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White Famous: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on Showtime?

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Vulture Watch How long will Floyd Mooney be able to keep it real? Has the White Famous TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Showtime? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of White Famous, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? Airing on the Showtime premium cable channel, White Famous stars Jay Pharoah, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Jacob Ming-Trent, Lonnie Chavis, and Cleopatra Coleman, with Jamie Foxx guest starring as himself. In the first season, Michael Rapaport, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jack Davenport, Kendrick Sampson, Lyndon Smith, Natalie Zea, and Meagan Good also guest star on the Showtime TV series. Inspired by Foxx's early career, the story
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Floyd Mayweather Shows Keyshia Cole Mad Love!!!

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Floyd Mayweather's obviously into some awesome classics ... and Keyshia Cole more than delivered. Floyd was out at Seventeen Lounge Wednesday night in Hollywood where Keyshia covered some new music from her latest album "11:11 Reset." The event -- dubbed "Malibu Nights" -- was hosted by Miss Diddy and Grammy winner Eric Bellinger. Floyd was just among the gaggle of celebs who attended ... including Meagan Good, "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood" star Brooke Valentine and "All Eyez on Me
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Meagan Good Talks Gal Gadot's 'Wonder Woman' Ultimatum

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[[tmz:video id="0_1xtf5tge"]] Meagan Good doesn't see anything wrong with someone's conscience making them walk away from a great opportunity or potential millions in Hollywood.  We got Meagan leaving Mastro's Steakhouse in Bev Hills Sunday night and asked her about Gal Gadot saying she'd bail on a "Wonder Woman" sequel if Brett Ratner didn't drop out as an executive producer amid all his sexual harassment allegations. The first "Wonder Woman" film grossed over $800 million worldwide, and Gal was
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Meagan Good Says Playboy's First Transgender Playmate Will Save Lives

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[[tmz:video id="0_jrj8k7md"]] Playboy Playmate Ines Rau represents a cultural shift in America as far as Meagan Good's concerned, and the new message is ... quit all the hating, it's what God wants. Meagan was at Lax when we asked about Ines becoming Playboy's first transgender centerfold, and it was all positive for her. In fact, she says Rau's biggest impact will be on the lives of young people struggling with gender identity issues. Remember, Meagan's married to a preacher.
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White Famous: Season One Ratings

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Although Shameless has been the unabashed ratings king on Showtime, the subscription network isn't really known for its comedy series. Can its new White Famous TV show -- inspired by the early career of Jamie Foxx -- change all that in a way the low-rated Dice hasn't been able to? Will White Famous be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. A scripted comedy, White Famous stars Jay Pharoah, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Jacob Ming-Trent, Lonnie Chavis, and Cleopatra Coleman, with Foxx guest starring as himself. In the first season, Michael Rapaport, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jack Davenport, Kendrick Sampson, Lyndon Smith, Natalie Zea, and Meagan Good also guest star on the Showtime TV series. The story centers on a young, talented African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney (Pharoah). Floyd’s standup career is on a serious upswing. His act is catching on so well, he’s starting to cross
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White Famous

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Network: Showtime. Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: October 15, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Jay Pharoah, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Jacob Ming-Trent, Lonnie Chavis, Cleopatra Coleman, Jamie Foxx, Michael Rapaport, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jack Davenport, Kendrick Sampson, Lyndon Smith, Natalie Zea, and Meagan Good. TV show description: The White Famous TV show is inspired by Jamie Foxx's own adventures as an actor, comedian, and musician, as he was establishing himself in show business. The story centers on a young, talented African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney (Pharoah). Floyd's standup career is on a serious upswing. His act is catching on so well, he's starting to cross over. His fanbase is expanding so
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Dave Chappelle, Sheryl Underwood and More Bring the Laughs on ‘Def Comedy Jam 25’ Anniversary Special

Dave Chappelle, Sheryl Underwood and More Bring the Laughs on ‘Def Comedy Jam 25’ Anniversary Special
“All comedy roads today, lead to Def Comedy Jam.”

Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey, Martin Lawrence, D.L. Hughley and more of comedy’s heavy hitters reunited for a special night of laughs for Def Comedy Jam 25, a new special which began streaming on Netflix on Tuesday.

The comedy celebration was filmed at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on Sept. 9, and pays tribute to the comedians behind a show “responsible for more stolen cable than any other television,” as Chappelle joked.

Chappelle, Harvey, Sheryl Underwood and Cedric the Entertainer kick off the 80-minute special playing as a comedy collision of self-deprecation and social topics like racism and police brutality, a sprinkle of politics (President Donald Trump comes up more than once) and tons of laughs, with appearances from Tracy Morgan, Katt Williams, Craig Robinson, Bill Bellamy, Mike Epps, Tiffany Haddish and many more.

Exclusive: Sheryl Underwood Reflects on Humble Beginnings as a Comedian: 'We Didn't Have a
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‘White Famous’ Trailer: Jay Pharoah Struggles With Selling Out in New Showtime Comedy — Exclusive

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‘White Famous’ Trailer: Jay Pharoah Struggles With Selling Out in New Showtime Comedy — Exclusive
White Famous” is loosely based on the career of Jamie Foxx, but it might also apply to the path taken by its star, Jay Pharoah. Pharoah, who was lauded as a superstar in the making when he joined “Saturday Night Live” in 2010, was instead surprisingly cut from the show in 2016.

Pharoah is known for his spot-on impersonations of celebrities like Jay-z and Denzel Washington. But ultimately he felt underutilized by the show. “You go where you’re appreciated,” he told a radio station earlier this year. “They put people into boxes and whatever they want you to do, they expect you to do. And I’m fiery. I’m not a yes n—-.”

In “White Famous,” Pharoah’s character, young comedian Floyd Mooney, must navigate similar tricky situations – while staying true to himself and his credibility – as he strives for a career that makes him, in the words of
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‘White Famous’ Trailer: Jay Pharoah Struggles With Selling Out in New Showtime Comedy — Exclusive

‘White Famous’ Trailer: Jay Pharoah Struggles With Selling Out in New Showtime Comedy — Exclusive
White Famous” is loosely based on the career of Jamie Foxx, but it might also apply to the path taken by its star, Jay Pharoah. Pharoah, who was lauded as a superstar in the making when he joined “Saturday Night Live” in 2010, was instead surprisingly cut from the show in 2016.

Pharoah is known for his spot-on impersonations of celebrities like Jay-z and Denzel Washington. But ultimately he felt underutilized by the show. “You go where you’re appreciated,” he told a radio station earlier this year. “They put people into boxes and whatever they want you to do, they expect you to do. And I’m fiery. I’m not a yes n—-.”

In “White Famous,” Pharoah’s character, young comedian Floyd Mooney, must navigate similar tricky situations – while staying true to himself and his credibility – as he strives for a career that makes him, in the words of
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Exclusive Interview With Producer, Director And Writer Deon Taylor

(Aotn) We were honored to have the chance to catch up with true Renaissance Man producer, director and writer Deon Taylor. Taylor and his film studio Hidden Empire Film Group are poised to have an absolutely phenomenal year. Currently, Taylor has just wrapped production on the upcoming psychological horror film “Motivated Seller” which will star Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid and Meagan Good. He also has two additional films currently in post-production which are “Traffik” and “Akuma” and other project that is also coming down the pipeline in the very near future.

Talk about a busy man! Coming from a background playing professional basketball to founding an on the rise film studio with Hidden Empire Film Group, Taylor’s story of overcoming adversary and seeing his dreams come true is nothing short of fascinating. He is truly one of the most humble and down-to-earth individuals we have ever had the pleasure
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Showtime Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Shameless’ Season 8, ‘White Famous,’ ‘Smilf’

Showtime Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Shameless’ Season 8, ‘White Famous,’ ‘Smilf’
Showtime has announced the premiere dates for Season 8 of “Shameless” and its new comedies “White Famous” and “SMILF.”

Shameless” Season 8 will kick off on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Season eight finds the Gallaghers on an upswing – Frank (William H. Macy) comes out of a drug-induced haze and decides it’s finally time to be a contributing member of society, while Fiona (Emmy Rossum) faces hard decisions when she discovers her success as a landlord may mean someone else’s misfortune. Lip (Jeremy Allen White) struggles with unexpected sacrifices he must make to stay sober, while Ian (Cameron Monaghan) takes up a cause in hopes of getting back with Trevor. Debbie (Emma Kenney) builds her future at welding school while juggling life as a single working mom, as Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) gets creative finding tuition money after he loses his scholarship. Meanwhile, Liam (Christian Isaiah) discovers just how different the Gallaghers are from the families
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Californication: Meagan Good Reprising Her Role for White Famous Series

Meagan Good will reprise the role of Kali, from the fifth season of Californication, in the White Famous TV show on Showtime. Californication creator, Tom Kapinos, co-created White Famous with Jamie Foxx. Also guest starring in White Famous, season one, are Jack Davenport, Michael Rapaport, Kendrick Sampson, Lyndon Smith, Stephen Tobolowsky, and Natalie Zea. A half-hour comedy, White Famous centers on a rising young African-American comedian, Floyd Mooney (Jay Pharoah), who is trying to hold onto his credibility as he moves toward becoming "white famous." The Showtime cast also includes Utkarsh Ambudkar, Jacob Ming-Trent, Lonnie Chavis, Cleopatra Coleman, and Foxx. Read More…
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TV News Roundup: First Look at Bobby Cannavale from ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 3 Released

TV News Roundup: First Look at Bobby Cannavale from ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 3 Released
In today’s roundup, Bobby Cannavale’s “Mr. Robot” character gets a first-look image, while Umc has released premiere dates for upcoming series.

Casting

Meagan Good is set to guest star in two upcoming episodes of Showtime’s “White Famous,” reprising her role as Kali in Showtime’s “Californication.” Kali is a young pop star who is friends with Sadie (Cleopatra Coleman), the ex-girlfriend of Floyd (Jay Pharoah) and mother of his son. Good played the lead role in the Steven Spielberg series “Minority Report” and will star in the title role of the upcoming series “Foxy Brown.” She will also be seen in the films “A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night” and “Motivated Seller.” “White Famous” is loosely based on Jamie Foxx’s experiences in the coming up in the stand-up industry and comes from “Californication” creator Tom Kapinos.

First Looks

USA Network has released a first look image (above) of Bobby Cannavale
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TVLine Items: Arrow's FBI Nemesis, Titans Casts Raven and More

TVLine Items: Arrow's FBI Nemesis, Titans Casts Raven and More
Adrian Chase may be no more, but Arrow‘s secret identity is still by no means safe.

Sydelle Noel — aka Glow‘s wrestling coach Cherry Bang — will recur as Samandra Watson, a no-nonsense FBI agent tasked with investigating Oliver Queen’s connection to the Green Arrow, our sister site Variety reports.

RelatedArrow-verse’s Next 4-Show Crossover Event Set for Two Nights in November

It was announced last month that Person of Interest and Lost alum Michael Emerson will also recur in the upcoming season in a mystery role.

Arrow Season 6 premieres Oct. 12, now airing Thursdays at 9/8c.

Ready
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Meagan Good Reprising 'Californication' Role in New Showtime Comedy

Showtime's forthcoming comedy White Famous is staging a unique Californication reunion.

Actress Meagan Good has been tapped to appear in two episodes of the forthcoming comedy starring Jay Pharoah — and she'll be reprising her role from the premium cable network's Californication.

Good reprises Kali, a young pop star who is friends with Sadie (Cleopatra Coleman), the ex-girlfriend of Floyd (SNL alum Pharoah) and mother of his son. With the role, Good reunites with Californication showrunner Tom Kapinos on the comedy exec produced by Jamie Foxx.

Set to premiere in the fall, White Famous is based on Foxx’s experiences...
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Wamg Giveaway – Win Love By The 10th Date on DVD

The race is on for love when Love by the 10th Date arrives on DVD July 18 from Lionsgate. The irresistible romantic comedy follows four friends — played by Meagan Good, Grammy Award-winner Kelly Rowland, Grammy® Award-nominated Keri Hilson, and Kellee Stewart — navigating the ups downs of dating while on the journey toward the “elusive 10th date.” The Love by the 10th Date DVD will be available at Walmart for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

Now you can own the Last Man Club DVD. We Are Movie Geeks has One copy to give away. All you have to do is leave a comment answering this question: What is your favorite movie with the word ‘Love’ in the title? (mine is I Love You Man!). It’s so easy!

Good Luck!

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1. You Must Be A Us Resident. Prize Will Only Be Shipped To Us Addresses. No P.O. Boxes. No Duplicate Addresses.
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Love By The 10th Date Arrives on DVD July 18th

The race is on for love when Love by the 10th Date arrives on DVD July 18 from Lionsgate. The irresistible romantic comedy follows four friends — played by Meagan Good, Grammy® Award-winner Kelly Rowland, Grammy® Award-nominated Keri Hilson, and Kellee Stewart — navigating the ups downs of dating while on the journey toward the “elusive 10th date.” The Love by the 10th Date DVD will be available at Walmart for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

Gabby (Meagan Good), Nell (Kellee Stewart), Billie (Keri Hilson), and Margot (Kelly Rowland) balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor, Maureen (Cat Deeley). Inspired by the magazine’s relationship advice column on how to find “the one,” the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes, and friendships, and learn what they really want out of life and love.
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Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid & Meagan Good To Star In ‘Motivated Seller’ From Director Deon Taylor

Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid & Meagan Good To Star In ‘Motivated Seller’ From Director Deon Taylor
Exclusive: Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good and Power‘s Joseph Sikora have signed on to star in the psychological thriller Motivated Seller, to be directed by Meet The Blacks helmer Deon Taylor. Said to be in the vein of Fatal Attraction, Split and Get Out, the film is about a young couple (Ealy and Good) who move into their dream house in the country. But beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation lies danger in the form of Charlie Peck (Quaid), the house's former…
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Dennis Quaid joins psychological thriller 'Motivated Seller'

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Dennis Quaid joins psychological thriller 'Motivated Seller'
Deon Taylor to direct and produce through Hidden Empire Film Group

Dennis Quaid, Michael Ealy, Meagan Good, and Joseph Sikora will star in the psychological thriller Motivated Seller for director Deon Taylor.

Taylor will direct and serve as producer through his Hidden Empire Film Group alongside producing partners Roxanne Avent and Robert F. Smith.

Mark Burg will also produce through Primary Wave Entertainment, with David Guillod, Brad Kaplan, and Jonathan Schwartz.

David Loughery (Lakeview Terrace, Obsessed) wrote the screenplay styled as a thriller in the vein of Fatal Attraction, Split and Get Out.

Motivated Seller centres on a young couple who move into their dream house in the county, unaware the previous owner who has his eyes on the house and the young woman.

“David’s script blew me away and I knew it would challenge me as a filmmaker, but the inner competitor in me likes to be tested, so I knew
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Meagan Good Thinks Barack Obama Would've Been Prez Even with Sheila Miyoshi Jager (Video)

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[[tmz:video id="0_rciaftla"]] If Barack Obama had married his ex-girlfriend -- who isn't black -- it wouldn't have killed him at the polls ... according to one of his staunch supporters, actress Meagan Good. We got Meagan in Bev Hills and asked her about Sheila Miyoshi Jager's claim in a new Obama biography that Barack proposed to her before he ever met Michelle. As we told you, Jager claims Bo was hell-bent on marrying an African-American woman to benefit his political career.
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