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Date of Birth: May 06, 1953 (63)
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Gender: Female
Beyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image AwardsBeyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Conference Center - the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole. (more...)

Photo Flash: SCAD's aTVFest Presents Christina Ricci with Vanguard AwardPhoto Flash: SCAD's aTVFest Presents Christina Ricci with Vanguard Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Actress Christina Ricci was presented with the Vanguard Award following the screening and Q&A for Amazon's 'Z' The Beginning of Everything,' with actor David Holfin, and executive producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin. The cast of FOX's 'Star' also received the Rising Star Award on Saturday night. Actors Jude Demorest, Brittany O'Grady and Ryan Destiny accepted the honor on behalf of the cast. (more...)

OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer for Popular Drama Series GREENLEAFOWN Unveils Season Two Trailer for Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network debuted today the season two trailer for its acclaimed original drama series GREENLEAF from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) and executive producers Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”) and Oprah Winfrey. (more...)

Paley Center + Essence Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Black Women In HollywoodPaley Center + Essence Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Black Women In Hollywood
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) Essence, the preeminent brand for African-American women, and the Paley Center for Media are excited to announce “The Power of Our Presence – An Exhibition Celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary of the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards.” (more...)

OWN to Premiere Season 2 of Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF, 3/15OWN to Premiere Season 2 of Popular Drama Series GREENLEAF, 3/15
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the season two premiere date for its acclaimed original drama series GREENLEAF from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), Emmy-nominated creator/executive producer Craig Wright (more...)

Award-Winning Actress April Woodall Premieres John Denver CabaretAward-Winning Actress April Woodall Premieres John Denver Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Award-winning singer and actress April Woodall (Souvenir, Reading Under the Influence, Gray Matters) is realizing a dream this March in Philadelphia. Woodall will star in the world premiere of Hearing John Denver's Voice, a cabaret exploring her multifaceted relationship with the music of John Denver, at L'Etage (624 S. 6th Street). The unique show will run March 20 and March 21, 2017 at 7:30PM each evening. (more...)

Cheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas EveCheryl Burke and Brian White to Host L.A. County Holiday Celebration on Christmas Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Emmy-nominated professional dancer Cheryl Burke (Dancing with the Stars) and actor Brian White (Scandal. Mistresses, Chicago Fire) are set to host the 57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration, the largest multicultural holiday celebration in the county. (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full ListBeyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. to Be Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony at Theatre 80 St. MarksDouglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. to Be Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony at Theatre 80 St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

On Wednesday, November 16 at 4:30 PM, a Sidewalk Signing and Honors Ceremony will be held onstage at Theater 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place.  (more...)

Historic New Federal Theatre Training Workshops Move Uptown to Dwyer Cultural CenterHistoric New Federal Theatre Training Workshops Move Uptown to Dwyer Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The historic Theatre Training Workshops of Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will move uptown next month to Dwyer Cultural Center at 258 St. Nicholas Ave. (at 123rd Street).  They were previously held in spaces adjoining the theater's offices at 292 Henry Street.  The workshops have been a fertile training ground for leading African-American playwrights and actors. (more...)

OWN's GREENLEAF is Most-Watched New Cable Show of the SummerOWN's GREENLEAF is Most-Watched New Cable Show of the Summer
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

OWN's hit drama series GREENLEAF is the most watched new cable show of the summer, and year to date is the #1 original cable series on Wednesday nights for women. (more...)

OWN's Drama Series GREENLEAF Delivers Most-Watched Wednesday Telecast in Network HistoryOWN's Drama Series GREENLEAF Delivers Most-Watched Wednesday Telecast in Network History
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

The hit summer drama series GREENLEAF delivered OWN's most watched Wednesday telecast in network history last night (8/10) with 2.3 million total viewers and a 1.79 women 25-54 rating. It was also Wednesday night's #1 cable telecast for women. (more...)

Women In Film Presents An All Star Line Up to Discuss Ageism In The ArtsWomen In Film Presents An All Star Line Up to Discuss Ageism In The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

On Friday night, a panel of 8 industry leaders including Ashton Applewhite, B. Harlan Boll, Jobeth Williams, Lesley Ann Warren, Kathy Griffin, Michael Lindsay-Hogg and Lynn Whitfield with moderator Sharon Lawrence, were brought together before an audience at the London Hotel by producers David C. Barry and Robyn Rosenfeld with the support of Women in Film for a panel on Gender Diversity and Ageism in Hollywood (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 22, 2016Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 22, 2016
by - Aug 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 22, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 8, 2016Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 8, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 8, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 15, 2016Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 15, 2016
by - Aug 1, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 15, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 8, 2016Scoop: MISTRESSES on ABC - Monday, August 8, 2016
by - Jul 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on MISTRESSES, airing on ABC on Monday, August 8, 2016! (more...)

OWN Announces August 2016 Programming HighlightsOWN Announces August 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK has announced August 2016 programming highlights, including new series and seasons and returning series and seasons. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Oprah Winfrey Featured in Tonight's OWN Original Drama GREENLEAFSneak Peek - Oprah Winfrey Featured in Tonight's OWN Original Drama GREENLEAF
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

An all-new episode of OWN's popular drama series GREENLEAF tonight, July 13 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) features Oprah Winfrey in a recurring role as Mavis McCready and Grace's (Merle Dandridge) return to preaching for the first time since her return home. (more...)

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