Category Archives: Black Entertainment

Speculation Ensues Following Solange-Jay Z Fight, Shonda Rhimes Signs New ABC Deal, Watch Clip for New ABC Show ‘Black-ish’ & More

While the world’s still trying to figure out what triggered Solange Knowles to go in on her brother-in-law, Jay Z, we’re reporting good news for ABC: Shonda Rhimes signed a four-year deal with ABC Studios and a new clip of the comedy “Black-ish” starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Eliss Ross. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (new fall shows slated) and not (Donald Sterling’s comments). Enjoy!

‘Love in the City’s’ Kiyah Wright Talks Ticking Biological Clock, Building Hair Care Empire

Kiyah Wright’s feeling pretty good these days. The celebrity hairstylist, who stars alongside her three close friends—life coach Bershan Shaw, philanthropist Tiffany Jones and actress and photographer Chenoa Maxwell–in the OWN docu-series “Love in the City,” is fine with how she’s being portrayed on the new reality series.

Katt Williams Gets HBO Comedy Special, Shonda Rhimes Debunks ‘Scandal’ Rumor & More

Here’s what’s cooking today: Katt Williams, officially out of retirement, will tape an HBO comedy special and Shonda Rhimes sets the record straight about recasting Harrison Wright on “Scandal.” Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Michelle Obama’s latest tweet) and not (Jet magazine folding print edition). Enjoy!

‘Survivor’ Castaway Latasha – Trish Would ‘Clean Up (Tony’s) Mess’

XFINITY TV is the place to be for all sorts of “Survivor: Cagayan” back-stabbin’, torch-snuffin’ fun. We’ll have Power Rankings with “Blood vs. Water” competitor Ciera Eastin, every Wednesday evening we’ll bring you a recap of the most recent episode, and every Thursday you’ll be able to watch the previous night’s episode and read an interview with the eliminated contestant.

Spike Lee’s Film Heads to TV, Terry Crews Joins ‘Millionaire,’ TV One Plans ‘Hollywood Divas’ & More

Here’s a few things that are happening in TV land: Spike Lee and Showtime team to bring his debut movie to the small screen, Terry Crews will replace Cedric the Entertainer as “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host and TV One’s new reality show will tell showcase the ups and downs of Hollywood actresses.

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 what’s hot (the legends joining Broadway’s “After Midnight”) and not (Beyonce stans–yikes!). Enjoy!

Oprah, Mayweather Want to Buy LA Clippers; ‘RHOA’s’ Porsha Williams May Sue Kenya Moore; Fox Axes ‘Almost Human’ & More

I always say everything happens for a reason. Seems that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s hateful remarks could help build wealth in the black community. Both Oprah Winfrey and Floyd Mayweather have expressed interest in purchasing the LA Clippers. “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams explains where things stand for her following the brawl with Kenya Moore and “Almost Human” won’t return next year. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (NeNe Leakes’ new ‘do) and not (the latest allegations against Columbus Short).