Diddy to executive produce new sitcom on life of his assistant

Sean “Diddy” Combs is headed back to the world of weekly television…sort of. The music mogul will serve as executive producer of a new scripted sitcom for ABC tentatively called “The Hustle.” Inspired by the real life adventures of Diddy’s assistant Sarah Snedeker, the show will center on a small-town girl who lands a job working as […]

‘Black-ish’ creator Kenya Barris to write comedic ‘Shaft’ remake

The creator of the hit ABC comedy “Black-ish,” Kenya Barris, is moving his writing talents to the big screen. He has been chosen to pen a remake of the blaxploitation film, Shaft, but with a comedic twist. Shaft — the 1971 film starring Richard Roundtree as private detective John Shaft, who is in search of a […]