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Detroiters: Is the Comedy Central TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture WatchCan Sam and Tim keep on keeping on in the Motor City? Has the Detroiters TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Comedy Central? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Detroiters season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About?Airing on the Comedy Central cable channel, Detroiters stars real life best friends Sam Richardson and Tim Robinson, who created the scripted comedy with Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin. The foursome executive produces the series with Lorne Michaels, Jason Sudeikis, and Andrew Singer. Season one guest stars include Sudeikis, Obba Babatunde, Michael Che, Comedian Cp, Steve Higgins, Richard Karn, Rick Mahorn, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin Nash, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Cecily Strong, Trick Trick, George Wallace
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Comedy Central Renews ‘Detroiters’ for Season 2

Comedy Central Renews ‘Detroiters’ for Season 2
Comedy Central has renewed “Detroiters” for a second season, Variety has learned.

The series, currently in the middle of its first season run, stars real life best friends Sam Richardson (“Veep”), from Detroit, and Tim Robinson (“Saturday Night Live”), from Metro Detroit, as small-time ad men in the Motor City. Executive produced, created and written by Richardson, Robinson, Joe Kelly, and Zach Kanin, and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Jason Sudeikis, and Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer, Season 2 will premiere in 2018.

Sam and Tim’s sweet, goofy friendship is so infectious, we’ve noticed people being nicer to each other,” said Comedy Central president Kent Alterman. “Perhaps we’ll set Season 2 in D.C.”

The guest star list for Season 1 is packed, including Sudeikis, Obba Babatunde, Michael Che, Comedian Cp, Steve Higgins, Richard Karn, Rick Mahorn, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin Nash, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Cecily Strong, Trick Trick, George Wallace, and Malcolm-Jamal Warner.

Ratings
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"Creed" Tops 47th NAACP Image Awards Film Nominations! See Full List!

Ryan Coogler's "Creed" topped the NAACP Image Awards nomination which were revealed this morning. "Creed" received nods for best picture, director for Coogler, actor for Michael B. Jordan, writing for Coogler and Aaron Covington, and supporting actress noms for both Phylicia Rashad and Tessa Thompson.

We'll find out the winners on February 5 on the live airing of the ceremony on TV one.

Here is the full list of nominees of the 47th NAACP Image Awards:

Entertainer Of The Year

Michael B. Jordan

Misty Copeland

Pharrell Williams

Shonda Rhimes

Viola Davis

Television

Outstanding Comedy Series

.black-ish. (ABC)

.House of Lies. (Showtime)

.Key & Peele. (Comedy Central)

.Orange is the New Black. (Netflix)

.Survivor.s Remorse. (Starz)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Andre Braugher . .Brooklyn Nine-Nine. (Fox)

Anthony Anderson . .black-ish. (ABC)

Don Cheadle . .House of Lies. (Showtime)

Dwayne Johnson . .Ballers. (HBO)

RonReaco Lee . .Survivor.s Remorse. (Starz)

Outstanding Actress
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ABC's 'Tgit,' Empire and black-ish Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

The #Tgitnaacp hashtag is coming soon to a Twitter near you.

Producer Shonda Rhimes’ powerhouse Thursday-night lineup on ABC (marketed as ‘Tgit’) scored eight nominations — not counting one for Rhimes herself as Entertainer of the Year — when the nominees for the 47th NAACP Image Awards were announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.

RelatedTVLine’s 10 Best Drama Series of 2015

Fox’s Empire and ABC’s black-ish led individual series with six and five nods respectively, followed by Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse and Tgit staples Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder – all
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LeToya Luckett, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Andra Fuller Star in New TV One Comedy Series 'Here We Go Again'

TV One announced today the premiere of a new multi-generational comedy series "Here We Go Again," premiering Tuesday, December 15 at 9:30Pm Et.  Starring LeToya Luckett as Maddy Walker, Wendy Raquel Robinson as Loretta and Kyndall Ferguson playing Shante, "Here We Go Again," showcases three generations of Walker women whose lives are upended after a series of events sends them along an unexpected journey. The half-hour series follows Maddy (Luckett), a single mother who is convinced there is a "Walker Women's Curse," after being born to her mother, Loretta (Robinson), at age 16, and having a child herself at age 16. Maddy refuses to let her daughter,...
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‘Creed,’ ‘Empire,’ ‘Black-ish’ Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

‘Creed,’ ‘Empire,’ ‘Black-ish’ Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations
Creed” and “Straight Outta Compton” led the 47th NAACP Image Awards nominations on the film front, while “Empire” and “Black-ish” dominated the TV categories.

The nominees were announced Tuesday at a press conference held at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.

Creed” and “Compton” both scored outstanding motion picture noms, along with “Beasts of No Nation,” “Concussion” and “Dope.” Both dramas were also recognized in the supporting actor/actress fields (“Compton’s” Corey Hawkins and O’Shea Jackson, Jr. for outstanding supporting actor, and “Creed’s” Phylicia Rashad and Tessa Thompson for outstanding supporting actress), writing (Andrea Berloff and Jonathan Herman for “Compton,” and Ryan Coogler and Aaron Covington for “Creed”) and directing (F. Gary Gray for “Compton” and Ryan Coogler for “Creed”). “Creed” topped “Compton” by a single nomination (for a total of six) with a nom for Michael B. Jordan for outstanding actor in a motion picture.
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‘Creed,’ ‘Empire,’ ‘Black-ish’ Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

‘Creed,’ ‘Empire,’ ‘Black-ish’ Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations
Creed” and “Straight Outta Compton” led the 47th NAACP Image Awards nominations on the film front, while “Empire” and “Black-ish” dominated the TV categories.

The nominees were announced Tuesday at a press conference held at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.

Creed” and “Compton” both scored outstanding motion picture noms, along with “Beasts of No Nation,” “Concussion” and “Dope.” Both dramas were also recognized in the supporting actor/actress fields (“Compton’s” Corey Hawkins and O’Shea Jackson, Jr. for outstanding supporting actor, and “Creed’s” Phylicia Rashad and Tessa Thompson for outstanding supporting actress), writing (Andrea Berloff and Jonathan Herman for “Compton,” and Ryan Coogler and Aaron Covington for “Creed”) and directing (F. Gary Gray for “Compton” and Ryan Coogler for “Creed”). “Creed” topped “Compton” by a single nomination (for a total of six) with a nom for Michael B. Jordan for outstanding actor in a motion picture.
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Disney Channel movie Descendants will grace the UK this September

Disney Channel movie Descendants will grace the UK this September
Disney's Descendants has been given a premiere date in the UK.

The music-driven movie, featuring Disney's most infamous villains, will air on September 25 at 5.30pm on Disney Channel UK.

A soundtrack will be released in the same month, with songs performed by the cast.

Descendants playfully presents the possibilities of what happens after the 'happily ever after'.

Set in the kingdom of Auradon, the offspring of the likes of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil and Jafar are allowed in to attend prep school alongside the children of Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Mulan.

Themes include self-confidence, finding the beauty within and freedom of choice.

High School Musical's Kenny Ortega directs and choreographs, while Mitchell Hope, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Maz Jobrani, Kathy Najimy and Kristin Chenoweth are among the stars.

Watch a trailer for Descendants below:
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Disney Channel movie Descendants will grace the UK this September

Disney's Descendants has been given a premiere date in the UK.

The music-driven movie, featuring Disney's most infamous villains, will air on September 25 at 5.30pm on Disney Channel UK.

A soundtrack will be released in the same month, with songs performed by the cast.

Descendants playfully presents the possibilities of what happens after the 'happily ever after'.

Set in the kingdom of Auradon, the offspring of the likes of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil and Jafar are allowed in to attend prep school alongside the children of Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Mulan.

Themes include self-confidence, finding the beauty within and freedom of choice.

High School Musical's Kenny Ortega directs and choreographs, while Mitchell Hope, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Maz Jobrani, Kathy Najimy and Kristin Chenoweth are among the stars.

Watch a trailer for Descendants below:
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The Game

Network: The CW, Bet

Episodes: 148 (half-hour)

Seasons: Nine

TV show dates: October 1, 2006 -- August 5, 2015

Series status: Ending

Performers include: Tia Mowry Hardrict, Brittany Daniel, Coby Bell, Pooch Hall, Hosea Chanchez and Wendy Raquel Robinson.

TV show description:

Melanie Barnett (Tia Mowry) is a young an intelligent first-year medical student who is the girlfriend of professional football rookie named Derwin Davis (Pooch Hall). Melanie passes up the opportunity to attend Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore to be with Derwin after he is chosen to play for the San Diego Sabers.

As Melanie tries to adjust to her new football life, she gets guidance from Tasha Mack (Wendy Raquel Robinson), the mother and manager of Sabers' starting quarterback -- hot-headed Malik El Debarge Wright (Hosea Chanchez). Level-headed Kelly Pitts (Brittany Daniel)
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Kristin Chenoweth, Kenny Ortega Celebrate Premiere of Disney Channel’s ‘Descendants’

Kristin Chenoweth, Kenny Ortega Celebrate Premiere of Disney Channel’s ‘Descendants’
A high school film filled with show tunes fared well for Disney Channel nine years ago. The network gives the “High School Musical” recipe another try with helmer Kenny Ortega in its biggest production to date, “Descendants.”

The TV movie premiered Friday at Walt Disney Studios. Before the screening, Disney Channel President Gary Marsh told attendees about the two and a half years of work that went into the project.

“We have now made 100 Disney Channel original movies, and this is by far the biggest and most ambitious movie we’ve ever attempted,” Marsh said.

The feature follows the malevolent teenage offspring of popular Disney villains from “Sleeping Beauty,” “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “101 Dalmatians” and “Aladdin.” The live-action pic fuses classic tales and high school drama with original music for Mouse fans of all ages, an attempt at reaching past the network’s target demos.

“Because it deals
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'Descendants' Preview Brings Classic Disney Characters to Life

'Descendants' Preview Brings Classic Disney Characters to Life
High School Musical director Kenny Ortega is returning to the Disney Channel with the all-new original TV movie Descendants, which brings some awfully wicked offspring to life. The first 6-minutes have debuted online, with Kenny Ortega introducing the movie and the wild thrills it contains. Here, we get to meet the teenage son of Belle and Beast, who rule over the fantasy kingdom of Auradon. All of the fairytale kingdoms have come together as one, for a story about what happens after 'happily ever after'.

Kenny Ortega describes Disney's Descendants as a modern fairy tale. As he puts it, it's a 'Once Upon a Now' story that will surely resonate with today's youth, as well as their parents alike. This opening prologue springs from the interface of an iPad, telling how Beast became president of Auradon, booting all of the villains and their sidekicks off to the Isle of the Lost.
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Watch: Disney Releases First 6 Minutes of ‘Descendants’

Watch: Disney Releases First 6 Minutes of ‘Descendants’
If you can’t wait another week for “Descendants,” you’re in luck. On Thursday, Disney released the first six minutes of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, which premieres Friday, July 31.

The movie from director Kenny Ortega tells the story of the teenage children of Disney’s most infamous villains — Maleficent, Cruella de Vil, Jafar and the Evil Queen.

Kristin Chenoweth stars as Maleficent, and “Liv and Maddie” star Dove Cameron plays her daughter, Mal. The rest of the cast is rounded out by more Disney family faces — Sofia Carson (“Austin & Ally”) plays Evie, the daughter of the Evil Queen (Kathy Najimy); Cameron Boyce (“Jessie”) plays Carlos, Cruella de Vil’s (Wendy Raquel Robinson) son; and and Booboo Stewart (“Good Luck Charlie,” “Twilight”) plays Jay, the son of Jafar (Maz Jobrani).

Watch the six-minute “Descendants” sneak peek here:
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The Game: Season Nine Ratings

Considering The Game was cancelled by The CW after three seasons, it's hard to believe that Bet picked it up for six more seasons. It's been a big hit for the cable channel but now it's ending once again likely because the ratings have been coming down. Will the ratings pick up? Could it be renewed or revived for season 10? We'll have to wait and see.

The Game revolves around the players and loved ones of the San Diego Sabers football team. The current cast includes Wendy Raquel Robinson, Hosea Chanchez, Coby Bell, Brandy, Lauren London, and Jay Ellis.

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Disney Sets Dates for Descendants Movie, Jessie Spinoff Bunk'd

Disney Sets Dates for Descendants Movie, Jessie Spinoff Bunk'd
The theme this July on Disney Channel is “offspring and offshoots.”

The network announced on Monday that its live-action movie Descendants and the Jessie spinoff Bunk’d will both debut Friday, July 31.

VideoDescendants Conjures the Kids of Maleficent, Cruella, Other Baddies

Kicking things off at 8/7c is Descendants, which centers on the teenage sons and daughters of the most infamous Disney villains. Directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega (High School Musical), the movie stars Kristin Chenoweth and Dove Cameron (Liv & Maddie) as Maleficent and her daughter Mal; Maz Jobrani and Booboo Stewart (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as Jafar
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Disney Channel’s ‘Bunk’D,’ ‘Descendants’ to Premiere in July

Disney Channel’s ‘Bunk’D,’ ‘Descendants’ to Premiere in July
Disney Channel has set July 31 for back-to-back premieres of its latest film, “Descendants” and “Bunk’D,” its spinoff of the comedy series “Jessie.”

Descendants” stars Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart and Sofia Carson as the teen offspring of Disney’s most infamous villain.

The music-driven story about the challenges in living up to parental and peer expectations is directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical”). Wendy Japhet is also an executive producer. Paul Becker is the co-choreographer. The script was written by Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott who are also co-producers. The cast also includes Kristin Chenoweth, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Maz Jobrani, Kathy Najimy and Mitchell Hope.

Descendants” will premiere at 8 p.m. July 31 on Disney Channel, but verified users of the Watch Disney Channel app and WatchDisneyChannel.com may see it on those platforms starting July 24.

Camp comedy “Bunk’D” will premiere immediately following “Descendants.” The
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‘Descendants’ of Classic Disney Villains Join Heroic Counterparts for Prep School in First Trailer (Video)

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The next generation of Disney villains takes center stage in the Disney Channel original film “Descendants.” Starring Kristin Chenoweth as Maleficent (“Sleeping Beauty”), Kathy Najimy as Evil Queen (“Snow White”), Wendy Raquel Robinson as Cruella de Vil (“101 Dalmations”) and Maz Jobrani as Jafar (“Aladdin”), the question becomes whether evil is inherited or not. In the first official trailer for the two-hour summer event, the kids of these classically evil villains seem almost… nice. Or at least no more troubled than you might expect any typical teenager to be. The trailer features some fun scenery-chewing moments from both Chenoweth and Najimy,
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Descendants Trailer Conjures the Kids of Maleficent, Cruella, Other Baddies

Descendants Trailer Conjures the Kids of Maleficent, Cruella, Other Baddies
The demon spawns are coming…

Disney Channel has released the trailer for Descendants, its contemporary two-hour movie that introduces the teenage offspring of classic villains Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil and Jafar (played by Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Najimy, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Maz Jobrani, respectively).

RelatedDisney Channel’s Jessie Spinoff Gets Title, Premise, Cast Additions

The pic, from High School Musical vet Kenny Ortega, bows this summer.

Press Play above and then hit the comments with an answer to this question: Does Descendants look wicked… or woeful?

Related storiesFirst Look: Meet the Descendants of Maleficent, Cruella & Other
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Watch: First Trailer Released for Disney’s ‘The Descendants’

‘The Descendants” are finally here.

The first trailer for the highly anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie, revolving around the teenage offspring of classic Disney villains, was released Sunday evening during the Radio Disney Music Awards telecast.

The official trailer gives the first glimpse of the modern-day fairytale that introduces Mal (Dove Cameron), Evie (Sofia Carson), Carlos (Cameron Boyce) and Jay (Booboo Stewart) — the children of Maleficent (Kristin Chenoweth), the Evil Queen (Kathy Najimy), Cruella de Vil (Wendy Raquel Robinson) and Jafar (Maz Jobrani).

Cameron, who stars on Disney Channel’s “Liv and Maddie,” plays Chenoweth’s daughter.

Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical”) directs, choreographs and exec produces the TV movie, which premieres this summer on Disney Channel.
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NAACP Image Awards: black-ish, Trip to Bountiful, Murder and Scandal Win Big

NAACP Image Awards: black-ish, Trip to Bountiful, Murder and Scandal Win Big
ABC’s black-ish was TV’s big winner Friday evening at the NAACP Image Awards — which celebrate the achievements and performances of people of color in the arts, as well as those who promote social justice through creative endeavors — by topping five comedy categories, including collecting acting kudos for leads Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.

RelatedSAG Awards 2015: Oitnb, Downton, Viola Davis, William H. Macy Win Big

On the drama side, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder picked up a pair of wins each, while Lifetime’s The Trip to Bountiful TV-movie amassed four wins, including for
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