Wanda Sykes and Jill Soloway Honored at Point Foundation Gala

Sykes: “The Wanda Sykes Show”/IMDb “Slowly but surely I realized by writing this TV show, and distributing this TV show to the world, it would actually make the world safer for somebody that I love,” ...

Marvel Plans New TV Show Based on Existing Superhero

Marvel Plans New TV Show Based on Existing Superhero Marvel is continuing to expand its TV slate, bringing on Oscar-winning writer John Ridley (12 Years a Slave) to develop a new TV series for ABC. Entertainment Weekly reports that the writer's deal ...

Director Rusty Cundieff Talks to Sergio About Why His New Feature ‘White Water’ Is Not Your Typical Civil Rights Movie

Back in 1993 writer and director Rusty Cundieff burst upon the scene with his hysterical film satirizing hip-hop, Fear of a Black Hat, which has now achieved cult status and he followed up two years ...

TV One to Premiere Rusty Cundieff’s Segregation Era-set Feature 'White Water' on Feb. 15

Writer/director Rusty Cundieff ("Fear of the Black Hat," "The Wanda Sykes Show," "Tales From The Hood," "The Hustle," etc) makes his long waited return to feature length filmmaking, with the TV movie, ...

Oscars 2014: Winning screenplay writer credits 'Fresh Prince'

Will Smith probably didn’t know it at the time, but he was helping to develop a future Oscar-winning screenwriter while headlining The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Writer John Ridley — who won his first ...

Wanda Sykes To Host 2 All-Female Summer Comedy Specials On Oprah Winfrey’s Own

Exclusive: Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious will air Saturday, July 13 and Saturday, July 20 at 10 Pm on Oprah Winfrey’s Own. The one-hour original comedy specials will be hosted and produced by Sykes ...

Eddie Murphy to Get Cracking on Marion Barry Biopic

Eddie Murphy to Get Cracking on Marion Barry Biopic "Tower Heist" star Eddie Murphy, who recently bowed out of the hosting gig for next year's Oscars, is attached to play scandal-plagued former Washington, D.C. mayor Marion Barry in a biopic that's ...

Elvis Nolasco joins Spike Lee's Da Brick

Elvis Nolasco has joined the cast of HBO.s new series "Da Brick" from Mike Tyson and Spike Lee. Tyson and Lee have teamed with "Entourage" creator and HBO show creator Doug Ellin for the new series . ...

Spike Lee's Big News

Spike Lee's Big News With his scene-stealing performance in both "The Hangover" films and a reality show about pigeons, Mike Tyson has found new life in the entertainment business. Now, he's making the leap from on-screen ...

The 20 Funniest Women in Movies... Right Now

For women, breaking into comedy is a tough enough nut to crack without the chauvinistic "women aren't funny" comments. Not only is it not true, but with a male-dominated writer's field in Hollywood ...

Fox's Late-Night Topper Todd Yasui Steps Down To Run Jamie Foxx's Sketch Comedy

Exclusive: Almost five years after he joined Fox as Svp of late-night, Todd Yasui is leaving the executive ranks to return to producing. He has boarded the network's midseason sketch comedy from Jamie ...

Theater Interview: Still at Large With Wanda Sykes

Chicago – Wanda Sykes wants you to know that she still has a mind and a mouth and she’s not afraid to use either. The Emmy Award-winning comedienne known for her work on “The Wanda Sykes Show,” “The ...

“The Wanda Sykes Show” axed?

By Greg Hernandez Deadline Hollywood’s Nellie Andreeva is reporting that The Wanda Sykes Show is being canceled by Fox after just one season! Writes Nellie: The late-night talk show started off ...

Watch: Erykah Badu's 'Window Seat' gets the Wanda Sykes treatment

Erykah Badu's "Window Seat" music video slash strip tease has been causing a stir in the debate on decency and artistry, but that doesn't mean we can't laugh about it. Ask Wanda Sykes. The comedienne ...

Erykah Badu Says 'Window Seat' Video Was Misunderstood

On the heels of controversy surrounding her "Window Seat" video, Erykah Badu appeared on "The Wanda Sykes Show" and said people have misinterpreted the clip. She denied accusation that she tries to ...

Wanda Sykes Discusses Late-Night with The Wanda Sykes Show

The comedienne talks about what's coming up on her late-night Fox program Wanda Sykes has joined the late-night talk-show fold with her new series The Wanda Sykes Show, which airs every Saturday night ...

TV Daily: (02.01) New Episodes of The Cleveland Show, Family Guy, American Dad and More!

If you recently missed an episode of your favorite show, don't sweat it. TV Daily has you covered. Every day, we will be updating you with the funniest, most exciting series out there. Finally, you ...

'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Precious' nab NAACP Image award nominations

Six  was the magic number for NAACP Image Awards nominations announced Wednesday (Jan. 6). ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," the film "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" and the TNT's telepic ...

Best. Lesbian. Decade. Ever. (2000 - 2009)

As 2009 comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the people and events that made this the Best. Lesbian. Decade. Ever. in pop culture. Luckily for all of us, there was far more information to ...

The AfterEllen.com 2009 Visibility Awards

In our annual Visibility Awards, we formally recognize the people who have positively or negatively impacted lesbian and bi visibility in American entertainment during the year. (See previous years ...

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