“Devon Carter” is Back! Johnathan McDaniel (@liljsback) Reprises His Role on Disney’s “Raven’s Home!”

Raven’s Home, the highly anticipated sequel series to Disney’s That’s So Raven is nearly here! July 21st marks the series premiere and we could not be happier–well until now! News has rolled in that another cast member from the original series–NOT Orlando Brown–is reprising their role in their new series.

Yep, the original series’ resident hottie,  Jonathan McDaniel, is returning as “Devon Carter” in Raven’s Home!

via Love B. Scott & E!

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

Jonathan McDaniel will be reprising the role of Devon Carter, Raven’s boyfriend in ‘That’s So Raven’ seasons two-four. As the new story goes, Raven and Devon got married and had two kids together…and now they’re divorced.

In the new series, viewers will see Raven and her BFF Chelsea (Anneliese van der Pol) as divorced single mothers, raising their children together in the same chaotic household. And it looks like Raven’s ability to see the future is genetic, as one of her 11-year-old twins Booker (Issac Ryan Brown) has the same ability.

Raven’s other twin, Nia, will be played by Navia Robinson, while Jason Maybaum will take on the role of Chelsea’s son Levi, and Sky Katz will be playing Tess, Booker and Nia’s best friend and neighbor.

E! News was on set for Jonathan McDaniel’s Raven’s Home debut, so tune in tonight at 7 and 11 p.m. for an exclusive interview with Raven and Jonathan, as well as an exclusive first look at the Disney Channel series’ set.

That’s So Raven fans will remember Devon as Raven’s longtime crush-turned-BF, who she remained in a relationship with after he moved to Seattle. He often returned and paid Raven a visit when his father would come to San Francisco for business trips.

“There is only one Raven—and for over 25 years, she has blessed audiences around the world with the greatest gift of all—the pure, unadulterated joy of laugh-out-loud funny. After being a part of over 20 different Disney projects, we are thrilled to be bringing Raven home to Disney Channel once again,” Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer of Disney Channels Worldwide, said in a statement when the sequel series was announced.

We cannot wait for Raven’s Home  to debut. We just wonder what split Raven and Devon up? The series definitely has to explore that. Either way we are just ready to see the old (minus Orlando) and new cast all together!

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[VIDEO] In Case You Missed It! The CW (@TheCW) Releases Trailer for “Dynasty” Reboot!

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2017 is definitely shaping up to be the year of television series’ reboots.

It looks like The CW has followed suit and has finally released a trailer for its Dynasty reboot!

As you may recall Dynasty was a hit series back in the early eighties, starring amazing actors like Diane Carroll, Joan Collins, and Linda Evans. The series ended in 1989 after nearly 220 episodes. Now, the series has been rebooted with a new cast consisting of  Grant Show as Blake CarringtonNathalie Kelley as Cristal FloresElizabeth Gillies as Fallon CarringtonJames Mackay as Steven CarringtonAlan Dale as Joseph AndersSam Adegoke as Jeff Colby,  Robert Christopher Riley as Michael Culhane and  Rafael de La Fuente as Sam Flores

If the cast does not pique your interest then this synopsis will:

via The Hollywood Reporter

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“The Rolls Royce of all primetime soaps, returns in a modernized reboot that follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children. The series will be told primarily through the perspectives of two women at odds: Fallon Carrington — daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington — and her soon-to-be stepmother, Cristal — a Hispanic woman marrying into this WASP family and America’s most powerful class. In an age where dynasties appear everywhere — from reality TV to the polling booths — this epic drama features the one percent in all its glitz and gloss, while exposing the dark underbelly: a corrupt world built on backroom deals, betrayal, and, in some cases, murder.”

We are super happy to see that Dynasty has  made its way back to  television. We really hope it is a hit and our friend to the site, Rob Riley is in it! Let’s all make sure we tune in as we definitely don’t want it to go the way of the Dallas reboot! Check out the trailer below!

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[VIDEO] In Case You Missed It! The CW (@TheCW) Releases It’s First Trailer for “Black Lightning!” Series WILL NOT Be Part of The Arrowverse!

DC Comics is really taking over television with yet another of its superhero’s getting their own series–Black Lightning!

As you may already know the show is being produced by Salim and Mara Brock Akil and is based on the titular superhero. Check out the synopsis from the series below:

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Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. However, after too many nights with his life on the line, and seeing the effects of the damage and loss that his alter ego was inflicting on his family, he left his Super Hero days behind and settled into being a principal and a dad.

Choosing to help his city without using his superpowers, he watched his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Anne McClain) grow into strong young women, even though his marriage to their mother, Lynn (Christine Adams), suffered. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang The One Hundred, Black Lightning returns — to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community. Based on the characters from DC, BLACK LIGHTNING is from Berlanti Productions and Akil Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “The Flash”), Salim Akil & Mara Brock Akil (“Being Mary Jane,” “The Game,” “Girlfriends”), and Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “The Flash”). The Black Lightning character was created by Tony Isabella with Trevor Von Eeden.

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NOOO! “Scandal” (@ScandalABC) To End After Seventh Season!

We guess it really is true what they say, “all good things must come to an end.” Still, when it comes to ABC’s hit series, Scandal, we are screaming and fighting harder to holding onto the series than Effy White after being kicked out of The Dreamgirls!

According to TVLine, Scandal is set to end after its seventh season–next season, not its current one!

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The network is expected to make a formal announcement at its upfront presentation on Tuesday. I’m told series creator Shonda Rhimes made the call to conclude the series, and ABC accepted her decision.

The news comes with three episodes remaining in Scandal‘s current sixth season.

Rhimes has previously said that, unlike the long-running Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal‘s heavily serialized, high-stakes narrative necessitates a short-ish shelf life. And it seems she’ll get no argument from viewers. In a recent poll, fans overwhelmingly agreed with TVLine Senior Editor Andy Swift’s editorial that Scandal‘s end needs to be nigh.

“I feel like there is a finite amount of Scandal to be told,” Rhimes previously told NPR. “So I know what the end of Scandal will be, and I feel really good about that. And I can see where the end point is. And I don’t think I’m going to change that.”

Scandal this season has been averaging 5.7 million total viewers and a 1.5 demo rating, down 20 and 30 percent from Season 4 and hitting series lows (5.1 mil/1.2) as recently as April 6. At its zenith (with the Season 4 premiere), the D.C. drama pulled 12 million viewers with a 3.8 demo rating.

Earlier this year, ABC president Channing Dungey was asked about Scandal‘s future beyond Season 7. “We have not really talked about what happens after that,” she told our sister outlet Variety. “But I love the show, and I would happily keep the show on as long as she feels that she has creative runway to write the show.”

How will the world America survive without Olivia Pope and her Gladiators? Well, at least we know if we want to keep seeing White House scandals all we have to do is turn on the television or see any headline with Donald Trump. Oh, goodbye is so bittersweet! What do you guys think? Is it time for Scandal to go? Sound off below!

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[RECAP] In Case You Missed It! 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards!

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Award season is still in full effect. The latest gathering of celebrities on the red carpet occurred tonight at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

All the glamorous celebrities came from near and far to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by Adam DeVine and the announcer for the evening was “Insecure” star Issa Rae. The show also had a new format this year by including television shows amongst its honorees.

Actress Emma Watson

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The show began with a “Beauty and the Beast” musical montage of sorts by host Adam DeVine. The first award of the night was given to Emma Watson for “Best Actor in a Movie”. During Emma’s acceptance speech, she pointed out that this award show was the first of its kind to have gender-less categories.

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#Trending! “Roseanne” Reboot in The Works w/ OG Cast Members Roseanne Barr (@therealroseannebarr), John Goodman, & Sarah Gilbert (@THEsaragilbert)!

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We are loving the revival of past sitcoms!

First Boy Meets World, Full House, Gilmore Girls, That’s So Raven, and now it looks like Roseanne will be rebooted as well!

To sweeten the pot it seems original cast members, Roseanne Barr (Roseanne Conner), John Goodman (Dan Conner), and Sara Gilbert (Darlene Conner) are on board!

via Variety:

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The project is currently being shopped to both broadcast networks and streaming services. Tom Werner and Bruce Helford will return as executive producers, with Barr and Gilbert also executive producing. The original series ran for nine seasons on ABC and was widely praised for its portrayal of working class Americans. The series followed the Conner family as they tried to scrape out a living in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois. The series also starred Laurie Metcalf–who won multiple Emmys for her portrayal of Roseanne’s sister, Jackie–as well as “Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki and Estelle Parsons.

Barr was also nominated for four Emmys during the shows run, winning one, in addition to five Golden Globe nominations, again winning one. Goodman received seven Emmy nominations for the series, along with four Golden Globe nominations, of which he won one. Gilbert received two Emmy nominations for the series, losing out both times in the Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category to Metcalf.

Of course, Gilbert and Goodman staged their own mini-reunion of the series back in March. Goodman appeared on the CBS daytime show “The Talk,” on which Gilbert is a co-host. During the episode, the pair revived their beloved characters, Dan and Darlene Conner, for the first time since the original series ended in a sketch that took place in the Conners’ iconic living room.

Revivals of old shows are all the rage of late. Fox debuted “24: Legacy” in January, while a new season of “Prison Break” began airing on the network in April. Last year, Netflix debuted a four-episode continuation of “The Gilmore Girls,” with more episodes potentially on the way. In addition, NBC is producing a new 12-episode run of “Will & Grace,” which will air during the 2017-2018 season, while Showtime is preparing to launch new episodes of David Lynch’s cult classic series “Twin Peaks.”

We hope the rest of the cast will at least make guest appearances. Although we know Glenn Quinn who played “Mark Healey,” will not as he passed in 2002. Still, we cannot wait to see what the Conner Clan has been up to after all these years!

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[VIDEO] “Everything She Says Is Made Up…” Exes Clash! Kris Jenner (@krisjenner) vs. Caitlin Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner)!

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They say money cannot buy happiness, apparently it cannot buy peace either.

Exes, Kris and her “ex-husband,” Caitlyn Jenner are clashing thanks to the latter’s memoir.

In the upcoming episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kris vents to her daughters, Khloe and Kim Kardashian about the latest nonsense between her and Cait.

via Page Six and Love B. Scott:

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“I read it and basically the only nice thing she had to say was that I was great socially at a party one time …. Everything she says is all made up. Why does everything have to be that Kris is such a bitch and an a–hole?”

In an excerpt of the forthcoming book released on Wednesday, Caitlyn, 67, claims of the longtime marriage, “I tell Kris about my gender issues before I make love to her. This will always be a subject of dispute between us. She insists that she was taken by surprise by my ultimate transition to Caitlyn, which obviously means in her mind that she did not know enough.”

Kris, who was married to a pre-transition Caitlyn (then known as Bruce) for more than two decades, adamantly denied that claim.

“I was curious and said, ‘What the hell is going on?’ She said, ‘You just would never understand,’” the reality matriarch recalled. “And then, all through the book, ‘Kris knew. Kris knew before I even made love to her.’ I’m like, ‘What?’”

Kris also stewed, “I’ve never been so angry and disappointed in somebody in my whole life.”

In her memoir, “The Secrets of My Life,” Caitlyn is also said to reveal that she went through sex reassignment surgery in January.

We have to say this is all a bit bizarre. Nevertheless, we had no idea Caitlyn had undergone sexual reassignment surgery. Bruce truly is gone now. Again, you can catch this latest Kardashian drama in full this Sunday. Check out a video of Kris complaining below.

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