Fall TV

Today on ”NewsOne Now,” with Roland Martin, the host talked with Eric Deggans, TV critic from NPR, about the 2013 fall television season and how African-Americans are faring so far. Deggans had this to say about the Monday night head-to-head battle between NBC’s “The Blacklist,” which stars Harry Lennix, and CBS’ lagging “Hostages,” with Billy Brown: […]

TV networks are finally getting the message- shows on the small screen need to reflect the times we live in.  As the “sassy Black friend” is becoming a thing of the past, network dramas and sitcoms are stepping up to give us more fleshed out, three-dimensional Black characters.  We’re now sexy, charismatic vampires (“The Originals”), […]