Entertainment

A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

ABC Studios welcomes back Larry Wilmore. He rejoins the network three months after Comedy Central canceled his late night show.

Last night, ABC's hit comedy 'black-ish,' starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis-Ross, took on the very serious topic of police brutality in an episode titled "Hope."

Black-ish is coming back in just a couple of weeks, and we couldn’t be more excited! And the ABC sitcom is already starting with a bang. In the second season premiere called “The Word” – yes, that word – precocious, little Jack (played by Miles Brown) raps Kanye West‘s “Gold Digger” at his school talent show. Let […]

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If you’ve been tuned in, you know that we’ve just wrapped up a pretty busy season on the small screen. Mad Men ended its acclaimed run, and the Breaking Bad saga continued with Better Call Saul. On network television, “diversity” was the word.  New shows like How To Get Away With Murder and Black-ish — shows with predominantly African-American casts — became critical and commercial successes. Empire broke every record […]

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While the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner featured a few Hip Hop references, including an opening song by DJ Khaled, the undertone of this year’s edition was set by the theme song “I Love It” by Icona Pop. “Welcome to the fourth quarter of my presidency,” President Obama announced before taking aim at conservatives, media outlets, and others […]

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  Black-ish stars Tracee Ellis Ross, Laurence Fishburne, and Anthony Anderson visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. Naturally, hilarity ensued. From the trio’s entrance waving a red ribbon baton, to Fishburne’s “Disney princess” voices, to Tracee explaining her alter egos (and the infamous T-Murda), it was a segment full of laughs and foolery. Scandal favorite […]

Black-ish has been one of the few positives in ABC’s sitcom programming this year. While initial criticism seemed to feel the shoe was stereotypical in…

Golden Brooks has whipped up speculation that a “Girlfriends” movie is in the works! “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross told “The Breakfast Club” that she’d…

Television

Comedian and actor Anthony Anderson is making TV history by being a black man with a sitcom on primetime television! The star talks with “The D.L. Hughley Show” about how the idea to create the show came about, plus a rousing game of “This Or That!” Click on the audio player to hear the exclusive interview! Like TheUrbanDaily.com on […]

Television

James Fortune talks with Laurence Fishburne about his new show, “Black-Ish,” and on what he thought about Samuel L. Jackson being mistaken for Lawrence Fishburne on television! Click on the audio player to hear the exclusive interview.   Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook! MORE LINKS ON THE URBAN DAILY Whoopi + Rosie O’Donnell Get Into A […]