‘Still Star-Crossed’ Reminds Us That Black Women Were More Than Servants

‘Still Star-Crossed’ Reminds Us That Black Women Were More Than Servants

by Monique Jones

ABC is about to step into the costume drama lane with Shonda Rhimes’ upcoming series, Still Star-Crossed. The show, which takes on William Shakespeare’s Romeo... Read More

Brace Yourselves! Is #Scandal Preparing for its Final Season?

Brace Yourselves! Is #Scandal Preparing for its Final Season?

by #teamEBONY

Scandal will reportedly end after its seventh season. Yes, that means the time has come for us to say “Bye bye” to Olivia Pope and... Read More

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Shonda Rhimes Joins National Board for Planned Parenthood

by Danielle Pointdujour

Each week, millions tune in to watch the intricate story lines created by Shonda Rhimes come to life on their television screens, but Rhimes... Read More

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Shonda Rhimes Partners with Dove for Real Beauty Productions

by Teryn Payne

What do you get when you combine a powerful screenwriter with a notable personal care brand? Real Beauty Productions. Dove has partnered with Shonda... Read More

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Shonda Rhimes and Luvvie Ajayi to Bring ‘I’m Judging You’ to TV

by #TeamEBONY

If you follow Awesomely Luvvie, the popular blog from writer and cultural critic Luvvie Ajayi, then you know she loves Scandal. Her epic recaps helped to introduce her... Read More

Empire, Black-ish, Scandal + Power Join PaleyFest L.A.

Empire, Black-ish, Scandal + Power Join PaleyFest L.A.

by #teamEBONY

Four of television’s hottest series are featured in the diverse lineup of events at this year’s PaleyFest L.A., the William S. Paley Television Festival... Read More

Henry Louis Gates

Black Ancestry Matters on ‘Finding Your Roots’

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. may be an influential historian of African-American literature and culture, the head of Harvard’s African-American studies, an award-winning documentary... Read More

Shonda Rhimes and the “Year of Yes”

Shonda Rhimes and the “Year of Yes”

by Kyra Kyles

Shonda Rhimes is #bae.  She owns an entire network night.  An ENTIRE night.  Don’t try to act like you don’t run home (DVR for what?) to... Read More

‘Murder’ and ‘Scandal’ Shock Shondaland

‘Murder’ and ‘Scandal’ Shock Shondaland

by Felice León

The Shondaland trifecta—Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and the Emmy-winning How to Get Away with Murder—premiered on ABC last night, and within an hour reminded viewers... Read More

Shonda Rhimes, Dee Rees Team for FX Drama Based on 'The Warmth of Other Suns'

Shonda Rhimes and Dee Rees to Collaborate

by #teamEBONY

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers' Shondaland banner is heading to cable. The prolific producers behind ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away... Read More