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.
Oh how the tables have turned. You’re used to seeing characters like Pete Ross on Smallville or Eric Foreman on House, M.D.—they’re the wisecracking, assertive, token Black characters found on every popular show.
Hollywood has few if any original ideas, and that opinion extends from movie remakes right on down to television show spinoffs.
Between Netflix, AMC and HBO, we may very well be in a golden age of television. All of which makes it more likely your favorite TV character can die unexpectedly.
Mindy Kaling is making the press rounds in support of The Mindy Project, and her latest round finds her joining the ranks of TV’s most taboo episodes.
Beyonce rapped, “We escalate, up in this b*tch like elevators, of course sometime sh*t goes down when it’s a billion dollars on the elevator,” on her “Flawless (Remix).” Apparently, what also goes down is said incident—Jay Z vs Solange—inspiring an episode of Law & Order: SVU.
50 Cent and Courtney Kemp Agboh, the executive producer and show runner, respectively, of new Starz series Power, recently discussed the television business and commonalities they share that helped with the creation of the series.
Sammy the Bull‘s daughter alleges that the makers of Grand Theft Auto V based a character in the game on her without her permission. Former Mob Wives star Karen Gravano has filed a suit in the Manhattan Supreme Court for an astounding $40 million.
Although tonight has been a historic and genre-shifting night for Hip-Hop, there could only be one winner in the pantheon of independent-turned-top-40 rap stars.
The first celebrity death of the year has already begun to hit waves, as classically trained actor James Avery (most known as Uncle Phil) died on New Year’s Eve. He was 65-years-old.
MTV Cribs chronicled the lives of so many professed ballers throughout the years, they had to have known they were making a mistake.
It’s less than 24 hours since Diddy launched his next big media venture, and already the Twitterverse has made Revolt TV a trending topic worldwide. Is the new music-infused cable network worth all the hype?