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BET Networks Tackles Wednesday Nights with the Return of Hit Series “THE GAME” and Premiere of New Docu-Series “IT’S A MANN’S WORLD”

By Savoy Staff     January 8th, 2015

BET Networks announces the return of hit original dramedy “THE GAME” and the premiere of the brand new docu-series “IT’S A MANN’S WORLD” starring David and Tamela Mann. Both series premiere on a new night, Wednesday, January 14 beginning at 9 P.M. ET/PT. Season 8 of “THE GAME” continues to explore the world of The San Diego Sabers through the eyes of its beloved [...]

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Charles King To Launch Groundbreaking New Media Company Targeting Multicultural Market

By Savoy Staff     January 7th, 2015

Charles King, long-time partner at William Morris Endeavor, announced today that he has formed a new media holding company MACRO. MACRO is a new model entertainment company targeting the explosive multicultural content marketplace and brings a unique focus to content creation, distribution and engagement for the radically underserved African-American, Latino and Multicultural (ALM) audiences. “There [...]

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Single Black Male: Duane Martin Moves in with Kevin Hart on the Winter Return of “Real Husbands of Hollywood”

By Savoy Staff     January 2nd, 2015

It may be cold outside, but things are heating up on the Winter 2015 return of “REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD”. After her weekend in jail, Tisha Campbell Martin kicks Duane out, so Duane promptly moves himself in to Kevin’s penthouse. Kevin’s protests don’t survive the hotty masseuses, posh butler and high-profile negotiations Duane is making. But [...]

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Kanye West Releases “Only One,” First Single From Forthcoming Solo Album & First Reveal Of Several Musical Collaborations With Paul McCartney To Come

By Savoy Staff     January 2nd, 2015

One of the most powerful and unexpected music collaborations in modern history has been released exclusively on the iTunes music store: “Only One.” The single features the undeniable talent of two musical and cultural icons: Kanye West and Paul McCartney. It will be the first publicly available recording from what has become a prolific musical collaboration between these [...]

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Mother, Grandmother to be Honored for Tissue Donation on Rose Bowl Parade Float

By Savoy Staff     December 31st, 2014

Lisa “Michelle” Middleton of Gainesville, Fla., originally from Charleston, SC, passed away very suddenly at the young age of 44. Lisa had just said good bye to her co-workers at RTI Surgical (RTI), an Alachua, Fla.-based organization that prepares donated tissues for transplantation – and was driving down the road when she suffered sudden cardiac [...]

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A Health Home Run: Baseball’s Dmitri Young Gets Another Turn at Life

By Savoy Staff     December 30th, 2014

Former professional player Dmitri Young impressed the baseball world when he appeared at a game this summer, having lost about 100 pounds since he last played in 2010. His stunning transformation started with taking control of his type 2 diabetes. Young’s story makes the perfect centerpiece for the January/February 2015 issue of Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine [...]

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“King of Pop” Music Documentary Michael Jackson: The Journey Premieres January 1, 2015 From MarVista Digital Entertainment on Digital and On Demand

By Savoy Staff     December 30th, 2014

Five years after his death, Michael Jackson continues to make headlines with posthumous album debuts and a 3D version of the Thriller music documentary in the works for a 2015 release.  Michael Jackson fans everywhere can also look forward to a new music documentary from MarVista Digital Entertainment (MVDE)—Michael Jackson: The Journey—which will be available on January 1, 2015, across multiple digital [...]

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Betty Davis Comes Alive!

By Savoy Staff     December 30th, 2014

Powerhouse singer Mahalia Barnes, one of the most impressive female vocalists to come out of Australia, and her band The Soul Mates have teamed up with American blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa to release an album of Betty Davis covers called Ooh Yea! – The Betty Davis Songbook. Scheduled for release on February 24, 2015, it explores tracks from Davis’ sexy, raw funk records of the early [...]

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Bounce TV Acquires First Off-Net Series: Roc and The Parent ‘Hood from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, A Different World from Carsey-Werner, The Hughleys from Twentieth Television

By Savoy Staff     December 30th, 2014

In its first foray into off-network series acquisition, Bounce TV has landed the television rights to four shows in individual, multi-year licensing agreements announced today.  In the deals, the nation’s first-ever and rapidly-expanding broadcast television network for African Americans acquires Roc (72 episodes) and The Parent ‘Hood (90 episodes) from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution (WBDTD), A Different World (144 episodes) from [...]

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Movado Hosts A Special Night On Broadway With Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation

By Savoy Staff     December 24th, 2014

Movado hosted the Turn 2 Foundation’s “Jeter’s Leaders” to a spectacular evening where the high school students experienced the six-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical, The Lion King. The Leaders also attended a pre-performance reception at Movado’s NYC Corporate Offices where Yvette L. Campbell, President and CEO of The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), and Aubrey Lynch, former [...]

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