Malcolm-Jamal Warner to headline ‘Passion and Poetry’ in Atlanta

Actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner doesn’t rest on his laurels, the LA-based poet and musician is headed east to partake in Joyce Littel’s 14th Anniversary Edition of “Passion & Poetry.” “I have done it four times over the years at CenterStage. It’s dope; we sell the venue out. And, the energy and the poets that come through […]

‘The Game’ Scores Major Ratings With Season 5 Premiere

After a months-long hiatus, BET’s hit series “The Game” finally returned on Jan. 10 with its fifth season premiere. As expected, the show’s army of loyal fans responded in droves, helping the premiere garner more than five million viewers. According to ZAP2it, the scripted series premiered to 5.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen, making it […]

BET, TV One, Other Black Networks Deserve Attention … They’re all We Have

Network TV executives of ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and CW have settled comfortably into presenting zero all-black shows as part of their rosters.  We’ve seen shows such as Girlfriends, The Game, Everybody Hates Chris, My Wife and Kids, The Bernie Mac Show, etc morph into those with ensemble casts featuring one or two black faces […]