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How 'Shots Fired' and 'Rebel' Revise the Trope of the "Strong Black Woman"

When Scandal premiered on ABC in 2012, it was famously the first network drama with a black female lead since 1974’s Get Christie Love!, a cop show in the mold of Blaxploitation films that lasted just one season. 1,394 more words

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'Shots Fired' Creators On Sensitive Subject Matter & A Potential Season 2 - Contenders Emmys

Shots Fired, Fox’s new crime drama from Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood that premiered March 22, looks at the repercussions of a racially charged shooting in a fictional North Carolina town, as an unarmed white man is taken down by an African-American police deputy. 494 more words

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'Shots Fired' Stars Talk Working With 'Spirit of Service': 'We Are Woke for Real'

Fox’s new limited drama “Shots Fired” continued its series of special screenings on Thursday night at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles. The post-screening panel included creators and executive producers… 457 more words

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This Week's Top 5 TV Picks

There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. 597 more words

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'Shots Fired' Review: Fox's Ambitious Limited Series Stays Too Safe For Comfort

Set in a fictional North Carolina town ripped apart by two fatal shootings, Fox’s new limited series Shots Fired starts on the precipice of a politically charged and multi-perspective plot, but it doesn’t ultimately take off much beyond the bounds of Big 4 procedurals. 223 more words

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Director Gina Prince-Bythewood Talks Diversity in Cloak & Dagger Series

Director, Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball, Secret Life of Bees, Beyond the Lights) was recently doing press for her upcoming Fox series, … 302 more words

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Changing Reels Ep. 13 - Beyond the Lights

The world of pop music is often explored in film through a satirical lens. Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Beyond the Lights is one of those rare films that takes an honest look at the complexities of the industry. 155 more words

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