As anyone with a pulse should have expected, NBC’s The Wiz Live! was a huge hit. According to Nielsen, 11M viewers watched the live cast and it also was a massive hit on Twitter, too.
Simply put, last night’s The Wiz Live! on NBC was everything. Shanice Williams (she’s just 19!) slayed as Dorothy and she had incredible backing from the likes of Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, Uzo Aduba and more.
NBC’s The Wiz Live! hasn’t even aired yet and it already has people of the closeted racist and All Lives Matter variations up in arms.
CNN and Black Twitter aren’t the best of buds, considering that the major news network has often treated the popular segment of the social media platform like a science experiment. The network is back to its hijinks after they assigned a Black writer to write a piece essentially telling white folks to tune into Black […]
NBC is wasting no time finalizing the casting jobs for this holiday season’s The Wiz Live! David Alan Grier was just named as the Cowardly Lion and 18-year-old Shanice Williams has just been handpicked to serve as the show’s maraschino cherry by playing lead character, Dorothy.
Although many think of the classic soul music musical The Wiz as a film, it actually got its start as a theater play. NBC announced Monday (Mar. 30) that it will air its next live musical in conjunction with the high-flying Cirque du Soleil troupe later this year.
A man that sent more that sent more than 30 sexually charged text messages to R&B super dud Ashanti and several members of her family has finally been apprehended. Devar Hurd of Indiana is the man allegedly behind a sexual cyber assault on that started in May, with the perverted man sending sexual text messages […]