Anthony Anderson graduates Howard at 51

51-year-old, 11-time Emmy Award-nominated writer and star of ABC’s black-ish, Anthony Anderson had a lot to celebrate this weekend. He shared on his official Instagram page that he graduated from Howard University with a BFA degree from the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts!  He explained that it was “30 years in the making” … Continue reading “Anthony Anderson graduates Howard at 51”

Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards

Emmy® and Golden Globe®- nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award-nominated sitcom “black-ish,” will host the 8th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) Awards, bringing his humor and talent to the star-studded event honoring  outstanding achievements of both make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.  The reimagined … Continue reading “Anthony Anderson set to host 2021 MUAHS Awards”

Black Panther, Abbott lead NAACP Image noms

The NAACP unveiled the full list of “54th NAACP Image Awards” nominees with ABC and Netflix leading the pack with 28 and 15 nominations respectively. The winners will be revealed during the two-hour LIVE TV special, airing Saturday, February 25th, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BET and 8:00 PM PT on delay. The show will be in … Continue reading “Black Panther, Abbott lead NAACP Image noms”

Emmys: White Lotus, Ted Lasso dominate, Squid Game surprises

The Television Academy celebrated the 74th Emmy Awards, in a tight three-hour presentation on NBC and Peacock. During the Kenan Thompson-hosted ceremony, Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso won best comedy series for the second year in a row, as well as a swearing Brett Goldstein, winning Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. … Continue reading “Emmys: White Lotus, Ted Lasso dominate, Squid Game surprises”

Lady Gaga introduces new makeup brand

Lady Gaga has always been thought of as an innovator. Now, the multi-platinum singer and actress has a new makeup brand. Haus Labs by Lady Gaga is an all-new, ground-breaking, clean, prestige makeup brand delivering supercharged clean artistry makeup powered by innovation. The brand debuts today, June 9, 2022 exclusively at SEPHORA and hauslabs.com. The clean and colorful makeup assortment … Continue reading “Lady Gaga introduces new makeup brand”

Witnesses for Amber Heard drop major Aquaman 2 spoilers

Warning: potential spoilers for the upcoming movie Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Since April 12, Fairfax County Circuit Judge Penney Azcarate has been hearing testimony regarding alleged abuse at the hands of both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard against each other as Depp is suing her for $50 million over a December 2018 op-ed she … Continue reading “Witnesses for Amber Heard drop major Aquaman 2 spoilers”

black-ish ends eight hilarious seasons tonight

For eight seasons, the groundbreaking, Emmy Award-nominated comedy series black-ish was lauded for telling stories that shined a light on current events through the lens of a Black American family. Created by Kenya Barris, black-ish debuted in 2014 to critical acclaim, and its popularity launched two spinoff series: grown-ish and mixed-ish. The series finale, titled “Homecoming,” will air tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT … Continue reading “black-ish ends eight hilarious seasons tonight”

Full list of NAACP Image Award Winners

The 2022 NAACP Image Awards were presented on BET tonight. Chicago’s Jennifer Hudson emerged as a top winner, taking home both Entertainer of the Year and Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture awards for Respect. Will Smith also emerged as Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Richard Williams, Venus and Serena’s driven father in King Richard. AndThe … Continue reading “Full list of NAACP Image Award Winners”

Jennifer Hudson, H.E.R, Wonder Years earn NAACP Image noms

The full list of nominees for the “53rd NAACP Image Awards” were announced earlier this week in a special virtual event on NAACP’s Instagram channel hosted by actress and musician Kyla Pratt, Black-ish actor Marcus Scribner and singer-songwriter Tinashe (@naacpimageawards).  The winners will be revealed during the two-hour LIVE TV special, which will be hosted by seven-time NAACP Image Awards Winner Anthony … Continue reading “Jennifer Hudson, H.E.R, Wonder Years earn NAACP Image noms”

Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards

It was like the HFPA wore Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. After a year of controversy and scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the winners of the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards via Twitter on Sunday night. No media or celebrities were in attendance. There was no red carpet. WandaVision was shut out. And there was no … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards”

Emmy Predictions: Will ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Crown’ own the ceremony?

If you can believe this, it’s already been a year since the subdued, “The Pandemmys” aired. This Sunday, Cedric the Entertainer will host the 73rd Emmys ceremony before a live limited audience on CBS. The traditional Governors Ball will not be held this year (both due to Covid-19 precautions), but that doesn’t mean there won’t … Continue reading “Emmy Predictions: Will ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Crown’ own the ceremony?”

Emmy: Latinx nominees rise while Asians Struggle

In 2020, Alexis Bledel was the sole Latinx acting nominee. She is of Mexican, Argentinian heritage. Now, at least seven Latinx actors scored nominations for the 2021 Emmys yesterday. Mj Rodriguez landed an Outstanding Lead Actress nod for her work in Pose. She is also the first transgender woman to be nominated in the category. … Continue reading “Emmy: Latinx nominees rise while Asians Struggle”

Emmy: WandaVision, The Crown, Mandalorian

Nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards were announced today recognizing a wealth of innovative storytelling, exceptional new programs, and a robust and diverse group of talent nominees. The live virtual ceremony was hosted by father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) from Los Angeles and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting) from New York along with … Continue reading “Emmy: WandaVision, The Crown, Mandalorian”

Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) announced winners of its 8th Annual MUAHS Awards, presented by HASK Beauty, in 21 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. The hybrid virtual gala was held on Saturday night, April 3, 2021, before an audience of more than 1,000 worldwide. Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor, Anthony Anderson, star and executive producer … Continue reading “Birds of Prey, Ma Rainey, SNL winners at MUAHS”

Last Dance, Soul, black-ish among NAACP winners

Disney received 17 NAACP Image Awards for 2021, including eight for ABC, which marked the most for any network or distributor this year. The awards were announced during a special live broadcast of the 52nd NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, star of ABC’s black-ish, on Saturday, March 27, and as part of a weeklong … Continue reading “Last Dance, Soul, black-ish among NAACP winners”

Steve Pink’s comedy continues at VANDAL

When Anthony Anderson and his real-life mama teamed up for T-Mobile during 2020’s Super Bowl LIV broadcast, the Steve Pink-directed spot instantly resonated, as much for the escalating comedic beats as the credibility of the performances. His LV follow-up, “Family Drama,” came in at #5 on the Ace Metrix Funniest Super Bowl Ads consumer survey, … Continue reading “Steve Pink’s comedy continues at VANDAL”

When a kid makes a wish to go to black-ish

Dream big. These are the words of encouragement that Make-A-Wish kid, Julius, a 17-year-old from Summerton, South Carolina, has for children with critical illnesses, and the high school senior speaks from experience. Last year, Make-A-Wish and Disney granted Julius’ wish to visit the set of ABC’s Emmy-nominated comedy black-ish was granted, and the teen—who plans to pursue … Continue reading “When a kid makes a wish to go to black-ish”

Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys”

Last night, in front of a mostly empty Staples Center, The Television Academy celebrated the 72nd Emmy Awards – or since we are in a pandemic “The PandEmmys” – recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2019-2020 television season. Unlike any broadcast preceding it, the virtual awards were hosted Jimmy Kimmel, featured … Continue reading “Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys””

‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26

Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy nominee count on Tuesday with 160 nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single network or streaming platform. HBO meanwhile, came in second with 107 nominees, down from last year’s 137, which were buoyed by Game of Thrones’ record 32 nods. The cable network had had … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26”

Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max

Congrats are in order to Raina Falcon. She has been named Vice President, HBO Max Publicity it was announced today by Jori Arancio, EVP Communications, HBO Max, TNT, TBS and truTV, to whom she will report. With this promotion, Falcon will oversee a team of publicists and spearhead the publicity effort for HBO Max’s Originals and … Continue reading “Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max”