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Shonda Rhimes Launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Programs at Netflix

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After extending their partnership last summer, Netflix and accomplished producer Shonda Rhimes broaden their commitment with the launch of new inclusive programs for diversity, equity, inclusion, access initiatives and opportunities. The new programs are called The Producers Inclusion Initiative and The Ladder, which both will be supported by Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity. Visit […]

Shonda Rhimes and Netflix Extend Their Partnership Into New Ventures

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The Netflix and Shonda Rhimes partnership is extending. The two entered business with each other in 2017 and are now taking their arrangement past television and into feature films and gaming. Visit for more information The Shondaland Media brand owned by Rhimes and her partner Betsy Beers will exclusively produce, stream and distribute feature […]

‘Bridgerton’ Becomes Netflix’s Highest Streamed Series

'Bridgerton' Becomes Netflix's Highest Streamed Series

Netflix’s royal-themed romance drama series, Bridgerton is the biggest series on the streaming service to date. Visit for more information The first season drew in 82 million viewers globally, bumping the previous record holder, The Witcher, to the No. 2 spot. This is another milestone for Shondaland who inked a $100 million overall deal […]

Shonda Rhimes Ended 15-Year Relationship With ABC Over Disneyland Pass

Shonda Rhimes Ended 15-Year Relationship With ABC Over Disneyland Pass

Shonda Rhimes spent the last 15 years building Shonda Land led by Grey’s Anatomy. She went on to create shows that were centered around Black women like Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder. Visit for more information But still, the creative genius felt like she was “dying” at ABC before she exited […]

Shonda Rhimes Plans to Unleash Eight New Shows on Netflix


Shonda Rhimes is taking her talents to Netflix. Shonda Land, plus binge-watching, minus commercials. What more do you need in life? Visit for more information After innumerable years on ABC, where she assumed control Thursday evenings with her hit shows Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder and Grey’s Anatomy, the TV maker reported […]

Shonda Rhimes to be Inducted in TV Hall of Fame

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Shonda Rhimes is one of the inductees of the 2018 TV Hall of Fame class. The hall’s selection committee made the announcement today. Hayma Washington, chairman and CEO of the Television Academy, issued the following statement: All of these individuals are innovators who have shaped television and left an indelible mark on the medium and […]

Hip-Hop Influence Shows Up in THR’s 2017 50 Most Powerful in Hollywood

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Words by Nicole Duncan-Smith Visit for more information Hip-Hop had no place in Hollywood for years, aside from Will Smith, LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube and Ice T. Only a few have found comfort in front of the camera and even fewer have found their space in behind the lens. However, over the […]

A New Shonda Rhimes Series Is Coming to ABC This Fall

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As we near the time for finales of our favorite Spring sitcoms and dramas, we’re even closer to the premieres that will take Fall by storm. This week, ABC will present their 2016 Upfronts giving us a hint on how we should be working our schedules around some new and old TV favorites that have […]

Kerry Washington Talks Not Posting Her Daughter On Social Media


Kerry Washington is one of the many celebrities coming through Austin, TX at South By Southwest for speaking purposes. Visit for more information During her recent panel at the festival, Washington took some time to address her stance on social media and how she deals with it personally and professionally.  “To this day, I […]

Happy Birthday To Writer, Producer Shonda Rimes! 5 Favorite Flicks From Shonda

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On this day in 1970, television producer and screenwriter Shonda Rhimes was born in Chicago. Before starting her career as an award winning producer and writer, Rhimes moved to L.A. and worked numerous jobs including an office administrator and a counselor for mentally ill people before landing a job as the research director for the […]

“Paperback And Chill”: Weekend Reading Recommendations

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Visit for more information Prince reminded us of the necessity and impact of books during the 2015 Grammy Awards when he (infamously) said, “Like books and Black lives, albums still matter.” With that in mind, here are some recent releases by our favorite (and very diverse) media mavens you should consider snagging over the […]

Shonda Rhimes Is Bringing A New Drama To ABC


It’s Shonda Rhimes’ world and we’re just living in it. Visit for more information It’s no doubt that Shonda Rhimes got Thursday nights on lock. From Scandal to How To Get Away With Murder to the 12 season (and counting) series Grey’s Anatomy. Now ABC picked up yet another Shonda Rhimes drama called The […]