The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

2009, TV Show

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Season 1, Episode 7
(Season One Finale) The agency is hit in a string of break-ins. Meanwhile, Precious receives an unnerving phone call: Note Mokoti is back in town! Later, after receiving distressing news from Note, Precious uncovers some information to leverage against him. She also makes a discovery in the break-in cases, and investigates a suspicious jeweler.

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Season 1, Episode 6
Precious and Grace learn of a rival agency and decide to check out the competition. A beauty-pageant promoter asks Precious to vet the contestants in his Beauty and Integrity contest. Patel asks Precious to ramp up her investigation of Nandira, his daughter. Meanwhile, when JLB goes away, Precious discovers that absence makes the heart grow fonder.

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Season 1, Episode 5
Mma Pekwane comes to the agency fearing that her husband has purchased a stolen car. Patel, a local electronics-store owner, asks Precious to investigate whether his daughter has a secret boyfriend. JLB uses a 'high-tech' solution to help Precious with the 'Steal Stolen Sedan' for the Lord case. Grace dives into her new assistant-detective role

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Season 1, Episode 4
An American woman, Andrea Curtin, comes to the agency looking for her son who disappeared 10 years earlier. Grace asks for a promotion; BK finds his salon ransacked; and Precious and Andrea discover that a woman named Clara may be involved in the case of 'The Boy with an African Heart.' Later, Grace reveals a long-held secret to Precious.

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Fringe Taps Singer Jill Scott for "Oracle-Like" Role

Fringe has cast singer-actress Jill Scott for an upcoming episode, Entertainment Weekly reports

Scott, 40, will play... read more

Game of Thrones Taps Lucian Msamati For Season 2

Lucian Msamati has joined the burgeoning cast of Game of Thrones, has confirmed.

Msamati, best known for his role on The No. 1 Ladies Detective Club, will play... read more

HBO Execs Love Game of Thrones, Too (They Just Can't Confirm It Will Go On Forever)

HBO executives, while admittedly not the biggest fantasy genre fans, say they love Game of Thrones. Just don't try to get them to commit to it in perpetuity.

Reporters at the network's fall TV preview session Thursday did anyway, questioning whether or not the network would stick closely to George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire books on which Game of Thrones is based, asking if they might consider seasons longer than 10 episodes, and generally attempting to get a decade-long order for future seasons.

HBO announces fall premiere dates for Boardwalk Empire, Hung, Bored to Death

HBO, in turn, reassured and made no guarantees. read more

Modern Family, Glee Win Peabody Awards

ABC's Modern Family, Fox's Glee and HBO's In Treatment were among Wednesday's 36 Peabody Award winners, which included the usual strong array of public-affairs programming.

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GLAAD Report Gives Good Marks to HBO, Showtime and ABC; CBS and NBC Eye Failing Grades

HBO offers the most and best depictions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, according to a report by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

In GLAAD's third annual Network Responsibility Index, which evaluated the five major networks and 10 cable outlets, HBO — the home to True Blood, Entourage and No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency — scored the highest rating and a grade of "Good," with 42 percent of its programming featuring LGBT content. Showtime placed second.

"This year programming was not only inclusive of LGBT people, but networks like HBO are beginning to reflect the broad diversity within our community," Rashad Robinson, GLAAD's senior director of media programs, said in a statement.

In all, GLAAD evaluated 4,901 hours of prime-time broadcast programming and 1,213 hours from cable, from June 2008 through May 2009.

Also ranking "Good" was ABC ... read more

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Premiered: March 29, 2009
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: An adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's novels about a pioneering female PI in Botswana, who opens an agency with help from her new friends in the city of Gaborone, including an auto mechanic named JLB, her new secretary, Grace, and BK, a hairdresser who works next door.



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