Could this interaction have kicked off the latest battle on "Scandal"? Papa Pope and Jake the elder Pope's house for dinner. (Photo: ABC/Eric McCandless)

Papa Pope Don’t Take No Mess on ‘Scandal’

Lynn Whitfield’s surprising role on “How to Get Away with Murder,” Patti LaBelle helps “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg celebrate her birthday while Oran “Juice” Jones helps Jimmy Kimmel celebrate his. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Misty Copeland’s upcoming “Swan Lake” performance) and not (the Missouri-based KKK).

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‘American Horror Story: Freak Show:’ What To Expect From The Latest (Demented) Season

Send in the clowns…NOT! Well, not if they’re the clowns of FX’s horrific “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” which premieres tonight.  Having gotten a glimpse of the first two episodes of the new season of the insanely popular anthology series, the name ‘Freak Show’ is apt and, well, it’s just as fun and crazy as […]

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Queen Latifah to Star in HBO Bessie Smith Biopic, Celeb Interest in LA Clippers Grows & More

Here’s a couple of things to whet your appetite: Queen Latifah will show off her acting chops in an HBO biopic. And Donald Sterling continues to dominate the news as various outlets speculate on the Los Angeles Clippers’ future, which could include the likes of Oprah Winfrey or Magic Johnson. Plus there’s my watchlist and […]

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Can’t Stop Watching: Amber Riley on ‘DWTS,’ Spike Lee To Be on ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter,’ ‘Roots’ Remake & More

It may not have been their best performance, but Amber Riley and her pro partner Derek Hough still rocked “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night. Riley, looking very sexy in a black leather skirt and black sequined blouse, danced the Rumba to Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time” with the bare-chest (yes, you read […]

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Can’t Stop Watching: Yep, Diversity Definitely Not ‘SNL’s’ Biggest Issue, Patti LaBelle, Terrell Owens & More

Kerry Washington guest-hosting “SNL” has been a top discussion for the past 36 or so hours. Overall, I found Washington’s appearance a welcomed surprise. She showed her acting range by allowing her comedic talents to come forth. I liked the cold open addressing the show not having any black female cast members.

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Patti LaBelle, Steve Harvey Honored At BET Awards

By Sandy Cohen, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES – Patti LaBelle will be recognized for her five decades in music and Steve Harvey will be honored for his philanthropic contributions at this year’s BET Awards. BET says LaBelle will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Harvey will accept the Humanitarian Award at the annual ceremony, […]

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