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50th NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘black-ish’ Dominate

The winners of the 50th NAACP Image Awards were announced last night during the live broadcast on TV One from The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson, who also doubled as a nominee.

The big winner of the night was “Black Panther” which took home eight trophies, including Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, and Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture.

In the television categories, “black-ish” topped all winners with five awards, including Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Comedy Series.

Meanwhile, Beyoncé was honored as the NAACP Entertainer of the Year, and Congresswoman Maxine Waters was presented the NAACP Chairman’s Award.

Additional winners included radio host and personality Tom Joyner who was presented with the Vanguard Award, which recognizes an individual whose groundbreaking work increases our understanding and awareness of racial and social issues.
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NAACP Image Awards 2019: black-ish, Empire, Grey's Anatomy Among Winners

The 50th NAACP Image Awards ceremony was held Saturday night, and it was a night of many repeat victories.

ABC's hit comedy series, black-ish scored its fourth consecutive award for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Series stars (and hosts of the event), Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson also dominated the lead actor categories.

Empire's Taraji P. Henson was another repeat victory, snagging her third consecutive award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama series.

Empire has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons of late, so this win is great.

Have a look at the full list of winners below.

Outstanding Comedy Series

Atlanta (FX)

black-ish (ABC) — Winner

Dear White People (Netflix)

grown-ish (Freeform)

Insecure (HBO)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, black-ish — Winner

Cedric the Entertainer, The Neighborhood

Donald Glover, Atlanta

Dwayne Johnson, Ballers

Tracy Morgan, The Last O.G.

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Danielle Brooks,
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Beyoncé Nabs Entertainer Of The Year, ‘Black Panther’, ‘Black-Ish’ Among Top Winners At 50th NAACP Image Awards

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Beyoncé Nabs Entertainer Of The Year, ‘Black Panther’, ‘Black-Ish’ Among Top Winners At 50th NAACP Image Awards
The NAACP Image Awards were held Saturday evening, with Black Panther, Black-ish and Beyoncé all garnering big wins.

The ceremony took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, with Black-ish actor Anthony Anderson hosting the live broadcast on TV One.

Beyoncé was feted with the night’s top honor, Entertainer of the Year, beating Chadwick Boseman, LeBron James, Regina King, and Ryan Coogler. She made sure to acknowledge her fellow nominees while accepting the award.

“I’m honored to be included among all of you and to be part of a vital, thriving, beautiful community,” she said.

Black Panther won the marquee Outstanding Motion Picture award, while Boseman was awarded the Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture honor and Letitia Wright picked up the Breakthrough Performance award for the Disney/Marvel film.

On the TV side, ABC’s Black-Ish led with a win for Outstanding Comedy Series, and acting awards
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NAACP Image Awards: black-ish, Grey's, Empire Among 2019 Winners

The 50th NAACP Image Awards were handed out on Saturday night and featured a number of repeat victors: ABC’s black-ish took home its fourth consecutive award for Outstanding Comedy Series, as did stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson (who also hosted the ceremony) in the lead actor categories. Taraji P. Henson triumphed for the third year in a row, winning Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for Empire.

This year’s winners list also included several first-timers, including Grey’s Anatomy‘s Jesse Williams, who triumphed over embattled Empire star Jussie Smollett in the race for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
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NAACP Image Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List

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NAACP Image Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List
The 50th Annual NAACP Image Awards were handed out on Saturday night, with “Black Panther,” ABC’s “Black-ish,” the Starz drama “Power” and Beyonce going home as the night’s big winners.

Beyonce took home the night’s big prize for Entertainer of the Year, matching her husband, Jay-z, who was the previously announced recipient of this year’s President’s Award.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters received the NAACP Chairman’s Award, bestowed “in recognition of individuals who demonstrate exemplary public service and use their distinct platforms to create agents of change,” and radio host Tom Joyner took home the NAACP Vanguard Award.

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Held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the night also saw appearances by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, a monologue by host Anthony Anderson and a roast of “Empire” star Jussie Smollett by comedian Chris Rock.
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The Resident Preview: Mina's Mother Arrives!

Mina's mother is in town! 

The Resident Season 2 Episode 15 introduces us to Mina's mother, played by Greenleaf's Lynn Whitfield, and she is an unexpected delight. 

For one, Mina's mother, Dr. Okeke is a world-renown surgeon! Those skills must run in the family. 

Related: The Resident Season 2 Episode 14 Review: Stupid Things in the Name of Sex

Elsewhere, Henry returns with more seizure symptoms, and this time it catches the attention of Bell who has all but lost complete faith in all things QuoVadis. 

Check out the preview below before tonight's all-new episode! 

You can watch The Resident online here via TV Fanatic! 

1. Mina's Mother - The Resident Mina's mother, a famous Nigerian surgeon, arrives on The Resident. "Queens" is the 15th episode of the show's second season. 2. Queen Mother - The Resident Season 2 Episode 15 Mina's very high profile and legendary surgeon mother (Lynn Whitfield) is in town to help Mina on a case,
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NAACP Image Awards: black-ish, Insecure, This Is Us Lead TV Nominees

Nominations for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were announced Wednesday, with ABC’s black-ish and NBC’s This Is Us leading the comedy and drama fields, respectively.

black-ish scored nine nods, including recognition for Outstanding Comedy Series and lead performances from Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. (The sitcom won in all three of those categories at the 2018 ceremony.) HBO’s Insecure followed closely behind on the comedy front, with five nominations total.

This Is Us also nabbed five nominations (including Outstanding Drama Series), as did Showtime’s The Chi.

The NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate the accomplishments of people
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Greenleaf: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Four on Own?

Vulture Watch

Has the audience's faith been rewarded? Is the Greenleaf TV show cancelled or renewed for a fourth season on Own? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Greenleaf, season four. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

What's This TV Show About?

An Own megachurch drama, Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, LeToya Luckett, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, Rick Fox, and Oprah Winfrey. Season three guest stars include Patti Labelle, Beau Bridges, and Iyanla Vanzant. The story centers on the Greenleaf family and their Memphis congregation. The third season kicks off in the wake of revelations about the Bishop's (David) infidelities. Read More…
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Greenleaf: Season Three Ratings

During its first two outings, the Greenleaf TV show has been a top-three performer for Own: Oprah Winfrey Network. In the third season, does it still have what it takes to maintain its faithful following? Will Greenleaf be cancelled or renewed for season four? Stay tuned. *Status update below.

An Own megachurch drama, Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, LeToya Luckett, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, Rick Fox, and Oprah Winfrey. Season three guest stars include Patti Labelle, Beau Bridges, and Iyanla Vanzant. The story centers on the Greenleaf family and their Memphis congregation.

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Greenleaf: Season Three Viewer Votes

Does the third season of the Greenleaf TV show on Own lift your spirits? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show Greenleaf is cancelled or renewed for season four. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all of the Greenleaf season three episodes below.

An Own megachurch drama, Greenleaf stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, LeToya Luckett, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, Rick Fox, and Oprah Winfrey. Season three guest stars include Patti Labelle, Beau Bridges, and Iyanla Vanzant. The story centers on the Greenleaf family and their Memphis congregation. The third season kicks off in the wake of revelations
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Greenleaf: Season Four; Own Renews Megachurch TV Show for 2019

Own is going back to church. Today, the network announced they've renewed Greenleaf for a fourth season.

The drama explores the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. The cast includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, and Terri J. Vaughn.

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Greenleaf Renewed for Season 4

The Lord acts quickly: Greenleaf has already been renewed for Season 4.

The mega-church drama’s renewal, announced Wednesday by Own, comes just four weeks after its Season 3 premiere. The pick-up follows recent renewals for fellow Own series Queen Sugar (which is returning for Season 4) and Love Is___ (which is coming back for Season 2).

Greenleaf is a cornerstone of our scripted programming slate and pulls in millions of viewers each week with its unique storylines and powerful characters,” Erik Logan, president of Own, said in a statement. “We are very proud of this show, the incredible cast, producers and crew, and
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‘Greenleaf’ Renewed for Season 4 at Own

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‘Greenleaf’ Renewed for Season 4 at Own
Greenleaf” has been renewed for a fourth season at Own, the network announced Wednesday.

The announcement comes as the drama series has aired just four episodes of its third season, with the fifth episode set to air tonight.

“‘Greenleaf’ is a cornerstone of our scripted programming slate and pulls in millions of viewers each week with its unique storylines and powerful characters,” said Erik Logan, president of Own. “We are very proud of this show, the incredible cast, producers and crew, and can’t wait for more twists and turns from the Greenleaf family in season four.”

In Season 3, all the turbulent forces that Grace’s (Merle Dandridge) return to Memphis unleashed threaten to destroy not just the church her family built, but the family itself. Fallout from last season’s shocking revelation of Bishop’s (Keith David) infidelities with Lady Mae’s (Lynn Whitfield) sister, as well as reverberations
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‘Greenleaf’ Renewed For Season 4 At Own

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Own has renewed its megachurch drama series Greenleaf for Season 4. The series from writer-producer Craig Wright, and produced by by Lionsgate in association with Harpo Films and Pine City, stars Merle Dandridge, Lynn Whitfield and Keith David and revolves around the twists and turns of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch.

Season 3, which bowed with a two-night premiere August 28-29, features guest stars including Patti Labelle, Iyanla Vanzant and Beau Bridges. The most recent episode posted a season-high 2.3 million viewers a 1.9 rating in the target women 25-54 demo in Live+3 ratings for its Wednesday 10 Pm time slot, both metrics up from last year’s averages.

The current season focuses on the turbulent forces that Grace’s (Dandridge) return to Memphis unleashed that threaten to destroy not just the church her family built, but the family itself. Kim Hawthorne, Lamman Rucker, Desiree Ross, Tye White, Deborah Joy Winans and Lovie Simone co-star.
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Netflix’s ‘Nappily Ever After’ Trailer: Sanaa Lathan Plays a Control Freak Who Loses Control — Watch

Netflix’s ‘Nappily Ever After’ Trailer: Sanaa Lathan Plays a Control Freak Who Loses Control — Watch
Fifteen years ago, “Real Women Have Curves” director Patricia Cardoso almost made “Nappily Ever After” for Universal Pictures, with Halle Berry in the lead role. An adaptation of the bestselling first installment from Trisha R. Thomas’ eight-book series eventually found a home at Netflix. Berry’s onetime part went to Film Independent Spirit Award nominee Sanaa Lathan (“Love & Basketball”), also the project’s co-producer.

As advertising executive Violet Jones — changed from Venus Johnston in the books — Lathan is a coiffure-conscious perfectionist who believes she’s engineered herself a happy ending. Yet life begins to capsize when her doctor beau presents her with a Chihuahua instead of a proposal, and she is taken off an important work account.

Late one night, convinced she has nothing left to lose — and recalling her boyfriend’s criticism of “You never let your hair down” — she shaves her head. The film’s tagline, naturally,
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Sanaa Lathan in First Trailer for Self-Love Drama 'Nappily Ever After'

"I've worked so hard to be perfect, and it still wasn't enough." Netflix has debuted the first official trailer for an indie romantic drama titled Nappily Ever After, the latest film from director Haifaa Al-Mansour. Nappily Ever After, adapted from a book, is about a woman who breaks up with her boyfriend after years of waiting for him to propose. "But old feelings, and heaps of jealousy, no doubt, arise when he promptly begins dating another woman." Sanaa Lathan stars as Violet Jones, and also produced the film. The cast also includes Ricky Whittle, Lyriq Bent, Ernie Hudson, Catherine Dyer, and Lynn Whitfield. The film seems to be all about her becoming a new person after moving on from her hair obsession, and I think it's actually an intriguing story. Here's the first trailer (+ poster) for Haifaa Al-Mansour's Nappily Ever After, from Netflix's YouTube: Violet Jones (Lathan) has ...
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Sanaa Lathan Shaves Off Her Hair in the First Trailer for Netflix's Nappily Ever After

Sanaa Lathan Shaves Off Her Hair in the First Trailer for Netflix's Nappily Ever After
Sanaa Lathan is having more than a bad hair day.

In the exclusive trailer for Netflix‘s upcoming movie Nappily Ever After, Lathan plays Violet Jones, a perfectionist with a high-powered corporate job and a doctor boyfriend — until she loses both.

“I’ve worked so hard to be perfect,” she laments in the trailer. “And it still wasn’t enough.”

Violet believes her rigidity stems from a lifelong obsession with styling and maintaining her gorgeous locks. “Ever since I was a kid, my hair was everything,” she says. “I had to be fixed. Only then was I perfect.”

Nappily Ever After.
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Greenleaf: Season Three Trailer Released by Own

"How could you let this happen?" Own has just released a new trailer for season three of Greenleaf.

The drama explores the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. The cast includes Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, Kim Hawthorne, Lovie Simone, Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, GregAlan Williams, Benjamin Patterson, Anna Diop, and Terri J. Vaughn.

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TV News Roundup: Hulu Drops First Teaser for Space Drama ‘The First’ (Watch)

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In today’s roundup, the Paley Center for Media announced its PaleyFest Fall TV Preview lineup, and Hulu launched a teaser for “The First.”

Casting

Former secretaries of state Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, and General Colin Powell will guest star in the Season 5 premiere of CBS‘s “Madam Secretary,” which airs Oct. 7. The political figures will join regular cast members Tea Leoni, Tim Daly, and Sara Ramirez for the episode, which sees Leoni’s title character asking the past secretaries for advice.

Dates

The Paley Center for Media will host its 2018 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Sept. 6 through Sept. 16 in Beverly Hills. Screenings and panels with casts and creatives from upcoming fall programming will kick off on the 6th with Netflix’s “Atypical” and “BoJack Horseman” and be followed by Hulu’s “I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman” and “Castle Rock” on Sept. 7; ABC’s “The Kids Are Alright” and “The Rookie,
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‘Greenleaf’ Trailer: First Extended Look At Season 3 Of Own Drama Series

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‘Greenleaf’ Trailer: First Extended Look At Season 3 Of Own Drama Series
Turbulence in the Greenleaf household is more than evident is this first extended look at Season 3 of Own’s megachurch drama, Greenleaf. Own also released the key art for Season 3, with the appropriate tagline “Faith and Fury” (see below).

Fallout from last season’s shocking revelation of Bishop’s (Keith David) infidelities with Lady Mae’s (Lynn Whitfield) sister Mavis (Oprah Winfrey), as well as reverberations from his current dalliance with that insidious Jezebel, Rochelle Cross (LeToya Luckett) lead to all-out war in the Greenleaf home in Season 3.

Meanwhile, Lady Mae rushes to reconnect with her old friend and now world-famous Christian motivational speaker Maxine Patterson (Patti Labelle), in an attempt to reclaim her forsaken call to preach and survive as the sole head pastor of a megachurch after a major rift between its founding couple. Grace (Merle Dandridge), meanwhile, works undercover with Rochelle, hoping to discover Rochelle’s motives
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