[VIDEO] “That’s Us!” In Case You Missed It! Check Out The Theme Song for “Raven’s Home!”

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We are officially eight days away from the series premiere of That’s So Raven’s  reboot/spin-off series, Raven’s Home! We are super excited just like the rest of you and cannot wait to see what Raven, Chelsea, their kids, and the rest of the gang (minus Orlando Brown) are up to!

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Disney Channel definitely knows how to tease us, but at least they are keeping us entertained by releasing the theme song for Raven’s Home! Check it out below!

WE LOVE IT! This theme song is filled with all types of nostalgia. First, Raven still has her vocals and is as funny as ever, Chelsea is as goofy as ever even in motherhood, and the show  finishes with “That’s Us,” similar to Raven’s “That’s Me” at the end of the theme song of the original series. Our little Raven is all grown up and is back with a family! We have all types of emotions right now.

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Jonathan McDaniel as “Devon Carter” in Disney’s “Raven’s Home”

We do hate she is divorced from Devon and are wondering did she foresee any of that with her clairvoyant powers? No shade intended. You all just be sure to tune in on Friday, July 21st for all the laughs and fun. We will definitely tuning in! Happy viewing!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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[TEASER/VIDEO] Signal 23 TV’s “Tex Brown” Starring Tripp Ali (@iamTrippAli)!

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The network that brought us About Him just cannot be stopped! Just when we thought Signal 23 TV had reached its “Climax,” a new teaser trailer for a new series, Tex Brown, starring the Uber talented  and sexy, Tripp Ali has dominated our timeline. The series centers on “Tex,” from the first season of About Him , making it yet another spin off of the hit web series (The other being About Justin). As you recall, Tex nearly killed a gay basher in the season finale.

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Tex Brown is the story of the character Tex from the series About Him, 15 years after. He is a prison inmate serving time for attempted murder when he lashed out on a gay basher and almost kills him. Tex is a dark soul and is very disconnected with the world because of his past. His life changes when he is released from prison on a new program and has to transition to becoming a law abiding citizen again. Johnson is assigned to his case as a parole officer  and is challenged to breakdown the walls to help him heal from his past.

Check out the teaser trailer below!

Tripp Ali came to slay! Just seeing this teaser makes us want to see and know more about Tex and what is going on his world. The other characters went off to college, but he did hard time. That has to have changed him for the worst. Still with any Signal 23 TV show there is some medicine mixed in with the mayhem, and this series may very well prove to be a coming of age/quest story to watch a man finally come into his own and reclaim the life he lost.

We are so glad to see Tripp starring in his own series. We loved him on About Him and on Steel River: When We Were Young. We will definitely be watching this show! What are your thoughts on the teaser? Hot or Not? Comment below!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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Throwback Thursday: That’s So Raven is Back!

If you are a 90’s baby, chances are that Disney Channel’s ‘That’s So Raven’ was one of your shows growing up! If you were a fan, we have some good news for you! It looks like ‘That’s So Raven’ is back with a new spin-off of the series, and of course, Raven Symone will be a part of it.

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Raven Symone announced on ABC’s The View, which she joined as a co-host in June 2015, that she will be leaving the show to start the new spin-off series of her very popular ‘That’s So Raven’ sitcom that was a hit on Disney Channel from 2003-2007.

“I’m excited and sad, but mostly excited,” Raven said on The View.

If you remember ‘That’s So Raven,’ then you remember Raven Symone played ‘Raven Baxter,’ who was a teenager who lived with her mom, dad and little brother, and would suddenly have psychic “visions” of the future throughout her day to day life.

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From “Atlanta” to “Star Wars!” Donald Glover AKA “Childish Gambino” Cast in “Star Wars” Han Solo Spin-Off Movie!

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Donald Glover is the man! Yep the rapper, actor, singer, and producer is truly taking off this year. We LOVE him in FX’s hit series, Atlanta, but now he is really reaching for the stars as it has been announced he has been cast in the highly anticipated Star Wars Han Solo film! Lucasfilm announced earlier this week he will playing the role of Lando Calrissian in the still untitled film.

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He’ll join Alden Ehrenreich — previously cast as Han Solo — in bringing two iconic Star Wars characters back to the big screen, but at a time in their lives previously unexplored.

This new film depicts Lando in his formative years as a scoundrel on the rise in the galaxy’s underworld — years before the events involving Han, Leia, and Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back and his rise to Rebel hero in Return of the Jedi.

“We’re so lucky to have an artist as talented as Donald join us,” said Lord and Miller. “These are big shoes to fill, and an even bigger cape, and this one fits him perfectly, which will save us money on alterations. Also, we’d like to publicly apologize to Donald for ruining Comic-Con for him forever.”

Glover is best known for creating and starring in the critically acclaimed FX series Atlanta (which had the highest premiere numbers for any basic cable comedy show since 2013), as well as for starring in four seasons of the showCommunity, and for his Grammy-nominated album Because the Internet, performed under the name Childish Gambino. In addition, Glover appeared in the Academy Award-nominated The Martian, and will be seen in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. 

We are so happy to see more people of color joining the Star Wars universe. Hopefully he won’t be met with the same hate as John Boyega, who played “Finn” in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Congrats again Donald! Check back here for more updates guys!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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“About Justin?” Rico Pruitt Dishes On “About Him,” Spinoffs, & Love!

Summer 2016 has truly been memorable. In just  the span of a few months we have watched tragic police brutality, witnessed a business mogul become a presidential candidate, and flash-backed to our childhoods thanks to Niantic and the release of Pokemon Go! Most of these events were either troublesome or depressing, compelling many to find some outlet or reprieve from all the swarming negativity. Thankfully Signal 23 TV  was able to provide us with some respite when it released the hottest web series to date, About Him.

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The series centers around a young gay man, “Damien,” (Brandon Karson) exploring his sexuality the final summer before he heads off to college. Damien has a number of love interests; and although each of them are hot it has been scenes with “Best Friend,” better known as “Justin” that has really stolen hearts and made jaws drop! Rico Pruitt, the actor, and magic behind the character sat down with HeyMikeyATL for an exclusive interview where he discussed being Justin, behind the scenes of About Him, his future on the show, and his own love life.

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#HeyMikeyATL Exclusive: You’re Gonna Love EVERYTHING “About Him!” Get The Real Deal on Brandon Karson! (@mrbrandonkarson)

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Talented, inspirational, and HOT! These are the words that come to mind when you think about Brandon Karson– actor, model, fashion writer, and most importantly the star of Signal 23 TV’s hit series, About Him! Brandon hails from the grand city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana,and has always dreamed of greatness. As the grandson of a pastor, he grew up rather conservative, but shed his shell to become a rising star whose first project has been met with rave reviews and critical acclaim!

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Brandon’s introduction to the world has been truly moving. About Him is told from his character, “Damien’s,” perspective, and is a  true coming of age story where he explores his sexuality his final summer before beginning college. His main love interest, however, Vince (Gary Lavard), is also his brother’s best friend. Their summer fling is rife with stolen moments, steamy hookups, and suspense so thick you will always be on the edge of your seat wondering what’s next! One would falsely assume all of this new found popularity and fame would go to his head. Instead, you get to meet one of the most humble, down to earth, and cool people on the planet. “I’m a very,  very funny guy…. really engaging, very hopeful, very passionate about everything you know.I love things that are natural…I love hot wings [he laughs]…I love clothes and I love talking to people…” However, he does admit being the central character of a series does come with a lot of pressure. “I think I get the most pressure because people who already know me don’t really expect me to be so timid and like in a jar. I have to be on point from the jump. What I love about the show is it’s kind of an evolution thing, and I had to bottle up–and I’m not a bottle up kind of guy I have to let it out! Damien’s not like that at all he’s more observant. I think that’s the hardest part.”

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#BOOKED! Rihanna (@rihanna) Joins “Ocean’s Eight” Cast!

Rihanna and Anne Hathaway are set to join the all-female lineup of an Ocean’s Eleven spin-off, Ocean’s Eight!

According to Deadline, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling and rapper Awkwafina, also known as Nora Lum will be added to the project. They will join Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett.

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The picture is still casting — the firmed roster so far falls one shy of the title — and there is every possibility for cameos from the stars of the original trilogy, which grossed a collective $1.12 billion worldwide. Ross discussed the possibility of Bullock, Blanchett, Carter and Kaling while he was out promoting his most recent film, the Matthew McConaughey starrer Free State of Jones. Village Roadshow Pictures is co-financing and co-producing with Warner Bros.
The film will be produced by Ocean’s Eleven director Steven Soderbergh, and Ross wrote the script with Olivia Milch. Ross and Soderbergh are longtime informal collaborators, serving as second unit director on each other’s films and as sounding board on scripts and projects.
They have been planning this film with Warner Bros President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production Greg Silverman long enough that the initial conversations included Jerry Weintraub, the venerable producer of the originalOcean’s Eleven trilogy whose star-studded cast included George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt. Weintraub died last summer. Susan Ekins is executive producer and production senior veep Jesse Ehrman is overseeing the film with Silverman for Warner Bros.

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