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Lena Waithe to Star in Third Season of ‘Westworld’

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Lena Waithe is now coming back in front of the camera to star in the third season of the hit HBO series Westworld the network had confirmed. Waithe previously starred in and wrote for the Netflix series Master of None. She won the Emmy for best comedy writing for the episode “Thanksgiving,” with the episode […]

Showtime Releases the Season Premiere of ‘The Chi’ on YouTube

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This Sunday, The Chi is set to return to Showtime, however, you don’t have to wait for Lena Waithe’s hit series to return. The season premiere is available early on YouTube. “A lil gift ? for our #ChiFam. Get an early peek ? at #TheChi Season 2 premiere now, only on #Showtime” You are now […]

‘Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest’ Story to Air on Showtime

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Showtime has announced its acquisition of Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story which chronicles the life of one of the NBA’s most controversial figures. The documentary was directed by Johnny Sweet and written by journalist Tom Friend, Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story is produced by Bleacher Report. “Whether you know him as Ron Artest […]

The Second Season of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Debuts April 7th

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Showtime has announced the season two release date for their critically acclaimed drama The Chi. Lena Waithe, the show’s creator and executive producer alongside fellow executive producer Common, will officially make its long-awaited return on April 7, at 10 pm EST. According to Showtime’s description, On Chicago’s south side, an average day finds kids prepping […]

‘Billions’ Returns For Its Fourth Season on Showtime

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For those who were patiently awaiting what scheme Chuck and Axe have up their sleeves now that they are on the same team, the wait is almost over. Showtime has announced that the fourth season of the hit drama series Billions will premiere on Sunday, March 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Starring Oscar nominee and […]

Desus and Mero’s First Guest on New Showtime Late Night Show Will Be Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez

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Desus and Mero’s new late-night series debuts on Showtime next week, and today the network revealed the initial guest lineup. Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez will have the honor of being the show’s first-ever guest for the premiere episode on Thursday, February 21 at 11 p.m. Ocasio-Cortez plugged her appearance in a new promo that almost sounds like a […]

Showtime to Premiere Documentary on Teddy Pendergrass

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During the late 1970s all the up to the early ’80s, Teddy Pendergrass was one of the biggest stars in Black music. His seductive ballads and the disco funk sound that was curated by TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) gave Pendergrass a lane all to himself. He gave future R&B singers the template by holding […]

Rick Rubin Documentary Coming to Showtime

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A Showtime documentary featuring the legendary producer and record executive Rick Rubin is set to be released later this year. The film will be directed by Morgan Neville, who also directed the Oscar-winning film  20 Feet From Stardom and the Emmy award-winning documentary Best of Enemies. The current working title of the doc is Shangri-La, […]

Vice Executives Throw Slight Shade at Desus & Mero’s Showtime Move

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Bronx comedic duo Desus and Mero are debuting their new show on Showtime beginning on February 21st at 11 PM. It will be the first late night show in the history of the premium cable network. Vice’s new CEO, Nancy Dubuc, shared some thoughts on Desus & Mero transitioning from their network to premium cable. […]

Showtime to Release a Documentary on the Life of Suge Knight

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Showtime released a small clip of the documentary into the life of Death Row Records founder Suge Knight that is set to air on December 21 at 8:30 p.m. It is directed by Antoine Fuqua and shows that he is the equalizer in the streets of California. The doc shows when the days of Death Row Records and […]

Desus and Mero Showtime Show Begins in February

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Words by: Rashad Grove After months of anticipation, the Bronx comedic duo Desus and Mero finally have a date for their new late-night show on Showtime. The “Bodega Boys” are set to launch their weekly talk show on the cable network in February. The show will premiere at 11 p.m. ET/PT Feb. 21 and will air […]

Bobby Brown to Sue Showtime, BBC for Whitney Houston Documentary

Bobby Brown to Sue Showtime, BBC for Whitney Houston Documentary

Bobby Brown has been over protective in the past about his late ex-wife, Whitney Houston’s death in 2012, so it’s no surprise that Deadline reports that he’s suing both Showtime and BBC over the 2017 documentary that he says includes unseen footage that he never approved of. “The film contains footage that Brown and [his […]

10 Dancehall & Reggae Riddims to Get You Through Labor Day

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We hope everyone is enjoying Labor Day 2018! Whether you have the day off or not, the most important thing is to recognize the hard work we all put in day in and day out at our respective 9 to 5 hustles, especially for those that rarely, if ever, get to receive those props. We […]

Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ Will End In 2019

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Showtime has announced that Homeland, the multi-award winning drama starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, is ending with its upcoming eighth season. Network president and CEO David Nevins confirmed the news at the Television Critics Associaton summer press tour, adding: “I do not want to hear the word ‘cancellation. [Co-creator and showrunner] Alex Gansa will bring the […]

LeBron James to Produce Docu-Series, ‘Shut Up and Dribble’ for Showtime

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Showtime has requested a three-part docu-series based on the changing roles of athletes in the current political condition, with LeBron James as a producer. Showtime president and CEO, David Nevins, made the announcement at the TCA Summer tour on Monday. The series is titled Shut Up and Dribble, inspired by conservative pundit, Laura Ingraham’s comments […]

‘The Chi’ Has Been Renewed for Season 2

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Created and executive produced by Lena Waithe, The Chi is a coming-of-age drama set in south side Chicago, centered around a group of residents who, “become linked by coincidence, but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.” A deadly occurrence effects an entire community and unexpectedly connects the lives of Brandon (Jason Mitchell), Emmett (Jacob Latimore), […]

Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah Star In Two New Pilots On Showtime

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Two comedian are taking their talents from NBC’s Saturday Night Live to Showtime, reports Entertainment Weekly. Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah each received starring roles in two new pilots. The producers of Friday Night Lights and The Americans cast Killam as the newly divorced protagonist in Mating. His character has been married since he was young, […]