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“Black-ish” a hit for ABC

    By Sherese Stringfield ABC has announced its fall lineup and its latest offering, “Blackish”, has already gained rave reviews. Premiering on September 24, the show debuted at its 9:30 p.m. timeslot with strong ratings. According to Nielsen the show was viewed by over 11 million viewers, beating out ABC favorites “Modern Family” and [...]

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Thai soaps trigger outcry over romanticizing rape

  BANGKOK (AP) — In a famous scene from Thailand’s award-winning soap opera “The Power of Shadows,” the handsome protagonist gets drunk and rapes the leading lady. He later begs her forgiveness, and they live happily ever after. Boy Meets Girl, Boy Rapes Girl, Boy Marries Girl. The premise is so common in Thailand’s popular [...]

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‘Queen Latifah’ promises a ‘juicy’ second season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah is making changes in her daytime talk show for its second season. The biggest, she said, involves her. “Everything at the end of the day comes down to me being myself,” Latifah said. “My whole goal this year is to be more loose, more playful, more fun, more provocative.” [...]

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Students decide to stream with Netflix instead of flowing with cable

  by Stephanie Cousins House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and Arrested Development are just some of the shows that can be seen on Netflix. While video streaming is still in its infancy, it is becoming a welcomed alternative to cable television. Young people are a principle part of the “cut the cord” [...]

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