BET Networks's Stephen Hill, ABFF Awards honoree Diahann Carroll, Nicole Friday and Jeff Friday, ABFF Founder and CEO, at the ABFF Awards in Beverly Hills. (Photo: Soul Brother/ Hilton)

10 Reasons to Watch the ABFF Awards

Want to know why events like the ABFF Awards, a Golden Globe Award-styled ceremony that honors black achievement in television and film, exist? Because Hollywoodn’t. That cleverly stated phrase may seem simplistic, but 20 years ago, it led Jeff Friday to create the American Black Film Festival and, this year, the ABFF Awards (also called […]

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Shonda Rhimes Talks LGBT Representation in Series, Thoughts on Emmys

One of the upsides of the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour is getting some face time with the prolific (and very busy) showrunners and writers who are crafting some of the hottest television series on the air. Shonda Rhimes is a name that easily rises to the top of any showrunner list as she currently […]

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On the Red Carpet…GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles! ‘The Fosters!’ ‘HTGAWM!’ ‘Looking!’

The 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards were held Saturday night in Beverly Hills and the stars turned out to support and celebrate the LGBT messages we see in our  media today. Tig Notaro was at the helm as host, and there was some definite star power during the event with film star Channing Tatum presenting the Stephen […]

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Watch: Kerry Washington’s Awesome Speech and More at the GLAAD Media Awards – Los Angeles

Last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, the GLAAD Media Awards – Los Angeles were held and the stars showed up to celebrate the best in LGBT representation in all facets of the media. With host Tig Notaro steering the evening, a number of awards and speeches were held but Kerry Washington (“Scandal“) […]

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Viola Davis chats with Ellen DeGeneres. (Photo: The Ellen DeGeneres Show)

Viola Davis Says Wig Removal on ‘Murder’ Was Her Idea

Mama Pope will return to “Scandal” and Maya Rudolph brings laughs to “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Kelly Rowland’s new bundle of joy) and not (the Oklahoma cop raping women).

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"Today" co-anchors Willie Geist and Tamron Hall listen as celebrity hairstylist Johnny Wright shares tips for curly hair. (Photo: TODAY)

‘Today’s’ Hair Tips for Curly Girls, Nia Long’s New WE tv Series & More Drama Surrounding Whitney Houston Biopic

Happy Hump Day! Much to share today including “Today” co-anchor Tamron Hall’s natural hair care tips, Nia Long dishing on her new TV series “The Divide” with the ladies of “The Talk” and the latest drama surrounding Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Zoe Saldana’s pregnant!) and not (the teen […]

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Emmy Nominations 2014: Where Are All the Asians?

The Emmy nominations were announced last week and as usual, the internet reacted accordingly. TV critics, bloggers, and the general denizens of pop culture took to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and every other social media outlet to let the world know what they thought of the newly announced nominees—but the biggest focus, as expected, was who […]

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