Taking the Emmys stage with co-writer and Master of None castmate Aziz Ansari, Waithe received a standing ovation from the star-studded audience.
Waithe thanked her mother “for inspiring the story and letting me share it with the world,” and gave a shout out to her “Lgbqtia family.”
“I see each and every one of you,” she said. “The things that make us different are our super powers.”
Standing ovation for Aziz & Lena! #Emmys #MasterOfNone pic.twitter.com/iFmpWcdlyr
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW
The actor threw a Lego Ninjago-themed party on Saturday to celebrate the start of the school year for his 8-year-old daughter Annalise and her pals.
The event featured a performance by 12-year-old rapper Baby Kaely and a Ninj-yoga session.
Foxx’s bash was crashed by Lego Ninjago, with whom he posed for photos alongside reality star Laura Govan and her children. The 49-year-old actor also smiled for a photo with Annalise and her cousins.
Women were also a part of the conversation. While the landmark moment for people of color was applauded, the ladies in the industry were still pushing for progress at the Women in Film’s annual cocktail reception, which sprinkled in motivational speeches from Brie Larson and Meryl Streep with the hors d’oeuvres.
Take a peek inside this year’s pre-Oscar celebratory gatherings below:
The Ultimate Oscar Party Guide 2017
Oscar’s Sistahs Soiree:
Progress, not politics, was what
Freeform has given a back order to the comedy, well ahead of its Season 5 premiere, bringing the season to a total of 20 episodes, a source tells Variety. The season will be split into two parts with the first half debuting on Monday, Mar. 13 at 8:00 p.m, and the second half airing at a later date.
Each season of “Young & Hungry” has spanned for 10 episodes, except for its sophomore season, which had 20 episodes. The comedy was renewed for a fifth season back in Oct. 2016.
The back order comes after “Young & Hungry’s” fourth season wrapped up in August 2016, performing well in young, female-skewing demos in its Wednesday at 8 p.m. timeslot. The show ranked as the top original ad-supported cable comedy for the summer season among Adults 18-34.
The series follows the complicated relationship between a wealthy entrepreneur, Josh (Jonathan Sadowski), who hires a food blogger, Gabi
The network has ordered more episodes of the comedy, which stars Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero, Kym Whitley and Rex Lee. The fifth season will debut on March 13 at 8:00 p.m., while back half of the season will air at a later date.
In the fourth season finale, Gabi (Osment) and Josh (Sadowski) decided to be “friends with benefits,” much to the group’s chagrin, after their previous attempts at a relationship went awry. In the new season, the pair try to prove to everyone that...
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6 winner Bianca Del Rio will star in two original half-hour comedy specials entitled “Not Today Bianca,” following the famed drag queen as she takes on Hollywood. Guest stars will include “Drag Race” host RuPaul, Kristen Johnston (“The Exes”), Tori Spelling (“90210”) and more. “Not Today Bianca” is set to debut on Logo this December.
TV Land announced further casting for the upcoming TV adaptation of the 1988 cult classic “Heathers.” Melanie Field has been cast to play Heather Chandler, with Brendan Scannell as Heather Duke and Jasmine Mathews as Heather McNamara. Field, Scannel and Mathews join Grace Victoria Fox as Veronica Sawyer and James Scully as Jd. The script is written by Jason Micallef (“Butter”) and is set to be directed by Leslye Headland
“It feels good that I’m through that and done and able to just smile and just breathe,” Shepherd tells People.
The comedian/actress was ordered by a court to pay support for a child she had through a surrogate with her ex-husband in April 2015. She asked the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to review her case, but was denied in March. Though
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