“THE LION KING: CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT WITH ROBIN ROBERTS” AIRS JULY 16 AT 8 PM (ET/PT) ON ABC.
“THE LION KING: CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT WITH ROBIN ROBERTS” AIRS JULY 16 ON ABC

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Robin Roberts and ABC News will bring viewers into the heart of "The Lion King"'s timeless appeal and capture the excitement of the highly anticipated new film with the prime-time special "The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts" airing July 16 at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) on ABC.

The one-hour special features interviews with cast and crew, special behind-the-scenes footage and the debut of an exclusive unreleased scene from the new movie.

Since "The Lion King"'s 1994 debut as an animated feature film, its universal themes have resonated...





BRUCE VILANCH STARS IN THE MULTIPLE TONY-WINNING MUSICAL COMEDY "THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" WHICH OPENS JULY 9 AT SACRAMENTO’S WELLS FARGO PAVILION.
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"THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" OPENS JULY 9 AT SACRAMENTO’S WELLS FARGO PAVILION.

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy “The Drowsy Chaperone,” starring writer/actor/comedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans.

The show runs July 9 through July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.

Hailed by New York Magazine as “The perfect Broadway musical,” The Drowsy Chaperone is modern musical comedy at its...




<B>THE DOCUMENTARY \"WHO KILLED GARRETT PHILLIPS?\"  DEBUTS JULY 23 AND 24 ON HBO</B>
THE TWO-PART DOCUMENTARY "WHO KILLED GARRETT PHILLIPS?" PREMIERES JULY 23 AND 24, ON HBO AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT).
THE DOCUMENTARY "WHO KILLED GARRETT PHILLIPS?" DEBUTS JULY 23 AND 24 ON HBO

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Garrett Phillips was 12-years-old when he was murdered in his home in Potsdam, a small town in upstate New York.

Police quickly zeroed in on a suspect in this unthinkable crime: Oral "Nick" Hillary, a black man in the mostly white community, who was a soccer coach at Clarkson University and the ex-boyfriend of Garrett's mother, Tandy Cyrus.

From two-time Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Liz Garbus (HBO's "A Dangerous Son" and "Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper"), the absorbing two-part documentary “Who Killed Garrett Phillips?” looks at the case from the initial investigation through the arrest and numerous legal twists and turns that...






MEDIA MATTERS


<b> REAL TIMES MEDIA CEO HIRAM E. JACKSON WANTS TO CREATE NW MODEL FOR BLACK PRESS </b>
THE CHICAGO DEFENDER NEWSPAPER SET TO GO ALL-DIGITAL.
REAL TIMES MEDIA CEO HIRAM E. JACKSON WANTS TO CREATE NW MODEL FOR BLACK PRESS

By: Richard Prince--"Journal-isms"

The storied Chicago Defender is ending print operations and will go all-digital, Hiram E. Jackson, CEO of parent Real Times Media, announced July 5.

Jackson told Journal-isms by telephone that the move will not affect the New Pittsburgh Courier and the Michigan Chronicle, his company’s other newspaper properties, but signals a shift in business models that puts a digital...