My world has been all things James Brown for the past couple of days. It all began with my sitdown with Chadwick Boseman, who plays the Godfather of Soul in the biopic, “Get on Up.”
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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!
What a year to remember. The 2013-2014 film season will undoubtedly go down as a highlight for black TV and film. Lupita Nyong’o won her Oscar as did Steve McQueen, as a producer for “12 Years a Slave,” and John Ridley for penning that movie’s screenplay.
Many gladiators woke up today either LOLing or extremely disappointed. When a “Good Morning America” promo aired during last night’s “Scandal” episode that Kerry Washington would make an announcement with co-host Robin Roberts, Black Twitter got typing. It was pretty unanimous: Washington would announce that she’s pregnant.
Seth Meyers got a surprise prank call from his former “Weekend Update” co-host on Thursday night’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live.” Amy Poehler, disguising her voice and posing as… More
David Letterman says he could just “walk away” from his CBS “Late Show” with no regrets.
Country legend Dolly Parton is setting the record straight, denying the gay rumors that have followed her around for years in a new interview with “Nightline.”
Norah O’Donnell understood the cultural differences that led Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to shake her hand before their “CBS This Morning” interview last week, and to request that she not cross her legs. But his references to her as “the lady” were almost too much.
Now it’s CBS’ turn to shake up its morning show: Erica Hill is being replaced by Norah O’Donnell. All the details …
The action this week was in mornings and late-night as Keith Olbermann did an interview with David Letterman and the network morning shows all went at it with guest-hosts, high-profile guests and unusual stunts.