VH1’s ‘Sorority Sisters’ Backlash Prompts Advertisers To Pull Out


By Abby Phillip The premiere of VH1′s controversial new reality show “Sorority Sisters” was met with an overwhelmingly negative reaction on Twitter. Now, after pressure from the show’s critics, who say it portrays black Greek life in a negative light, some advertisers are reconsidering … [Read more...]

‘SNL’ Recap: Cameron Diaz Episode Weighs in on Bill Cosby Scandal


By Ryan Gajewski Cameron Diaz hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend for the fourth time, and the episode allowed her to rap, wear lingerie and channel her Annie character. But was this a hard-knocked episode? Keep reading to find out. read more  Source:: 'SNL' Recap: Cameron Diaz … [Read more...]

‘Queen Latifah Show’ Canceled


By Lesley Goldberg The syndicated daytime talker will cease originals after March The syndicated daytime show from Sony Pictures Television will shut down production at year's end. Originals will continue to air on CBS stations through March but cease afterward. "We want to thank Dana, the … [Read more...]

‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Lands Marcia Gay Harden

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By Philiana Ng She'll appear in multiple episodes on the Shonda Rhimes drama Marcia Gay Harden has landed a major recurring role on Shonda Rhimes rookie ABC legal drama,The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Details on the role Harden is playing is being kept under wraps, but the veteran actress … [Read more...]

TV Ratings: Steady CMA Awards Top Wednesday for ABC


By Michael O'Connell The country kudos pull an average 4.5 rating among adults 18-49 Country was king on ABC Wednesday night. The annual airing of the CMA Awards topped the rest of the broadcast networks in both viewers and the key demo. With a steady 4.5 rating among adults 18-49 and 16.1 … [Read more...]

New ‘View’ Co-Hosts Fail to Boost Ratings


By Michael O'Connell ABC's daytime show has seen its viewership drop below last year with its panel overhaul, losing most of its lead over 'The Talk' ABC's bid to refresh The View brought the show's most-watched premiere in eight years in September (even after some downward adjustment thanks … [Read more...]

Mom Petitions Toys R Us to Stop Selling ‘Breaking Bad’ Toys


By Ryan Gajewski Walter White's action figure comes with a little tray of crystal meth Are toy stores encouraging kids to grow up to be just like Heisenberg? Florida-based mom Susan Schrivjer has started an online petition to get Toys R Us to remove Breaking Bad action figures from its … [Read more...]

Centric Announces 2014 Soul Train Awards Nominations


By Ni'Kesia As the year is creeping up to a close, it could only mean one thing: the Soul Train Awards are right around the corner. Filming on November 7 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the unforgettable night will celebrate and honor R&B's finest and most soulful artists. Leading … [Read more...]

The NBA’s Massive New TV Deal with Disney and TWC


LaBron James knew what he was talking about, when resigning with the Cavs, because a new mega TV deal has surfaced with the NBA. Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- On “Movers & Shakers,” Betty Liu reports on NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s new television deal with Disney and Time Warner Cable. She speaks … [Read more...]

Donald Trump: ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Title Is Racist


By Lesley Goldberg The entrepreneur makes his assertion on Twitter Donald Trump is at it again. After taking aim at Rosie O'Donnell and Danny Zuker, among others, the outspoken Apprentice mastermind and entrepreneur has a new target: ABC's freshman comedy Black-ish. How is ABC Television … [Read more...]