Lin Manuel Miranda brings Hamilton to DISNEY + and Viola Davis Says Goodbye to HTGAWM!

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At The Black Hollywood Reporter we discuss the business and creatives in top trending Black Entertainment news every week. Brought to you by Black Hollywood Live, in vivid detail by two outspoken women of color, we will explore Hollywood behind the scenes and tease out entertainment news to uncover what’s often overlooked.

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In this week episode we discuss the changing in the Emmy’s FYC campaign. Will this create more equity for African American shows and actors who sometimes are marginalized in that process? Spike Lee’s new film, Da Five Bloods, is about Black Vietnam War veterans. We talk about what a rarity this topic is and why it is such an important story to tell. How to Get Away With Murder has enjoyed six vibrant seasons on ABC and we discuss it’s long lasting effects on the television landscape for woman and people of color. And Hamilton makes it debut on Disney Plus this summer, after being moved up in the schedule by almost a year. Will it’s performance signal a move from Broadway to streamers for more favorites? Lastly, Joe Buck delighted sports fan this week with the news that televised audience-less games are coming. We go over the winners and losers in this scenario, as we break down what this means for fans, arena workers and television contracts.

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