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Satisfy Your 'Empire' Cravings With This Clip About Its Creation

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.11.2015 | Entertainment

The second season of "Empire" is less than two weeks away. Two very, very long weeks during which we will chant the "up, down, up, down, up, dow...

Lauren Duca

How Doyle From 'Gilmore Girls' Came Up With The Idea For 'Empire' | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

"Empire" is easily one of the most progressive network shows on television. It's been a pioneer in bringing (almost all) black actors to lead roles wh...

Matthew Jacobs

Mo'Nique Maintains She Was Offered That 'Empire' Role | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.06.2015 | Entertainment

Mo'Nique is at the center of her biggest press blitz since winning Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars five years ago. But don't call it a comeback ...

Ilene Chaiken, Empire Executive Producer, Gives Details About the Most Explosive Episode Yet

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 04.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

I talked with Chaiken, who created The L Word, which ran on Showtime from 2004 to 2009, about Empire and the role that gay characters play on TV today.

Proof That It Pays To Piss Off Sarah Palin

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.24.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Before he was the executive producer behind the insanely successful new series "Empire," Danny Strong wrote "Game Change," the television adaptation o...

The Man Off-Screen

Camila Mendoza | Posted 01.08.2015 | Teen
Camila Mendoza

Robin taught me that life was meant to be lived with passion. He taught me that even though we all go through harrowing times in our lives, we always have humor and love to distract us.

Burt's Buzz and Elena: Documentary Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Burt of Burt's Bees, honey-bee pollen and beeswax skin care products sold in supermarkets and pharmacies all across American, really exists, and he ev...

Older Men in Last Vegas

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When we first meet them in this laugh out loud comedy Last Vegas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, and Michael Douglas look like they might...

Barack Obama On Oprah: 'My Girl, She Can Act'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment

Add President Barack Obama to the list of people praising both "Lee Daniels' The Butler" and Oprah Winfrey's performance in the civil rights drama. In...

Christopher Rosen

'Butler' Filmmaker Responds To Theater Controversy | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment

"Lee Daniels' The Butler" is expected to compete with the horror film "You're Next" and the young adult adaptation "Mortal Instruments: City of Bones"...

Danny Strong: I was 'Completely Fair' To Sarah Palin In 'Game Change'

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.22.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Five years removed from the 2008 McCain-Palin Republican ticket, Sarah Palin's successes, failures, and well-documented gaffes are still part of the n...

Popcorn Preview: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Cast includes: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), David Banner (Street Kings), Mariah Carey (You Don't ...

Movie Review: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I walked away from Daniels' film deeply moved. As obvious as this film can be in its messages -- bigotry and racism: bad -- it still touches on moments of history from the recent past that need to be recalled, over and over.

Christopher Rosen

Lee Daniels Isn't The Only Person Behind 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment

Lee Daniels, Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey are the main faces out in front of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," but neither the filmmaker nor his high-pr...

Review: Oprah and Forest Whitaker in Lee Daniels' The Butler

Caryn James | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Lee Daniels' The Butler is some serious, probably effective Oscar bait. It is also -- these things so often go together -- audience-pandering History Lite.

Chris Harnick

She 'Can't Be Prouder' Of 'Buffy' | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.20.2013 | TV

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" ended 10 years ago on May 20, 2003. Yes, it's been a decade since the Slayer and the Scoobies closed the Hellmouth in Sunny...

Michael Calderone

Did HBO's 'Game Change' Borrow From Palin Bio? | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.07.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- After concluding her debate with now-Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming HBO movie "Game Change," Sarah Palin tells John McCain's cam...

What To Watch This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.05.2012 | TV

TV is chock-full of celebrities this week. Katy Perry makes an appearance as a not-so-glamorous prison guard on Fox's "Raising Hope" on Tuesday. Se...