BET Teams With American Black Film Festival For The First Annual ABFF Awards


With the lack of diversity in the Oscars (look at the above photo from their nominees brunch), the Golden Globes and more, BET Networks and the American Black Film Festival have decided to take matters into their own hands. Together, the entities have announced the ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood.

“It’s clear that there’s a need for this show,” BET’s President, Stephen Hill, said. “2015 was ripe with tremendous and inspiring performances by African Americans and we are beyond thrilled to be the ones to recognize them with class and admiration.”

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Fox To Add All-Women Sketch Comedy Show To Saturday Evening Lineup


The Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone are working with Fox to bring an all-womens sketch comedy show to its Saturday night lineup. Party Over Here will debut on March 12, and will star Nicole Byer from Girl Code, Jessica McKenna from the comedy troupes Groundlings and the Upright Citizens Brigade, and Saturday Night Live writer Alison Rich.

“When we first conceived this idea, we thought of it as a spinoff of Empire,” The Lonely Island guys said in a statement. “We failed miserably. Now it’s much more of a sketch comedy show.”

I’m looking forward to this!

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Power Moves: Christina Milian Lands Role In FOX’s ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Reboot

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Christina Milian’s singing career may be non-existent, but she is boomin’ and bunkin’ in the acting department! The current star of Fox’s sitcom Grandfathered (with Full Houses’ John Stamos) has just nabbed another spot on the Fox network. Announced yesterday, Tina Turn Up will star as Magenta in their Rocky Horror Picture Show remake. The role was originally played by Patricia Quinn in 1975.

Christina joins an existing cast that includes Victoria Justice as Janet, Adam Lambert as Eddie, Staz Nair as Rocky, Laverne Cox as Frank-N-Furter and Tim Curry as the Criminologist, among others.

Shooting begins in Toronto next month, with the show airing in the fall. Congrats!

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Voice Artist Of Bugs Bunny & Daffy Duck Has Passed Away


At the age of 63, famed voice actor Joe Alaskey passed away last night in New York.

Joe voiced MANY cartoons in the early 90s – from Bugs Bunny to Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Marvin the Martian, Foghorn Leghorn AND Grandpa Pickles on Rugrats. Prior to Joe, voice actor Mel Blanc at Warner Brothers had voiced the famous characters (save for Grandpa Pickles), with Joe taking over in 1990.

Rest in peace!

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(Video) Ty Dolla $ign Performs “Saved” With E-40 On Conan

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Ty Dolla $ign appeared on Conan last night, bringing the legendary E-40 along with him to perform their DJ Mustard-produced track, “Saved.” The song is the next single off of Ty’s debut album, Free TC.

Backed by a live band, check out the live performance of “Saved” below. Love this song!

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(Video) Wendy Williams Goes All The Way In On Blac Chyna For Dating Rob K ‘Family Thot’ 👀

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Yo, this whole thing is just Nuts, Obviously Chyna and Rob are using each other to get back at the Kardashian, and it seems to be working because they are getting a lot of Press!! Wendy is the latest to check in on the situation but that’s kinda what she does so we were expecting it, but Damn, Wendy dead a** went in!!

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(Video) Love & Hip-Hop Season 6 [Episode 7]


Last night’s episode of Love & Hip-Hop was juicy! Both Amina and Tara were pregnant by Peter…but only one ends up going through with the pregnancy. Meanwhile, Cardi B, Mariah and Young B united to try to bring down BBOD, and Remy is attempting to reconcile with her family. Check out the full episode below!

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Congrats! ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Star Corey Hawkins Lands Lead Role In ’24’ Spinoff

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Newcomer Corey Hawkins, who starred as Dr. Dre in last year’s smash hit Straight Outta Compton, has just landed his next major role. The Juliard-trained actor will be starring in Fox’s new series 24: Legacy, a spinoff of the popular show, 24.

Though only a pilot is ordered for now, 24: Legacy is expected to land a 13-episode order. Hawkins will play the lead role of Eric Carter, and per Vanity:

“Described as strong and smart, Eric came from a very rough background and turned his life around in the Army Rangers. Now back home in Virginia with his wife Nicole (yet to be cast), he’s pulled back into action as his past comes looking for him.”

Will you be tuning in?

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#NetflixAndChill: Find Out Every Show & Movie Being Released In February On Netflix!


As Netflix and chill becomes more of a popular thing, it is always exciting to see good recently added movies and shows that we love on the super clutch app. in 2016, Netflix is set to spend $6 billion dollars on new content alone to make sure that there is a constant wide variety of choices for our viewing pleasures.

Check out the full list of additions for February 2016 after the jump!

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(Video) Snoop Dogg Gives Us His Best Farrah Abraham Impression on ‘Kocktails With Khloe’


Last night, Khloé Kardashian’s latest project, Kocktails With Khloé, made it’s television debut. Snoop Dogg showed up as one her special guests and opened up about his relationships with 2Pac and the Notorious B.I.G.,the latest cannabis project he’s working, the one time of year he stops smoking, and his cameo in Straight Outta Compton.

However, the best part of the evening was when Khloe and her guests decided to play a game, acting out recent celebrity Twitter feuds. KoKo’s guests Snoop Dogg and actress Kym Whitley put on a hilarious re-enactment of Nicki Minaj and Farrah Abraham’s recent Twitter feud over parenting.

In a pink wig and sailor’s hat, Kim Whitely played Nicki Minaj, while Snoop wore a long brown wig to be the ‘Teen Mom’ star. Kim nailed her part, serving all kinds of attitude and ferociousness and Snoop made Khloe and her sister Kendall crack up as he read Farrah’s lines in a high pitch voice and some kind of accent. It’s sure to make you LOL.

Check it out below.

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