Entertainment

  • Shocking Omissions: Mary Lou Williams’ Choral Masterpiece, ‘Black Christ Of The Andes’

    When NPR Music published its list of 150 Greatest Albums By Women two weeks ago, we who created it firmly intended that this be just the beginning of a conversation that puts women’s musical artistry at the center. Immediately, others took up our call. Lists began proliferating, representing different...
  • Two Giant Cable TV Networks Merge together in 14.6 Billion Dollar Deal!

    Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav The transaction will bring together two big cable networks groups known for nonscripted and lifestyle content, with the companies eyeing $350 million in cost savings. Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks Interactive have made it official, unveiling a $14.6 billion deal that will combine the...
  • @TatyanaAli and @MalcolmJamalWar To Star In USA Network ‘Olive Forever’

    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alumna Tatyana Ali, Malcolm-Jamal Warner (American Crime Story: The People vs O.J. Simpson) and Christian Antidormi (Spartacus: Blood & Sand) have been cast as series regulars opposite Emily Rudd in USA Network’s Olive Forever, a comedic crime drama pilot from Insurgent and The Babysitter...
  • @tonibraxton To Star & Executive Produce ‘Faith Under Fire’ Lifetime Movie!

    Lifetime has given the green light to original movie Faith Under Fire, based on the book Prepared for a Purpose: An Inspiring True Story of Faith, Courage and Compassion in Crisis by Tuff and Alex Tresniowski. Toni Braxton (Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart) is attached to star and executive produce...
  • Guess Who Is Leaving ‘The Voice?’

    Jun, 29, 2017 The talented star is ready to get back to making music. Pharrell Williams has become almost as famous for his role as a judge on The Voice as he is for being a singer, rapper and producer. However after four seasons of serving as a judge...
  • ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ tops box office despite franchise-low debut

    The hulking machines of “Transformers” are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they’re still big in China. Michael Bay’s “Transformers: The Last Knight,” the fifth installment in the Hasbro series, scored a franchise-low domestic debut with an estimated $43.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend and...
  • Looks Like Everybody Didn’t Like The Tupac Movie!

    If there is a Christ figure in the hip-hop universe then it’s obviously Tupac. He was conceived in prison and born to nothing, rose to become a leader of men, at a young age died for our sins, and in death became even more powerful. Pac articulated nothing short...
  • Why Are Top Executives Leaving Sony Pictures Entertainment?

    Sony Pictures Entertainment’s management shake-up continued with the resignations of two well-respected television executives from the Culver City studio behind such hits as “Better Call Saul” and “Shark Tank.” Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, who both served as president of television programming and production, will exit the studio...
  • Famous Rapper T.I. is Being Sued!

    Entertainer T.I. is facing another lawsuit over a debt related to a shuttered downtown Atlanta restaurant. T.I. and his former business partner Charles Hughes were both involved with Scales 925, an eatery that opened in mid-2015. Not long after opening, lawsuits started rolling in from former employees who claimed they were not properly paid for...