Here’s What The ‘Different World’ Cast Has Been Up To

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The cast of A Different World had a reunion on Oprah’s Where Are They Now? series. Oprah did a sit-down with the cast that included Cree Summer, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison and Sinbad. While Lisa Bonet and Jada Pinkett-Smith were unavailable for the taping, she was able to have a sit-down with executive producer Debbie Allen to discuss their lives after the show ended. [YBF]

Blackish is set to premiere on NBC on September 24, and the buzz is audible. When the first episode involves Anthony Anderson’s young son Andre Jr. wanting to convert to Judaism in order to have a Bar Mitzvah like all his friends, we know this show will deliver. But we’re preparing our side-eyes just in case. Here’s a Laurence Fishburne interview about his role on the show. [Deadline]

Lupita Nyong’o teamed with Elmo to talk about all things skin. The actress informed Elmo how skin helps us touch, how it protects the body, and how it can make you tickle. When Elmo told Lupita that he loves the skin he’s in, Lupita responded with, “Me too. I love my skin.” A thug tear slid slowly from our eyes. [Vulture]

Bill Hader is returning to his old stomping grounds. He’s been tapped to host Saturday Night Live on Oct. 11 [The Hollywood Reporter]

The digital streets were in competition trying to acquire the rights to Love, a romantic comedy series that stars Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust and Judd Apatow. Netflix beat out Hulu and Amazon Prime to have the series streamed via their service. The power move is the result of a two-season commitment, the same move that was used to land House Of Cards. Checkmate. [Vulture]