Katt Williams and Arsenio Hall. (Photo: The Arsenio Hall Show)

Katt Williams Gets HBO Comedy Special, Shonda Rhimes Debunks ‘Scandal’ Rumor & More

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!

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Everything’s Coming Up ‘Scandal’: Review of Season 3 Finale & Shonda Rhimes on ‘Kimmel’

It’s the weekend and I have lots to share: My thoughts on the “Scandal” season 3 finale, “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes visits “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and my watchlist (“Orphan Black” returns!) plus what’s hot (Idris Elba and girlfriend welcome a new son) and not (Columbus Short’s recent radio interview). Enjoy!

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The Blend: Catch Up On ‘Orphan Black,’ “The Normal Heart’ Trailer And ‘Parenthood’ Has A Gay

Out.com reports that Dustin Lance Black, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of “Milk” who was invited, then uninvited, to be commencement speaker at his Alma Mater, Pasadena City College, due to the sex tapes that circulated back in 2009. Black, never one to stand down from a fight, has penned a letter to the school. “Orphan Black:” One of […]

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Porsha Williams giving good face in her mug shot. (Photo: AP/ Fulton County Sheriff’s Office)

Columbus Short’s Wife Files for Divorce, ‘RHOA’ Star Booked for Assaulting Castmate, Gary Dourdan To Do ‘Being Mary Jane,’ ‘Glee’ & More

Tell me there’s something in the water because there’s no excuse for the entertainment foolishness I’m sharing with you today. “Scandal” star Columbus Short apparently lost his damn mind, a “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star gets booked on assault charges and a rapper cuts of his penis and attempts suicide. I can’t make this stuff […]

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Kerry Washington On ‘Scandal’ Finale, Maya Rudolph’s New Show, Whoopi Goldberg’s Weight Loss & More

Happy Hump Day! I have a few things for you to nipple on today, including Kerry Washington dishing on what we can expect from “Scandal’s” season three finale Thursday, who’ll be stopping by Maya Rudolph’s new variety show and why Whoopi Goldberg dropped 30 pounds. Plus, see my watchlist and what’s hot (and not). Enjoy!

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R&B recording artist Syleena Johnson meets with Iyanla Vanzant. (Photo: Harpo, Inc.)

Sneak Peek: ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life,’ 17 Ways ‘Scandal’ Hid Kerry Washington’s Baby Bump, Jackie Robinson Day & More

There’s plenty going on in the world of black entertainment: Guess which reality TV couple is seeking help on “Iyanla: Fix My Life”? Plus, see if you’ve noticed the various ways “Scandal” has tried to mask Kerry Washington’s pregnancy and check out two videos you can watch to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day. Also, take a […]

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Mama Pope causing mayhem. (Photo: ABC)

‘Scandal’s’ 5 Standout Moments, OWN’s ‘Love in the City’ Debuts, NBC’s ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Trailer & More

Thank goodness it’s Friday! Before you put your weekend plans into action, here’s what buzzing in Black Hollywood: OWN’s new reality show about four women in NYC debuts and NBC’s “Rosemary’s Baby” has a new trailer and release date. Also, check out my weekend watchlist and what’s hot (and not).

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TV to Si: ‘Big Bang Theory’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ Keep It Funny, ‘Scandal’ Kicks It Up a Notch

We’re one day away from wrapping up the week, aren’t you excited?! Let’s kick off the night with some comedy from the talented cast of “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS at 8pm. Raj (Kunal Nayyar) and Emily (Laura Spencer) double-date with the Wolowitzes, and Howard (Simon Helberg) becomes flushed with embarrassment after Emily reveals […]

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"The Real" Co-hosts. (Photo: The Real)

‘The Real’ Gets Return Date, ‘Scandal’s’ Columbus Short Locked Up, ‘Gone with the Wind’ Prequel Planned & More

Lots of chattering going on today about black entertainment news. The good, the bad and the ugly includes “Scandal” star Columbus Short’s arrest, “The Real” getting a return date and a planned novel centered around the “Gone with the Wind” Mammy character. Get the deets below.

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