Jennifer Hudson pours out her soul during "Hello Beautiful Interludes Live featuring Jennifer Hudson" in New York City. (Photo: Soul Brother for Comcast)

Jennifer Hudson Shows Out in NYC, Kandi Burruss Visits ‘The View,’ Solange Reportedly Opening Beyonce & Jay Z’s ‘Run’ Tour & More

Happy Hump Day! Here’s what’s buzzing today: Jennifer Hudson lights up the stage in New York, Solange “Kung Fu Fighting” Knowles possibly opening up for Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run” tour and Kandi Burruss and her family revisit “The View.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (“The Maya Rudolph Show”) and what’s […]

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"Scandal" (Photo: ABC)

Everything’s Coming Up ‘Scandal’: Review of Season 3 Finale & Shonda Rhimes on ‘Kimmel’

It’s the weekend and I have lots to share: My thoughts on the “Scandal” season 3 finale, “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes visits “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and my watchlist (“Orphan Black” returns!) plus what’s hot (Idris Elba and girlfriend welcome a new son) and not (Columbus Short’s recent radio interview). Enjoy!

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

‘RHOA’ Reunion Sneak Peek, Pharrell on ‘Oprah Prime,’ Beyonce Surprises at Coachella & More

There’s quite a bit we’re buzzing about today: I selected four reasons things you may want to keep your eyes open for during the upcoming “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” season six reunion show (see the preview inside), Pharrell Williams gained even more fans from “Oprah Prime” and Beyonce joins her baby sis on stage. […]

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Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele. (Photo: Cindy Ord/ Getty Images)

Saul Williams Cast in Tupac Musical, Key and Peele Considered for ‘Police Academy’ Reboot & More

There’s so much buzzing around in the real of black entertainment today: Saul Williams is set to star in the Tupac musical, “Key & Peele’s” stars are considered for a “Police Academy” reboot, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker tie the knot–and Mama Joyce was there! Also, check out my watchlist and what’s hot and what’s […]

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Oprah Winfrey speaks onstage during the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo: Getty Images/ Kevin Winter)

NAACP Image Awards Top 3 Moments, Tamron Hall Joins ‘Today,’ Oprah Gave Perry No Talk Show Advice & More

In case you’ve been under a rock, the 45th NAACP Image Awards aired live Saturday on TV One. There was plenty of excitement that took place on the red carpet, during the show and at the after-party. And guess what? We were there!

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Tyler Perry shares a photo of him on the set of his latest OWN contribution, "Tyler: The Tyler Perry Show." (Photo: Tyler Perry's Instagram)

Wendell Pierce Joins ‘Ray Donovan,’ Lupita Nyong’o Wows on EW, Tyler Perry’s New Talk Show & More

There’s a lot happening: “Ray Donovan’s” latest cast addition, Lupita Nyong’o stunning magazine cover, Tyler Perry filling Oprah’s shoes–sort of–and Kandi Burruss sharing her woes on “The View.” Keep reading to get the deets from my black entertainment roundup.

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