‘The Martian’: Middling entertainment

When an otherwise successful NASA mission to Mars is overtaken by an unexpected and severe storm, the astronauts take off for home, leaving behind a presumed-dead crew member, Mark Watney (Matt Damon).

Wesley Snipes is ‘The Player’ for NBC

I’ve always enjoyed connecting with Wesley Snipes. He’s always respectful, fun, informative and, to my understanding, he’s a very loyal man.

Trevor Noah and other Africans hitting the big time

South African comedian Trevor Noah finally makes his debut Monday as the new host of "The Daily Show."

Don Cheadle makes directorial debut at New York Film Fest

Don Cheadle will make his directorial debut with “Miles Ahead,” a remarkable portrait of the artist Miles Davis.

‘Empire’ returns for season two

"Empire" is set to be one of this season's hottest shows.

Fans anticipate season premiere of Fox's 'Empire'

Cookie and Luscious Lyon are back as Fox's highly-rated drama "Empire" returns for its second season.

HISTORY MADE: Viola Davis becomes first Black woman to win Emmy for Best Actress In A Drama

Actress Viola Davis made history at the Emmys Awards Sunday night by becoming the first Black woman to win Emmy for Best Actress In A Drama.

‘Minority Report’ star Meagan Good talks religion, her new show

Megan Good is one of those women who manages to look downright sexy and downright wholesome all at the same time.

MIST Harlem hosts Caribbean film fest

Creatively Speaking Film Series celebrates the opening of its 20th consecutive season Sept. 11 to 13 with “Spotlight Caribbean” at MIST/Madiba Harlem.

Spike Lee to receive honorary Academy Award 

It has been announced that the critically acclaimed film director Spike Lee has been nominated for an honorary Academy Award.

Sharpton’s MSNBC program moves to Sunday mornings

Audiences will no longer have to tune in on weekday evenings to check out the Rev. Al Sharpton on MSNBC.

Black Panther documentary opens

“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution” opened in New York Sept. 2 at the Film Forum.

Longtime Black anchor Vivian Brown leaves The Weather Channel

With a career spanning near 30 years Black Weather Channel anchor Vivian Brown said farewell Tuesday to viewers leaving little information on why she was leaving or where she would go next.

Chaka Khan and Tamar Braxton among celebrities on new season of 'Dancing With the Stars'

The legendary diva and the reality TV star are among the celebrities taking the floor this season on "Dancing With the Stars"

Bounce TV catches BET in viewership

Bounce TV has been the #1 African-American targeted television network in the delivery of overall viewers and key demos a dozen times in recent weeks, overtaking BET.