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2009 | 2007

3 items from 2009


Actress Vivica A. Fox Joins The Cast Of Pastor Jones

13 August 2009 9:20 AM, PDT | Humor Mill Magazine | See recent Humor Mill Magazine news »

We just discovered some news from actress Vivica Fox as she has just inked a multi-episode deal to star in the upcoming series titled Pastor Jones. The deal, inked with Nulite Entertainment, calls for Ms. Fox to play Dr.Hunter, an ex-girlfriend of Pastor Jones', who recently joins Grace United Christian Church.

Nulite Entertainment will produce 75 episodes of the show, based on the popular character, Pastor Jones, played by actor Jean Claude Lamarre. Other talent includes Sheryl Lee Ralph, Clifton Powell, Paula Jai Parker and Marcello Thedford.

Since its debut in 2006, Pastor Jones, which stars Lamarre, has sold more than 2 million units on home video, grossing approximately $8 million in sales. The movies have amassed a large Christian following among African-American audiences with inspirational storylines, dealing with themes of abuse, infidelity, redemption and faith. Lamarre is now venturing into television with this new half hour comedy also entitled Pastor Jones. »

- noreply@blogger.com (The Humor Mill Magazine)

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Imho: The gay storyline on "The Game" played out nicely

3 February 2009 10:52 AM, PST | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

In last week's episode of The Game, the CW sports sitcom about football players and their wives, we were left on a rather dispririting note, with Clay, an outed player, left alone in the lockerroom, abandoned by his teammates — especially the sitcom's lead character, Malik (Hosea Chancez).

Picking up the story this week (on Friday), Mickey (Brian McGovern), the team manager, has had a chance to think things through, and he's decided, "We're all going to stand behind Clay."

"Well, that's better than standing in front of him!" calls out one of the players. Malik even comes right out and refers to Clay as a "fag." Later, one of the footplayer players' wives gets drunk and tells a series of surprisingly ribald gay jokes. "Why are gay men the first ones to check out of a hotel? Because they get their stuff packed at night."

Brian McGovern and Coby Bell »

- Brent Hartinger

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"The Game" tackles gays in pro sports: Touchdown or fumble?

27 January 2009 10:07 AM, PST | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

"Ladies and gentlemen ... the tight ends!"

We wrote last week that the CW's football sitcom The Game would be featuring a gay storyline on Friday, and we tuned in to check out just how the show would handle the idea of a closeted gay player being on a pro sports team.

I actually got a kick out of several parts of the episode, mostly the intentionally over-the-top "It's Raining Men" musical number in the locker room. But when the episode ended with most of the issues left unresolved, I was frankly a bit worried ... which was thankfully the show's intention.

Here's what went down...

Lead character and team star Malik (Hosea Chancez) has a nasty ex (Robin Givens, playing herself) who implies in a TV interview that their marriage went sour because Malik is gay (he's not). His teammates give him some good-natured ribbing (that's where the musical number comes »

- brian

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