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Jurors Announced For NYC WEB FEST 2024
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2024


The NYC Web Fest has announced that submissions are now open for its 11th annual edition. From November 8th to the 10th, 2024, creators, industry professionals, and enthusiasts from around the world will gather in the heart of New York City to celebrate the best in web series, short films, and pilot episodes.

Video: Watch Sarah Silverman on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Feb 13, 2024


Sarah Silverman discusses her experience with a pet psychic and appearing in viral celebrity photos on 'The Jennifer Hudson Show.' Plus, NBA player Chris Matthews helps Jennifer prepare for the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game. Watch the videos from the episode now!

HBO Acquires GOING TO MARS: THE NIKKI GIOVANNI PROJECT Documentary Film
by Michael Major - Aug 29, 2023


From directors and producers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson (“American Promise,” “Stateless”), producer Tommy Oliver (HBO’s “40 Years A Prisoner,” “Juice WRLD: Into the Abyss”), and executive producers Taraji P. Henson and Codie Elaine Oliver, the film premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival.

Photos: Go Inside THE PERFECT FIND World Premiere at the Tribeca Festival in New York
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2023


Director Numa Perrier was in attendance, joined by stars Gabrielle Union, Keith Powers, Gina Torres, La La Anthony, Aisha Hinds, D.B. Woodside, Janet Hubert, Shayna McHayle (aka Junglepussy), Godfrey, T.S. Madison, Erica J. Green, Lina Green, India Bradley, and Stephanie Matsuba. Check out photos now!

Broadway Streaming Guide: June 2023 - Where to Hear the NEW YORK, NEW YORK Cast Recording & More
by Michael Major - Jun 5, 2023


June is bustin' out all over! This month, Broadway fans can kick off their summer vacation with a slew of new releases featuring some Broadway favorites, including Neil Patrck Harris, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bernadette Peters, Jinkx Monsoon, Will Chase, and more.

Video: Watch Gabrielle Union & Keith Powers in THE PERFECT FIND Trailer
by Michael Major - May 18, 2023


The cast includes Gabrielle Union (Producer of Broadway's Ain't No Mo and American Son), Alani “la La” Anthony (producer of Broadway's Eclipsed), Gina Torres (original Broadway cast Of The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public And Face Value), Janet Hubert (original Broadway cast of Cats and The First), and more. Watch the video trailer!

FOX Entertainment & Get Lit Celebrate Women's History Month
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2023


This March, as a part of #TVFORALL, FOX will debut an original poem, “A Chorus of Women,” in celebration of Women’s History Month. “A Chorus of Women,” which was written by Olivia Le, narrated by Gina Torres and Olivia Le, and will be shared across local FOX stations and FOX digital all month long.

Harlem School Of The Arts Announces May 1st Date For Its First In-Person Gala Since The Pandemic
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2023


After three years without its main fundraising event, the 59-year-old Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) has announced the return of its annual Gala, to be held at the world famous Plaza Hotel on Monday, May 1st, 2023 (6:30pm - 9:00pm).

GIRL BE HEARD! Honors Actress Gina Torres at Evolution Gala This Week
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2022


In celebration of girls and young women everywhere and Girl Be Heard's growth and evolution in the last decade since its inception, the youth-focused performing arts nonprofit is hosting its gala, Evolution.

Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More SAG-AFTRA Members Urge Congress to End Hair Discrimination & Pass CROWN Act
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2022


Among the members who signed the statement of support for the CROWN Act are Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kerry Washington, and dozens of other performers. In the letter, members assert, “Discrimination based on hair style or texture is a destructive practice that has alienated and caused irreparable harm to Black Americans.” 

Billy Porter, Nicole Scherzinger & More to Appear at iHeartRadio Music Awards
by Michael Major - Mar 21, 2022


iHeartRadio has announced additional performers for the 2022 “iHeartRadio Music Awards” including Olivia Rodrigo, Silk Sonic, Lil Nas X, Billy Porter, The Kid LAROI, David Guetta, Avril Lavigne, Shaun White, All Time Low, Willow Smith, Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger, Gina Torres, Oliver Hudson, Lainey Wilson, Dove Cameron, and more.

Rachel Zegler, Raul Esparza & More Star in PRINCESS OF SOUTH BEACH Scripted Podcast Series
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2022


The new series tells the story of twin sisters, María del Carmen and Gloria Calderón, played by Rachel Zegler, who are separated at birth and raised in different ways. The series also stars Gina Torres, Danny Pino, Andy Bustillos, and Ivonne Coll. The podcast includes the plot twists of La Usurpadora, and the comedic tone of Jane the Virgin.

Rita Moreno Talks WEST SIDE STORY Remake, Her New Documentary and More on AWARDS CHATTER Podcast
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 2, 2021


Living legend Rita Moreno stops by 'Awards Chatter' podcast to chat about her life in the industry. On Tuesday, October 5 (9 pm), PBS will air American Masters - Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It. 

RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT Will Premiere Oct. 5 on PBS
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2021


Film interviewees include Gloria Estefan, Morgan Freeman, Mitzi Gaynor, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Longoria, Justina Machado, Terrence McNally, Karen Olivo, as well as Norman Lear and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

THE MAGIC OF ROB LAKE Breaks Streaming Records For Armed Forces Entertainment
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2021


Breaking all viewership records to date, the Armed Forces Entertainment-hosted grand scale illusion and magic show, THE MAGIC OF ROB LAKE, continues to be a juggernaut for organization that, since 1951, has provide the best in American entertainment to US troops and family members stationed overseas. 

THE MAGIC OF ROB LAKE Streaming Now For Free
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2021


Armed Forces Entertainment hosted world-renowned illusionist, Rob Lake,  for a grand scale illusion and magic show for active-duty U.S. military and their families deployed all over the world. As a performer who's been entertaining with AFE for nearly 15 years on bases around the world, Lake's 45-minute special is available for audiences worldwide here at RobLake.com/afe.

FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 10, 2020


FOX is announcing premiere dates for THE MASKED DANCER (Dec. 27), CALL ME KAT (Jan. 3), LAST MAN STANDING (Jan. 3), HELL’S KITCHEN (Jan. 7), THE RESIDENT (Jan. 12), PRODIGAL SON (Jan. 12), 9-1-1 (Jan. 18), and 9-1-1: LONE STAR (Jan. 18).

Gina Torres Joins 9-1-1 LONE STAR Season Two
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 3, 2020


Deadline reports that Gina Torres will join the upcoming second season of '9-1-1: Lone Star' as a series regular.

Nominations Announced For The 35th Annual Imagen Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2020


The Imagen Foundation President Helen Hernandez today announced 114 nominees in 20 categories for this year's 35th Annual Imagen Awards.

Disney Junior Announces Finale Special Episode of ELENA OF AVALOR
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 21, 2020


Princess Elena's heroic journey to become queen culminates in an epic prime-time finale special of Disney's Emmy® and Imagen Award-winning series 'Elena of Avalor,' premiering SUNDAY, AUGUST 23 (7:00 p.m. EDT/PDT).

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