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NEW YORK | Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

NEW YORK — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much. “Roseanne” quickly became television’s top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet. The series was not among the eight comedies nominated for an … Continue reading NEW YORK | Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

Janet Jackson surprises Missy Elliott with Essence honor

NEW YORK/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Missy Elliott knew she was being honored by Essence — but not who was giving her the accolade. So there was plenty of emotion when close friend Janet Jackson not only handed her her trophy but praised her talent. Jackson was one of many stars who turned up to pay tribute … Continue reading Janet Jackson surprises Missy Elliott with Essence honor