Category: TV

Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Harlem Book Fair Author Tanya Wright Discusses Self Publishing with Amazon’s CreateSpace

Self publishing isn’t new. It’s been around since the dawn of man. Self-publication was created and utilized to spread the word, be it good or bad. Some of our classics and many texts of the religious order are self-publications that have grown over time to become part of the literary canon. Nowadays, self-publication may be [...]

July 22, 2011 | 3 Comments More
Weekly With Ed Gordon Interviews Charlie Rangel and Discusses Bishop Eddie Long with Rev. Calvin Butts and Others

Weekly With Ed Gordon Interviews Charlie Rangel and Discusses Bishop Eddie Long with Rev. Calvin Butts and Others

“Part news show, part one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions, Weekly With Ed Gordon goes beyond the front page of news headlines and digs deep into the issues and stories that matter most to African Americans“, says the BET press release. Gordon’s new show is a welcomed addition to the channel who news production quality has [...]

October 1, 2010 | 1 Comment More
TV: Presumed Guilty

TV: Presumed Guilty

In December 2005 Toño Zuniga was picked up off the street in Mexico City, Mexico, and sentenced to 20 years for a murder he knew nothing about. A friend of Toño’s contacted two young lawyers, Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete, who gained prominence in Mexico when they helped bring about the release of another innocent [...]

June 24, 2010 | 1 Comment More
African American Short Films on CBS — This Saturday

African American Short Films on CBS — This Saturday

CBS will be airing three African American Short Films this weekend. Be sure to set your DVR if you’re not going to be home Date: 5/9/2010 Time: 1:30pm, Station: WCBS-TV CBS Ties That Bind This short film is inspired by the true story of Sandra Daniels, who used abuse to motivate her success. Daniels started [...]

May 5, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Single Black Women and Relationships in the Media — The Positive and The Negative, Plus Dating Tips From The Black Carrie Bradshaw

Single Black Women and Relationships in the Media — The Positive and The Negative, Plus Dating Tips From The Black Carrie Bradshaw

The relationship status of single black women has been one of the hottest topics in the media lately. Reporters around the world are even discussing the issue. Most of the media pits men against women with one group being blamed by the other for the lack of quality, successful relationships that ultimately lead to intact [...]

April 21, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Tavis Smiley Reports From Riverside Church in Harlem — Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience

Tavis Smiley Reports From Riverside Church in Harlem — Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience

One year before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered a speech in the Nave at The Riverside Church in Harlem, challenging the morality of the Vietnam conflict and urging a national discussion about the role of America in the world. Talk show host Tavis Smiley, examines Dr. King’s famous “Beyond Vietnam” speech in [...]

March 30, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Ed Gordon Returns to BET News

Ed Gordon Returns to BET News

Award-winning broadcast journalist Ed Gordon will make his return to BET Networks’ news division. Gordon, a well seasoned anchor, reporter, interviewer, radio host and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster will join the network for a variety of news programs and specials. Gordon’s return bolsters the news division’s roaster which includes correspondents Jeff Johnson, Andre Showell and April [...]

March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments More
CNN Black in America 2

CNN Black in America 2

CNN Black in America 2 airs tonight and tomorrow night. Will you be watching? For more info and details, click here.

July 22, 2009 | 7 Comments More
Poll: Should Chris Brown Perform at the BET Awards?

Poll: Should Chris Brown Perform at the BET Awards?

I’ve been having a debate on Twitter about Chris Brown performing at the BET Awards. People are saying that since Michael Jackson had such a major impact on his career that we should ignore his recent conviction and he should be allowed to participate in the tribute. Other say that I’m judging him too harshly [...]

June 27, 2009 | 6 Comments More
Chris Brown Returns to the Stage at the BET Awards for Michael Jackson Tribute

Chris Brown Returns to the Stage at the BET Awards for Michael Jackson Tribute

Since the death of Michael Jackson the other day there has been much speculation about what BET will do to honor him at their annual BET Awards which will air Sunday night. Our friend from Midnight PR sent us a message on Twitter confirming his performance. We were on Twitter when his death was announced [...]

June 27, 2009 | 5 Comments More
BET Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson and BET Awards Details

BET Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson and BET Awards Details

Michael Jackson has impacted the world of music and pop culture in a way like no one else has. To pay tribute to Jackson’s life and career that has influenced generations, BET Networks will be airing special programming to honor him throughout the weekend. * * Saturday * * Forever The King: A Tribute To [...]

June 27, 2009 | 4 Comments More
Harlem Heights’ Harlem Hot Spots

Harlem Heights’ Harlem Hot Spots

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about BET’s Harlem Heights. We also introduced Briana, Ashlie and Landon, three of the cast members. Since then, there’s been a premiere at the Apollo with a fabulous gift bag, rave reviews by some and not so kind words from others. Like the show or not, it [...]

April 7, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Young poets from across America take the spotlight in the exclusive seven-part HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices. Narrated by Queen Latifah, the show follows six promising teams from around the country as they prepare for a chance to compete at the 2008 Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Slam Championship in Washington, [...]

April 4, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Jill Scott in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency on HBO

Jill Scott in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency on HBO

Based on Alexander McCall Smith’s passionate book series, ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’ chronicles the adventures of Precious Ramotswe, the proprietor of the only female-owned detective agency in Botswana. Aided by her highly-efficient secretary Mma Makutsi, Mma Ramotswe investigates cases and helps people solve problems in their lives. Grammy Award-winning singer Jill Scott stars [...]

March 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
New Music From Prince and Bria Valente — Get a Sneak Peak on the Toinght Show with Jay Leno

New Music From Prince and Bria Valente — Get a Sneak Peak on the Toinght Show with Jay Leno

Prince is releasing a three-disc CD set exclusively through Target. The set will include two new albums – “LOtUSFLOW3R” and “MPLSoUND” — as well as a third by his new artist, Bria Valente, for the price of $11.98. The CD set can be purchased in stores and online. According to Billboard.com, Prince will perform on [...]

March 22, 2009 | 1 Comment More
A Look Back — Inside Black Culture at the Studio Museum in Harlem

A Look Back — Inside Black Culture at the Studio Museum in Harlem

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to have Tyrus Rochell Townsend from the blog I.Heart.Art and The.Noir.Arts.Gallery write this review for us. His bio states “I believe I teach and reach the masses through my words and my aura.  I love, live, become and support art. Crystal McCrary Anthony, Nathan Hale Williams and Veronica Webb ****** [...]

March 4, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Urban Cuisine from Harlem with Marcus Samuelsson on BET J

Urban Cuisine from Harlem with Marcus Samuelsson on BET J

Urban Cuisine with Marcus Samuelsson is about flavor, spice and everything nice in Harlem: food, lifestyles, music, celebrities, culture — all wrapped up in a dynamic half hour of how to, who did it, what for, and that’s so tasty. Join Marcus as he shines the spotlight on African, Caribbean and American dishes while chatting [...]

March 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Chuck D and D. L. Hughley Discuss the Republican Party with Michael Steele

Chuck D and D. L. Hughley Discuss the Republican Party with Michael Steele

Chuck D and D. L. Hughley have a discussion with Michael Steele, Chairman of the Republican National Committee. They discuss Steele’s suggestion for the Republican Party build a relationship with members of the hip hop community to diversify the Republican party.

March 3, 2009 | 1 Comment More