Norman Lear, creator of both iconic 1970’s sitcoms, revealed that neither show would work as regular programs in today’s societies.    (CNN) Jimmy Kimmel’s long-awaited live sitcom special, recreating “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons,” now has an air date and all-star cast. “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in […]

It’s been 14 years since Martin Lawrence’s 2002 Runteldat stand-up special. But it’s not like Lawrence hasn’t been on tour making people laugh. In July, Lawrence had a crowd in St. Louis in tears during one of his shows. But now, after 14 years, he’s returning to cable TV. Martin Lawrence Doin’ Time: Uncut was filmed at Los Angeles’ […]

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Administrative Judge John J. Russo appointed a Special Master to assist in the investigation of the death of Tanisha Anderson. On Feb. 17, according to court documents, the court granted Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty’s motion for the appointment of Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General, and any […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Nearly one year after the death of Tamir Rice, his mother Samaria and her lawyers are calling for a special prosecutor to be appointed to the case. Tamir was holding an airsoft pellet gun when he was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer on November 22, 2014 outside Cudell Rec Center. “It’s been almost a year now of […]

In the aftermath of several high-profile police-involved shootings, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Tuesday that he was preparing to issue an executive order naming the state attorney general as a special prosecutor for police-related civilian deaths, according to The New York Times. The governor said his hope is that independent investigations will help […]

College and NFL scouts should be clamoring to make a visit to the small town of Manvel, in Texas, after a teenager’s video of him catching his own 40-yard football pass has gone viral. Gary Haynes, a football player at Manvel High School, catapulted onto the national stage after a fellow player and his coach filmed him […]

Recording artist Queen Latifah speaks onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California *Queen Latifah will follow up her mass wedding at the Grammys with a performance at the Super Bowl. The talk show host, who officiated the marriages of 33 couples during Macklemore and Ryan […]

  *Addressing criticism over its lack of African American women in the cast, NBC‘s “Saturday Night Live” held an audition for black comediennes at The Groundlings in Los Angeles earlier this month, according to The show holds showcase/auditions for potential new talent with some regularity in various locations. But this one attracted more media […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Cleveland mother is desperate for help for her special needs daughter, whom she says is a victim of continued bullying. Tamika Jones-McFarland tell 19 Action News her 12-year-old daughter has been bullied for over a year at William Cullen Bryant School on Oak Road in Cleveland. According to Jones-McFarland, the abuse turned violent on […]

  *Actor, comedian, author and activist Bill Cosby will be releasing a TV concert special “Far From Finished” to Comedy Central on Nov. 24. This will be his first special in 30 years and comes the same year Cosby turns 76. On the reason for his return, Cosby stated, “Because… funny is funny.” While seated […]

  Well okay then…according to TMZ, Evelyn Lozada is T-I-R-E-D  of speaking about her relationship and subsequent break up with Chad Johnson and since she knew that was going to be the main focus of the Basketball Wives Reunion Special she decided to pull out of the show completely. This move left VH1 with a […]

Kids of the world, take note. Your president has spoken and he knows his stuff. That would be Kid President, the self-appointed voice of a generation, who issued an open letter to all moms yesterday. You should watch the video above because it is hilarious and adorable. We are, however, also going to list KP’s […]