Television

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyBims8OkSY   Oprah Winfrey delivered a powerful speech while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award for Lifetime Achievement at the Golden Globes that honored Recy Taylor and all the women who have taken a stand against sexual assault and inequality. Mama O pulled no punches while depicting the history of abuses...
Okay, seriously. No, no, no. I mean seriously, for real. Alex Trebek is correcting a contestant for mispronouncing "gangsta" — and then took his money away. The question answer involved one of those weird deals where the correct response is a mashup. In this case: "A song from Coolio from...
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Since leaving the air 20 years ago on Jan. 1, Living Single continues to resonate in the hearts of loyal fans. Its legacy alone has dismissed critics (i.e., Newsweek’s 1993 article with its “booty-shaking sugar mamas” comment), paving the way for shows like Insecure, and still reigns as a...
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With the #MeToo movement showing no signs of slowing down, it seems that one media titan after another is falling. Among the latest is former PBS host Tavis Smiley, who has no intentions of laying down in the face of what he calls "a mistake" by PBS. In a bold...
(Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Save The Children)Craig Melvin, the Saturday co-host of the Today show, is reportedly in talks to replace Matt Lauer after Lauer was ousted from his anchor chair at NBC over allegations of sexual misconduct.According to Entertainment Tonight, the “MSNBC Live” host’s name has come...
(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Oprah Winfrey has sold the majority control of the Oprah Winfrey Network. The sale was made to Discovery Communications for $70 million, meaning the company now has 75 percent ownership of the network. Previously, Oprah and Discovery had run the network with joint 50-50 ownership. While this means...
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Issa Rae featured in CoverGirl’s “The Pickup” ad for its Melting Pout Metallic lipstick (CoverGirl via YouTube screenshot) The CoverGirl ad campaign for the special-edition Melting Pout Metallic lipstick went live Monday, and with Issa Rae as the featured star of both the ad and the campaign, it’s the 73-second...
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By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow. The film, which Netflix hopes will be its first feature-film Oscar contender,...
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(YouTube) Tuesday, Donna Brazile appeared on ABC’s The View and was poised to address controversy head on. During a brief but spirited interrogation by View cohost Meghan McCain – daughter of Republican Senator John McCain – the former DNC interim chair claims she asked about the origins of the now infamous...