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What’s a holiday season without Home Alone? A sucky holiday, that’s what. And since no one wants that, HBO Now is giving everyone a present this year, and making the classic Christmas flick available next month. You’ll also catch new programming in the app as well, with finales for The Leftovers (December 6), Getting On (December 13), and Magnifica ’70  (December […]

Rapper Nate Dogg passed away in 2011, but fans can still treasure the man and his music in the upcoming episode of TV One’s Unsung. Born Nathaniel Hale, Nate Dogg took his Long Beach, Calif. background and put it to good use when he dabbled in music. It didn’t hurt that his cousin, Snoop Dogg, was starting […]

On Dec 3, 8/7 central, The Wiz is heading back to its roots – the stage  – and will be performed live on NBC. Directed by Kenny Leon (he directed Lifetime’s 2012 Steel Magnolias remake), The Wiz Live! will continue the tradition of NBC’s recent trend of live musical performances. We can’t wait to see the show, and here are five […]

  As he gears up for the release of Rolling Papers 2, Wiz Khalifa isn’t taking any days off. The Taylor Gang rapper has blessed his fans with another new track. Produced by I.D. Labs, “Most Of Us” follows the release Wiz’s new single, “King Of Everything.” And it only gets better, as Wiz debuted the music […]

  Justin Timberlake is officially a legend in Memphis, Tennessee. The former ‘NSync frontman was honored in his hometown and inducted into the Memphis Hall of Fame for his contribution to music over the past decade. While he accepted his award, Justin’s friends Jimmy Fallon and DJ Paul cheered him on from the crowd. JT’s wife Jessica […]

The first trailer for the Jesse Owens is out, and though it’s just 15 seconds, it looks powerful. Race is centered around track-and-field star Jesse Owens and his quest to win four gold meals at the 1936 Olympics. The movie’s title, which is certainly a double-entendre, will also explore the actual races along with the discrimination […]

Despite being one of our fall TV hopefuls, Fox’s Minority Report has been cut back from a 13-episode to 10-episode order for the 2015-16 season. Yikes! According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show hasn’t been performing so well in the ratings. It pulled in just 3.1 million viewers for its series premiere on Sept. 21, and […]

We love when we can see our favorite artists get honored in a big way. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees were announced and Janet Jackson, N.W.A., Chic and Chaka Khan have all scored nominations. According to The Hollywood Reporter, funk/disco band Chic has been nominated a whopping 10 times (give them a chance […]

Hannibal Buress is a funny guy. So when we found out his ready-made pilot for a show called Unemployable was passed over, we had to see if there was a viable reason why. The comedian, who already has a show on Comedy Central called Why?, says the only job he’s every had in his life is being a stand […]

Gabrielle Union is looking to make some new holiday memories. The actress will be starring in the Will Packer (Ride Along) drama, A Myers Christmas. The film will center around a divided family celebrating Christmas for the first time since their mother passed away, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It will be directed by David E. Talbert, who was behind […]