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9 items from 2011


The Last Fall Gets Lance Gross and Keith David

19 July 2011 8:42 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A star studded cast has been tapped for rising director Matthew Cherry's debut film The Last Fall. The cast includes both up and coming stars as well as silver screen veterans such as: Lance Gross, Nicole Beharie, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Harry Lennix, Keith David, and Darrin Dewitt Henson.

Starring in the lead role, actor Lance Gross earned four NAACP Image Awards for the role of Calvin Payne on Tyler Perry's hit TBS sitcom, House of Payne. He has also worked with Forest Whitaker and America Ferrera in the 2010 film Our Family Wedding. Gross will also be an executive producer of The Last Fall.

Nicole Beharie's breakout screen performance in American Violet won her Aafc's best actress award in 2008. She has since starred in a number of films, including the 2011 Steve McQueen drama Shame.

The Last Fall is a sports drama that follows a former NFL player through an unexpected and early retirement. »

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‘Lenox Ave,’ ‘Asylum,’ Indie Web Series Score Bet Deals

20 April 2011 3:30 PM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Online destinations are vying for ad dollars this Upfront season, but they aren’t the only ones courting advertisers with web original programming. Bet today announced its new slate of shows for its 2011 Upfront presentation tonight in New York City. In addition to the Viacom-owned network’s staples - like the Hip Hop Awards and 106 and Park - Bet is adding a handful of web sereis to its roster, many of which were created, written by, and star individuals who Tubefilter readers will find familiar. The shows include: Lenox Avenue - A dramatic web series that tells the story of three male friends in their mid-twenties, who are good dressers and busy navigating the rough terrain of love, relationships and careers. Set in Harlem, this series is produced by Al Thompson’s (Johnny B. Homeless, The Royal Tenenbaums) ValDean Entertainment and features Thompson as Owen and Dorian Missick (Lucky Nember) as Sellars. »

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NAACP Television Winners: Tyler Perry, Vanessa Williams and more

5 March 2011 1:33 AM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

The 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards took place on Wednesday, March 4, celebrating diversity and cultural awareness in Hollywood. Some of our favorite TV stars won big at the ceremony -- check out the full list of television winners below. Did your favorite show or actor take home an award?

Outstanding Comedy Series

30 Rock

Are We There Yet

Glee

Modern Family

Tyler Perry's House of Payne

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

David Mann - Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns

Dule Hill - Psych

Lavan Davis -Tyler Perry's House of Payne

Phil Morris - Love That Girl!

Terry Crews - Are We There Yet?

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Cassi Davis - Tyler Perry's House of Payne

Essence Atkins - Are We There Yet?

Salli Richardson-Whitfield - Eureka

Tatyana Ali - Love That Girl!

Vanessa Williams - Desperate Housewives

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Craig Robinson - »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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Tyler Perry Dominates The 42nd NAACP Awards Nominations (Awards Ceremony Airing On Fox Tonight)

4 March 2011 1:07 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

The 42nd NAACP Awards Nominations follow below, and guess who stole the show? Well, it’s no surprise that Tyler Perry films would leave their mark but who knew it would be by a landslide? For Colored Girls topped the film category with seven nominations and Why Did I Get Married Too? has four.

The NAACP Image Awards honor accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavors.

Perry is up for a film directing nod (For Colored Girls) alongside Geoffrey Sax (Frankie & Alice), George Tillman Jr. (Faster), Tanya Hamilton (Night Catches Us) and the Hughes Brothers (Book of Eli).

The show will be televised live, tonight, March 4, 2011 at 8/7 c, on the Fox Network.

Courtesy of Variety.com, here’s a list of all Film and Television related nominees:

Motion Picture

Motion Picture

For Colored Girls »

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2011 Grammy winners: Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire win big

13 February 2011 7:32 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

The 2011 Grammy Awards were big for the ladies -- country trio Lady Antebellum took home the most awards with five, while Lady Gaga earned three. Eminem had two honors, but Alternative Rock group Arcade Fire won the coveted Album of the Year.

Here is the full list of winners:

Album Of The Year

The Suburbs -- Arcade Fire

Recovery -- Eminem

Need You Now -- Lady Antebellum

The Fame Monster -- Lady Gaga

Teenage Dream -- Katy Perry

Record Of The Year

"Nothin' On You" -- B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars

"Love The Way You Lie" -- Eminem Featuring Rihanna

"Forget You" -- Cee Lo Green

"Empire State Of Mind" -- Jay-z & Alicia Keys

"Need You Now" -- Lady Antebellum

Best New Artist

Justin Bieber

Drake

Florence & The Machine

Mumford & Sons

Esperanza Spalding

Song Of The Year

"Beg Steal Or Borrow" -- Ray Lamontagne, songwriter (Ray Lamontagne And The »

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Selena Gomez, Amber Riley Among TV Nominees at 2011 NAACP Image Awards

12 January 2011 8:05 PM, PST | Celebrity Mania | See recent Celebrity Mania news »

Nominees of the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards have been read out on Wednesday, January 12. While Willow Smith and Justin Timberlake were unraveled as contenders in music and movie, Disney darling Selena Gomez and "Glee" actress Amber Riley took the television field.

18-year-old Selena earned a nod for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program thanks to her portrayal of Alex Russo in "Wizards of Waverly Place". She is up against "Victorious" beauty Victoria Justice, "True Jackson, VP" star Keke Palmer, "Yo Gabba Gabba: Baby" actor Lance Robertson and "TeenNick Halo Awards 2010" host Nick Cannon.

24-year-old Amber who is known for her role as Mercedes Jones, in the meantime, found herself in competition against "Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara. They both vie for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series along with Anna Deavere Smith, Keshia Knight Pulliam and Viola Davis.

While the two TV stars received a nomination each, »

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'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne' top 2011 NAACP Image Awards nominations

12 January 2011 2:45 PM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

The 42 annual NAACP Image Awards nominations were announced Wednesday (Jan. 12) by actresses Kimberly Elisa and Sanaa Lathan, rapper 50 Cent, singer Smokey Robinson and actors Columbus Short and Affion Crockett at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA.

ABC and NBC led the TV categories with 18 nominations each, followed by CBS and the Lifetime Movie Network with 10 apiece. "Grey's Anatomy" and "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" tied at five noms apiece, while "For Colored Girls" topped all other movies or TV series with seven nominations. Tyler Perry's film and television projects had a combined total of 20 nominations.

The entire list of nominees is as follows:

Television

Outstanding Comedy Series

• "30 Rock" (NBC)

• "Are We There Yet?" (TBS)

• "Glee" (Fox)

• "Modern Family" (ABC)

• "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

David Mann - "Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns" (TBS)

Dulé Hill - "Psych" (USA)

Lavan Davis »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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'For Colored Girls,' Tyler Perry lead 2011 NAACP Image Awards nominees

12 January 2011 2:33 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

The 42 annual NAACP Image Awards nominations were announced Wednesday (Jan. 12) by actresses Kimberly Elisa and Sanaa Lathan, rapper 50 Cent, singer Smokey Robinson and actors Columbus Short and Affion Crockett at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA.

The awards celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. The awards will air live Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m. Et/Pt on Fox.

ABC and NBC led the TV categories with 18 nominations each, followed by CBS and the Lifetime Movie Network with 10 apiece. Lionsgate led the film categories with seven nominations and For Searchlight followed with six. "For Colored Girls" topped all other movies or TV series with seven nominations. Tyler Perry's film and television projects had a combined total of 20 nominations.

The entire list of nominees is as follows:

Motion Picture

Outstanding Motion Picture

• "For Colored Girls" (Lionsgate/34th Street »

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Tyler Perry is King of NAACP Image Awards Nominations with 19 Nods!

12 January 2011 2:05 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

Tyler Perry dominated the NAACP 42nd Image Awards nominations. The renaissance man received nods from his movies and TV projects. Divided into three categories (television, recording, motion picture), the 42nd Image Awards will be held on March 4th.

Here's the complete list of nominees (Check our Awards Avenue for complete winners/nominees for all award-giving bodies):

Television

Comedy Series

"30 Rock" (NBC)

"Are We There Yet?" (TBS)

"Glee" (Fox)

"Modern Family" (ABC)

"Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Actor in a Comedy Series

David Mann - "Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns" (TBS)

Dulé Hill - "Psych" (USA)

Lavan Davis - "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Phil Morris - "Love That Girl!" (TV One)

Terry Crews - "Are We There Yet?" (TBS)

Actress in a Comedy Series

Cassi Davis - "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Essence Atkins - "Are We There Yet?" (TBS)

Salli Richardson-Whitfield - "Eureka" (Syfy)

Tatyana Ali - "Love That Girl! »

- Manny

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