| Jan 10, 2015
| 5:36 PM
BET's upcoming miniseries "Book of Negroes" is set during the same tumultuous American era as "Roots" and as last year's Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave." Although the story contains depictions of atrocities, it is at its heart a tale of triumph.
| Jan 4, 2015
Scarcely have the holidays departed, the last bite of figgy pudding or sip of egg nog cycled through our system, the last present sorted for use or reuse, than the winter television season comes crashing down upon us, laden with gifts of its own. Yes,...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:37 AM
John Travolta will return to the small screen in FX's miniseries about the O.J. Simpson case.
Travolta, who owns a home in Ocala, will play defense attorney Robert Shapiro in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" and be a producer on the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:44 AM
You can scan any director's resume at your peril, because their work is on the screen, and in the right circumstances, as with director Ava DuVernay's fine, full and confident "Selma," the work speaks for itself.
DuVernay's previous films include the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:05 PM
The story of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s epic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in support of civil rights legislation to protect African-American voters. David Oyelowo's performance as King has drawn rave reviews. Oprah Winfrey and Cuba...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ.
But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Martin Freeman was the host this weekend on "Saturday Night Live," but Taran Killam was the star.
Starting with the monologue, Freeman happily played supporting actor to the ensemble. He announced that all British celebrities know one another, and...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. will portray O.J. Simpson in the FX miniseries "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson."
Sarah Paulson will portray prosecutor Marcia Clark in the production from executive producer Ryan Murphy. She has starred in...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Cuba Gooding Jr. has been cast as O.J. Simpson and Sarah Paulson will play prosecutor Marcia Clark in FX's upcoming anthology miniseries from Ryan Murphy, "American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson."
Gooding, who won a supporting actor Oscar...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:03 PM
When it was released in 1972, "Everybody Plays the Fool" rocketed to the top of the charts on the way to becoming one of pop music's enduring hits.
If lead singer Cuba Gooding Sr. had his way, the group might never have recorded the blockbuster...