Television

Iconic sitcom "A Different World," which turns 35 this year, has had a lasting influence on HBCUs. The post ‘A Different World’ 35th Anniversary: How The Iconic HBCU Sitcom Still Influences Black Culture appeared first on NewsOne.

DirecTV said it's ditching OAN starting on Tuesday despite pressure from the "news" outlet and its supporters, including GOP politicians who pressured the platform to reverse the decision.

In the new PBS documentary  “American Reckoning,” which airs Feb 15, directors Brad Lichtenstein and Yoruba Richen dive into the unsolved murder of Wharlest Jackson, a Natchez, Mississippi native who was killed by a car bomb.

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and 50 Cent were featured in the Super Bowl LVI halftime show. Here are five takeaways from the show.

CBS decided to take a different tack after announcing "The Activist" reality TV contest, which would trivialize important causes and got dragged across social media for being a performative dumpster fire of an idea.

Black Twitter offered a real-time review of BET's movie, "Karen," a horror flick about a racist, privileged and entitled white woman and her new Black neighbors.

"The Activist," an upcoming CBS reality TV show featuring activists competing on social media for likes and shares where the winner gets their cause backed by world leaders while the losing causes just lose, is ironically not being greeted warmly on social media.

We found 7 quotes from "The Wire" that speak directly to the black experience not only in Baltimore but the entire country as well.

Here's a look at some of the most influential Black talk show hosts in American history.

The news that TV trivia game show "Jeopardy!" snubbed actor LeVar Burton as its next host was met with almost as much outrage as the fact that he was passed over for someone with an alleged history of harassing and discriminating against women.

Burton finally took the stage Monday as guest host of the long-running quiz show, bringing the warmth and nostalgia millions remember from their childhood mixed with the wit and charm of America's next game show host.

"brown-ish"? The new report that there could yet be another "ish"-inspired spinoff of Kenya Barris' media empire that began with "Black-ish" was met in part with virtual groans on social media.