Mary J. Blige To Guest Star On ‘How To Get Away With Murder’

Mary J. Blige To Guest Star On ‘How To Get Away With Murder’

She may sing “No More Drama,” but Mary J. Blige is taking a stab at one of television’s most dramatic series. The Grammy-winning artist is set to guest star on the next season of “How to Get Away with Murder,” Deadline reports. Details of her role have not been released, but the gig serves as another significant get for the 45-year-old crooner in her burgeoning acting career. She portrayed the Wicked Witch of the West … Continue reading

FOX Network And Empire Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

FOX Network And Empire Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Viewers might’ve been glued to their screens during the first two episodes of Empire for season 2 after its remarkable success the previous season, concluding with a jaw dropping, two-hour finale. Little did they know what actually took place in order to film the scenes. In season 2’s first two episodes, Lucious (Terrance Howard) was in a juvenile detention center, wearing an orange jumpsuit to match the other inmates and his role. But according to … Continue reading

Nick Cannon Enrolls at Howard University

Nick Cannon enrolls at Howard University

Nick Cannon is heading back to school after enrolling at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The actor, rapper and TV presenter took to Instagram on Sunday to announce his new endeavor by sharing a photo of himself posing beside a sign for the historically black college. “YOU KNOW!!!!!,” he captioned the shot, in which he was shown carrying a designer Louis Vuitton backpack. “#HU2020 My First Day as a Freshman!!! Howard University Class of 2020.” … Continue reading

Snoop Dogg To Produce New Weed Comedy

Snoop Dogg To Produce New Weed Comedy

An upcoming marijuana comedy series is fetching the help of Snoop Dogg. The “Gin and Juice” rapper is set to executive produce and perform the theme song for a new MTV show called “Mary + Jane,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The hip-hop icon will also guest star at some point in the first season of the show, though network execs say he won’t play himself. “You don’t know when he’s going to appear,” executive … Continue reading

[EmpireFOX] No More Jamal Lyons?

[EmpireFOX] No More Jamal Lyons?

Actor Jussie Smollett elevated chatter around his situation with Fox‘s Empire, following the show’s dramatic finish Wednesday night (May 11), leaving fans in suspense with a message that on its face reads as a farewell from the popular drama. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time w/ @EmpireFOX. I love you all. Truth. Time 2 make a record & some movies. #Empire,” a caption on Smollett’s Twitter page read. By Thursday afternoon the post had been re-tweeted … Continue reading

‘Underground’ Renewed for Season 2

‘Underground’ Renewed for Season 2

WGN America has renewed “Underground” for a second season, the network announced Monday. The series, created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, is currently averaging over 1 million viewers per episode in live-plus-same-day ratings and 3 million viewers in live-plus-seven. It was also the sixth highest-rated scripted series premiere of any cable drama this season. “With enormous pride we are announcing a second season of ‘Underground,’ a series that has resonated with so many passionate … Continue reading

‘Underground’ Cast Applaud Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

“We’re excited that we’re starting to represent our actual history,” Joe Pokaski tells TheWrap. With the news that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, the cast and creators of WGN America’s Underground Railroad series “Underground” could not be happier. “We’ve always said the show ‘Underground’ is about American heroes, so to finally have not only a woman but a black woman on a monetary bill is fantastic,” co-creator Misha Green told TheWrap. … Continue reading