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    ‘Empire’s’ Final Season to End Sooner Than Expected

    Originally planned to be a 20-episode sixth and final season, “Empire” will now come to its conclusion with episode 18 on April 21, according to Deadline. The COVID-19 outbreak means that the originally intended series finale and penultimate episode were unable to be finished, with Deadline writing that “to help create a more seamless overall […] More

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    Emmy Network Spotlight: Can the Fox Network Find a Place at This Year’s Emmys?

    Welcome to the 2019 Emmy Circuit series, where we analyze and predict all your favorite TV series and their chances with the Television Academy (at least at this time of publishing).  The series examines the shows and performances about their awards potential, most notably the Emmy Awards.  Emmy nomination voting opens June 10 and closes […] More

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    NAACP Image Awards: Ava DuVernay Wins Entertainer of the Year

    The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced Monday night during a live broadcast on TV One. Ava DuVernay (“A Wrinkle in Time”) took home the award for entertainer of the year, with Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) earning accolades for best writing and directing for his directorial debut “Get Out.” Earlier on Monday, […] More

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    Emmys: Checking In on the Close Race For Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama

    We’re continuing to examine the Emmy races, and Lead Actress in a Drama is another tight one. That said, there is a clear top-tier, mid-tier, and a lot of actresses that simply won’t make the cut. We’ll break down those tiers, and give some picks. First up, there’s undeniable momentum for two top actresses. First […] More

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    Emmy Episode Analysis: Can Julia Louis Dreyfus Win Emmy Number 7?

    While film struggles to find interesting stories for women, TV seems to revel in it. After watching all eighteen nominated performances, it is no wonder movie stars, such as Viola Davis, have made the move to TV. From murderess hairdressers, high powered lawyers and even the President of the United States, there is no limit […] More

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    Octavia Spencer Joins Taraji P. Henson in “Hidden Figures”

    Octavia Spencer will star alongside Taraji P. Henson in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures.” “Hidden Figures” follows Katherine Johnson (Henson), a brilliant African-American mathematician who was part of the brain power behind the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Two other women, Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson, served with Johnson on the mission, which was […] More

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    Casting News Roundup: Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson Nab Juicy New Roles

    In more casting news, actors Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson have signed on for exciting new projects. Elba, fresh off his double win at the SAG Awards, is in negotiations to star in “The Mountain Between Us,” the film adaptation of the romantic drama novel of the same name. Elba would take the role […] More

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    Final Predictions for the Golden Globes – Wide Open Races in Both Movies and Television

    With SAG set to hand out their nominations this coming Wednesday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will announce their nominations for the 2016 Golden Globes on Thursday.  This year, more than ever, we’ll be looking at both organizations to get indications of support for certain films and performances.  The HFPA has already corrected certain campaigns […] More

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    Emmy Circuit: Final Look Before Nominations and Predictions

    Once again, we’ve arrived at Emmy nomination time.  The 2014-2015 television season was one of much change.  Gone are stalwart contender Breaking Bad and juggernaut True Detective, leaving opening many spots for new shows.  On the comedy side, many contenders are trying to make their best case for the Modern Family Can’t Win a Sixth Best […] More