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Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ‘Dream Crazy’ Ad Wins Emmy

Nike's Colin Kaepernick 'Dream Crazy' Ad Wins Emmy

Nike played a wild card when they decided to join forces with the exiled quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. On Sunday, The Hollywood Reporter stated the unimaginable: The ad won an Emmy. The sportswear giant’s controversial “Dream Crazy” ad featuring Kap won for outstanding commercial at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Believe in something. Even if […]

Jharrel Jerome Gets Emmy Nomination for Lead Role in ‘When They See Us’

Jharrel Jermone Gets Emmy Nomination for Lead Role in 'When They See Us'

The Emmy nominations are in and fans of Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us will be pleased to know that Jharrel Jerome, who portrayed Korey Wise of the Exonerated Five, earned a nod for Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. Jerome’s performance was a highlight of the docu-series as it highlighted the importance […]

‘Billions’ Renewed For a Fifth Season

It looks like Chuck, Wendy, Axe, and Taylor are coming back for one more go at it. It’s been confirmed that Showtime has picked up the fifth season of its hit drama series Billions. Starring Oscar nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti, and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, Billions airs […]

W. Kamau Bell Returns With Fourth Season of ‘United Shades of America’

Stand-up comedian and social commentator W. Kamau Bell makes his return with the fourth season of his Emmy-award winning series United Shades of America. Throughout the series, W. Kamau Bell explores various communities across America to take on controversial and to understand the unique challenges they face in regard to race, class, sexuality, and much […]

Season Two of Wyatt Cenac’s ‘Problem Areas’ Premiers on HBO

Wyatt Cenac is an acclaimed comedian, actor, producer, and Emmy Award-winning writer.  After working as a writer on the hit animated show King of The Hill, Wyatt became a correspondent and writer for The Daily Show from 2008 to 2012. He has also starred in the TBS series People of Earth and in Barry Jenkins’s […]

Whoopi Goldberg is Recovering From a Serious Bout With Pneumonia

A host of ABC’s The View, Whoopi Goldberg has been away from the daytime talk show since February 5. The co-host of The View confirmed the seriousness of the illness that she is dealing with. Goldberg has been battling pneumonia and the due to the complications, reportedly was near death. After being away for so […]

Chance The Rapper Earns Two Emmy Nominations for ‘SNL’ Appearance

Chance The Rapper Earns Two Emmy Nominations for 'SNL' Appearance

Chance The Rapper is making history along with his Grammy-winning reputation, he can add Emmy winning to that list. Last week, he earned his second Emmy nomination for his Saturday Night Live song, “Come Back Barack.” It was recognized for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics at the 2018 Emmy’s. The song was originally written by […]

Donald Glover, Tracee Ellis Ross, Viola Davis, and More Earn Emmy Nods

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Thursday morning [July 13], the Emmy Awards Show announced this year’s nominations as the season gets underway. The usual suspects made their way onto the nomination block in the forms of Tracee Ellis Ross and Viola Davis, as Donald Glover also secured a nomination for his Atlanta series. Ross’s Black-ish is in the running for […]

Viola Davis Becomes First Black Actor To Win Oscar, Emmy And Tony

Sunday night marked a huge win for Viola Davis. Not only did she take the award for Best Supporting Actress for her critically acclaimed work in “Fences,” but the star made history. As a teary-eyed Davis accepted the Oscar at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, she achieved what’s known as the triple crown of […]

Beyoncé Nominated For Four Awards At 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards

Queen Bey is proving she’s not just the queen of the music world, but queen of everything she takes part in. Just a day after the announcement her and JAY Z are the highest paid celebrity couple, Beyoncé’s visual album, Lemonade, was nominated for four Emmy Awards. Lemonade was nominated in the following categories: Outstanding […]

HBO Thinks Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Is Emmy Worthy (And So Do We)

After the release of her visual album Lemonade, Beyoncé proves that she didn’t come to play. Lemonade focuses on infidelity, women’s empowerment, African ancestry, and other powerful themes that made everyone’s heads spin this past weekend. Bey’s influence on pop culture was apparent when the memes immediately followed, parodies from the likes of James Corden were created, and the infamous Monica Lewinsky scandal resurfaced. But […]