OWN to Develop Two-Part Miniseries on Race Riots Starring Octavia Spencer

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable network is developing a two-part miniseries chronicling one of the ugliest and least-known chapters in U.S. history. In Tulsa, Academy Award-winning actress Octavia...

CBS’ #1 Choice to Succeed David Letterman Is Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert is CBS' top choice to replace the retiring David Letterman, and has indicated that he's willing to take over the Late Show when the time...

TV Networks Turned Down White House’s Request for Primetime Air to Celebrate Obamacare Milestone

White House officials sought valuable primetime air for a rare, impromptu Tuesday night address to tout the accomplishment of signing up more than 7...

Man Who Created Mr. Clean Character Dies at 92

The Ohio artist who created the Mr. Clean character that became a long-lasting advertising hit has died at age 92. Fairmont Presbyterian Church in Kettering...

Former Pepsi Executive Bozoma Saint John Named Beats Music Global Marketing Director

Her celebrity endorsers at the soft drink giant included Beyonce, Kanye, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, Katy Perry and Michael Jackson. Bozoma "Boz" Saint John is joining Beats...

Amazon Unveils New Streaming Media Device

Amazon wants to be the brain -- and the heart -- inside your big-screen TV. On Wednesday the company introduced a small black box called...

Josh Elliott Leaving ‘Good Morning America’ for NBC Sports

Josh Elliott is leaving “Good Morning America” and joining NBC Sports. Elliott’s jump to NBC and a return to sports, comes at the end of...

Michael Strahan Addresses Reports of Possible ‘Good Morning America’ Job Offer

Michael Strahan addressed those reports that he's heading to Good Morning America on Wednesday when his Live with Kelly & Michael partner, Kelly Ripa, asked him about the big news. "Surprise!"...

Maria Bartiromo Debut Boosts ‘MediaBuzz’ on Fox News Channel

The 10 AM ET debut of Fox News Channel‘s Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo (1.078 million viewers, 312,000 in the news demo) took the top spot...

“Scandal” Star Kerry Washington Set to Receive Lucy Award for Excellence In Television

Women in Film has set its five honorees for this year’s Crystal + Lucy Awards. Cate Blanchett will be honored with the 2014 Crystal Award...

Is the Power of Black Media Waning?

Author Says Papers Have Not Kept Up With Today's Readers The black press was not part of the "State of the News Media 2014" report...

Piers Morgan Signs Off: Delivers Parting Jab at U.S. Gun Laws as he Bids...

There was no big celebration for Piers Morgan, no cake delivered to his desk on-air, no interviews with his favorite guests, no serenade from...

Ebony Magazine Editor Jamilah Lemieux Apologizes for Racial Jab at RNC Staffer Raffi Williams

EBONY founder John H. Johnson once said that he created EBONY magazine with the intention to affirm a certain sense of "somebodiness" for African Americans....

Wow! EBONY Magazine Editor, Jamilah Lemieux, Bashes FOX News’ Juan Williams Son, Raffi Williams,...

Jamilah Lemieux, Senior Editor for Black Magazine EBONY became the latest liberal attacker on black republicans through the social medium Twitter by calling RNC...

Lachlan Murdoch Named Co-Chairman of News Corp and 21st Century Fox

News Corp NWSA -0.63% and 21st Century Fox Inc. FOXA +0.74% on Wednesday named Lachlan Murdoch as nonexecutive co-chairman, marking his re-emergence as a force at the businesses nine years after he resigned his...

ABC News Chief To Succeed Anne Sweeney As Disney/ABC Television Group President

Disney says ABC News President Ben Sherwood will replace Anne Sweeney, the longtime Disney/ABC Television Group president who announced two weeks ago that she...

Can You Imagine a Digital World Built with a Sensory Connection to Historical Events?

Science fiction authors and philosophers have asked: Could a computer have a soul? I have a different question: Could a computer produce soul (if you dig what...

How to Land the Perfect Job Using Social Media

Securing a job is the tough part, but scouting an open position? All it takes is a strategic scroll through your favorite social media...

85-Year-Old Black Newspaper Dynasty Atlanta Daily World Is Closing Down Soon

Whenever M. Alexis Scott walks past the old Atlanta Daily World headquarters on Auburn Avenue, a tinge of melancholy sweeps over her. “I think about all of the family...

Charles Payne May Soon Get his Own Show on the Fox Business Network

Fiery Fox Business Network contributor and fill-in anchor Charles Payne may be getting his own show on the channel. TV Newser is reporting that a...