television

New research suggests that too much TV time might shorten your life. But not necessarily for the reason you might think. The study of more…

Expect some changes over at GMC TV (formerly the Gospel Music Channel) this year starting with its name change to “UP” – as in “Uplifting…

If you’re staying indoors this weekend, be sure to catch GMC TV’s encore presentation of this year’s Stellar Awards for the riveting performances just in…

Before there was Basketball Wives, Love In Hip-Hop, Flavor of Love and the rest of those reality TV joints, we had shows like Living Single,…

Kenan Thompson suited up again as the filmmaker/actor/writer, entering the fake news segment tossing money in the air. Asked by host Seth Meyers how he was able to make $130 million last year, he answered: “It’s a simple formula. I write, direct and star in all of my films. They cost $400 to make and […]

A woman who believes “luck is preparation meeting opportunity,” Oprah Gail Winfrey has continuously shattered gender and racial barriers in America. Winfrey is the most successful talk show host in American TV history — male or female, Black or white — and the first female African-American billionaire. As one of the most influential women in […]

Last week we opened the voting for our Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time Competition.  Yesterday voting closed for round 1 and we’re down from 64 shows to 32. Based on the seeding of the editorial team we didn’t see any upset loses although we were surprised to see the short-lived 90’s sitcom “Thea” beat out the […]

Nichelle Nichols made television history as the first African-American woman to play a role in a series in “Star Trek” as Lt. Uhura. She reprised her role in “Star Trek: The Animated Series” and the first six Star Trek movies. It was a moment that couldn’t have been scripted any better. Actress Nichelle Nichols, who […]

All across the airwaves,  media outlets reported long standing children’s’ show, “Sesame Street” was pulling the skit of singer Katy Perry and Elmo’s remix of “Hot and Cold” off their season premiere episode due to excessive comments from parents complaining about too much cleavage from the “I Kissed A Girl” star. What appeared to be […]

Nichols had been an up-and-coming stage performer when she was offered the iconic role, and she insisted, “I still think 'Star Trek' interrupted my career and I got stuck there.”