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NBC developing a drama series on a black woman mayor in Baltimore, exec produced by Penny Johnson Jerald

NBC is developing a drama series centered around a newly-elected black female mayor in Baltimore, Maryland. The series is executive produced by Penny Johnson Jerald and Allison Abner. According to Variety, who exclusively reported the news, "the series will be set in Baltimore and follows a newly elected African-American female mayor, her female chief of police, and district...

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TBS comedy 'The Last O.G.,' created by Jordan Peele & starring Tracey Morgan and Tiffany Haddish sets premiere

Jordan Peele and Tracey Morgan have created a new comedy set to air on TBS and it is sure to make a splash. Starring Morgan, alongside Tiffany Haddish, Cedric the Entertainer, Dante Hoagland (Young Michael Bivins in The New Edition Story), Allen Maldonado (black-ish, Survivor Remorse) The Last O.G. is Morgan's return to television. Haddish, who also starred in the...

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Tegna, TV One team up for daily talk show, 'Sister Circle'

We have The View, The Talk and The Real. Now we'll have Sister Circle.  It's coming from Tegna, who will have it 12 markets, and it will be broadcast on TV One nationally. It will air from 9:00-10:00 a.m. The hosts include Married To Medicine's Quad Webb-Lunceford, Grammy-nominated singer and R&B Divas star Syleena Johnson, sports reporter and television host Rashan Ali and...

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'Spawn' creator says Twitch character will be lead in new film, eyes DiCaprio for the role

During Comic-Con, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane gave an insightful interview to Collider, speaking about the new, upcoming Spawn film. McFarlane says he'd like to start production January 1 and that he's thought about casting. He also said that the way it is written, the Spawn character wouldn't need to hit the gym, get prosthetics or be wired to anything, he just needs them to act....

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HBO president says 'Confederate' news could have been handled better, but calls show "a risk worth taking"

HBO president Casey Bloys responded to the backlash against their recently-announced series, Confederate, from the showrunners of Game of Thrones. He spoke about it Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour. The show's description they listed in the initial press release read, " It chronicles the events leading to the Third American Civil War. The series takes...