Anthony Mackie To Host Sixth Season Of AfroPop TV Series

Anthony Mackie is hosting the new National Black Programming Consortium TV series AfroPop:The Ultimate Cultural Exchange about life in the African Diaspora. The series consists of individual documentaries about various aspects of Afro-diasporic culture. Doin’ It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC kicks off the series on January 13th. Co-directors Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau visited 180 courts throughout New York City interviewing playground legends, NBA athletes and the everyday player to uncover the passion behind pick-up basketball. The show also travels the globe to look at Asian dancers and Little League players in Curacao. The showtimes are listed at the World Channel site.