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Diallo Riddle Talks ‘Silicon Valley’ and New Show ‘Marlon’

After a reoccurring role on HBO’s Silicon Valley, Diallo gears up for ‘Marlon’ a show…

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Turn On, Tune In: “The Bachelorette” and 5 Other Can’t-Miss Summer TV Premieres

From 'The Bachelorette' to 'Fear Factor,' here are five competition TV show premieres you must check out this summer

Spring is officially in full swing, which means summer is just around the corner! Although…

By Jordan Willard

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I Switched to Internet-Only TV; Here’s What It’s Like

Read this and consider the pros and cons of live-streaming television from the web, before cancelling your cable TV subscription

I’ve had Internet TV for 3 months now, and while I was exuberant over “cutting…

By Samara Lynn

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Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks Joins ‘Funded’: A New Reality Show Awarding $1 Million to Entrepreneurs

Similar to ABC's popular reality show "Shark Tank," startups and their mentors will face off to get venture capital

ABC’s widely popular series Shark Tank draws more than 7 million viewers weekly. Now NBC…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pearlena Igbokwe to Become President of Universal Television

Congrats to the new president of Universal Television, Pearlena Igbokwe.

Find out how black female executive, Pearlena Igbokwe, rose the television ranks to be become…

By Safon Floyd

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NBC Honors 29 Modern Day History Makers With New Black History Month Initiative

Young politicians, athletes, actors and more make the list

NBC’s new platform, NBCBLK, celebrates Black History Month with new initiative spotlighting modern day history…

By Courtney Connley

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Tamron Hall Replaces Bill Cosby on Temple University’s Board

Award-winning journalist becomes fourth woman added to the board

Temple University taps Tamron Hall to replace Bill Cosby on their board of trustees.

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] B.E.’s Stacey Tisdale Talks ‘Kids and Money’ on NBC’s “Positively Black”

How parents can raise money smart kids

Communication: We must have open and honest conversations about money with our children so…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Make America Native Again

Donald Trump Gets ‘Fired’ From NBC For Comments About Immigrants

Backlash for statements about Mexican immigrants continues to build for the media personality

Several networks have decided to end their affiliation with the candidate after comments about immigration…

By Michael Tolbert

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Lester Holt Talks Diversity in the Newsroom and Obama’s Use of the N-Word

Holt says it's important for people to turn on the TV and see others who look like them

Lester Holt opens up about race, the need for diversity in the newsroom and President…

By Courtney Connley

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Lester Holt Named Permanent Anchor of NBC ‘Nightly News’

Holt's predecessor, Brian Williams, will remain at network as an anchor for MSNBC

NBC appoints Lester Holt to the position of permanent anchor for “Nightly News”.

By Courtney Connley

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Public Enemy Song Selected for NBC’s Official Super Bowl XLIX Commercial

'Harder Than You Think' will air on network

“Harder Than You Think” by Public Enemy was just selected for NBC’s official Super Bowl…

By Cristie Leondis

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Ex-NBC Employee Admits to Helping Bill Cosby Pay Women Off

Frank Scotti alleges he helped entertainer send up to $2,000 a month to women

Ex-NBC employee alleges he helped Bill Cosby pay off women who he had sexual relations…

By Courtney Connley

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Chris Rock and Prince To Appear On SNL After Decades-Long Absence

The two titans set to appear Nov. 1

Prince and Chris Rock are making their enigmatic return to ‘Saturday Night Live’ after 20-plus…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Will Packer Sells Comedy to NBC

Will Packer Lands TV Comedy, ‘Like Father, Like Son’ on NBC

Show will be based on actual events from his life

Hollywood producer, Will Packer, has inked a deal for new comedy, ‘Like, Father, Like Son’…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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New NBA TV Deal Reportedly Worth $24 Billion

The league continues to improve its global recognition

The new NBA TV deal will bank $24 billion for the company, while exposing the…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Bill Cosby Returning to NBC With New Show

Show is set to air next year

Bill Cosby will be making a return to the network that housed his legendary sitcom,…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Chris Rock To Bring The ‘Black Plague’ In New Comedy Tour

Brooklyn's funny man hints how Yeezus inspired the name of his next comedy tour.

On Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show, Chris Rock announced to his legion of fans that…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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International Olympic Committee awards NBC Olympic Games

IOC Awards Olympic Games To NBCUniversal Through 2032

The deal gives them the broadcast rights in the US starting in 2021

According to Sports Business News, The International Olympic Committee has awarded the broadcast rights in…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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NBC Will Show Thrilling U.S.-Russia Hockey Finish in Primetime

Preliminary game aired live Saturday morning

Thrilling finish gets a primetime slot

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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