Television

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STUDY: MENA Actors Still Overwhelmingly Cast as 'Terrorists & Tyrants'

A new report finds that Hollywood not only disproportionately under-employs thespians of Middle Eastern and North African descent, but also frequently relegates them to dangerously stereotypical roles.

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Twitter Charges 'Law & Order: Hate Crimes' With Felony Obtuseness

The next installment of Dick Wolf’s long-running “Law & Order” franchise seeks to turn hate crimes into network drama. 

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'Charmed' Creators, Stars Defend Reboot's Women of Color-Led Cast

“We’ve had the chance to see three White witches.”

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Watch The First Episode of 'Random Acts of Flyness' For Free

HBO made the premiere episode of Terence Nance’s surreal series, complete with segments about Black love and survival, available to stream gratis.

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'The Rundown With Robin Thede': A Eulogy In 3 Clips

We remember Robin Thede’s recently canceled news satire show—the only one hosted by a Black woman—with a few choice segments that illustrate what we’ll miss once it’s off the air.  

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Terence Nance Commits 'Random Acts of Flyness' in Trippy Trailer

The filmmaker behind “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” promises a free-association look at structural oppression and the media in his upcoming late-night series for HBO.

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Trailer for 'Love Is_' Explores Black Power Couple's Origin Story

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil drew from their own lives to develop this OWN series about two artists’ 20-year journey through love.

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WATCH: New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar'

The hour-long family drama is set to debut on OWN this September.

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New Season of 'Orange is The New Black' Will Tackle Officer Violence Against Black Inmates

The Netflix show will return June 17.

People Think 'The Wiz Live!' is Racist. Twitter Says, 'Huh?'

Actual tweet: “I just learned there is a Black version of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ called ‘The Wiz.’ How is this not racist?”

PBS' ‘Finding Your Roots’ Suspended Due to Ben Affleck Slave-Master Drama

The geneology show’s production has been halted after leaked Sony e-mails revealed that producers complied with Ben Affleck’s request to hide his slave-owning relative. 

'Fresh Off the Boat': You Think They're Going to Put Two Chinese Boys on TV?

In other words, pursue acting at your own peril.

'Fresh Off the Boat': Chinese Numerology 101

ABC really put this on network television?

'Fresh Off the Boat' Gets Its First Gay Character

We meet Jessica’s college flame.

'Fresh Off the Boat': What Are You If You're Not the Best?

How much discomfort can we stomach to reach our dreams?

'Fresh Off The Boat': Eddie and His Chinese-Jewish Rival

It’s going to take more than shared Chinese heritage to make Eddie and Phillip become friends.

'Fresh Off the Boat': Eddie's School Bus Travails

A middle schooler’s valiant attempts to woo a crush.

'Fresh Off the Boat': A Sweet Father-Son Fiction

Everyone learns something in Tuesday night’s episode.

'Fresh Off the Boat': The Search for Porn

The troubles of a suburban middle-school outcast

Fresh Off the Boat's Rocky Relationship With Hip-Hop

Is Huang’s real-life relationship with hip-hop too complex for sitcom television?