Black Entertainment Options on Watchathon

  Just a few years ago, there weren't that many scripted TV series with a predominantly black cast or black people in prominent roles. But now, thanks to "the Shonda Effect" (yes, as in "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes), TV and cable networks are showcasing more quality series featuring black characters with more prominence, depth and complexity. […]

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K. Michelle (Photo: VH1)

Weekly Watchlist: ‘RHOA’ Returns for a 7th Season, K. Michelle’s Show Debuts

Plus, "Survivor's Remorse" airs its season 1 finale, Derek J and Miss Lawrence's hilarious recap of "RHOA" season 6 and other hit TV shows worth checking out this week. There's also what's hot (Lupita Nyong'o latest "Glamour" cover) and not (the HIV-positive woman who allegedly threatened to infect a Walmart worker).

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The Johnsons channeling the 1970s on an upcoming "black-ish" episode. (Photo: Greg Gayne / ABC)

My Weekly Watchlist: Lots of Halloween-Themed TV To Check Out

Plus, "Hollywood Divas," "American Horror Story: Freak Show" and other hit TV shows worth checking out this week. There's also what's hot (Mo'Ne Davis at the World Series) and not (the Washington school shooting).

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‘Survivor’s Remorse’ Post Mortem: Erica Ash Talks M-Chuck’s Reaction To Anti-Gay Sermon

Nothing like a church to shake up a show like "Survivor's Remorse." In the fourth episode of the awesome new Starz series, which aired Saturday night, besides being my favorite episode to date, it also showcased just what a solid group of actors this new series has, including Erica Ash, whose character, M-Chuck, has a […]

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The "How to Get Away with Murder" cast (Photo: ABC)

TV’s Best Bets: Waiting for a Reply to the Last 9 Words Asked on ABC’s ‘Murder’

Plus, "Survivor's Remorse," "Boardwalk Empire" and other hit shows worth checking out this week. There's also what's hot (Missy Elliot's weight loss) and not (Shamil Tarpischev's ignorant comments).

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Angela Bassett as Deiree Dupree in "American Horror Story: Freak Show." (Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX)

TV Tune-In: ‘black-ish,’ ‘AHS: Freak Show’ Worth Checking Out

ABC's "Scandal" and "Murder" along with Starz's "Survivor's Remorse" are all good TV bets and Viola Davis touches many with her emotional acceptance speech. Plus, see what's hot (Harper's Bazaar's "2014 Women Who Dare" nominees) and not (Ebola ignorance).

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