Congratulations are in order for ‘Love & Hip-Hop’ stars Safaree Samuels and Erica Mena.
For, the engaged couple have announced that they are expecting their first child together.
Full story below…
Lupita Nyong’o and and Viola Davis are set to celebrate the real lives of the Dahomey Amazons with a movie set for takeoff very soon.
This year, the former has prepared a documentary about the very same women to support the movie and its fascinating story.
Exciting news below…
September 24 marked the sixth season kick offs of hit ABC series ‘Black-ish’ and FOX’s former flagship, ‘Empire,’ respectively.
For the latter, which saw its cancellation announced earlier this year (as we reported here), the pressure was on to carry on after the PR nightmare caused by former star Jussie Smollett‘s alleged hate crime hoax. With its negative impact already seen and felt in the latter half of the Lee Daniels-helmed show’s season 5, hopes weren’t exactly high for the series’ season 6 premiere – despite being its last – to rebound to its former glory.
Similarly, ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ – albeit able to boast a scandal-free run (to date) – has seen a steady decline in its viewership since its 2014 debut as well (which pulled in a whopping 11.04 million viewers). Once the ratings leaders for their respective nights, ‘Empire,’ now airing on Tuesday nights, not only had to face off with ‘Black-ish’ but also against the likes of NBC’s juggernaut ‘This Is Us’ and CBS’ ‘FBI.’
Look inside to see who came out on top:
After springing a successful spinoff to Freeform in the form of the Yara Shahidi-led ‘Grown-ish,’ ABC’s hit series ‘Black-ish’ attempts to prove itself evergreen by sprouting a prequel in the form of the Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tika Sumpter-toplined ‘Mixed-ish.’
Executive produced by creator Kenya Barris and Tracee Ellis Ross (who portrays ‘Rainbow Johnson’ on ‘Black-ish’), ‘Mixed-ish’ tells the story of Ross’ character growing up as a biracial child in the 1980’s. Loosely based on the early life of Dr. Rania Barris (co-creator Kenya’s soon-to-be former wife), the comedy series also chronicles the dilemmas her family faces trying to adjust from “hippie life” to suburbia.
Despite being given an extra promotional push by securing biracial Pop icon Mariah Carey to sing its theme song (as we reported here), the series premiered on September 24 to a moderate audience. Details inside:
Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature designed to celebrate TV and Film’s glorious past and celebrate art from all walks of creative life.
Today, we celebrate the release of ‘Black Girl‘…the 1966 movie about an ambitious Senegalese girl named Gomis who believes she can make a better life for herself in France after she is employed a wealthy woman who asks her to work as a nanny.
Alas, all is not at it seems.
For, the young girl finds herself forced into slavery when she is caught up in a web woven by racism, the after-effects of colonialism and the horrors of years gone by.
Black Girl (1966) is probably the quintessential masterpiece of the area, based in Senegal. https://t.co/7R9H5vLUmx
— Cine-A-Man (@brian_cine) September 9, 2019
Mbissine Thérèse Diop stars.
ABC hit ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ is back for a sixth and final season. And fireworks are promised!
The legal drama, which stars Emmy-winner Viola Davis, follows a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defence professor.
For six years, viewers have been engrossed with the seemingly endless array of twists and titillating turns. And for its penultimate run, it looks as though they’ll be tied up in equally exciting fashion.
See what we mean below, where a sneak peek preview of ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ season 6/episode 2 titled ‘Vivian’s Here’ awaits…
They’re back! Mark those calendars because the ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ returns for its 12th season on November 3rd!
OThe latest instalment of the reality smash promises an array of dramatic twists and turns – particularly given the return of a certain Kenya Moore.
To drum up buzz, Bravo have unleashed a titillating trailer hinting at this season’s many plotlines.
We won’t give too much away, but it’s safe to say Kenya return, Nene Leakes and Cynthia Bailey‘s friendship, and Porsha Williams‘ union with Dennis will all play major roles.
Really though, what are you waiting for? Get all the way into the sneak peek below…