Television

Merle Dandridge talks about the experience she had in her first year making “Greenleaf,” the hit show on OWN that tells a story surrounding a church community in Memphis. She talks about what sh enjoys about the process of making the show, what it feels like to be the lead on a TV show for […]

    The new season of Iyanla: Fix My Life returns to OWN, this Saturday. The legendary life coach sits down with eight women to tackle the myth of the angry black woman in a four part series. She also talks  to Marie Holmes, the infamous North Carolina lottery winner that continued to bail her drug-dealing boyfriend […]

GREENLEAF is coming! Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network is bringing to television a new drama series based in a fictional Memphis mega-church, “Calvary Fellowship World Ministries,” headed by “Bishop James Greenleaf,” played by Emmy winning actor Keith David. Other cast members include Lynne Whitfield, Merle Dandridge, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Tye White and, of course, Oprah […]

You may have heard that recently Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed a resolution officially honoring Jackie Robinson and apologizing for the treatment he received here back in 1947, the year he integrated Major League Baseball. I personally found it “interesting” that the apology came from City Council and not from the Phillies, whom Robinson’s biography […]

David and Tamela Mann, stars of Bounce TV’s smash hit, “Mann and Wife,” are set to return this week for season number 2 of their rollicking family comedy! The real-life married couple, already known as gospel singers and actors, are the executive producers and star as second marriage newlyweds Daniel and Toni Mann, presiding over […]

Favorites like Scandal and black-ish are geared up for Fall releases, but new shows like Rosewood are also vying for your attention.

Actor Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E Networks’ reboot of Haley’s classic African-American novel Roots, History Channel’s executive vice president and general manager Dirk Hoogstra…

It’s no surprise that there would be backlash and outrage over the OWN network giving Jay Williams, the Atlanta man with 34 kids by 17…

Had to dig deep on this one. While giving thought to this year so far, I thought about the number of controversies surrounding Black men,…

New research suggests that too much TV time might shorten your life. But not necessarily for the reason you might think. The study of more…

A woman of strong faith, preacher’s wife Meagan Good always knew that once the door on her short-lived NBC drama series Deception closed, another one—bigger and better—would…

Several studies have found evidence that too much television is bad for the development of children, even when it is only on in the background.…