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Anthony Anderson Reacts to Emmy Snubs for Final ‘Black-ish’ Season: “Can You Believe That S***?”

Anthony Anderson was experiencing mixed emotions while guest-hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! on the day that the 2022 Emmy Awards nominations were announced. Anderson, who filled in for host Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday, opened his monologue by congratulating the late night show’s team on its nomination for variety talk series. However, Anderson went on to point […]

Anthony Anderson Exits ‘Law & Order’ After One-Season Return

Anthony Anderson is not returning to Law & Order for season 22, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The actor, who reprised his role as Detective Kevin Bernard on season 21, had a one-year deal and will not come back for the next season, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. NBC canceled Law & […]

Anthony Anderson Graduates From Howard University: “It’s Literally Been 30 Years in the Making”

Anthony Anderson is a Howard University graduate. The Black-ish star posted a video Sunday on Instagram sharing the news that he’d earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. “To quote Biggie, ‘IT WAS ALL A DREAM!'” he began his post. “Words can’t begin to describe the […]

‘Black-ish’ Star Anthony Anderson Didn’t Expect to Be So Emotional While Filming Final Episode: “I Lost It”

Tracee Ellis Ross isn’t the only black-ish star who became emotional while filming the final season of the ABC comedy series. Anderson opened up about filming the eighth and final season of the show, which airs its series finale April 19, in an interview airing on Monday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Asked if […]

Tracee Ellis Ross Says Filming Final Episode of ‘Black-ish’ Was “Very Emotional”

Tracee Ellis Ross says that she was “very emotional” during the last week of filming on her hit comedy series Black-ish. The ABC show, which airs its eighth — and final — season finale April 19, has become such a big part of her life that she had a hard time coming to terms with […]

NAACP Image Awards: ‘The Harder They Fall’ Takes Best Film, Jennifer Hudson Named Entertainer of the Year

The 53rd NAACP Image Awards crowned Jennifer Hudson with its top honor Entertainment of the Year during its telecast on Saturday evening. The show recognized the achievements and performances of people of color across numerous categories including outstanding motion picture, which went to Netflix’s The Harder They Fall. Hudson also took home outstanding actress in […]

Mark Hamill Presents Make-A-Wish Award to Richard and Demi Weitz as ‘RWQuarantunes’ Surpasses $30M

The philanthropic force was strong at Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge on Tuesday night. The franchise jewel inside the Anaheim park closed early to the general public in order to host an unprecedented event for the Make-A-Wish chapters of Greater Los Angeles, Orange County and Inland Empire. Dubbed Galaxy of Wishes, the fundraiser hosted supporters, […]

Halle Berry, Barry Jenkins Feted at Fourth Annual Celebration of Black Cinema and Television

On Monday, the Critics Choice Association hosted its fourth annual Celebration of Black Cinema and Television, an evening honoring Black images on screen and the diverse community of talent that brings them to life. The Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel was abuzz with culturally specific stories and references; the evening’s host, Niecy Nash, welcomed the audience […]

Halle Berry, Barry Jenkins Among Honorees for Celebration of Black Cinema and Television

Halle Berry, Barry Jenkins, Anthony Anderson and Jennifer Hudson are set to be honored at the 2021 Celebration of Black Cinema & Television. Berry, who makes her directorial debut with the November Netflix film Bruised, in which she also stars as disgraced MMA fighter Jackie Justice, will receive the career achievement award. She is the […]

“Evening Before” Party: MPTF Celebration Hosts Nominees Anya Taylor-Joy, Michaela Coel, Rege-Jean Page and Billy Porter

Anya-Taylor Joy hugged Regé-Jean Page, Cynthia Erivo caught up with good friend Michaela Coel alongside Lena Waithe and Jurnee Smollett, and Kathryn Hahn posed for photos with onetime Transparent colleagues Bradley Whitford and Amy Landecker. Those are just a few of the interactions snapped by photographers during a star-packed celebration Saturday night in Century City […]

Chadwick Boseman Honored by Wife Simone With Emotional Performance at Stand Up to Cancer Telethon

The late Chadwick Boseman was honored by his wife Simone Leeward and Black-ish actor Anthony Anderson during the Stand Up to Cancer fundraising telethon event on Saturday. Intended to celebrate thirteen years of cancer research, the event included performances and appearances from familiar names in Hollywood such as Chris Evans, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Cecily […]

“We’re a Show That Takes Place and Exists in the Same World We All Do”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Black-ish’ Stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross

By its title alone, ABC’s Black-ish addresses important cultural and political issues. And the intense year that was 2020 gave the series’ Emmy-nominated seventh season plenty of material to work with. “We’re a show that takes place and exists in the same world we all do,” Black-ish showrunner and executive producer Courtney Lilly says during […]