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In August, it was announced that French premium pay TV channel Canal Plus has picked up the series for its 2013 slate, for audiences in France. And now our readers in the UK who have been curious about the show, thanks to all the Stateside excitement for it, will also now get their opportunity to check it out firsthand.

v42_movieNoteworthy updates on the slave uprising project titled Tula, The Revolt, from Dutch director Jeroen Leinders, which is based on a true story about a slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795, and the man called Tula, who dared to stand up against his oppressors, and led the revolt that would last about a month.

v42_jayzFor the last concert of Jay-Z’s eight-night run at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, not only did the rapper allow the show to be live-streamed (via his new Life and Times YouTube channel), but he brought out the wifey, Beyonce Knowles.

“I’m so proud to be here,” said Beyonce as part of her “Diva”-“Crazy In Love” medley — with hubby Jay joining the singer for the latter number, as he did on the 2003 track.

v42_oprah_rereWhen Rihanna decided to reconcile with Chris Brown and get back on the “couple’s list” again, heads turned, women were publicly outraged, and Oprah spoke.

The former talk show host diva said she wasn’t surprised that they rekindled their relationship, but she did offer some advice for the singer.

v39_televisionThis Sunday September 23 is the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards and the competition this year is pretty fierce but also pretty devoid of Black faces, a shame really as The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has expanded the amount of nominees in recent years.

v39_movieWe distribute independent films on our own website and on a network of over 110,000 other affiliates that include giant portals like Comcast’s Xfinity.com, Hulu, AOL and Yahoo; new locations for viewing like the Starbucks Digital Network; news organizations; non-profits; and bloggers and specialty sites of every kind and description.

v39_entertainmentEd Weinberger, the creator of the 1980s sitcom “Amen” starring Sherman Hemsley, has sued his former business managers claiming they failed to account for what he was owed after he sued the show’s producer, Carson Productions, in 2011.

Weinberger sued his former business managers Freedman Broder & Company Accountancy Corp.; William Broder; Myers & Associates; and Ronald Myers, in Superior Court, reports Opposing Views.

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