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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‘Survivor’ Winner Michele: ‘I Did Give (Neal) a Little “(Expletive Deleted) You” on the Way Out’

“You need a resume with big moves” has been the blueprint for winning “Survivor” for the last few years. So, when Michele Fitzgerald used her solid social game to top Aubry’s solid strategic game, everyone was a little shocked. But, the jurors can vote for you because you’re nice, you’re good at challenges, or you share […]

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TV Tapas: Cute Kid Has Harsh Words for Donald Trump, ‘Survivor’ Finale, and More

Random Thoughts… Checked out the Turner Upfronts yesterday and the William-Shakespeare-as-a-young-man drama “Will” looks like a good time despite the unoriginal name. A lot of people upset with last night’s “Survivor” winner.  But it doesn’t have to be about who made bigger moves, a good social game can go a long way. A marriage and a […]

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Translating Mariah Carey’s Shadiest Moments on ‘WWHL’

When it comes to throwing shade, Mariah Carey can hang with the best of ‘em. She’s quick-witted, funny and takes no prisoners, even if they’re her fellow divas. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera are just a handful of those who’ve been slashed over the years by the blade know as Mimi’s tongue. So you […]

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Laverne Cox at the NY GLAAD Media Awards. (Getty)

VIDEO: Laverne Cox Previews Groundbreaking Role in CBS’s ‘Doubt’

That’s right, “Orange is the New Black“ star Laverne Cox is not finished breaking down walls (and she looks great doing it!). Last week, CBS picked up the one-hour drama, “Doubt,” which stars Katherine Heigl, Steven Pasquale, Dule Hill, Dreama Walker, Elliott Gould, Kobi Libii and, playing a transgender character, trans actress/activist Cox. The show will be the first […]

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TV Tapas: Did This Reporter Just Say What We Think He Said?!

Random Thoughts… I’m not the most loyal fan of the “The Voice,” but I’ll tune into Miley Cyrus with a live mic every week. “NCIS” with their “I’ve never been anybody’s everything before” was really touching. Well done. Wow…the “Chicago Fire” ending…just…(head exploding noise). “Survivor” finishes up its 32nd season tonight. Who’s your pick to […]

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"Survivor: Kaôh Rōng" (CBS)

‘Survivor: Kaôh Rōng’ Power Rankings: So-Long-to-Kaôh-Rōng Edition

                  QUICK NOTE: is the place to be for all of your bug-eatin’, back-stabbin’, “Survivor” coverage. During the season we’ll have insightful weekly Power Rankings, exit interviews, and full episode recaps. Follow me on Twitter (@gordonholmes) for up-to-the-minute updates. Watch Full Episodes of “Survivor: Kaôh Rōng” The […]

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