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Urbanworld sets slate

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Gotham's 15th annual Urbanworld Film Festival has lined up a slate that opens with the world preem of Diane Paragas and Nelson George's "Brooklyn Boheme."

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Libyan anchor detained

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The Libyan TV anchor who waved a gun Sunday and vowed to die a martyr while broadcasting her pro-Muammar Gaddafi show "Libya on This Day," was reportedly detained after state TV studios fell to…

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Sharpton takes over 6 p.m. hour at MSNBC

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MSNBC has made an honest man out of Al Sharpton -- the fiery commentator is officially host of the net's 6 p.m. hour, previously run by Cenk Uygur, who only made it to "interim host" before leaving…

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Showtime, NFL re-up show

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Showtime and NFL Films have inked a three-year extension of long-running football show "Inside the NFL," as the series gets ready to kick off its fourth season on the pay cabler.

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BBC America expands reach

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In a bid to expand its reach in the U.S., BBC America has inked a carriage deal with Cablevision, pushing the Brit-centric net past the 70-million-household mark.

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