Rev. Run & Wife Justine Simmons To Produce And Star In ABC Family Comedy


Rev. Run and his wife, Justine Simmons, will be starring in and producing a new family comedy that has been picked up by ABC.

Written by Jeremy Bronson (The Mindy Project), the yet to be titled comedy centers around a legendary rapper whose plans for slowing down are thwarted when his wife decides to pursue her own dreams and stardom.

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‘Uncle Buck’ Cancelled By ABC After First Season


Uncle Buck, the new comedy series starring Mike Epps, Nia Long and James Lesure has been cancelled by ABC.

James initially broke the news on Twitter, writing: Disappointed. No more @ABCUncleBuck. Cancelled.Thankful to have worked with @ABCNetwork.Proud of what we’ve done. Thx 4 let us entertain u” – and it was later confirmed by ABC.

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Thousands Sign Petition To Remove Raven-Symone From ‘The View’, ABC Responds


Following comments that Raven-Symone made in regards to an altercation between a black female South Carolina student and a white police officer, a petition was started to have her removed from The View.

“African Americans and black people around the diaspora need a voice representative of their views and not a voice representative of what white people want us to say,” read the petition. “We need strong black rolemodels in prominent positions on television an Raven Symone cannot provide that. That is why I ask that we petition to remove her from The View.”

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NeNe Leakes Joins ABC’s ‘To Tell the Truth’ Reboot With Betty White, Anthony Anderson


Nene Leakes has signed on to join ABC’s reboot of the game show To Tell the Truth, as a panelist. Betty White will join NeNe as a panelist for the six-episode version of the show, to be hosted by Black-ish star Anthony Anderson. A third panelist is expected to be named soon.


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Amber Rose Sits Down With Wendy Williams; Dishes On Movie Debut, Recurring Role In New ABC Sitcom “Selfie” & More


Amber Rose made an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show on Monday, looking fab in a curve hugging red dress.

While chatting with Wendy, Amber talked kissing Courtney Love at the BET Awards on Sunday, “her lips were like, sweet,” she said while explaining how she asked Courtney to kiss her for Instagram, after she and Paris Hilton made their way to her table. On if her hubby Wiz Khalifa smokes inside the house, around their son Sebastian, Amber said that he goes outside: “We have a huge backyard.. patios.. not in the house with the baby.”

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Fantasia Dishes On “Side Effects Of You” On ABC’s “What’s The Buzz”


Fantasia’s been busy on the promo trail for her new album, Side Effects of You, which was hit stores Tuesady (Apr. 23). One of the stops she made this week, was by ABC’s What’s The Buzz, where she talked her new album, making it through the down period in which she was trying to please everybody else; explaining what’s changed in her life, and more.

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