[01/09/14 - 12:59 PM]
The "45th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced
BET and CBS lead the nominees in the TV categories with 19 and 16 nominations respectively, followed by ABC with 15 nominations and HBO with 13 nominations.

[12/11/13 - 06:20 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
HBO tops all networks with 15 nominations while "Breaking Bad" leads all series with four nods.

[01/09/13 - 09:52 AM]
Lifetime to Celebrate Black History Month with Three World Premiere Movies
Look for "Betty & Coretta" (February 2), "Twist of Faith" (February 9) and "Pastor Brown" (February 16) in the coming weeks.

[08/23/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 23
Updates include: FOX asks "Bob's Burgers" for six additional scripts; Malin Akerman cast as the mom in ABC's "Suburgatory"; and Thomas Middleditch boards NBC's "The Office" spin-off.

telefilm/mini-series in the can
(from Lifetime's press release, January 2013) Focusing on the extraordinary women behind the two men who would change history, Betty & Coretta tells the similar true stories of Coretta Scott King (Bassett), wife of Dr. Martin Luther King (Yoba) and Dr. Betty Shabazz (Blige), wife of Malcolm X (Pierre). When their husbands were tragically assassinated, these two women not only inherited the mantle of the civil rights movement in America, each also found herself to be a single mother who had to find a way to raise and support her children with no husband or father, resulting in a relationship like no other that spanned more than three decades. Betty & Coretta is executive produced by Larry Sanitsky (Lifetime's America), Mary J. Blige, Kendu Isaacs, Jaha Johnson and Polly Anthony (Archie's Final Project). Yves Simoneau (Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) directed from a teleplay by Shem Bitterman (Halloween 5) and Ron Hutchinson (The Josephine Baker Story). Story by Ron Hutchinson and Shem Bitterman.
· Angela Bassett as Coretta Scott King
· Lindsay Owen Pierre as Malcolm X
· Malik Yoba as Martin Luther King
· Mary J. Blige as Betty Shabazz
· Ruby Dee as TBA
· Jaha Johnson as EP
· Kendu Isaacs as EP
· Larry Sanitsky as EP
· Mary J. Blige as EP
· Polly Anthony as EP
· Ron Hutchinson as WRTR
· Shem Bitterman as WRTR
· Yves Simoneau as DIR
· mow
· no information is available