9-1-1 Angela Bassett’s Latest Project is Heart Stopping & Well Worth the Watch

I recently got the opportunity to get a first look at FOX’s newest procedural drama, “9-1-1.” When I got the invite, I wasn’t sure what to expect. A show about the lives of cops hasn’t sparked my interest since New York Undercover. But I knew my girl Angela Bassett had a leading role, so my curiosity was sparked. Five seconds into the opening scene, and I was hooked.

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Jimmy Fallon As Lucious Lyon Is…Hilarious


Who do we like more than Jimmy Fallon? Jimmy Fallon as Lucious Lyon, of course! In one of the most epic skits ever, Jimmy Fallon nails Terrence Howard’s character with this 10 minute Empire parody. I’m 99% sure you don’t know how you got here, but welcome to the “Jimpire.” Click below to watch!

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“How The Cookie Crumbles” –My Top 8 Moments From Last Night’s ‘Empire’




Finally! TV’s First Family is back! And last night, we got what we’ve all been waiting for–a damn good time! Lee Daniels didn’t disappoint. The Season 2 premiere, which was appropriately titled “How the Cookie Crumbles” gave us hope that this season will be one to remember. Here are 8 of my favorite moments from last night’s show!

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KarmaJonez Attends Private Screening of FOX’s New Show “RoseWood”-She Also Gets the Tea on Season 2 of “Empire”


Last night was really fun. I had the opportunity to attend the Atlanta screening of one of Fox’s newest shows, “Rosewood.” This thriller starring Morris Chestnut, premieres on September 23rd at 8 PM, right before Fox’s hit show, “Empire.” I’m really excited about Fox’s line up this fall. They’re winning right now. Click below for the scoop on “Rosewood”, “Empire”, and to get a look at the racy trailer for “Scream Queens.”

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Watch: Empire Season 2 Trailer

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Y’all ready for some action?

Word on the street is the guest stars for the new season of Empire will include celebs like Alicia Keys, Kelly Rowland, Patti LaBelle, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Rock and Ludacris. Not to mention Ne-Yo is teaming up with Timbaland on production. I have to admit, this trailer is blah. But I know the show won’t be, so I guess I’ll give it a pass! One thing’s for sure, Lee Daniels n nem are ALWAYS having a good time behind the scenes.

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Taraji P. Henson Makes History at Critics’ Choice Awards


Taraji P. Henson made history over the weekend at the Critics’ Choice Television awards when she took home the award for “Best Actress” in a dram series. As you may have guessed, the actress took home the trophy for her portrayal of the beloved character “Cookie” on Fox’s hit show Empire. She is the first African-American actress to win the Critics’ Choice TV Award for actress in a drama.

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Star Studded Summer Sizzle BVI Launch Party in NYC

This week, the Summer Sizzle BVI Launch Party took place at the Ricco Maresca Gallery in New York. Empire stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett, hosted the event, and per usual, they both looked stunning.

In addition to good company and great conversation, attendees also got an opportunity to enjoy the refreshing taste of Myx Moscato. Now, I’m usually not a moscato girl, but after trying it, I’ll definitely be indulging more often.

Fashion and media influencers included Ty Hunter, Raquel Smith, Cori Murray, Demetria Lucas D’Oyley, Memsor Kamarake, Ashunta Sheriff, Satchel Jester, and more.


(Empire’s Taraji P. Henson & Jussie Smollett Photo by Patrick Neree)


(Photo by It’s Robin Lori)

From their website:

Originally created in 2007 by Terry Donovan of Signature by Terry Donovan Events, Summer Sizzle began as a fashion show with the purpose of promoting the Virgin Islands. Since then, Terry’s vision has culminated into a four day fashion and lifestyle event attracting celebrities, designers, models, international media, industry executives, buyers and also a diverse audience of affluent professionals and influencers from around the globe.

The 7th Annual Summer Sizzle BVI event takes place July 23 – 27 in the British Virgin Islands. For more information, visit www.summersizzlebvi.com.







People Are Through With Deadline & Their Sh*t


Just when we thought Starbucks’ #RaceTogether campaign, Kanye West and the election of our nation’s first Black President had solved all of our race problems, here comes Deadline’s co-editor-in-chief, Nellie Andreeva, f*cking it up for all of us.

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