“Daredevil,” Sin City, Rent) has joined the limited Original Documentary Series America… Continue reading Rosario Dawson Joins EPIX Documentary Series – “America Divided”

Bounce TV to Air Muhammad Ali Procession and Memorial Service Live

Bounce TV will carry Muhammad Ali’s farewell procession through the streets of Louisville and his memorial service live, uninterrupted and commercial-free this Friday, June 10. Bounce TV’s coverage will begin at 9:00 a.m. ET with the procession, which will take Ali on a final journey through his beloved hometown of Louisville, passing memorable landmarks in… Continue reading Bounce TV to Air Muhammad Ali Procession and Memorial Service Live

Machine Gun Kelly AKA Richard Colson Baker Announces Role in Showtime Series “Roadies”

COLSON BAKER ALSO KNOWN AS MACHINE GUN KELLY  TAKES FILM AND TV BY STORM “ROADIES” FOR SHOWTIME; “VIRAL” FOR IM GLOBAL/WEINSTEIN; “NERVE” FOR LIONSGATE (NEW YORK, NY)–Richard Colson Baker, also known as Machine Gun Kelly, announces his recurring role in the upcoming Showtime series “Roadies.” Created by  Cameron Crowe and executive produced by Crowe, Winnie… Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly AKA Richard Colson Baker Announces Role in Showtime Series “Roadies”

S. Epatha Merkerson: ‘When I learned I had Type 2 diabetes, I decided to get serious about my health’

Originally published on The Industry Cosign December 29, 2014 The Law and Order franchise wouldn’t be the same without Anita Van Buren. The face is so familiar, she’s lasted longer than every other main character on the series — that staying power has to be acknowledged. But her staying power in her personal life is… Continue reading S. Epatha Merkerson: ‘When I learned I had Type 2 diabetes, I decided to get serious about my health’

TV One Announces the 2016 TV One Screenplay Competition Finalists

  TV ONE ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION FINALISTS   SILVER SPRING, MD – MAY 26, 2016 – TV One, the network dedicated to REPRESENT the best in Black culture and entertainment, has announced the 2016 TV One Screenplay Competition finalists – N’Zuri Za Austin (Dallas, Texas), Cheronda Gunn & Traci Rooks (Houston,… Continue reading TV One Announces the 2016 TV One Screenplay Competition Finalists

Africa Miranda: ‘I’m thankful for every experience I’ve had that’s led me to this point’

Originally published on The Industry Cosign January 6, 2015 Africa Miranda is a busy woman these days. Besides being a brand ambassador for Creme of Nature, she is also a cast member on the reality TV show, The New Atlanta. The shows features professional women in the Southern hotspot seeking career fulfillment and love. The… Continue reading Africa Miranda: ‘I’m thankful for every experience I’ve had that’s led me to this point’

“Hate In America: Lone Wolves” Commemorates Charleston Church Shooting May 21

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY COMMEMORATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF CHARLESTON CHURCH SHOOTING WITH PREMIERE OF “HATE IN AMERICA: LONE WOLVES”   Third Installment in Riveting HATE IN AMERICA Franchise Examines Startling Rise of “Lone Wolf” Attacks in the United States, Premieres Saturday, May 21 at 8/7c   http://www.investigationdiscovery.com/tv-shows/hate-in-america/   (Silver Spring, Md.) – In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of… Continue reading “Hate In America: Lone Wolves” Commemorates Charleston Church Shooting May 21

Russell Wilson Returns as Host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016, Sunday, July 17

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson Returns as Host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016, Sunday, July 17, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) 2016 Nominees Revealed; Voting Slated to Start May 23 on Nick.com and the Nick App Roster of Superstar Noms Granted to Stephen Curry, Serena Williams, Cam Newton, Rob Gronkowski, Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, Odell… Continue reading Russell Wilson Returns as Host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016, Sunday, July 17

STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Premieres Thursday, May 26 on BET

BET’s Award-Winning The Truth Series Returns with the Premiere of an Original Documentary on the Rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Premieres Thursday, May 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET The Original Documentary is Produced and Directed by Acclaimed Filmmaker Laurens Grant NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dubbed… Continue reading STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Premieres Thursday, May 26 on BET

Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story Premieres on Sunday, June 1

TV ONE PREMIERES FIRST-EVER UNSUNG-INSPIRED BIOPIC, LOVE UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT: THE MIKI HOWARD STORY, SUNDAY, JUNE 12 AT 7PM ET/6PM CT   Teyonah Parris, Darius McCrary, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Gary Dourdan And LisaRaye McCoy Star in Network’s Black Music Month Original Movie TV ONE announced today Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story will premiere on Sunday,… Continue reading Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story Premieres on Sunday, June 1

The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Angelo Ellerbee

Originally published on The Industry Cosign July 1, 2015 It’s been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But it can also be one of the surest routes to success – or failure. For artist development guru Angelo Ellerbee, imitating and building upon the tactics of legendary Motown founder Berry Gordy – a… Continue reading The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Angelo Ellerbee

Micah Stampley Performs on Daystar Network’s ‘Marcus and Joni’ Show Live on May 16

  Interface Entertainment Recording Artist Micah Stampley Performs on Daystar Network’s ‘Marcus and Joni’ Show Live on May 16   New Album, ‘To The King…Vertical Worship’  Available on May 20th   (Atlanta, GA – May 13, 2016) – Interface Entertainment recording artist and international worship leader Micah Stampley will perform new music from his forthcoming album,… Continue reading Micah Stampley Performs on Daystar Network’s ‘Marcus and Joni’ Show Live on May 16

The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Kevin Powell

Title:  President & Cofounder Company: BK Nation Location: Brooklyn, NY Kevin Powell is one of the most acclaimed political, cultural, literary and hip-hop voices in America today. Kevin is a native of Jersey City, raised by a single mother in extreme poverty, but managed to study at Rutgers University in New Brunswick thanks to New… Continue reading The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Kevin Powell

TV ONE Presents an EMPIRE Binge-A-Thon on Saturday, May 14

TV ONE ANNOUNCES AN ALL-DAY EMPIRE  BINGE-A-THON LEADING INTO FOX’S SEASON 2 FINALE   Catch Entire Second Season on Saturday, May 14, Beginning at 9 a.m. ET TV ONE is celebrating the blockbuster drama EMPIRE with a second season binge-a-thon on Saturday, May 14, giving viewers a chance to catch up with Cookie, Lucious, and the… Continue reading TV ONE Presents an EMPIRE Binge-A-Thon on Saturday, May 14

Nickelodeon to Debut ‘All in with Cam Newton’ June 3

2016 NFL MVP Cam Newton Turns Real Kids’ Dreams into Reality in Nickelodeon’s New Series, All in with Cam Newton, Bowing Friday, June 3, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT) SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nickelodeon and Cam Newton step into the lives of real kids, to help them fulfill their life long dreams, in the new docu-series,… Continue reading Nickelodeon to Debut ‘All in with Cam Newton’ June 3