This week a new series on CBS is scheduled to premiere called Fam, bout a woman whose vision of a perfect life with her adoring fiancé and his wonderful family is radically altered when her 16-year-old, out-of-control half-sister unexpectedly comes to live with her. Sheryl Lee Ralph plays the role of Nick’s mother Rose. Sheryl Lee Ralph has a long career that has spanned over many years in TV, film, and theater.
Film editor Joi McMillon has worked with director Barry Jenkins on the film Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk. Her film Moonlight won the Best Picture Oscar and actress Regina King won a Best Supporting Golden Globe win.
Segment 1: With an illustrious career in film, TV, and theater, acting veteran Sheryl Lee Ralph joins us to chat about her new CBS series ‘Fam’ which makes it debut this week.
Segment 2: Film editor Joi McMillon who worked on one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2018 ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ chats with us about working on the movie which earned Regina King a Best Supporting win during the Golden Globes telecast.
Hosts: Jamie and Jonita
Editor: Jamie Broadnax
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Jamie Broadnax is the creator of the online community for Black women called Black Girl Nerds. Jamie has appeared on MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and The Grio's Top 100. Her Twitter personality has been recognized by Shonda Rhimes as one of her favorites to follow. She's the primary film critic for BGN and is a member of the Critics Choice Association.