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Daytime Divas

Network: VH1. Episodes: 10 (hour). Seasons: One. TV show dates: June 5, 2017 — July 31, 2017. Series status: Cancelled. Performers include: Vanessa Williams, Tichina Arnold, Fiona Gubelmann, Chloe Bridges, Camille Guaty, Kristen Johnston, McKinley Freeman, Norm Lewis, Patti Labelle, Debby Ryan, Eve, La La Anthony, Tasha Smith, Niko Pepaj, Ness Bautista, and Sarah Mack. TV show description: A satirical dramedy based on the Star Jones novel, Satan's Sisters, the Daytime Divas TV show follows the backstage drama between the cast of the fictional daytime talkshow, The Lunch Hour. Read More…
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For Better or Worse: Cancelled or Renewed For Season Seven on Own?

Vulture Watch Can Mj and Angela keep it together? Has the For Better or Worse TV show been cancelled or renewed for a seventh season on Own? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of For Better or Worse season seven. 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 Own cable channel, For Better or Worse stars Michael Jai White, Tasha Smith, Brad James, Cocoa Brown, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kent Faulcon, Brad James, Chandra Currelley, and Kiki Haynes. The sitcom centers on a lovesick married couple, Marcus “Mj” Williams Jr. (White) and his wife Angela (Smith). Read More…
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For Better or Worse: Cancelled or Renewed For Season Seven on Own?

Vulture Watch Can Mj and Angela keep it together? Has the For Better or Worse TV show been cancelled or renewed for a seventh season on Own? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of For Better or Worse season seven. 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 Own cable channel, For Better or Worse stars Michael Jai White, Tasha Smith, Brad James, Cocoa Brown, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kent Faulcon, Brad James, Chandra Currelley, and Kiki Haynes. The sitcom centers on a lovesick married couple, Marcus “Mj” Williams Jr. (White) and his wife Angela (Smith). Read More…
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For Better or Worse

Network: TBS, OwnEpisodes: 162 (half-hour)Seasons: SixTV show dates: November 25, 2011 -- July 22, 2017Series status: EndedPerformers include: Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kiki Haynes, Kent Faulcon, Cocoa Brown, Brad James, Chandra Currelley, Bobb'e J. Thompson, and Bobbi Kristina Brown.TV show description: Created by Tyler Perry, this sitcom is a follow up to the Why Did I Get Married and Why Did I Get Married Too feature films. It revolves around a lovesick married couple, their family, and friends.Marcus "Mj" Williams Jr. (Michael Jai White) is a football player–turned–sports commentator who owns his own sports talk show. His edgy and outspoken wife is Angela (Tasha Smith) is devoted to her husband and her children.Read More…
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For Better or Worse: Season Six Ratings

There's no need to ponder whether Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse TV show will be cancelled or renewed for season seven. When Own renewed the drama for season six, back in January of this year, the cable network made it clear this would be the sitcom's sixth and final season. Although it is ending, we are still tracking the ratings for a few reasons. Sometimes, networks change their minds and order another season. Also, it's fun. Finally, the For Better or Worse ratings give us a yardstick by which to measure the performance of other Own TV series. A romantic comedy, For Better or Worse centers on a lovesick married couple, Marcus “Mj” Williams Jr. (Michael Jai White) and his wife Angela (Tasha Smith). The rest of the Own cast includes Brad James, Cocoa Brown, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kent Faulcon, Brad James, Chandra
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TV News Roundup: Heather Graham Joins Cast of ‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’

TV News Roundup: Heather Graham Joins Cast of ‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’
In today’s roundup, Heather Graham gets a part in “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders,” and HBO Films releases a first look at Peter Dinklage in “My Dinner with Hervé.”

Casting

Heather Graham, Elizabeth Reaser, and Larry Cedar have been cast in “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders.” Graham will play Judalon Smyth, a sexy, emotionally fragile woman who is having an affair with Dr. Oziel. Reaser will play Deputy District Attorney Pam Bozanich, who is assigned to the murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez. Cedar will play Milton Andersen, Kitty’s older brother. The series, which depicts the infamous murder trial of the infamous siblings, will air Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on NBC starting Sept. 26. Edie Falco, Julianne Nicholson, Anthony Edwards, and Sam Jaeger have been previously cast in the show.

Emily Rudd is set to play the title role in “Olive Forever,” a pilot from Universal Cable Productions. Rudd
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For Better or Worse: Own Teases the Final Season

It's time to say goodbye. Recently, Own released a new teaser for the sixth and final season of For Better or Worse.From Tyler Perry, the sitcom centers on a lovesick married couple, Marcus “Mj” Williams Jr. (Michael Jai White) and his wife Angela (Tasha Smith). The cast also includes Brad James, Cocoa Brown, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kent Faulcon, Brad James, Chandra Currelley, and Kiki Haynes.Read More…
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TV News Roundup: Zoe Saldana to Develop Adaptation of Israeli Unscripted Series ‘Mothers’

In today’s roundup, Authentic Entertainment works with Zoe Saldana’s Cinestar Productions to adapt an Israeli series, and NBC and The American Black Film Festival name its 2017 Star Project Winner.

Development

Authentic Entertainment is working with Zoe, Mariel, and Cisely Saldana’s Cinestar Productions to develop an American adaptation of the unscripted Israeli television series “Mothers.” The show follows six prominent mothers, each with a different lifestyle and approach to motherhood, in a transformative social experiment. “Mothers” has recently been extended to German and Italian networks. Authentic and Cinestar are taking the “Mothers” out to U.S. buyers starting this week.

Awards

NBC and The American Black Film Festival named Duain Richmond as the winner of the 2017 Star Project. The ninth annual monologue competition and search for talent in culturally diverse backgrounds gives winners opportunities to break into television and film. Richmond, who was chosen from among more than 600 actors, has
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Daytime Divas

Network: VH1. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: June 5, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Vanessa Williams, Tichina Arnold, Fiona Gubelmann, Chloe Bridges, Camille Guaty, Kristen Johnston, McKinley Freeman, Norm Lewis, Patti Labelle, Debby Ryan, Eve, La La Anthony, Tasha Smith, Niko Pepaj, Ness Bautista, and Sarah Mack. TV show description: A satirical dramedy based on the Star Jones novel, Satan's Sisters, the Daytime Divas TV show follows the backstage drama between the cast of the fictional daytime talkshow, The Lunch Hour. Read More…
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For Better or Worse: Season Six; Own Teases the Final Season Premiere (Video)

For Better or Worse is coming to an end. Recently, Own released a new teaser for the sixth and final season of the Tyler Perry TV series.The sitcom revolves around a lovesick married couple, their family, and friends. The cast includes Michael Jai White, Tasha Smith, Brad James, Cocoa Brown, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kent Faulcon, and Kiki Haynes.Read More…
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For Better or Worse: (Final) Season Six Renewal from Own

Some bittersweet news for fans of For Better or Worse. Today, Own announced the TV series has been renewed for a sixth and final season.From Tyler Perry, the sitcom revolves around a lovesick married couple, their family, and friends. The cast includes Michael Jai White, Tasha Smith, Brad James, Cocoa Brown, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kent Faulcon, and Kiki Haynes.Read More…
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Daytime Divas: Kristen Johnston and Norm Lewis Join VH1 TV Series

Daytime Divas has some new company. Recently, VH1 announced Kristen Johnson and Norm Lewis have joined the upcoming TV series.Based on the book Satan's Sisters by Star Jones, the series explores the behind-the-scenes drama between the five female hosts of a daytime TV talk show. The cast also includes Vanessa Williams, Patti Labelle, Eve, Kelly Osbourne, Tasha Smith, La La Anthony, and Rob Estes.Read More…
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Tasha Smith to Make Feature Directing Debut with TV One’s ‘Hit a Lick’ – Lil Mama, Lance Gross to Star

TV One today announced that production is underway in Atlanta, Georgia for the new film, “Hit a Lick,” which marks the feature-length directorial debut for Tasha Smith (“For Better Or Worse,” “Empire”) and stars Lil Mama, Lance Gross, Tami Roman, Big… Continue Reading →
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VH1’s ‘Satan’s Sisters’ Serial Adaptation Adds Norm Lewis, Eve, Tasha Smith, La La Anthony, Janet Mock, More

Norm Lewis, Eve, Tasha Smith, La La Anthony, Janet Mock, Kelly Osbourne, Debby Ryan and Scott Evans have joined the previously-cast Tichina Arnold, Chloe Bridges, Camille Guaty, Fiona Gubelmann, McKinley Freeman and Vanessa Williams (playing the lead role) in VH1’s upcoming hour-long… Continue Reading →
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For Better or Worse: Season Five Ratings

Airing on Own, For Better or Worse held up pretty well in the ratings last year -- especially for a Friday night series. How will it do in season five? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a sixth season? Stay tuned.Created by Tyler Perry, For Better or Worse is a sitcom that revolves around a lovesick married couple, their family, and friends. Marcus "Mj" Williams Jr. (Michael Jai White) is a football player–turned–sports commentator and Angela (Tasha Smith) is his edgy and outspoken wife. The rest of the cast includes Brad James, Cocoa Brown, Crystle Stewart, Jason Olive, Kent Faulcon, and Kiki Haynes.Below are the show's TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress:Read More…
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‘Empire’ Cast Pledges Support for Hillary Clinton in Campaign Ad (Video)

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‘Empire’ Cast Pledges Support for Hillary Clinton in Campaign Ad (Video)
The cast and creator of “Empire” have voiced their choice for the next president: Hillary Clinton. Stars of the hit Fox show, including Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Gray, Trai and Grace Byers, Jussie Smollett, Gabourey Sidibe and Tasha Smith joined Lee Daniels in a new ad for the Clinton campaign that was released on Wednesday, titled “What Will I Say?” “What will I tell my son? What will you tell your daughter?” Taraji P. Henson asks, to open up the video. “What will we tell the future generation?” Also Read: Clinton Campaign Ad Mashes Up All the Things Mike Pence
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'Empire' Cast Endorses Hillary Clinton in New Ad

'Empire' Cast Endorses Hillary Clinton in New Ad
The Empire cast has voiced their support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a new Lee Daniels-directed ad. The TV spot features the Fox show's creator Daniels and its stars Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Gray, Trai and Grace Byers, Jussie Smollett, Gabourey Sidibe and Tasha Smith. Terrence Howard was not featured in the millennial-targeted ad, which primarily focused on race.  { "nid": 935626, "type": "news", "title": "All-Female 'Ocean's 8' Gets Summer 2018 Release ", "path": "http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oceans-8-set-summer-2018-935626","media": {"width":1296,"height":730,"extension":"jpg","file_size":303612,"mime_type":"image\/jpeg","type":"image","path":"sites\/default\/files\/2016\/08\/anne_hathaway_rihanna_cate_blanchett_and_sandra_bullock_split.jpg","orientation":"landscape","id":null,"caption":"From

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Lee Daniels Directs ‘Empire’ Cast Members in New Ad for Clinton Campaign

Lee Daniels Directs ‘Empire’ Cast Members in New Ad for Clinton Campaign
Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Gray, Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett, Tasha Smith, Gabourey Sidibe, and Grace Byers appear in a new ad for Hillary Clinton’s campaign directed by Lee Daniels.

The new ad is called “What Will You Say,” and highlights “what’s at stake for the African American community in this election,” the Clinton campaign said in a statement announcing the spot. It will run on TV and online in battleground states.

“What will I tell my son?” asks Henson in the spot. “What will you tell your daughter? What will we tell the future generation?” The video ends with each star declaring their declaration to vote for Clinton.

Daniels spoke at the Democratic National Convention in July.
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Emmy Parties 2016: Inside the Celebrations For TV’s Biggest Night

Emmy Parties 2016: Inside the Celebrations For TV’s Biggest Night
It’s glam galore as stars take in all of the Emmy Awards fare in Los Angeles. Variety will also be inside all of the invite-only parties with your favorite TV stars toasting to the past year in television. Here’s our report for the jam-packed week of Hollywood’s hottest bashes leading up to the main event on Sunday, Sept. 18.

Audi Party:

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” lead Cuba Gooding Jr. slid into the very fresh and yet-to-be-opened Catch L.A. rooftop restaurant in West Hollywood Thursday night, chatting the night away until well after midnight. Jamie Foxx also made a surprise appearance in a closed section with “Empire” star Tasha Smith, who ultimately made a lap around the room with her pal Mary J. Blige. Meanwhile, other stars tended to their own onscreen crew. Cool kids of “Modern FamilySarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, and Ariel Winter took photos together near the
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Cedric the Entertainer -- Black Hollywood Bands Together (Photo)

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Cedric the Entertainer galvanized Black Hollywood Wednesday by hosting his own version of a town hall meeting at his L.A. home, and the guest list was stacked. T.I., The Game, Beyonce's mom Tina Lawson, Jesse Williams, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Omar EppsMeagan GoodTerrence J and Tasha Smith all showed up. We're told in all, around 300 people got an invite for the 3-hour get-together. We're told the agenda had one item ... racial tensions in America,
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