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Kerry Washington Wins Big At NAACP Awards - See Red Carpet Pics!

February 2nd, 2013 9:36am EST
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington took top honors on Friday night at the 2013 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards.
 
The actress, 36, won three awards: Best Supporting Actress ("Django Unchained"), Best Actress in a Drama Series ("Scandal") and President's Award for her public service work on behalf of President Barack Obama.

Washington is the first African-American woman to lead the cast of a primetime drama since Diahann Carroll in "Julia" over 30 years ago. Carroll gushed: "I think she's enjoying one of the great moments of her life right now in our industry."...
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Agents Sue Keshia Knight Pulliam For $350,000 In Back Payments

March 2nd, 2012 8:38am EST
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Former "The Cosby Show" star Keshia Knight Pulliam has been dragged into a legal battle by her former agents who allege she dumped them after they helped win her a lucrative TV deal.

Lawyers for bosses at Greene & Associates Talent Agency claim their clients landed former child star Pulliam a leading role in "Tyler Perry's House of Payne."

According to documents obtained by TMZ.com, the agents negotiated a deal that earned their star up to $20,000-per-episode before she fired them last summer.

Greene & Associates agents claim the actress owes them a commission fee from the deal and other...
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'The Help' Dominated NAACP Awards While Stars Honored Whitney Houston

February 18th, 2012 9:55am EST
The Help
Critically-acclaimed drama "The Help" was the toast of the 2012 NAACP Image Awards on Friday after landing three top honors.

The movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book of the same name was crowned Outstanding Motion Picture, seeing off competition from "Pariah," "Tower Heist," "Jumping the Broom" and "The First Grader."

Viola Davis scooped the Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture prize, while her co-star Octavia Spencer was presented with the Outstanding Supporting Actress award at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ceremony in Los A...
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'The Help' Leads 2012 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

January 19th, 2012 2:40pm EST
The Help
Critically-acclaimed drama The Help looks set to dominate the 2012 NAACP Image Awards after landing eight nominations.

The movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book of the same name will compete for Outstanding Motion Picture against seven-time nominee Pariah, comedy Tower Heist, Jumping The Broom and The First Grader, while stars Viola Davis and Emma Stone will go head-to-head for the title of Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.

The Help co-stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Cicely Tyson are also nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress field, alon...
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Outstanding Supporting Actress Winner Sofia Vergara Looked Gorgeous on the NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet

March 6th, 2011 1:12pm EST
Sofia Vergara
Colombian actress Sofia Vergara wore a sexy beaded strapless dress to the NAACP Awards Friday night at L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium. The actress won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in hit ABC show Modern Family.

But the big winner of the night was Tyler Perry, whose latest film, For Colored Girls, took prizes for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Kimberly Elise). Perry's TV show Tyler Perry's House of Payne won awards for Outstanding Comedy Series; and David Mann, star of Perry's Meet The Browns, was awarded Outstanding Actor in a Com...
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Tyler Perry to be Honored At Cinemacon

February 24th, 2011 11:33pm EST
Tyler Perry
Director Tyler Perry will be honored at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention for "singlehandedly" changing the face of Hollywood.

The Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail moviemaker will be handed CinemaCon's first ever Visionary Award at their Big Screen Achievement Awards on March 31.

CinemaCon's managing director, Mitch Neuhauser, tells trade publication Daily Variety, "Tyler Perry has singlehandedly changed the landscape of stage, screen and television with bravado, confidence and tremendous commercial and critical success."

CinemaCon 2011 kicks off at Caesars Palace on March 28.

Once ...
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NAACP Award Winners

February 27th, 2010 1:35pm EST
Keri Hilson
Oscar contender "Precious" was the big winner at the 41st NAACP Image Awards on Friday, with the film's star Gabourey Sidibe landing an Outstanding Actress accolade.

The spotlight was on "Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire" as Mo'Nique picked up the Outstanding Supporting Actress honor, moviemaker Lee Daniels was named Outstanding Director and Geoffrey Fletcher took home the Outstanding Writing trophy.

The film was also named Outstanding Motion Picture of the year at the Los Angeles ceremony.

Newcomer Sidibe thanked her co-stars as she stepped onstage to collect her prize, cal...
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Check Out Tyler Perry's 'Meet The Browns' Tonight On TBS

May 27th, 2009 11:54am EDT
Meet The Browns
Season two of Tyler Perry’s "Meet The Browns" premieres tonight on TBS and airs every Wednesday thereafter at 10 p.m.

Also now airing is Tyler Perry’s hit series "House of Payne" Wednesday’s at 8/9c on TBS.
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Tyler Perry's Treatment Of Writers No Cause For Celebration

October 10th, 2008 9:32am EDT
Tyler Perry
Atlanta - Saturday, October 4th: At a glittering gala event, a bevy of Hollywood power players including Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith and Sidney Poitier, entertainers (singers Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Gladys Knight) and sports legends (Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds) gathered to fete writer/actor/director Tyler Perry, who made history by becoming the first African-American to launch a major film and television studio.

Amidst a backdrop of champagne uncorking and a band playing "The Impossible Dream," media outlets like People Magazine, CNN and Entertainment Tonight snapped pictures and gath...
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The Demise of the Black Sitcom

August 13th, 2008 9:15am EDT
The Bernie Mac Show
African Americans have come a long way in a relatively short time in the entertainment industry. From Hattie McDaniel becoming the first black actor to win an Academy Award in 1939 to the trailblazing success of Sidney Poitier in the 1960s, African Americans have consistently broken through show business barriers on the march towards equality. As Frederick Douglass once said, "Without struggle, there is no progress."

Over the years, progress was certainly made in Hollywood, especially on the small screen. In fact, the year 1990 saw a great influx of black talent on television. That...
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New TV On DVD, Dec. 4

December 4th, 2007 8:00am EST
24
The sixth season of 24 picks up 20 months after the previous season’s shocking season finale and features even more unthinkable and shocking plotlines. Also on DVD: season one of House of Payne, season three of Diagnosis Murder, season four of Law & Order: SVU and The Wire, season five of Seventh Heaven, and season seven of Will & Grace.
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