BET Networks has acquired the “Soul Train” franchise from InterMedia Partners and Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies. The deal includes more than 1,000 vintage episodes from the music and dance show that…
The brewing Broadway musical version of “Soul Train” has found its conductor, and it’s Anthony Zuiker, the creator of the “CSI” franchise. TV procedural maven Zuiker, who wrote the two-hour series…
“Rock of Ages” producer Matthew Weaver has acquired the stage rights to “Soul Train” with an eye toward turning the property into a Broadway musical. The producer has already begun the hunt for a…
George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67. A representative…
When it comes to Thanksgiving week, football is as much a tradition as turkey and pumpkin pie.
A convergence of timing and opportunity are about to bring BET and TV One plenty of company in the black TV universe.
Country music had a big night at Sunday's 53rd Grammy Awards, as top-selling trio Lady Antebellum took five of its six nominated categories, including country album, record and song of the year.
Daria Paris, production coordinator for "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place," died Saturday in Wells, Maine, of cancer. She was 60.
On Wednesday, when the Grammy Museum hosts a 40th anniversary tribute to "Soul Train," Don Cornelius and Smokey Robinson will be on hand just as they were during the show's heyday.
Jamie Foxx and 20th Century Fox Animation are teaming on toon "Welcome to the Jungle," based on an original pitch by Foxx and scribe Malcolm Spellman.
Docu is a slick sojourn through the show's staggering 36-year run.