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TV One’s Cathy Hughes Presents ‘Media,’ An Original Film Starring Brian White

By Gwendolyn Quinn Brian White is one the most promising and gifted talents in Hollywood. And now he stars in the TV One original film Media, created and executive produced by broadcast icon Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One and TV One, and production partner Susan Banks, along with writer Kevin Arkadie (New York Undercover) and producer Sheila Ducksworth of Ducksworth Productions (With This Ring), and directed by Craig Ross Jr. White plays the role of Michael Jones, son of media mogul Jackie Jones, a character inspired by Hughes and played by Penny Johnson-Jerald. Media also co-stars Gary Dourdan, Stephen Bishop,...

Cathy Hughes Debuts First Movie

by: Hamil R. Harris Special to the AFRO February 25, 2017 After transforming a Washington, D.C. AM radio station into a multi-million-dollar empire, Radio One and TV One founder Cathy Hughes is branching out into movie making. “I feel that God has truly blessed me to be learning a new craft at this age,” said Hughes as she stood outside the AFI Silver theater, where she and cast members had a special viewing of the movie “MEDIA,” which airs Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. on TV One. ...