A Harlemite Tells The Story Of What Prison In Turkey Was Like

The Advocate reports that for three months, writer Maisha Yearwood (above) was held in Bakırköy Prison in Istanbul, after being found with nine grams of hashish in her pocket. Continue Reading →

OWN’s ‘Oprah’s Master Class’ With Steve Harvey

The acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series “Oprah’s Master Class” featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, is in its sixth season. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: TV One’s upcoming original Film, “WHEN LOVE KILLS” Red Carpet (Photos)

TV One hosted the Los Angeles premiere for the upcoming original film, “WHEN LOVE KILLS: The Falicia Blakely Story” on Tuesday, August 22nd at The Harmony Gold to a packed theater of over 400 attendees. Continue Reading →

Tyler Perry’s Hit OWN Drama Series “If Loving You Is Wrong” Returns

Tyler Perry‘s popular OWN drama series “If Loving You Is Wrong,” is one of the best sitting at home in Harlem series returns for an anticipated third season on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Continue Reading →

OWN Announces New Drama Series From Academy Award-Winning “Moonlight”

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new one-hour drama series from Tarell Alvin McCraney, co-writer and executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” Continue Reading →

“Released,” A Compelling Prison Docu-Series By Oprah’s OWN Set To Premiere 2017 (Video)

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will premiere the eight-episode docu-series, “Released,” which features intimate, first-person narratives of formerly incarcerated men and women as they walk out of the prison doors for the first time to restart their lives. Continue Reading →

Common Talks Ava DuVernay, 13th Amendment And More At Build

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →

It’s Coming Soon, The Lionsgate Greenleaf Soundtrack

You’ve probably sat at home in Harlem many a night waiting to find out when the RCA Inspiration and Lionsgate, would announce the Greenleaf Soundtrack: Volume 2? Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Harlem Fave CASSIUS Tackles ‘SEX x SPORTS’ In August Issue Featuring Draya Michele

iONE Digital’s provocative platform, CASSIUS, closes the summer with the exciting SEX X SPORTS issue featuring conversations about body image, the politics of sports, the power of sex and the intangibles of winning. Continue Reading →

Disney Doubles Down On Marvel TV (Includes Harlem’s Luke Cage) Deal With New York State

Crains NY reports that the Walt Disney Co. is more than doubling what was already the largest television production project in the state with an extension of its live-action miniseries set in New York City and produced by Marvel Television for Netflix, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and representatives of Disney, Marvel and Netflix jointly announced today. Continue Reading →

TV One’s “When Love Kills” With Tasha Smith, Lil Mama, Lance Gross And More (Video)

Sitting at home in Harlem looking for something to watch, look out for TV One’s Original Movie When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story that premieres with Tasha Smith, Lil Mama, Lance Gross and others on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 9 p.m. ET Continue Reading →

Tony-Nominee Harlem’s Liesl Tommy To Direct Episode Of Queen Sugar

It was announced today that Tony-nominated director Liesl Tommy (ECLIPSED) has joined the directing team of Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay‘s groundbreaking OWN TV series Queen Sugar. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious.” Continue Reading →

Detroit: John Singleton And “Snowfall” Red Carpet In Detroit (Photographs)

Last night, FX Networks hosted a screening of “Snowfall” and Red Carpet for the community of Detroit at the Emagine Royal Oak theater. Continue Reading →

MTV To Bring “Wild ‘N Out” To NYC Barbershops

MTV is bringing the fun and energy of its hit comedy series “Wild ‘N Out” to a neighborhood barbershop in New York and Atlanta. Continue Reading →