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Showtime And BET Launch Joint SHOxBET Network

Showtime and BET have launched the joint channel SHOxBET Wednesday in an effort to continue to provide content to Black audiences. The new Showtime plex channel, previously branded as SHO Beyond, is yet another way ViacomCBS is pooling its multiple brands' various strengths together to create more mass appeal. BET Networks president Scott Mills told Variety that the new channel "is...

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CBS, NAACP Enter Partnership To Develop Scripted And Unscripted Projects For Multiple Platforms

The NAACP has launched a multi-year partnership deal with CBS Television Studios to develop and produce unscripted, scripted and documentary media for television and streaming platforms. CBS Television Studios' creative leaders will work with the NAACP to "establish a dedicated team of executives and infrastructure to acquire, develop and produce programming," according to the press...

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Why Idris Elba Is Warning Against Censorship Of Racist TV Episodes

Idris Elba doesn't want television episodes that could be offensive to viewers censored. Elba said he's not a believer in censorship because storytellers "should be allowed to say what we want to say." But, he does recognize a need for acknowledging when series have offended viewers. Complex reports that in a recent Radio Times interview, Elba said he is "very much a believer in...

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Danielle Fishel Apologizes To Trina McGee For 'Cold' Behavior On 'Girl Meets World' Set

The Boy Meets World saga continues. Months after Trina McGee revealed that racist jokes were levied at her while on the Boy Meets World set, Danielle Fishel has confirmed that during the filming of the show's spinoff, Girl Meets World, she was mean to McGee during her return. McGee has also talked more about the situations and the cast members who have made amends in an interview with...

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Remembering Naya Rivera's Career: Looking Back at 9 Of Her Most Memorable Roles

Hollywood is grieving the loss of actress Naya Rivera, whose body was found on Monday. She first disappeared after renting a boat with her son in Lake at California's Lake Piru. Officials have theorized that Rivera and her son were caught in a current. They believe she was able to grab him and put him on the boat before disappearing into the water. In remembrance of Rivera, we've...