While the bulk of the second season of FOX’s “Empire” had things going fairly smooth between Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) and his gay son, Jamal (Jussie Smollett), things definitely erupted towards the end of the season. In fact, in the penultimate episode, things between the two men hit a fever pitch when the homophobia that […]
Was it the romance and HIV storyline on “How To Get Away With Murder?” Was it seeing the increased visibility of transgender people like Caitlyn Jenner (“I Am Cait“), Jazz Jennings (“I Am Jazz) or “Orange Is The New Black” star, Laverne Cox? “Transparent” winning Emmys for star Jeffrey Tambor and creator Jill Soloway? Was it the storyline […]
On Saturday night, the legendary Carnegie Hall hosted the Season 2 Premiere of Fox’s mega hit series “Empire“ with the cast and producers present to talk what we’re going to see in the season season. Of course, there was also music along with the screening of the season premiere. In attendance were series stars Terrence […]
Calling Fox’s new drama “Wayward Pines” a psychological thriller is an understatement in the best way. As many of us saw in last week’s premiere, Secret Service agent Ethan Burke (played by Matt Dillon) gets in a car accident and wakes up in the strange town of Wayward Pines. Ethan figures out quickly that something […]
Can Fox’s “Empire” go any higher? The short answer is hell yes! The freshman series has only aired four episodes (the fifth airs tonight) and the ratings have climbed every week and more and more people are talking about the soapy goings on in the world created by out director/producer/writer Lee Daniels and his partner in […]
I don’t know what it is about me and the male stars of new Wednesday night shows but I’ve found that they enjoy teasing me.
Still blown away by last night’s premiere of Fox’s new drama “Empire?” You and me both! One of the more compelling relationships on the show is between Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) and his gay son, Jamal (Jussie Smollett). Lucious has no problem telling Jamal that being gay is a choice and, as this clip from the […]
Taraji P. Henson had no intention of starring in another television show when her manager sent her the pilot script for Fox’s new series “Empire.”
Fox may not have had the best fall with lower-than-expected ratings for returning hits like “Sleepy Hollow” or new entries like “Red Band Society” that failed to light up the ratings board but all that should change this Wednesday when “Empire” premieres. Like the days of yesteryear when Fox’s biggest shows were soaps like “Beverly […]
The workweek may have ended but the happenings in black entertainment haven’t. Read more about Boris Kodjoe getting another television show, OWN’s new reality dubbed the multicultural “Sex and the City” and Aaron McGruder’s next plans. Also, check out my weekend watchlist and what’s hot and what’s not.