Deadline TV writer Nellie Andreeva might have made an epic infraction when she wrote a piece discussing the uptick in minority casting in television pilots in 2015. Twitter naturally gave Andreeva the business Tuesday night (Mar. 24), which was further boosted by comments from Shonda Rhimes and Ava DuVernay.
Viola Davis, the star of ABC’s hit crime drama, How To Get Away With Murder, delivered a moving speech Sunday (Jan. 25) night during an acceptance speech at the Screen Actors Guild Awards show. Davis took slight shots at Hollywood’s whiteness and lack of diversity while checking critics of her looks as well.
Columbus Short will not be coming back to ABC’s Scandal next season. The 31-year-old actor was fired from his gig at the top-rated drama series in wake of his personal problems with his wife.
ABC landed a big hit with the political action thriller Scandal, featuring Kerry Washington in the lead role as political “fixer” Olivia Pope. Created by Shonda Rhimes, Scandal and her other show, Grey’s Anatomy, bring in $13 million in ad revenue each week for the network. Combined, Rhimes’ programs account for nearly $300 million dollars in […]
Screenwriter, director and producer Shonda Rhimes has been busy behind the scenes prepping new shows along with overseeing her current hit television programs; Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and the Kerry Washington-led Scandal. With all the success of her past shows, Rhimes and her Shondaland production company will be releasing its first half-hour comedy featuring writer/actor Issa Rae, the […]
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