National Geographic Taps Anthony Hemingway As Executive Producer And Director For “Genius: Aretha”

National Geographic, with Imagine Television Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios, has announced that the cast joining previously announced Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet,” Broadway’s “The Color Purple“) as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of the Emmy-winning global anthology series GENIUS: ARETHA. Continue Reading →

New: Ray J & Reagan Gomez-Preston Star In TV One’s New Holiday Film Dear Santa (I Need A Date)

TV One brings the holiday spirit with the premiere of the original film, Dear Santa (I Need A Date), The film’s stars include Ray J … Continue Reading →

The Legendary Harlem Man Freddie Jackson Receives Legend Award

The incomparable, Freddie Jackson, is one of the most iconic R&B male vocalists of all time! Continue Reading →

School Of Labor And Urban Studies Hit The Airwaves On City Works

City Works, a monthly news magazine program produced by the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) in collaboration with CUNY TV and hosted by Laura Flanders, will have its premiere today at 8 PM EST, Monday, October 7, 2019. Continue Reading →

OWN Gets Into The Holiday Spirit With Original Christmas Movies To Touch A Harlem Heart

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today its first foray into TV movies with three new original holiday movies set to air over three consecutive Fridays in November beginning with “One Fine Christmas” premiering November 15, 2019, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Continue Reading →

Cynthia Erivo To Play Harlem Fave Aretha Franklin In Genius: Aretha

National Geographic, with Imagine Television Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios, announced today that Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet,” Broadway’s “The Color Purple“) will star as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of the Emmy-winning global anthology series Genius: Aretha. Continue Reading →

A Sammy Davis Jr. Mini-Series In On Its Way For One Of Harlem’s Most Talented

Last summer Lionel Richie confirmed his production company RichLion were producing a Sammy Davis Jr. biopic and now it seems as if there is a miniseries for the Hollywood legend in the works as well, helmed by Lee Daniels and Tom Hanks. Continue Reading →

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