28 December 2012 10:48 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Creatively, 2012 wasn’t even close for being the best of years for Black television, but there were some significant happenings including Andre Braugher’s short return to primetime television and the loss of some recent great characters and show like Leverage.  The Industy Vets Tia Mowry-Hardict, the star of The Game, has left that show after five seasons, 95 episodes, and a network change (with a two year hiatus) from the WB (later the CW) to Bet.  She says it was over money, which prompted her co-star and TV husband Pooch Hall to leave as well, though he returned to the show this past August. I guess Bet could afford one but not both of them.  Her character Melanie had become increasingly, rather stupidly, erratic and dangerous. All the other characters had good growth and significant changes happening to them while Melanie, finally a bit more street smart, descended into »

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