Comedian Charlie Murphy has died, TMZ reports. He was 57.
Murphy's manager told the celebrity gossip site that he died Wednesday morning in a New York hospital. He had been undergoing chemotherapy in his battle with leukemia.
Murphy was a stand ...
Posted Wednesday, April 12th 2017 at 2:06PM
British Vogue has confirmed Edward Enninful as its first male editor.
Enninful, who has previously worked for Italian and American Vogue, will take over from Alexandra Shulman, who announced her departure in January.
Condé Nast Internation ...
Posted Monday, April 10th 2017 at 12:41PM
Entertainment Correspondent Tanisha LaVerne Grant was on the scene Thursday night for the New York screening for the much-anticipated new FOX series "Shots Fired"at the Paley Center for Media. Creators/executive producers Gina Prince-Bythewood and R ...
Posted Saturday, March 11th 2017 at 6:35PM
Mahershala Ali has won best supporting actor at the Oscars for his role in Moonlight.
He was nominated alongside Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water), Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea), Dev Patel (Lion) and Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals).
Posted Monday, February 27th 2017 at 7:14PM
Viola Davis won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "Fences" on Sunday night, her first win after being nominated two previous times, and she didn't downplay her win as she went onstage and gave a moving acceptance speech.
"We are th ...
Posted Monday, February 27th 2017 at 4:57PM
CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES WILL OPEN TRIBECA 2017 AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
Via TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
The film screening will be followed by special concert featuring performances by Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Earth, Wind & F ...
Posted Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 at 4:48AM
LOS ANGELES, CA – Award-winning singer-songwriter Cynthia Erivo is set to perform at the Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscars® celebration, on Sunday, February 26. She will entertain the Ball’s 1,500 guests, which will include Oscar® wi ...
Posted Thursday, February 16th 2017 at 1:29PM
Entertainment Correspondent Tanisha LaVerne Grant talks with director Raoul Peck whose critically acclaimed documentary "I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO" has been Oscar nominated for "BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE"
In 1979, author James Baldwin wrote a 30-page let ...
Posted Thursday, February 2nd 2017 at 11:27PM
CBS NEWS- Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed broadcaster, producer, actress and philanthropist, will become a special contributor to “60 Minutes,” the news magazine’s executive producer Jeff Fager announced on Tuesday.
Winfrey will make her first appeara ...
Posted Tuesday, January 31st 2017 at 3:52PM
The 89th Oscars® nominations were announced this morning and "Moonlight" received the following eight (8) nods:
* Best Supporting Actor - Mahershala Ali
* Cinematography - James Laxton
* Best Original Score - Nicholas Britell
* Best Ada ...
Posted Tuesday, January 24th 2017 at 12:26PM
Nominations for the 89th Academy Awards
Performance by an actor in a leading role
Casey Affleck in "Manchester by the Sea" Andrew Garfield in "Hacksaw Ridge"
Ryan Gosling in "La La Land"
Viggo Mortensen in ...
Posted Tuesday, January 24th 2017 at 4:48AM
(CHICAGO, IL) - January 17, 2017 - Central City Productions announced today the nominees in 26 categories for the 2017 Stellar Awards. Hailed as an "epic night in gospel music," this year's Stellar Awards will return tothe Las Vegas Orleans Arena on ...
Posted Monday, January 23rd 2017 at 8:15PM
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 19, 2016) — Casey Affleck, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Lucas Hedges, Taraji P. Henson, Brie Larson, Janelle Monáe, Viggo Mortensen and Octavia Spencer will be presenters at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive P ...
Posted Thursday, January 19th 2017 at 1:29PM
Google is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day with a special doodle and a homepage promotion of a curated collection of Civil Rights photography from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.
Posted Monday, January 16th 2017 at 1:22PM
What a night for #blackgirlmagic. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross made history at Sunday night's Golden Globes for her "BEST ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES MUSICAL OR COMEDY " win for her role as "Rainbow" on ABC's hit show "BLACKISH". Not since Debbie All ...
Posted Tuesday, January 10th 2017 at 7:23AM
January 5, 2017: Today, Magnolia Pictures released a brand new trailer for their latest documentary I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, which was just recently shortlisted for the Oscars: http://variety.com/2016/film/news/oscars-2017-documentaries-o ...
Posted Thursday, January 5th 2017 at 3:48PM
“A space where every woman’s story is worth celebrating.” - Chelsea Miller, Founder & CEO
NEW YORK, NY—Columbia University—January 20-21, 2017—Calling all college women for an unforgettable weekend of networking with powerful and successful leader ...
Posted Saturday, December 31st 2016 at 3:07PM
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 13, 2016) – The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with ABC and HBO leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 14 nominations, respectively. In the recording categ ...
Posted Tuesday, December 13th 2016 at 12:59PM
BET'S WORLD PREMIERE OF "THE QUAD" at THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA IN NEW YORK CITY!!
IN THIS CLIP TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT INTERVIEWS:
Anika Noni Rose, “Dr. Eva Fletcher”
Peyton Alex Smith, “Cedric Hobbs”
Jasmine Guy, "Ella Grace Caldwell"
Rob Har ...
Posted Friday, December 9th 2016 at 9:51AM
Via "THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER:
CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King recently hammered out a new long-term deal to stay on the show.
The deal — $16.5 million for three years, or $5.5 million a year — was first reported by Page Six.
The pact comes ...
Posted Friday, December 9th 2016 at 3:11AM
(Harlem, NY- November 22)– The Apollo Theater and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that they will present the final U.S. performances of one of hip hop’s most influential artists - yasiin bey (formerly known as Mos ...
Posted Tuesday, November 22nd 2016 at 4:08PM
Don’t miss an unforgettable night when comedy icons Tracy Morgan, Mike Epps and Gabriel Iglesias; rappers Doug E. Fresh and Rakim; and classic musical acts Bell Biv DeVoe and En Vogue return home to the Apollo stage on SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO. The two ...
Posted Friday, November 18th 2016 at 9:15PM
Tune into OWN tomorrow Friday November 18th at 9p EST for brand new episode of the hit series "FOR BETTER OR FOR BETTER OR WORSE when
Richard (Kent Faulcon) is perplexed by Keisha's (Kiki Haynes) unusual behavior surrounding a letter from her attorn ...
Posted Thursday, November 17th 2016 at 6:29AM
Gwen Ifill has died after a long battle with breast cancer. She was a journalist, television newscaster, and author. She was the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor, with Judy Woodruff, of PBS NewsHo ...
Posted Monday, November 14th 2016 at 2:28PM
After what can potentially be the fall of the United States as a result of the Presidential Election on Tuesday November 8, 2016 when GOP candidate Donald Trump was named the presidential elect after winning 290 shocking electoral college votes the c ...
Posted Sunday, November 13th 2016 at 1:13AM