Starz’s freshman show “Power” barely made it through its first week before the network announced it would return next year.
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I’ve got some inspiring as well as sad news to share: Kerry Washington gets very candid about “Scandal” and the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes, offers some straight forward advice of her own. And Hollywood legend Ruby Dee passed away today. There’s also my watchlist and what’s hot (Oprah hanging out with the cast of “A Different World”) and not (these school shootings). Enjoy!
Comedian Dave Chappelle keeps it real during his “Late Show with David Letterman” interview. Find out what he shared with the host and his feelings about leaving his hit Comedy Central show, “Chappelle’s Show.”
“Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts’ life will take center stage as the featured subject of an upcoming episode of “Oprah’s Master Class.” The episode will air Sunday at 10 p.m. EST on OWN.
Anyone watching “The View” Monday knew co-host Sherri Shepherd couldn’t wait to grill Monday’s guest co-host Mona Scott-Young about her successful yet controversial “Love & Hip Hop” franchise. It was all over Sherri’s aura. And she soon (like 4 minutes into the show) got her chance to air her grievances.
Greetings and Salutations! Here’s your daily dose of black entertainment news to get your week started: YaYa DaCosta Alafia is prepping to channel Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, Lifestyle guru B. Smith shared that she has Alzheimer’s and Audra McDonald makes Tony Award history. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Lil’ Kim is a mommy) and not (the fatal pileup that injured Tracy Morgan).
Friends and family members will have a chance to fondly remember the life of Dr. Maya Angelou during her memorial service Saturday morning. But the public can recount her legacy, too.
I recently attended a screening of Starz’s new series “Power” in Chicago and let me tell you, attendees loved it. Omari Hardwick, who stars in the lead role as James “Ghost” St. Patrick, and Chi-Town native Joseph Sikora, who stars as Ghost’s childhood friend and business partner Tommy, were also on deck to get the crowd hyped about “Power’s” Saturday premiere.
Here’s what’s trending today: Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua’s latest project, the reasons why Jon Stewart wants Republican Herman Cain to run for president and Justin Bieber’s latest controversy. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot ( the mini Destiny’s Child reunion) and not (this whole thing with Justin Bieber). Enjoy!
Greetings and salutations! Lots to report today including Oprah Winfrey exclusively sharing her thoughts on Dr. Maya Angelou’s death with “Entertainment Tonight” while her ex-stepmom shared how she was evicted from her home and Lupita Nyong’o is cast in “Star Wars Episode VII.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Whoopi Goldberg’s late mother, Emma Harris) and not (the teacher killed by a stray bullet). Enjoy!