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Taraji P. Henson Apologizes To Police Over Racial Profiling Claim

Taraji P. Henson Apologizes To Police Over Racial Profiling Claim

Source: L.A. Ross / TheWrap “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson issued an apology late Friday to the Glendale Police Department for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son during a traffic stop last fall. “I would like to publicly apologize to the officer and the Glendale Police Department,” Henson said in an Instagram post. […]

‘Empire’ Actress Taraji P. Henson Says Son Was Racially Profiled At USC

‘Empire’ Actress Taraji P. Henson Says Son Was Racially Profiled At USC

Source: Veronica Rocha / Los Angeles Times Actress Taraji P. Henson said in a magazine interview that her son was racially profiled and stopped by police on the sprawling campus for having his hands in his pockets. In an interview with Uptown magazine, the “Empire” star said she was planning to enroll her 20-year-old son, Marcel Henson, […]

TV One's First Quarter Ratings On Track For Historic Best For The Network Thanks To Original Movies & Series

TV One's First Quarter Ratings On Track For Historic Best For The Network Thanks To Original Movies & Series

Source: Tambay A. Obenson / Indiewire TV One today announced that the network is on track to achieve what it calls an historic first quarter ratings record this year, for both prime time and total day, thanks to strong reception of original scripted projects in, “Fear Files” and “Hear No Evil,” which pulled in a combined 3.3 […]

Anthony Mackie’s Jesse Owens Biopic Nears Starting Line With Relativity

Anthony Mackie’s Jesse Owens Biopic Nears Starting Line With Relativity

Source: Mike Fleming Jr / Deadline.com DEADLINE.COM EXCLUSIVE: Relativity Studios is on the final lap to acquire the script for a Jesse Owens biopic that has Anthony Mackie aboard to star as the heroic American sprinter who dominated the 1936 Berlin Olympics much to the chagrin of Adolf Hitler. If the deal makes the studio will also finance the project, I’m told, […]

Hill Harper Joins CBS Pilot ‘Limitless’

Hill Harper Joins CBS Pilot ‘Limitless’

Source: Nellie Andreeva / Deadline.com CSI: NY alum Hill Harper is returning to CBS with a co-starring role opposite Jake McDorman and Jennifer Carpenter in CBS’ drama pilot Limitless, based on the 2011 feature starring Bradley Cooper. The pilot, executive produced by Cooper, follows Brian Sinclair (McDorman) as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT […]

Record Breaker: ‘Empire’ Soundtrack Scores Rare No. 1 For TV Series

Record Breaker: ‘Empire’ Soundtrack Scores Rare No. 1 For TV Series

Source: Erik Pedersen and Dominic Patten / Deadline.com Shattering a lot of the rules of television, Fox’s Empire has been the No. 1 show on the Big 4 networks for weeks, and now its soundtrack is the No. 1 album in the country. The hip-hop soap debuts in the top spot on the Billboard 200 this week, and […]

UK TV Veterans Form Indie Media Outfit Sugar Films To “Redefine Diversity”

UK TV Veterans Form Indie Media Outfit Sugar Films To “Redefine Diversity”

Source: Nancy Tartaglione / Deadline.com UK TV execs Pat Younge, Narinder Minhas and Lucy Pilkington are launching Sugar Films, a London- and Cardiff-based TV production and digital media indie. The focus will be on integrating television content, digital production and creative solutions to create “bold, diverse and provocative content.” Those will include returnable formats, documentaries and specialist factual […]

HBO Films Acquires David Oyelowo’s ‘Nightingale’ For May Premiere

HBO Films Acquires David Oyelowo’s ‘Nightingale’ For May Premiere

Source: Denise Petski / Deadline.com HBO Films has acquired Nightingale starring David Oyelowo (Selma) for a May 29 premiere. Directed by Elliott Lester from a screenplay by Frederick Mensch,Nightingale is a single-character drama that probes the darkest corners of a disturbed mind, as a war veteran begins to unravel thread by thread. The searing story […]

‘Empire’ Finale Ratings Hit New High, Double Digit Rise Over Last Week

‘Empire’ Finale Ratings Hit New High, Double Digit Rise Over Last Week

Source: Dominic Patten / Deadline.com The final numbers are in and Empire gone up again. Nielsen numbers have the 8 – 10 PM finale of the Fox drama snagging a 6.5 rating among adults 18-49 and 16.7 million total viewers. First of all, that’s a record for the TV ratings rule breaking series and up 71% and 69% […]

Kevin Hart And Airport Bathrooms Don’t Mix Well (VIDEO)

Kevin Hart And Airport Bathrooms Don’t Mix Well (VIDEO)

Source: Nick Vadala / Philly.com North Philly native Kevin Hart chatted with Jon Stewart onThe Daily Show Wednesday, relaying a story in the process about what he says was the most embarrassing moment of his life. Hart, it turns, is no fan of airport bathrooms — or, at least, not after someone kicked in the […]

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