Shonda Rhimes

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Watch Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discuss Pres. Obama's commencement speech at Howard University in the video clip above.

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Watch Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discuss Pres. Obama's commencement speech at Howard University in the video clip above.

“You never say yes to anything.” Who would think that statement would apply to Shonda Rhimes? She’s ABC’s queen of television owning everyone’s Thursday nights with her three hit shows:Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder. Still, those six life-altering words were used to describe Rhimes by the person who knows her […]

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With the recent success of shows featuring African-American actors/actresses, are we experiencing the "Golden Age" of Black TV?

Nancy Lee Grahn, of General Hospital fame, didn’t like Viola Davis’ Emmy speech, and the Internet was quick to criticize her for her tone deaf…

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Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae all grace the cover of the May edition of Essence Magazine for their “Game Changers”…

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Actor Columbus Short joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss his return to TV in TV One’s “Fear Files” and life after leaving…

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A new report released by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA reveals that Hollywood is dominated by White men. The…

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Shonda Rhimes, the HSIC (Head Sista In Charge) at ABC on Thursday nights, took a homophobic Twitter follower to task after they admitted to being all…

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This is what happens when a major news publication doesn’t hire a Black writer to write about us. New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley…

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Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis opened up recently to The New York Times about the “mammy-ish roles” she’s been asked to play in Hollywood. Davis…

If you don’t know the name of Shonda Rhimes, you should. She single handedly is bringing quality scripted tv back. Now comes hopes that a period piece not about struggling Blacks  Gilded Lillys will aire on ABC.