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‘Law & Order: SVU’ co-star Denmore Barnes on his “surprise” exit: “I don’t totally know why this happened”

‘Law & Order: SVU’ co-star Denmore Barnes on his “surprise” exit: “I don’t totally know why this happened”

NBC/Virginia SherwoodLaw & Order: SVU co-star Demore Barnes, who played Deputy Chief Christian Garland on the long-running series, says he was just as surprised as his fans were about news he won’t be returning for season 23.  Neither Barns nor Jamie Gray Hyder, who played Detective Kat Tamin, will be seen in SVU’s upcoming season, which kicks off Thursday.  In…read more »

Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer says he’s committed to improving conditions for Black comedians

Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer says he’s committed to improving conditions for Black comedians

Cliff Lipson/CBS 2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.After more than 30 years in show business, Cedric the Entertainer wants to do more than just make people laugh. The five-time NAACP Image Award winner is hosting the 2021 Emmy Awards Sunday night, and he says more Blacks need to follow in his footsteps. “The industry hasn’t changed much,” he…read more »

Report: Wendy Williams taken to hospital to receive “psychiatric services”

Report: Wendy Williams taken to hospital to receive “psychiatric services”

Wendy Williams on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” in January, 2021; BravoWendy Williams was reportedly taken to a New York City hospital for a mental health check-up. According to The Sun, a 911 call was placed and police arrived early Wednesday morning at the talk show host’s Manhattan apartment, “There was a call for a…read more »

Tyra Banks defends Olivia Jade ahead of her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut: “Olivia is so brave”

Tyra Banks defends Olivia Jade ahead of her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut: “Olivia is so brave”

ABC/Laretta HoustonTyra Banks is defending this year’s most controversial Dancing with the Stars casting choice — Olivia Jade. The 21-year-old daughter of Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli is set to make her DWTS debut Monday night.  But some fans criticized her involvement because of her parents’ participation in the Varsity Blues college admissions cheating scandal.  But returning show host Banks told Entertainment Tonight that fans need to give Olivia the benefit of the…read more »

Priyanka Chopra responds to growing criticism over ‘The Activist’: “The show got it wrong”

Priyanka Chopra responds to growing criticism over ‘The Activist’: “The show got it wrong”

Kyle Galvin/Courtesy of Priyanka Chopra Jonas/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.Priyanka Chopra responded Thursday to the growing backlash against her upcoming new show, The Activist. The Activist’s initial concept was to have contestants compete in several challenges for a cash grant and to raise awareness for their particular issue.  With Chopra, Usher and Julianne Hough were set to serve as…read more »

Jennifer Aniston says season 2 of ‘The Morning Show’ will tackle cancel culture

Jennifer Aniston says season 2 of ‘The Morning Show’ will tackle cancel culture

Courtesy of Apple TV+After season one of The Morning Show ended on an incredible cliffhanger — with Alex Levy and Bradley Jackson choosing to blow up their network and expose the toxic work environment live on television — fans will finally know what happened next when season two premieres today on Apple TV+. Star Jennifer Aniston, who plays Alex, chatted with ABC Audio…read more »

In theaters now: Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo in the “irreverent, explosive” ‘COPSHOP’

In theaters now: Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo in the “irreverent, explosive” ‘COPSHOP’

STX Films/Briarcliff EntertainmentHitting theaters today is the gritty crime thriller COPSHOP, starring and produced by Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo, and directed by Narc’s Joe Carnahan. “This is like…in the spirit of all the best 70s Westerns,” Butler, star of 300 and Olympus Has Fallen, tells ABC Audio.  “Small-town rookie cop, there’s not a lot going on in that town until the bad guys roll…read more »

Jennifer Aniston says season 2 of The Morning Show will tackle cancel culture

Jennifer Aniston says season 2 of The Morning Show will tackle cancel culture

Courtesy of Apple TV+After season one of The Morning Show ended on an incredible cliffhanger — with Alex Levy and Bradley Jackson choosing to blow up their network and expose the toxic work environment live on television — fans will finally know what happened next when season two premieres today on Apple TV+. Star Jennifer Aniston, who plays Alex, chatted with ABC Audio…read more »