Cross to Join Host and Managing Editor Roland S. Martin, Starting Monday, December 9, 9AM/ET SILVER SPRING, MD, DECEMBER 4, 2013 - TV One announced today that Shannon Cross, Emmy-nominated associate editor for ESPN.com, will join the network’s live daily news program, News One Now, as news anchor. Cross will begin her duties alongside host and managing editor Roland S. Martin, Monday, December [...]
Source: AP / theGrio NEW ORLEANS — Next year’s Essence Festival is getting a dose of music royalty from Prince. The “Purple Rain” singer-songwriter is headlining the 20th annual Essence, a celebration of black music and culture being held July 3-6 in New Orleans. Prince, who performed at Essence in 2004, also headlined this year’s South By [...]
Source: Henry Austin / NBC News A man who claims to have been the inspiration for feared gang leader Avon Barksdale on HBO’s “The Wire” has reportedly been arrested on drug and gun charges. Nathan “Bodie” Barksdale was held on federal gun and heroin charges last month, Drug Enforcement Agency spokesman Edward Marcinko told The Baltimore [...]
Source: Anthony Castellano and Dean Schabner / ABC News Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker and his driver-friend as fans gathered at the crash site to erect a makeshift memorial in honor of the actor. Sheriff’s deputy Peter Gomez said Sunday investigators hope to learn how fast [...]
Source: PageSix Kanye West went on a bizarre diatribe about Lenny Kravitz during a performance at Madison Square Garden Sunday night – not realizing that a cringing Kravitz was actually sitting there in the audience. “We watched Hunger Games today, it was very inspiring. It was almost like a mimic of my exact life, I [...]
Octavia Spencer (Fruitvale Station), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels’ The Butler), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), and Amy Adams (American Hustle) join THR executive editor Matt Belloni and executive editor of features Stephen Galloway for a candid conversation about their awards-worthy movies.
Source: Nancy Dillon / New York Daily News Chris Brown got kicked out of anger management rehab after he threw a rock through his mom’s car window, sources told the Daily News. The short-fused singer was in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday and listened as the judge ordered him to get more help after the violent rehab [...]
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Source: Lilly Workneh / theGrio Jay Z’s holiday collection at Barneys launched Wednesday but the kick-off event for the collaboration has been canceled. According to WWD, the event was originally planned for Wednesday evening but a statement from luxury retailer only credits “unforeseen circumstances” as the [...]
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy A new Foot Locker ad shows sports icons living infamous decisions with alternate endings: Tyson returns the ear he bit off, Brett Favre learns when to walk away and Dennis Rodman’s ticket to North Korea is one-way.