The American Gangster Prequel Series The Godfather Of Harlem With Forest Whitaker In Development

Screen Rant reports that Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato is developing  The Godfather of Harlem, a prequel series to Ridley Scott’s classic crime film American Gangster, with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story actor Forest Whitaker set for the lead role. Continue Reading →

OWN’s New Docu-Series “Checked Inn,” Premieres

OWN’s new docu-series “Checked Inn,” featuring entrepreneur Monique Greenwood and the couples who visit her family-run, upscale bed and breakfast, will have its network premiere on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Continue Reading →

Disability Advocates Stage Capitol Hill Summit On Hollywood Inclusion (Update)

On July 31, 2017, members of government and the Hollywood community gathered for a daylong summit on Capitol Hill hosted by RespectAbility, a nonprofit that seeks to fight stigmas and advance opportunities for people with disabilities, to discuss the forces behind those statistics and how to change them. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Gina Rodriguez, Star of Jane the Virgin, Opens Up About Her Anxiety

Gina Rodriguez is a Harlem fave, since helping to raise funds with uptown’s Lin-Manuel Miranda during Hispanic Heritage Month for a benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico with proceeds benefiting The Hispanic Federation’s Unidos Disaster Relief Fund. Continue Reading →

Smollett Says How Visit To Hughes House In Harlem Prepared Him For “Marshal”

Jussie Smollett stars as the prolific poet and activist Langston Hughes in the Thurgood Marshall biopic, Marshall. While the Empire star says he only has a “small cameo,” in the film, Smollett says the opportunity to portray Hughes was welcomed — but definitely unexpected. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: ‘Behind The Movement’ Starring Meta Golding as Rosa Parks Announced Today

TV One today announced that production is underway in Atlanta, Georgia for the new film, Behind the Movement, starring Meta Golding (“The Hunger Games”), Isaiah Washington (“The 100”), Loretta Devine (“Waiting to Exhale”), and Roger Guenveur Smith (“American Gangster”). Continue Reading →

An All-New “Iyanla: Fix My Life” With Hot Boy Turk And Wife

Sitting at home in Harlem, you may want to check out the all-new episodes of “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” hosted by six-time New York Times bestselling author, spiritual life coach and executive producer Iyanla Vanzant. Continue Reading →

Exclusive: WEtv Hosted A Screening For Final Season Of “Mary Mary,” In NYC

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, WEtv kicked off the Fall season with an exclusive screening of the final season premiere of hit reality show, “Mary Mary,” at The Cutting Room in New York City. Continue Reading →

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network is Serving Up More Queen Sugar

By Eartha Watts-Hicks, Harlem World Magazine, editor-in-chief

September 25th, the cast of Queen Sugar shared salacious details of 16 episodes sure to be a season-long roller coaster ride. Continue Reading →

NAACP’s Statement In Regarding The 2017 Emmy Winners

A statement by the NAACP:

The NAACP is tremendously pleased that this year’s Emmy nominations accurately reflected the work of the many talented individuals of color. Continue Reading →

“Married To Medicine” Returns To Bravo On An Emotional High (Video)

It’s on! Tensions are high for the ladies of Married to Medicine when Season 5 premieres on Bravo this November 2017. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: “Sister Circle” Joins News One Now

TEGNA and TV One, the network which represents the best in Black culture and entertainment, announced that “Sister Circle,” a live, daily talk show hosted by a panel of four female hosts, will premiere on a new date, Monday, September 18, 2017. Continue Reading →