Black While Funny and Female: Comedic Actresses Speak on Working in Hollywood

Making it in Hollywood is no easy feat, and doing so as a woman is even more difficult. If that woman is black — or Latina or Asian or otherwise nonwhite — the odds just aren’t in her favor. But ...

“Girls Trip” Debuts with $30.4 Million at Box Office, Best Live-Action Comedy Opening of 2017

According to Deadline.com, Universal’s Girls Trip has earned director Malcolm D. Lee not only his second A+ CinemaScore following 2013’s The Best Man Holiday, but also the best opening of his career at the domestic B.O. with $30.4M, beating Holiday‘s ...

In Season 2, 'Insecure' Is More Sure of Itself Than Ever

Warning: This post contains spoilers from the Season 2 premiere of "Insecure." If the second season premiere of HBO's "Insecure" proved anything, it's that the show is more secure in what it is. The comedy series starring Issa Rae returned ...

'Diana, Our Mother' Examines Legacy Through Her Sons' Eyes

The 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death is an irresistible TV milestone, one that will be recognized in an assortment of programming. HBO seeks to stand apart from that wave with "Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy," an intimate ...

Linkin Park: 'Our hearts are broken'

Linkin Park paid tribute to their late lead singer Chester Bennington on social media Monday with a touching letter penned to the late singer.

Dwayne Johnson's New 'movie' with Siri

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson can do anything, including turn an ad into a "movie."

Jimmy Kimmel Re-enters Health Care Debate with Update On Infant Son

Jimmy Kimmel tweeted an update and adorable photo of his baby son on Friday, more than two months after opening up about his newborn's health on his late-night talk show. In doing so he also re-entered the health care debate.

Hit Comedy Series Ballers, Starring Dwayne Johnson, Returns for Season Three July 23, Exclusively On HBO

Looking at the whirlwind lifestyles and real-life problems of former and current football players, BALLERS stars Dwayne Johnson as ex-superstar Spencer Strasmore, who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for today’s players in sun-soaked Miami. Created by Stephen Levinson ...

Comedy Series Insecure, Created By and Starring Issa Rae, Returns for Its Second Season July 23, Exclusively on HBO

The critically acclaimed series INSECURE returns for its eight-episode second season SUNDAY, JULY 23rd, exclusively on HBO. Starring Golden Globe nominee Issa Rae as Issa, Yvonne Orji as Molly, Jay Ellis as Lawrence and Lisa Joyce as Frieda, the series ...

Leslie Alexander Puts Houston Rockets Franchise On the Market

“It’s been my great joy and honor to own the Houston Rockets for the past 24 years.” These were the words spoken by current Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander in a prepared statement as he announced his plans to sell ...

Taraji P. Henson is Proud Mary

Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

‘Black Panther,’ ‘Black Lightning,’ ‘Luke Cage’ Highlight Rise of Black Superheroes

Diversity is on the uptick in comics-inspired TV and film. When “Luke Cage” exec producer Cheo Hodari Coker declared at his show’s San Diego Comic-Con panel last year, “The world is ready for a bulletproof black man,” the crowd erupted ...

OJ Simpson Granted Parole

A Nevada parole board granted O.J. Simpson parole Thursday.

Jada Pinkett Smith Was a Drug Dealer When She Met Tupac

Jada Pinkett Smith has come a long way from her humble beginnings in Baltimore.

Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead at 41

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, was found dead Thursday according to a spokesman for the LA County Coroner.