Day: June 16, 2009

Well, Lordy be! BET is considering dabbling in scripted television by picking up the recently canceled “The Game.”

As you may recall, The CW dumped “The Game” after three seasons because they were dumping all their sitcoms. Creator Mara Brock Akil tried to get the network to take on the series as an hour-long dramady, but NOPE! Canceled! Dead! Cliffhanger and all.

Now it seems Akil is in talks with BET about making the move to the cable network. Sister2Sister Magazine is reporting that BET is fussing around with the budget to see if they can make room for the show.

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When you do it, Little Black Republican, you’re a bastard. When Harold does it, everyone just rolls their eyes and goes “Oh, Harold.”Say you’re a politician — a black politician — and you want to get elected. Statistically it’s easier to get elected if your run in an area with a lot of black people. You share some causes, some interests, so it makes sense. But there’s this little thing that keeps getting in your way.

You’re a Republican.

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Bill Maher has been all over the cable news talking about the president’s over-exposure, criticizing what he sees as inaction on Barack Obama’s part to enact change. He even goes so far as to say Obama needs to be more like Bush (only with demonstrably better ideas). He also makes the argument, one that I agree with, that now is the time to push through reforms while the opposition is weak and confused. But is the Obama Administration moving slow or are we impatient with extremely high expectations?

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