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  1. Throwback Thursday: A Preteen Tracee Ellis Ross Tagged Along With Mom Diana to Glitzy Events

    12:00 pm 7/2/2015

    "She has her own guiding light," Diana Ross tells THR of her daughter's decision to pursue acting over music. "She knows where she wants to be and how she wants to be treated in her life."Read more

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  2. Art Scene Booms in Hollywood: Inside L.A.'s New Gallery Row

    12:00 pm 1/9/2015

    Industry collectors are flocking to the art world's burgeoning Hollywood epicenter as it matures with a major new player, LAXART, and a 2015 booming with blockbuster showsRead more

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  3. Nancy Dubuc, Mara Brock Akil Talk Male-Dominated Hollywood

    7:46 pm 11/19/2014

    "When you look at the stats, there’s progress but there’s not progress at the top," said Dubuc at the annual Girls Inc. luncheon that also honored Eva Longoria and Sheri SalataRead more

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  4. BET Sets End Date for 'The Game'

    9:26 pm 10/6/2014

    The hour-long dramedy will bow out after season nine in 2015Read more

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  5. Salim and Mara Brock Akil Ink New BET Overall Deal (Exclusive)

    2:30 pm 9/22/2014

    The duo behind 'The Game' and 'Being Mary Jane' will remain with the network for an additional two yearsRead more

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  6. TV's Top Showrunners Talk Deleted Scenes, Network Censorship, More

    10:00 am 10/16/2013

    "Convincing security to let me back on the lot," jokes "Community's" Dan Harmon of his biggest accomplishment as he and other hit-makers open up about wins, losses and the toughest scene they had to write this year.Read more

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  7. Salim and Mara Brock Akil Project Among Four Unscripted Pilots at BET

    11:01 am 6/11/2013

    "Hip Hop Sisters" will follow six female rappers relaunching their careers as the Viacom-owned network expands its unscripted offering.Read more

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  8. BET Renews 'The Game,' 6 More; Orders Sunday Talk Show

    2:00 pm 4/2/2013

    During its upfront presentation, the Viacom-owned network also picked up the Gabrielle Union drama "Being Mary Jane" to series, among other news.Read more

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  9. Quvenzhane Wallis, Oprah Winfrey Among Essence Black Women in Hollywood Honorees

    2:52 pm 1/14/2013

    The duo will be feted alongside Mara Brock-Akil, Gabrielle Union, Naomie Harris and Alfre Woodard at the brand’s annual luncheon Feb. 21.Read more

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  10. Showrunners 2012: 'The Game's' Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil

    8:00 am 10/3/2012

    How does Mara Brock Akil break through writer's block? "Sex with Salim."Read more

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