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    WATCH: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Mockumentary Comedy ‘#blackAF’ with Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones

    Netflix has today released the trailer for their upcoming comedy “#blackAF,” a mockumentary style comedy from the creator of “Black-ish” that arrives on April 17. Kenya Barris created the series and makes his acting debut, portraying a fictionalized version of himself. The trailer opens with a whole host of cameos, as Barris asks Ava DuVernay, Tim […] More

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    TV Review: “Mixed-ish” (ABC)

    If it’s not broke, make a spin-off. ABC has made a television universe out of its successful and Emmy-nominated sitcom “Black-ish.” Their first spin-off, “Grown-ish,” airs on Freeform and follows eldest child Zoey (Yara Shaidi) as she navigates college. Much of “Black-ish” revolves around Andre’s (Anthony Anderson) upbringing in Compton. So it’s only fair that […] More

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    Emmy Circuit: Is ‘Veep’ Unbeatable In Its Final Season?

    Welcome to the 2019 Emmy Circuit series, where we analyze and predict all your favorite TV series and their chances with the Television Academy (at least at this time of publishing).  The series examines the shows and performances about their awards potential, most notably the Emmy Awards.  Emmy nomination voting opens June 10 and closes on […] More

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    ‘Black Panther’ Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards

    The 50th annual NAACP Image Awards winners were revealed and broadcasted live Saturday evening from The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Among winners, “Black Panther” and “Black-ish” came out on top, leading the television and film categories. The NAACP is a civil rights-centered organization that honors culture and creativity within the community every year across the […] More

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    Kenya Barris Signs Exclusive Deal with Netflix to Produce New Series

    There’s little doubt that Hollywood is finally beginning to elevate diverse voices in the industry. While the process has taken way too long, we’re lucky that it is finally occurring. One of the primary voices that emerged over the past few years is Kenya Barris. He’s been an important figure on several big projects, with many […] More

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    ABC Announces Fall Premiere Schedule for ‘black-ish,’ ‘The Connors’ and More

    With the end of Summer around the corner, it is only a matter of time until Fall television returns. While the disruptors like Netflix and Amazon Prime have shaken up traditional release dates, Network programming still dominates most ratings. With the Fall premiere only a couple months away ABC announced their Fall lineup. While some of the other network […] More

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    Queer Girl Friday: Every LGBTQIA+ Highlight of the 2018 Emmy Nominations

    I’m Selina, Awards Circuit’s queer Girl Friday for everything LGBTQIA+ on TV! The Primetime Emmy nominations were FINALLY announced this morning, with Netflix claiming the most nominations for a single studio (even with HBO’s “Game of Thrones” eligible again after a season off). Because I’m a queer nerd with too much time on my hands, […] More

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    Emmys: A Deep Comedy Series Lineup Will Result in Surprises

    Unlike the Outstanding Drama Series race, the comedy series contenders seems to be much deeper. There are maybe 15 contenders that have a real shot to get into the race. Of those, only a pair seem like sure things. Let’s jump on in and explore the race for Outstanding Comedy Series. Tier 1: The No-Doubt About […] More

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    NAACP Image Awards: Ava DuVernay Wins Entertainer of the Year

    The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced Monday night during a live broadcast on TV One. Ava DuVernay (“A Wrinkle in Time”) took home the award for entertainer of the year, with Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) earning accolades for best writing and directing for his directorial debut “Get Out.” Earlier on Monday, […] More

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