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Grey's Anatomy Round Table: Should Owen and Amelia Just End It?

15 February 2017 7:00 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

On Grey's Anatomy Season 13 Episode 12 the tension between Eliza and Bailey and the rest of the attendings could be cut with a knife. Upon Catherine's return to Gsm, Bailey made her boldest move yet and suspended Meredith.

The rumors and gossip were flying as the others tried to figure out why Andrew dropped the charges against Alex. And Maggie's mother stopped by for a visit, only to receive devastating news. 

Below, TV Fanatics Tiffany and Jasmine as they discuss Catherine's return to Gsm, the Jo/Alex/Andrew love triangle... and much more!

Andrew dropped the charges against Alex. Are you pleased with how they resolved this, or do you feel like it was weak?

Tiffany: I'm not very happy with it. The show built up the case for so long then we barely saw anything leading to DeLuca's change of heart. Yeah, we know he has feelings for Jo and »

- Jasmine Blu

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Tracee Ellis Ross Opens Up About Her Historic, "Really Special" Golden Globes Win

10 February 2017 12:55 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Image Source: Getty / Kevin Winter "Pain is obviously a part of life. It's something we all experience," Tracee Ellis Ross told us over the phone this week - although these days, it would appear that the Emmy-nominated actress doesn't have much to agonize over. After working professionally in Hollywood for over 20 years, Tracee is finally getting a well-earned turn in the spotlight. While discussing her recent history-making Golden Globes win, the Black-ish star revealed just why her award was bigger than herself. Keep reading to see why Tracee considers her win to be "really special" and check out the fun fact she shared about her mother Diana's iconic Golden Globes win 44 years ago. Related:Tracee Ellis Ross Dedicates Her Golden Globe to Women of Color: "I See You" Popsugar: First off, I have to say congrats on your Golden Globes win. You are the first black woman to win for »

- Terry Carter

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Exclusive: Gabrielle Union Outs Hubby Dwyane Wade as a Terrible Dancer!

7 February 2017 2:42 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Gabrielle Union is calling out her hubby, Dwyane Wade -- for being a terrible dancer!

The Being Mary Jane star makes the confession on Wednesday’s The Real, and Et has your exclusive first look at the moment.

“I know your husband can play some hoops,” host Loni Love says. “But can he dance like that?”

Watch: Gabrielle Union Talks Reaching a Settlement With Bet: ‘I Am Beyond Excited’

“Not at all,” Gabrielle says. “No, not at all. He’s terrible, but it doesn’t stop him. Inside, inside, he’s like, ‘I’m Usher. It’s happening, I’m doing it.’ And inside he’s got choreography, he’s like Debbie Allen from Fame. But what happens when it goes from his brain to his extremities is not pretty.”

“God bless him, though,” she adds. “He’s out there. He’s out there.”

For more from Gabrielle’s interview, check out [link »

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Ellen Pompeo Helps Grey’s Anatomy Costar Camilla Luddington Spoof Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Announcement

4 February 2017 11:16 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Well that didn’t take long!

Beyoncé only just revealed that she was expecting twins with husband Jay Z on Wednesday, and already people are spoofing her record-shattering Instagram pregnancy announcement.

And it’s not just internet meme-makers or comedic talk show hosts either — pregnant Grey’s Anatomy actress Camilla Luddington got in on the action, recreating the already iconic Awol Erizku-photographed shot with the help of her costar Ellen Pompeo.

Luddington, who is expecting a baby girl with boyfriend Matthew Alan, did her best Bey impression in a humorous Instagram video on Friday — posing like the “Crazy in Love »

- Dave Quinn

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Cutest Assistant Director Ever! Ellen Pompeo Preps to Direct Grey’s Anatomy Episode with Son Eli in Her Arms

2 February 2017 9:50 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

“Quiet on the set” might not work for everyone in Ellen Pompeo‘s newest venture — specifically, her son Eli Christopher.

The actress, who is gearing up to direct an episode on her hit show Grey’s Anatomy, shared a sweet black-and-white photo to her Instagram account recently that shows her looking over paperwork while cradling her new little boy, whom she and husband Chris Ivery welcomed late last year.

“Directing prep with my mentor and my man,” Pompeo, 47, captioned the shot, which also includes fellow director and Grey’s costar Debbie Allen. “Photo by @hellmannsam #multitaskinglikeamofo.”

Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, »

- Jen Juneau

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Ellen Pompeo Preps for 'Grey's Anatomy' Directorial Debut While Cradling Infant Son -- See the Precious Pic!

1 February 2017 3:05 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Ellen Pompeo is a multi-tasking mom!

The 47-year-old Grey's Anatomy star prepped for her directorial debut while cradling her infant son, Eli, in a precious Instagram pic shared on Tuesday.

Related: Ellen Pompeo Shares 'Boy Crazy' Video Dancing With Infant Son -- See the Sweet Clip!

The candid snap shows Pompeo, who will direct an upcoming Grey's Anatomy episode airing later this season, seated with co-star and fellow director, Debbie Allen.

"Directing prep with my mentor and my man," Pompeo wrote along with the hashtag, "#multitaskinglikeamofo."

Watch: 'Grey's Anatomy': Meredith Reveals Her Heartbreaking Recurring Dream About Derek

Besides taking over the director’s chair, the 47-year-old actress is a proud mom of three. Pompeo and her husband, Chris Ivery, have two daughters, Stella Luna , 7, and Sienna May, 2, and welcomed son, Eli, in December.

See more on the family's new bundle of joy below.

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'Black-ish' Spin-Off With Star Yara Shahidi In the Works

19 January 2017 10:40 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Get ready for even more Black-ish.

ABC is looking to create a spin-off of their hit sitcom, with one lucky member of the Johnson family getting their own show, Et can confirm.

Exclusive: Tracee Ellis Ross Gushed About Her First Golden Globe Nomination

The new series would be led by Zara Shahidi, who plays the eldest, college-bound Johnson daughter, Zoey. Black-ish creator and executive producer Kenya Barris is working with the network on the proposed sitcom.

In a statement to Et, ABC confirmed that the college-set show is "in very early stages." In fact, the series idea is so new that there are no deals in place, nor is there a script, as Deadline, the first to report the news, noted.

If the spin-off gets greenlit, it will be the second pilot Barris has in the works with ABC. He's also working on a new comedy, Libby & Malcolm, starring Felicity Huffman and Courtney B. Vance. It will also »

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‘Black-ish’ Spinoff in the Works at ABC

19 January 2017 7:45 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Johnson family may soon be taking up more airtime on ABC.

The network is considering a spin-off of its hit comedy “Black-ish,” Variety has confirmed. The spin-off, which would star Yara Shahidi, would focus on her character, oldest daughter Zoey Johnson, in college. The spinoff, which is in very early stages, would be introduced as a backdoor pilot this spring. Sources stress that this is early development and nothing has been officially ordered yet.

The series is being developed by “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris. For Barris, the development marks yet another project on the mega-producer’s resume. The “Black-ish” creator is looking toward a fruitful 2017-2018 television season, as he has two more hot projects in the works at ABC. Aside from this spinoff, he’s already nabbed an early pilot order for a new comedy, “Libby & Malcolm,” starring Felicity Huffman and Courtney B. Vance, plus has an action dramedy starring Toni Collete in contention at »

- Variety Staff

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Issa Rae Assures You: She Is as Insecure and Awkward as Ever

13 January 2017 10:50 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Issa Rae is rolling up to a cocktail party on Sunset Boulevard to celebrate the HBO show she created and where signature cocktails inspired by the character she earned a Golden Globe nomination for playing on it are being raised in her honor. But the star of HBO's Insecure insists the title of the series still describes her to a T. Issa built a name for herself with her YouTube series Awkward Black Girl, which led to Insecure. Clearly, she has made it, is envied by millions, and is an independent, self-made woman. So I can't help but ask her if she worries about straying too far from the authenticity of those adjectives that made her shows - and her - connect with audiences. She doesn't even blink before answering. "Not at all. It's not going anywhere," she shakes her head. "Even at the Golden Globes, I was like, 'Oh. »

- Lindsay Miller

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5 Takeaways From Beyonce’s Interview With Solange

10 January 2017 12:27 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Everyone, stop what you are doing — Beyonce Knowles interviewed her sister, Solange Knowles. The sis-to-sis interview covered the younger Knowles’ new album, “A Seat at the Table,” which debuted last September. The Interview magazine piece delved deep into the inspiration for Solange’s songs, which range from her incredibly famous sister to the real estate boom in Miami. The interview also revealed that Solange would lock herself into her room to play drums and write songs when she was just a kid, in a neighborhood that produced Scarface, Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashad. Solange also writes her own lyrics, co-produces her own tracks, »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Tracee Ellis Ross Plans to Hide Her Golden Globe in a Future Black-ish Episode

9 January 2017 5:30 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Tracee Ellis Ross kicked off her heels during her victory walk Sunday. "I'm taking a little breath and then they'll go back on," she told E! News' Ross Mathews of her Louboutin pumps. "There was one long walk into this room, and that was when they came off." Ellis won the award for Best Actress in a Television Series, Comedy or Musical, at the 2017 Golden Globes—making her the first black woman to win in the category since Debbie Allen in 1983. "This is for all the women—women of color and colorful people—whose stories, ideas and thoughts are not always considered worthy, important and valid. I see you. We see you," Ellis Ross, who plays Dr. Rainbow Johnson in »

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Golden Globes: Big Wins Reflect Progress in Diversity on Film, TV

8 January 2017 9:07 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Sunday’s Golden Globe telecast became a glossy showcase for Hollywood’s new focus bringing diverse voices and fresh perspectives to film and TV screens.

Globes voters nominated a record number of actors and producers of color this time around. The night’s big film prize went to “Moonlight,” the coming-of-age story of a gay black youth in Miami. FX’s “Atlanta” was recognized for comedy series and comedy actor for series auteur Donald Glover. Also taking top acting prizes were Tracee Ellis Ross, for ABC’s “Black-ish,” and Viola Davis for Paramount’s “Fences,” based on the August Wilson play. And FX’s “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” which revisited one of the most racially divisive crimes of the 20th century, prevailed for limited series.

There was no escaping the sense of disconnect in breakthrough wins for actors and auteurs such as Glover coming in the wake of Donald Trump’s upset »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Golden Globes: Big Wins Reflect Progress in Diversity on Film, TV

8 January 2017 9:07 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sunday’s Golden Globe telecast became a glossy showcase for Hollywood’s new focus bringing diverse voices and fresh perspectives to film and TV screens.

Globes voters nominated a record number of actors and producers of color this time around. The night’s big film prize went to “Moonlight,” the coming-of-age story of a gay black youth in Miami. FX’s “Atlanta” was recognized for comedy series and comedy actor for series auteur Donald Glover. Also taking top acting prizes were Tracee Ellis Ross, for ABC’s “Black-ish,” and Viola Davis for Paramount’s “Fences,” based on the August Wilson play. And FX’s “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” which revisited one of the most racially divisive crimes of the 20th century, prevailed for limited series.

There was no escaping the sense of disconnect in breakthrough wins for actors and auteurs such as Glover coming in »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Hollywood Reacts to Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes Speech

8 January 2017 8:52 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

This article originally appeared on EW.com.

When Meryl Streep accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award during Sunday’s Golden Globes, the actress used her time on stage to call out President-elect Donald Trump, though she avoided mentioning him by name.

Streep spoke of the importance of empathy in today’s world and referenced the moment that Trump mocked New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski during a rally in 2015 for his disability. “This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in thee public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life because it kind of »

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Exclusive: Tracee Ellis Ross Reflects on First Golden Globe Win: 'Thank You for Giving Me the Baton'

8 January 2017 8:13 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Tracee Ellis Ross is over the moon!

The Black-ish star took home her first Golden Globe award for Best Performance in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for her role as Dr. Rainbow Johnson on the hit ABC series.

Related: Donald Glover Thanks 'Black Folks' After 'Incredible' 'Atlanta' Golden Globe Win

"Look at it. It's a Golden Globe. I won a Golden Globe!" she gushed to Et's Kevin Frazier backstage at the 74th Annual Golden Globes at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday.

"Came to the Globes for the first time, won one," she added. "That’s what I did. Yeah. First time here, won one. Set the bar high for next year."

Ross' win marks the first time an African-American actress has won a Golden Globe since Debbie Allen's win in 1983.

"I don't even know what to say about that," Ross said when asked about the momentous achievement. "I feel like »

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Tracee Ellis Ross On Golden Globes Win: This Is For All The “Colorful People”

8 January 2017 6:42 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Tonight Tracee Ellis Ross became the second African American woman to take home a Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Television Comedy. Not since Debbie Allen’s win in 1982, did such a feat take place. Backstage, a visibly elated Ross said the nomination and win were exciting to her because it was indicative of the industry looking “outside of where they usually look,” which “is very special and important and something we need to continue to do. ” In her onstage… »

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What You May Not Realize About Tracee Ellis Ross's Important Golden Globe Win

8 January 2017 5:55 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Image Source: Getty Tracee Ellis Ross taking home the Golden Globe for best actress in a TV musical or comedy was exciting for more people than just fans of Black-ish. Ross is the first black actress to take home the award since 1983, when Debbie Allen won for Fame. At a time when race is top of mind when award season nominations are rolling out (let us never forget #OscarsSoWhite), showing a powerful, outrageously funny black woman winning a coveted award (not even a supporting role, a main role!) is incredibly important. Not only is Ross wonderful, her character is an intelligent, successful doctor who also happens to be a strong, loving mother dealing with racial and family politics in 2016. You go, Ross. »

- Maggie Pehanick

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Tracee Ellis Ross Dedicates Golden Globes Win to Women of Color

8 January 2017 5:46 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Tracee Ellis Ross took home best actress in a comedy or musical TV series for “Black-ish,” and used that platform to make an important statement.

Taking the stage to accept her award early in the ceremony, Ross dedicated the honor to women of color.

“This is for all the women of color and colorful people whose stories, ideas, and thoughts are not always considered worthy and valid and important. But I want you to know that I see you. We see you,” she said on stage. She also took a moment to thank Kenya Barris, creator of the ABC show, for allowing the series “to show the magic and the beauty and the sameness of a story and stories that are outside of where the industry usually looks.”

Ross is the first black woman to win in the category since Debbie Allen took the trophy for “Fame” in 1983. She is also the first black nominee in the »

- Alex Stedman

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