Most of us came to know Yvonne Orji for her role as Molly on the HBO comedy Insecure. But, what most people don’t know is that Orji had a standup career before her breakout role as Molly. Orji’ s first HBO stand up special Momma I Made It premiered on HBO this past Saturday and she shines. The special cuts footage of Orji back in … Continue reading Get to Know Yvonne Orji in Her Stand-Up Special MOMMA I MADE IT on HBO
The Paramount Network has cancelled tv stalwart Cops after a six year run on the network. Cops originally premiered as a syndicated series in 1989 and ran for 25 season. The show was brought back in 2013 when then Spike TV ordered fresh episodes of the show. In 2018, Spike TV was rebranded as Paramount Network and Cops continued airing on the new network. The … Continue reading COPS Cancelled!
Gabrielle Union has filed a harassment complaint in California against the producers of America’s Got Talent. She also alleges that NBC Entertainment Chairman Paul Telegdy threatened her over speaking out against racism on set. Union was a judge on the talent competition show for one season and alleged a toxic culture at the show that included racist jokes and excessive focus on female judge’s appearances. … Continue reading Gabrielle Union Files Discrimination Complaint Against AMERICA’S GOT TALENT!
While streaming services like Netflix and Hulu offer diverse and inclusive programming for the LGBTQ+ audience, streamer REVRY delivers a service solely focused on this audience. REVRY offers original and licensed LGBTQ+ themed movies, tv series, music, podcasts and news. The interface is pretty simple and user friendly. There truly is a lot of undiscovered content on this service and it’s definitely worth checking out. … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: REVRY Streaming Service Puts LGBTQ+ Content at the Forefront!
Mother Elektra Abundance quickly became a breakout on the FX series Pose. Her strong will and cutting quips makes her a scene stealer, even when she’s not trying. Pose is such an important show for LGBTQIA+ representation. It’s the first network primetime series to have a majority transgender cast. Dominique Jackson brings such life to Elekra its hard to believe she hasn’t been nominated for … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: An Iconic Read by Elektra Abundance Evangelista on POSE!
This week marks the penultimate episode of Insecure’s fourth season. Last week’s episode of Insecure was a love letter to fans as we got a romcom episode featuring only Issa and Lawrence. I’m not going to recap this episode because if you haven’t seen it yet, you should, immediately. I will say this episode was beautifully written by series producer and co-star Natasha Rothwell (Kelli). … Continue reading WATCH: INSECURE EPISODE 9 PREVIEW
Ramy dropped its second season last Friday and boy what a season it is! Like season one, Ramy extends stand alone episodes for Ramy’s family members, this year including his Uncle Naseem (Laith Nakli). SPOILERS AHEAD In the season’s ninth episode, we learn during a surprising moment in a gym steam room that Ramy’s obnoxious uncle is gay. Naseem, a Muslim, is closeted and self … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: RAMY Delivers the Beautiful Yet Heartbreaking Story of “Uncle Naseem”
Amanda Seales has announced that she won’t be returning to the syndicated talk show The Real. Seales’ contract is up and she chose not to renew. Seales said “My contract is up…and I didn’t renew it because it doesn’t feel good to my soul to be at a place where I cannot speak to my people the way they need to be spoken to.” Sealss … Continue reading Amanda Seales Announces Exit from THE REAL!
On June 19th Hulu will premiere its newest series Love, Victor. A spin-off of the 2018 film Love, Simon, the series focuses on a new student at Creekwood High School and follows him as he struggles with his sexual orientation. The show will be narrated by Love, Simon’s Nick Robinson who is also a producer on the series. Along with Michael Cimino starring as the … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: LOVE, VICTOR Trailer for Hulu!
We could all use a good laugh these days and Leslie Jones delivers just that with her first Netflix special Leslie Jones: Time Machine. Best known for her time on Saturday Night Live, Jones shines in this special. She commands the stage, engages with the audience and shares her stories with such ease you forget you’re not actually in the room with her. Whether you’re … Continue reading LESLIE JONES: TIME MACHINE is a Great Escape on Netflix!