Phylicia Rashad Joining ‘Empire’ Plus Watch Season 3 Trailer

“Empire” is adding another veteran screen goddess to its cast and we’re pretty excited about it. Phylicia Rashad, who many of us know from “The Cosby Show,” is joining the upcoming season of the Fox drama. Rashad will portray Diana Dubois, a powerhouse from one of New York’s oldest and most prominent black American families, a press […]

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Finale, Tweets Prove ‘Empire’ Star to Remain on Series

*SPOILER ALERT* Two things you need to know about “Empire” star Jussie Smollett: He ain’t leaving the FOX hit and he plays entirely too much. A week ago, Smollett, who stars as Jamal Lyon, posted a tweet that suggested he was leaving the series. The cryptic Twitter message read: “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time w/ @EmpireFOX. […]

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‘Empire’ Star’s Tweet Suggests He’s Leaving Hit Series

*SPOILER ALERT* Is Jussie Smollett leaving “Empire”? That’s the question fans of the Fox hit are trying to answer after the star posted a cryptic message on Twitter today. In the message, posted shortly after midnight, Smollett, 32, said he’s enjoyed his time on the series but it’s time to “make a record & some […]

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‘Empire’ Preview: What’s Up with Jamal’s ‘Flip-Flop’ Sexuality?

“Empire“ is back next week after a too-long hiatus, and after gay character Jamal Lyons (Jussie Smollett) slept with his music idol—who happens to be a woman (Skye, played by Alicia Keys)—I had many, many questions. While I’m always concerned when writers craft a story where a character we know as gay “backslides” into a heterosexual romance […]

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GLAAD Nominee Spotlight: Best Drama Series

This year’s  GLAAD Media Awards is fast approaching with the LA awards on April 2nd (NY’s awards is May 14th) and I’m turning the spotlight on some of the key categories up for an award this year. As I’ve said before, the competition isn’t as heated as other awards since just being nominated is a […]

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‘Danish Girl’, ‘Carol’, ‘I Am Jazz’, ‘Empire,’ ‘Bold & The Beautiful’ and More Nab GLAAD Media Award Nominees

The GLAAD Media Award nominees were announced this morning with the best of the best in television, film and journalism being honored for their 2015 works. On the film side, titles like “The Danish Girl” and “Carol“ were expected but films that didn’t get much Academy Award love like the well-received “Grandma” and “Freeheld” also […]

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FOX Picks Up Empire for a Third Season

There’s only one reaction to a delicious Cookie: More! Today, FOX TV executives promised the show’s fans exactly that by renewing their hit drama Empire for a third season. The series is currently on winter break until March 30 when Cookie, Lucious and the entire Lyon clan will return – “with a vengeance,” according to […]

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Redmayne. Tomlin. Tambor. Film and TV Bring The LGBT in Golden Globes 2016

One thing you can trust every year is that just as the holidays are wrapping up, awards season kicks into high gear. That’s no different here in 2016 as the “Golden Globes” are presented this Sunday in Los Angeles with host Ricky Gervais. Unlike the Oscars, the Golden Globes is one big party and the chance […]

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