Last month I told you about Jennifer Hudson’s amazing performance during TV One’s “Hello Beautiful Interludes Live…” Jenny from my block killed it, putting on a great performance that had attendees on their feet at The Cutting Room in New York City.
Category Archives: Black Entertainment Originals
My world has been all things James Brown for the past couple of days. It all began with my sitdown with Chadwick Boseman, who plays the Godfather of Soul in the biopic, “Get on Up.”
If there’s a girl who’s on fire, it’s definitely Issa Rae. The filmmaker won our hearts when she debuted her hilarious award-winning web series “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” three years ago.
It’s that time of year again!
The American Black Film Festival, ABFF, kicks off its 18th annual jubilee, with four days dedicated to the very best in black cinema and TV.
Starz’s freshman show “Power” barely made it through its first week before the network announced it would return next year.
“We’ve all known it was coming, the death of Maya Angelou. But when you hear it for the first time, it really does sort of hit you in the stomach,” “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Gayle King told viewers when the news of her good friend’s passing broke earlier today. She died in her sleep early this morning at age 86.
Happy Hump Day! Here’s what’s buzzing today: Jennifer Hudson lights up the stage in New York, Solange “Kung Fu Fighting” Knowles possibly opening up for Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run” tour and Kandi Burruss and her family revisit “The View.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (“The Maya Rudolph Show”) and what’s not (Michael Pace murdering his wife). Enjoy!
We’ve barely gotten used to the spring weather and are already thinking about the TV goodies slated for the fall and winter. Check out the trailers for Shonda Rhimes’ new ABC series starring Viola Davis and Lee Daniels’ new Fox drama starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Maya Rudolph) and what’s not (Lamar “Sal” Sally). Enjoy!
Kiyah Wright’s feeling pretty good these days. The celebrity hairstylist, who stars alongside her three close friends—life coach Bershan Shaw, philanthropist Tiffany Jones and actress and photographer Chenoa Maxwell–in the OWN docu-series “Love in the City,” is fine with how she’s being portrayed on the new reality series.
Here’s what’s cooking today: Katt Williams, officially out of retirement, will tape an HBO comedy special and Shonda Rhimes sets the record straight about recasting Harrison Wright on “Scandal.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Michelle Obama’s latest tweet) and not (Jet magazine folding print edition). Enjoy!