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ABC Ahead of Insecure‘s final season, Issa Rae says it was always the plan to end the HBO series after five seasons. On the Jemele Hill is Unbothered podcast Monday, the multi-talented writer and producer said she started to envision the future of her hit show after season one in 2016.  “I’ve known the direction that it was going. I didn’t necessarily know what the […]

Courtesy of NAACPThe 52nd NAACP Image Awards, which aired virtually Saturday, was a memorable and historical night — to say the least.  Hosted by comedian and black-ish star Anthony Anderson, the annual event spotlights the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of TV, literature, film, social justice and music. Ahead of this year’s awards ceremony, Anderson won Outstanding Actor in a […]

ABCAhead of the fifth and final season of Insecure, Issa Rae has inked a five-year deal that brings her Hoorae media company in partnership with WarnerMedia, according to Variety. Believed to be valued at $40 million, the deal gives HBO, HBO Max and Warner Bros. television exclusive rights to Rae’s television work, plus a first-look for films with Warner Bros. […]

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagicHere’s a roundup of new films headed to production and televisions soon. Phylicia Rashad will executive produce and possibly star in the television adaptation of Emily March‘s Eternity Springs with Virgin River production duo Roma Roth and Christopher E. Perry Deadline reports the series is based on March’s ongoing 18-part novel, and will explore meaningful issues of today while appealing to a diverse and multi-generational audience, according to producers.  […]

Lester CohenAlmost two months ago, Dave Chappelle requested his comedy series, Chappelle’s Show be removed from Netflix.  Now he’s changed his mind. In a nearly 11-minute stand-up monologue posted to Instagram and YouTube Thursday, titled “Redemption,” the comic revealed that his show, which originally aired on Comedy Central, will be returning to Netflix Friday.  “I know where my power lies,” said Chappelle after summarizing his dispute with […]

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