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Lakeith Stanfield, Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry

FX orders third season of ‘Atlanta’

FX confirmed what everyone expected on Thursday by announcing plans for a 3rd season of it’s hit series, ‘Atlanta’ The Donald Glover dramedy set in the Georgia city of the same name,…

Orlando Brown

Orlando Brown arrested on drug possession

Orland Brown, the former star of ‘That’s So Raven’, was arrested on Monday (June 4) in Las Vegas on a narcotics change. According to police, Brown, who’s had a number of run-ins…

Hugh Dane on "The Office"

Roc, The Office actor Hugh Dane, dead at 75

Hugh Dane has passed away. Dane’s death was announced in a posting by The Inner City Cultural Center on Facebook. Known for his roles in films like Bridesmaids (2011) and Little Fockers…

Reg E. Cathey at Emmys

Actor Reg E. Cathey has died, age 59

Emmy-winning actor Reg Cathey has passed away. In his 35-year career Cathey built an impressive television and film résumé, delivering memorable performances that won praise from audiences and critics. Fans of HBO’s…

Zendaya

Zendaya leaves Disney channel as K.C. Undercover ends run

The Disney channel premiered the series finale of K.C. Undercover, bringing an end to Zendaya’s career at the network. The show, which ran for three seasons, followed the exploits of a teens…

The Chi: Tiffany Boone, Jason Mitchell

Showtime renews ‘The Chi’ for second season

Nearly a month after it’s record breaking premiere, Showtime ordered a second season of ‘The Chi’. Aynanna Floyd Davis (Empire) will serve as executive producer and showrunner for season 2. Set and…

Orlando Brown

Orlando Brown charged in threats to girlfriend

Orlando Brown, who starred in Disney Channel’s “That’s So Raven”, has been hit with three criminal charges after showing up at a woman’s apartment last month and allegedly threatened to kill her…

History Channel remaking ‘Roots’

On the heels of a number of successful films exploring the Black experience (’12 Years a Slave’, ‘The Butler’ and the more fictional ‘Django Unchained’) comes news that the History Channel will…

Josh Marks

MasterChef contestant Josh Marks found dead of suicide.

The body of 26-year-old Josh Marks, who was the runner-up on the 3rd season of the Fox cooking challenge show, “MasterChef”, was discovered on a Chicago street Friday night. The 7-foot-2-inch Marks…

Lee Thompson Young

Actor Lee Thompson Young commits suicide

Lee Thompson Young, who started his acting career in the title role of Jett Jackson in the Disney show “The Famous Jett Jackson” at the young age of 13, took his own…

James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini, 51, dies in Italy

‘Sopranos’ star James Gandolfini died Wednesday while on vacation in Rome. For nearly a decade Gandolfini, 51, portrayed mob boss Tony Soprano on HBO’s Emmy Award-winning drama “The Sopranos”. His cause of…

Remembering George Jefferson, Television Icon

An obituary of legendary television charcther George Jefferson after the death of actor Sherman Hemsley who portrayed him on the T.V. series, ‘The Jeffersons’ By Jermaine Spradley for Huffingtonpost.com George Jefferson, entrepreneur,…

Sherman Hemsley passes away at age 74

From the Associated Press: George Jefferson was a bigot. A loudmouth. Rude. Obsessed with money. Arrogant. And yet he was one of the most enjoyable, beloved characters in television history. Much of…