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Billy Porter is preparing to portray the author and civil rights activist James Baldwin in an upcoming biopic. He will also co-write the untitled movie with Dan McCabe, which will be adapted from the 1994 book “James Baldwin: A Biography” by David Leeming. An emeritus professor...

Allen Media Group’s  free streaming platforms Local Now, Sports.TV and theGrio Streaming App are now streaming the Speedvision FAST channel, which offers more than 500 hours of premium automotive programming. The new Speedvision FAST channel on Local Now, Sports.TV and theGrio features a range of automotive entertainment — from car build shows and garage content, to automotive history and auction programming....

Howie Mandel hosted Allen’s annual celebration at the Beverly Wilshire on Sunday, which featured a performance by Diana Ross and guests including Smokey Robinson, Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kenya Barris, Yvette Nicole Brown, Vivica A. Fox, Adam Carolla and Jeff Ross....

This year’s Digiday Video and TV Awards winners focus on diversity and inclusion, with a greater emphasis on representing marginalized groups and more accurate and respectful depictions of diverse communities in television and film. Best Streaming Service Local Now ...