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Will Smith fitness doc tops YouTube originals slate

Google-owned video-sharing platform YouTube has announced a new originals slate including one scripted and five unscripted shows, with a fitness series featuring Hollywood actor Will Smith topping the bill. Produced by Smith’s Westbrook Media label and YouTube Originals, the six-part unscripted series Best Shape Of My Life (working title) is set to debut next year, […]

Netflix goes to the Rapture with hip-hop doc

Netflix will bring in an eight-episode documentary series based on hip-hop culture and produced by New York culture brand Mass Appeal. The doc, which premieres on March 30, will go inside the lives of rap artists Nas, T.I. Dave East, Rapsody, Logic, G-Eazy, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, 2 Chainz and Just Blaze. Rapture will […]

TBS plots Notorious B.I.G.-inspired drama

US basic cable channel TBS is developing a scripted series inspired by the lyrics of late hip hop legend Notorious B.I.G. The series will be titled Think B.I.G., with the plotlines loosely based on the rhymes of the New York rapper, real name Christopher Wallace. It will follow the misadventures of an inner-city teen desperately […]