Not too long after the show’s second season, rumors were floating that the Netflix original series, Orange Is The New Black, was being cancelled. Thankfully it wasn’t true because the series is back for its third season on June 12th with 14 brand new episodes. OITNB fans mark your calendars; June will be here before you know it.
BET’s The Game is finally set to end for good after the taping of their 9th season. The TV series originally aired on The CW back in 2006 and after 3 seasons, the show was cancelled in 2009. After a two year hiatus, BET decided to pick up the show in 2011 and the 4th season premiere drew in a record breaking 7.7 million viewers for BET. Things seemed to be looking up for the series, but after the main couple, Melanie (Tia Mowry Hardrict) and Derwin (Pooch Hall), left the show the ratings went down. It was very refreshing to see Lauren London and newcomer, Jay Ellis, take over as the new couple in Season 6 along with the arrival of Brandy as a permanent role.
It’s just like 106 & Park, things weren’t the same once Free & AJ left and the same goes for Melanie and Derwin. The football themed comedy drama appears to always have a long gap in between seasons and the 7th was their shortest, with only 10 episodes. It is hard for viewers to stay interested or keep up. Some fans didn’t like how the show became so dramatized and losing the live audience aspect. Nonetheless, the show is still taping for the remaining two seasons, and should set to air Season 8 in early 2015. Series creator, Mara Brock Akil, did an interview with BET.com stating… (more…)
‘Black Jesus’ a new comedy from the creator of The Boondocks. Premieres Thursday, August 7th, at 11p ET on [adult swim]
Netflix’s most popular and number one original series, Orange Is The New Black, has finally premiered the second season today. This is probably the most genius idea Netflix had as the popular on demand internet streaming company, has had billion dollar success nearly a decade ago. The hit show has already been renewed for it’s third season prior to the premiere of the second one. Check out one of the stars from the series, Danielle “Taystee” Brooks, interviewed by The Breakfast Club (105.1FM) below. OITNB has been trending on the web for weeks leading up to the 2nd season premiere and it’s only just the beginning as we know it’s going to be another wild season ahead.
The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon did a segment on the Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing. The Roots played the music as Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith acted out the various dances that have evolved over time. They went from ‘The Pop and Lock’ to ‘The Biz’ to ‘The Dirt off Your Shoulder’. This is a great thing to watch and reminisce on, especially in light of Black History Month. Check it out below: