Television icon Betty White dead at 99

Beloved actress, comedian and TV and radio pioneer, Betty White,  has died, just weeks before a milestone birthday. She was 99. White had the longest-running career for any woman in TV prior to her death. The cause of death, according to TMZ, which broke the story, was natural. Born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1922, … Continue reading “Television icon Betty White dead at 99”

Police suggest Jackie Avant’s brutal killing may not be random

While shocked tributes were pouring in for the slain wife of legendary “The Godfather of Black Music,” Jackie Avant, Beverly Hills Police were hard at work putting together the pieces of the fatal home invasion. According to yesterday’s media release, the Beverly Hills Police communications center received a phone call at 2:23 a.m. in response to a … Continue reading “Police suggest Jackie Avant’s brutal killing may not be random”

Digital Underground’s Shock G passes at 57

We have suddenly been hit recently with a spate of 90s hip hop stars passing. In the last two weeks we have lost DMX, Black Rob and now Grammy nominated Rapper and producer Shock G. Also known as Humpty Hump of the Bay Area hip-hop crew Digital Underground, the Hip Hop artist has passed away … Continue reading “Digital Underground’s Shock G passes at 57”

Complete list of Grammy winners

The 63rd annual Grammys are a wrap. Despite an expected scant audience, the show hosted by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, boasted electrifying, live and pre-recorded, performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, BTS, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion. And dang Megan, Reel 360 now understands WAP. Mind blown. Yeah the winner … Continue reading “Complete list of Grammy winners”

Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees

The 63rd Grammy Awards are right around the corner, airing (earlier than usual) Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. After 40 years, Ken Ehrlich, the show’s producer has retired, and Ben Winston (known for his work on James Corden’s late-night show and Carpool Karaoke) will helm the awards production. Trevor … Continue reading “Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees”

Whitney, Doobies among Rock & Roll HOF inductees

Whitney Houston, The Notorious B.I.G. and Depeche Mode are among the new inductees to The 35th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio. The Ceremony, which takes place May 2 at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, will be broadcast live for the first time on HBO on May 2nd … Continue reading “Whitney, Doobies among Rock & Roll HOF inductees”

Stars turn out for AFI Awards Luncheon|Gallery

Awards season officially kicked off in stellar style on January 3, as the American Film Institute (AFI) celebrated the 2019 AFI Awards honorees at an invite-only luncheon in Beverly Hills. Unique in its celebration of the film and television arts’ collaborative nature, AFI Awards – now in its 20th year – is the only national program … Continue reading “Stars turn out for AFI Awards Luncheon|Gallery”

AFI announces full lineup for festival

The American Film Institute has announced the films that will play in the New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase sections at AFI Fest 2019 presented by Audi, this November. The complete program includes 142 titles (80 features, 1 episodic, 40 shorts, 21 AFI Conservatory Showcase Shorts) of which 51% are directed … Continue reading “AFI announces full lineup for festival”