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PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C. J. Walker

  Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Madam C.J. Walker, the trailblazing African American haircare entrepreneur who was America’s first female self-made millionaire. Inspired by the book, On Her Own Ground written by Walker’s great-great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles, the Netflix original series, SELF MADE: INSPIRED BY THE LIFE OF MADAM C.J. WALKER  brings the uplifting …

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Julian Fellowes’ The Gilded Age coming to NBC in 2019

From Variety: The long-gestating NBC drama “The Gilded Age” is moving forward with a series order, the network announced Wednesday. “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes will write and executive produce the series, with “Downton Abbey” executive producer Gareth Neame also executive producing. The series has received a 10-episode order and is scheduled to debut in …

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