The Blend: Rosie Returns, Quinto’s Next TV Role and Two Andys Remember Joan Rivers

“The View:” The new and improved season of the ABC daytime talker kicks off on Monday with the return of Rosie O’Donnell, who talked to Variety about coming back to the show she famously left in 2007. “I think it’s going to be must-see TV,” O’Donnell told the trade paper. “My goal is to come in peace. And the contrast between […]

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Flashback: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sherri Shepherd, Common and Keke Palmer attend the 2011 Common Ground Foundation gala fundraiser in Chicago. (Photo: Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images)

Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd Cast in Broadway’s ‘Cinderella;’ Oprah Stuns in Catsuit & More

Sherri Shepherd will help Keke Palmer make Broadway history next month and Oprah Winfrey’s turning heads with her latest magazine cover. Plus, there’s my weekly watchlist and what’s hot (Malia Obama being Malia Obama) and not (Joan River’s talking about babies).

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‘Scandal’ Alert: Kerry Washington Cracks Up Kimmel, Joe Morton On Papa Pope Prep

The weekend’s here and this is what’s making the rounds: Kerry Washington hit up “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” chatting about her baby girl, “friendly” status with the Obamas and singing in high school; Joe Morton talks about his Emmy nod for “Scandal;” and NeNe Leakes wants to join “The View.”

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"The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd with guest co-host Mona Scott-Young, CEO of Monami Entertainment. (Photo: ABC )

Watch: Sherri Shepherd Questions ‘Love & Hip Hop’ Creator Mona Scott-Young on ‘The View’

Anyone watching “The View” Monday knew co-host Sherri Shepherd couldn’t wait to grill Monday’s guest co-host Mona Scott-Young about her successful yet controversial “Love & Hip Hop” franchise. It was all over Sherri’s aura. And she soon (like 4 minutes into the show) got her chance to air her grievances.

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YaYa DaCosta Alafia To Play Whitney Houston, B. Smith Battles Alzheimer’s Plus Audra McDonald Does It Again and Other Big Tony Winners

Greetings and Salutations! Here’s your daily dose of black entertainment news to get your week started: YaYa DaCosta Alafia is prepping to channel Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, Lifestyle guru B. Smith shared that she has Alzheimer’s and Audra McDonald makes Tony Award history. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Lil’ Kim is […]

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"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" (l-r) Porsha Stewart, Cynthia Bailey, Kenya Moore -- (Photo by: Wilford Harewood/Bravo)

‘RHOA’ Season 6 Reunion Recap, Ice Cube Visits ‘Ellen,’ ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’ Cast’s Lovefest & More

It’s no surprise that “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” season six reunion special is among the top news in black entertainment today. Joining that show is Ice Cube’s visit to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and people’s thoughts about the Lifetime film “A Day Late and a Dollar Short.” Plus, see what’s hot (KeKe Palmer lands […]

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