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Steve Harvey at the Apollo and coming to Los Angeles

Emmy Award-winning comedian and talk show host Steve Harvey is on the move. Mark your calendars for Monday, Dec. 5 when Harvey hosts “Showtime at the Apollo” on the Fox Network. The show will repeat Saturday, Dec. 31 from 8 to 10pm; and he’s moving to Los Angeles with a whole new show and new look. But first, join Harvey for an unforgettable homecoming at the Legendary Apollo Theater.

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TV One: ‘TV Winter Onederland’

TV ONE is on fire! Keeping its promise to “Represent,” TV ONE presents its “TV Winter ONEDERLAND” of holiday programming. Get ready for original movies, an “Unsung Thanksgiving Day” marathon,“Rickey Smiley For Real” marathon, and a three-day, 100+ “A Very Unsung Christmas” marathon and much more.

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Holiday Movie Countdown

Okay, get ready to mark your calendars because here are the upcoming holiday movies you don’t want to miss. As always my focus is on those movies that star and or feature Black performers, and this year we’ve got some heavy hitters, hidden history, powerful dramas and outrageous comedies from the major studios.

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Celia Cruz—Queen of Salsa

Cuban-American singer Celia Cruz goes down in history as one of the most popular salsa performers of all time. Known as the “Queen of Salsa” Cruz has made more than 75 albums including 23 that went gold, and won several Grammys and Latin Grammys.

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Theresa Harris—‘The Beautiful Maid’

When it comes to Black entertainment history in Hollywood, you should always be prepared to learn something new. A good place to start is the Turner Classic Movie Channel. TCM sometimes features those pioneering Black stars that you may or may not have heard of, opening you up to a whole new era of Black stars, who despite the odds, made an imprint on Hollywood and then got lost in the racial divide.

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Viceland: A new window to the world

There is so much on TV that it’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the channels and what they offer. I channel surf on a regular basis, and if something catches my attention I check it out.

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Now on DVD and Netflix

For those of you who like to collect DVDs, be it for entertainment or for historic purposes, there are several out this month worth purchasing for your library.

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The T.D. Jakes Show on OWN

Have you checked out Bishop T.D. Jakes’ new talk show on OWN? It is a powerful heartwarming and interesting look at the human condition and how we learn to cope, fight, and get past the darkness.

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‘Films with a Purpose’ leads to ‘Forgiveness’

Films with a Purpose” (FWAP) Innovative Fund, is Sandra Evers-Manley’s latest groundbreaking non-profit project that opens channels of opportunity to diverse independent and student filmmakers, giving them the opportunity to tell their stories their way, straight from the heart.

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The Merge Summit—Hallelujah!

Hearing The Good Word framed in a Hollywood perspective is simply life altering and amazingly uplifting. That’s exactly what you walked away with at The Merge Summit held recently in Downtown Los Angeles at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.

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