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Leslie Jones Will Host This Year’s BET Awards

By Tonya Pendleton SNL comedian Leslie Jones has been tapped to host the 2017 BET Awards, it was announced today. Jones, who is sometimes controversial and was notably harassed online last year, has bounced back and says she’s excited to host her first awards show.

WGN Cancels ‘Underground’ After Two Seasons

WGN America’s Underground fought the good fight, but unfortunately the cable outlet has decided that, going forward, the program would not make a good fit. Apparently there’s nothing about the program, per se, that would qualify it for cancellation. However, the decision comes as parent company

Notorious B.I.G. To Be Honored By ASCAP

By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer The late rap icon Notorious B.I.G  will be honored at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards later this month. The performing rights organization said Thursday that the rapper will receive its ASCAP Founders Award on June 22 at The