Meagan Good will tackle the issue of domestic violence in sports on an upcoming episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
Good, a 33-year-old Christian actress, will play the girlfriend of actor Chad Coleman's character, who is "an ex-sports star turned reporter," according to Deadline.com. Coleman is accused of physically assaulting his girlfriend in the episode titled "Spousal Privilege" and the couple tries to avoid making the ordeal public.
While it is unclear whether Coleman's character is a former NFL player in the episode scheduled to air in November, SVU showrunner Warren Leight explained his decision to examine the issue. more >>
The A&E network will soon debut "Dogs of War," a new docu-series about war veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the service dogs that help them adjust back into life after combat.
The show, which premieres on Veteran's Day next month, is based on married couple Jim and Lindsey Stanek and their nonprofit organization Paws and Stripes. The organization provides service dogs to wounded military veterans, and each episode will chronicle the journey of one or two PTSD veterans as they are paired with man's best friend.
"This series is full of raw, real and intensely emotional moments that don't often get a spotlight in mainstream media," David McKillop, General Manager and Executive Vice President of A&E said in a press release. more >>
Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard have revealed that they are having a baby boy come the spring, despite initial thoughts that they were expecting a girl.
"I was really excited," Derick told People. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special."
The couple had a special gender-reveal ultrasound on Saturday, then shared the big news with the rest of the family. more >>
Atheist TV host Bill Maher has criticized Islam again on his HBO show "Real Time," this time speaking out against the death sentence for blasphemy handed to a Christian mother of five from Pakistan.
"This is not a blogger, this is not a mob on the street, this is a very high court in Pakistan [that said] a woman said a bad thing about the prophet, and now she must due.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said pastors from across the United States should send "thousands and thousands" of Bibles and sermons to the Houston mayor who demanded pastors turn over their sermons to the government due to their objection to an LGBT discrimination city ordinance.
"I hope she gets thousands and thousands of sermons and Bibles," Huckabee said on his Fox News show Saturday, referring to Mayor Annise D. Parker.
"It ought to make you mad that the mayor thinks she can turn in her pastors. And so I got an idea," Huckabee explained. "If she wants a sermon, here is my suggestion. I would like to ask every pastor in America, not only the ones in Houston, to send her your sermons and go ahead. Obviously she could use a few. And everybody watching the show ought to send her a Bible." more >>
Michelle Williams is starring in the upcoming Oxygen series "Fix My Choir" and is revealing that sometimes people in choirs can have more egos than mainstream singing groups.
Williams, 33, and co-star Haddon, 41, are gearing up to help gospel choirs in churches, schools, and communities with the upcoming Oxygen network reality television series that is slated for a Nov. 5 debut at 10 p.m. ET. The pair of gospel singers will serve as mentors for choirs who may be struggling.
Williams was questioned about the difference between mentoring a choir, an R&B group or pop group when speaking to Oxygen before the show officially airs next month. The singer was candid about some of the major differences she has noticed, which includes some people being egotistical. more >>