Posts Tagged Viola Davis

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.

Viola Davis Talks Growing Up Poor and Hungry, Nas Rocks ‘The Tonight Show’ & More

There’s plenty of black entertainment news to report today including Viola Davis opening up to Ellen DeGeneres about her rough childhood and Nas having a Monday night jam session with Q-Tip and The Roots. Plus, find out which cancelled VH1 show found a home on Centric and other hot (and not) items.

Boris Kodjoe Lands Another TV Gig, OWN’S ‘Love in the City’ Premiere Date, ‘Boondocks’ Creator Not Returning & More

The workweek may have ended but the happenings in black entertainment haven’t. Read more about Boris Kodjoe getting another television show, OWN’s new reality dubbed the multicultural “Sex and the City” and Aaron McGruder’s next plans. Also, check out my weekend watchlist and what’s hot and what’s not.

Essence Study Reveals Stereotypes of Black Women in Media Prevail

Essence magazine has just released the results of its “Images of Black Women in Media” study. Featured in the November issue of the magazine, the Essence study was conducted to provide a sounding board for confronting a growing crop of negative images of African-American women, while providing a message of hope for revitalizing contemporary views of them.

Can’t Stop Watching: Jennifer Hudson in Funny or Die ‘Scandal’ Spoof, Obamacare, James Brown Biopic, What’s Hot/Not & More

With its season 3 premiere just two days away, it seems like ABC’s “Scandal” is on everyone’s mind. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson parodies “Scandal” in a clever Funny or Die video, “Scandalous,” that promotes the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare.