NBC has passed on the Gabrielle Union Bad Boys spin-off. L.A.’s Finest, also starring Jessica Alba will now be shopped to other networks. Gabrielle Union is reprising her role from the second Bad Boys movie. It was considered the biggest sure thing of TV pilots. The premise, the star and the producing team. Gabrielle Union personally… Read more »
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Morris Chestnut will star in a new NBC series this fall. “The Enemy Within,” is about Erica Shepherd, described as a brilliant former CIA operative, now known as the most notorious traitor in American history doing life in prison. FBI Agent Will Keaton (Morris Chestnut) gets help from Shepherd to help track down a dangerous, elusive… Read more »
Are you here for a Power spin-off starring Larenz Tate? Starz is preparing for a spin-off according to reports. Larenz Tate plays Councilman Tate. He joined Power in season 4. Nothing has been finalized. More here.
Mike Epps is engaged to television producer Kyra Robinson. Mike, 47, proposed last weekend and threw a huge party with his family and friends. They went public last summer with their relationship. She posted, “I know I have angels because it feels so good to feel this good. Michael, there is no one better!” More here…. Read more »
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Netflix has canceled Seven Seconds starring Regina King. The series premiered in February. It looked at race in the U.S., through the hit-and-run of an African-American teenager by a White cop and the cover-up by the mostly White police force. More here.
A 10-episode drama based on Don Cornelius is coming to BET. American Soul is described as being inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario, Don Cornelius. More here.
BET has canceled the drama The Quad after two seasons. The second season just ended a week ago. The series starred Anika None Rose. She played Dr. Eva Fletcher, a newly elected President of the fictional Georgia A&M University. The reason for the cancelation? Poor ratings. More here.
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is parting ways with ABC Studios. The split comes on the heels of a report that ABC pulled a Black-ish episode over creative differences. The unseen episode focused on NFL players and protesters. Kenya is reportedly moving to Netflix. Kenya Barris is already working with Netflix on a reboot of “Shaft” featuring Samuel… Read more »
Jennifer Lopez’s Shades of Blue will end after this third season. The series will premiere its 10-episode third season on Sunday, June 17 at 9 p.m. J-Lo plays NYPD detective Harlee Santos and Ray Liotta plays her boss, Lt. Matt Wozniak. J-Lo said, “We crafted a poetic three-season arc on how her journey ends, which… Read more »