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Wednesday | New York Post

Minority actors land the lead roles in falla s diverse TV lineup

Nothing says power like a seat in the Oval Office: In NBC's "State of Affairs," premiering Nov. 17, Alfre Woodard confronts vital security issues as the president of the United States.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, The Help, Person of Interest, Scandal

Fri Aug 22, 2014

USA Today

Viola Davis' toughest role yet isn't what you think

But here she is, glowing on the cover of More , acclaimed for her Oscar-nominated roles in The Help and Doubt , starring in a new series on ABC, How to Get Away With Murder .


Related Topix: The Help, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Darien News-Review

Susan Granger's review of 'Get On

Tate Taylor's unconventional James Brown biopic chronicles the chaotic life of the Godfather of Soul -- but not in any chronological order.


Related Topix: The Help, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Get On Up

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBS News

Viola Davis, Andy Samberg added as Emmys presenters

Viola Davis speaks at the "How To Get Away With Murder'' panel during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association on July 15, 2014, in Beverly Hills, California.


Related Topix: The Help, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Beverly Hills, CA, Key and Peele

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Happy Birthday, Viola Davis

Davis, who has received awards for her work on screen and on stage is starring in one of the most anticipated shows of the fall, Shonda Rhimes' How to Get Away with Murder .


Related Topix: The Help

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Movie review: - Get On Up'

His life is the subject of this biopic depicting his troubled, early childhood in a rural cabin, where he was underfed by an impoverished mother and abused by his alcoholic father .


Related Topix: Get On Up, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd

Mon Aug 04, 2014


Movie review: 'Get On Up' bucks formula the way its trailblazer bucked music

Chadwick Boseman turns up the heat as James Brown in "Get On Up" also starring Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Tika Sumpter and Jill Scott.


Related Topix: Get On Up, The Help, Chadwick Boseman, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Jill Scott


James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' debuts third US

The James Brown biopic, Get On Up, has had a decent opening weekend, bringing in $14 million, good enough for third place behind the new August record holder Guardians of the Galaxy and Lucy .


Related Topix: Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, Octavia Spencer

Fri Aug 01, 2014


Trailer Park - 8/1 Edition: 'Get On Up' and 'Guardians of the...

Top actors and popular musicians have a part in this week's new releases. Selena Gomez stars in a new comedy while Mick Jagger brings the story of the influential Godfather of Soul.


Related Topix: Get On Up, Behaving Badly, Celebrities, Selena Gomez, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Octavia Spencer

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Boseman's Brown dazzles in 'Get On Up'Boseman's Brown dazzles in 'Get ...

Boseman's Brown dazzles in 'Get On Up' Boseman nails Brown's idiosyncratic style of speaking and has pretty swell dance moves.


Related Topix: Get On Up, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Help, Nelsan Ellis, Movies, Entertainment


Watch Kerry Washington Try To Get 'Scandal' Spoilers From Shonda Rhimes

As Ellen Pompeo says, "Welcome to Shondaland" - a universe populated by strong, complicated women like Olivia Pope and Meredith Grey, where literally anything goes except for spoilers.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Kerry Washington, Grey's Anatomy, Comedy, Drama, Ellen Pompeo, The Help