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Geraldo Rivera announced his split with Fox News on Thursday after he was let go from his regular spot on "The Five" talk show. Rivera also said he would elaborate on the network's "Fox & Friends" morning show, which paid a tribute to him on Friday morning.
Donald Glover is returning to Greendale Community College as his co-star, Joel McHale, confirmed that he will be in the "Community" movie. While Peacock hasn't publicly confirmed his involvement, the actor/musician/producer did state that he would be involved in another interview in April.
Maury Povich has announced that he's formed a new company to release a line of at-home paternity tests. The pivot comes months after the end of his talk show last September, which was famous for televising the results of paternity tests between squabbling couples.
A new series celebrating the magnitude of Black culture, produced by NBA superstar Stephen Curry and Erick Payton along with NBC News Studios, will debut on E! in June. The two-night event, entitled "Black Pop: Celebrating the Power of Black Culture", will feature veteran actress LaLa Anthony as narrator.
Serena Williams will be the focus of a new documentary series that will premiere on ESPN. The series, 'In The Arena: Serena Williams,' was introduced at the upfront presentations by ESPN's parent company in New York on Tuesday.
A new documentary series on the BIG3 basketball league created and founded by Ice Cube is in the works. Reports say that the series will focus on the dual narratives following Cube and his partner, Jeff Kwatinetz's building of the league and feature one team's journey to winning the league championship. Jesse Collins Entertainment, the company behind major events such as the BET Awards, has also been tapped to be a producer of the project.
Late-night host Bill Maher is being criticized for his comments during a discussion on race, crime, and poverty where he evoked an old trope about the city of Chicago and gun violence. During the segment on his "Real Time with Bill Maher" show, he asked, "Why aren't there a hundred giant Black celebrities, who would have the respect of those people, saying, ‘What are you doing to yourselves?"
Mo'Nique has filed a lawsuit against Paramount and CBS for millions in profit participation from her show The Parkers.
Nicki Minaj has been brought on board to star in a new animated series that will be executive produced by 50 Cent. The series, "Lady Danger", will feature a former field agent who becomes a new superhero to defend the earth in the year 2075. She will also be an executive producer on the series, which is inspired by the Dark Horse comic book series of the same name.
Charles Barkley is rumored to be close to a deal to host a new primetime show on CNN with 'CBS This Morning's' Gayle King. Sources close to the deal say it is in the final stages but does run the risk of not happening. The potential new show could run in the 9 p.m. slot during the week.
CNN anchor Don Lemon is apparently on thin ice with the network, with insiders claiming that he was issued a "final warning" over his recent comments about Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley that were sexist. He returned to "CNN This Morning" after agreeing to formal training at the behest of executives at CNN.