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Movies for Stepdads on Father's Day: 11 Films with Positive Portrayals of Stepfathers

Tara McNamara | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment
Tara McNamara

Happy Father's Day, Stepdads! Let's face it, stepfathers don't get much credit. In fact, in cinema circles, they get a lot of resentment, hate and ridicule. Stepfathers in film are usually portrayed as the doofus, the villain, or a distraction to the mother.

Producer Doreen Spicer on Playground Politix

Jeff Rivera | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

If you have a family, most likely you've seen some of the programs she's been involved with. And though she's been a writer behind-the-scenes for deca...

13 Ways 'Martin' Taught You Everything You Need To Know About Life

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2014 | Black Voices

Sometimes what you see on the screen is real life. Sure we watched "Martin" because it was funny and honest, but we also watched it -- and still w...

The Craziest Ending Ever?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.19.2013 | Entertainment

"Bad Boys II," like "Ocean's 12," is one of the great, misunderstood sequels from the last decade. It's a rollicking action-comedy that hit all the ri...

Good News For Martin!

Eurweb | Posted 06.20.2013 | Black Voices

FX has picked up a new untitled sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence as mismatched Chicago lawyers who develop an unlikely friends...

A New Gig For Grammer | Posted 08.20.2013 | TV

FX has picked up a new untitled sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence as mismatched Chicago lawyers who develop an unlikely friends...

'Parenthood' Star Heads To 'Private Practice'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

From cancer patient's daughter to patient. Sarah Ramos, who stars as Haddie Braverman on "Parenthood," will guest star in the Jan. 22 series finale...

Grammer And Lawrence Eye New Comedy Series

Posted 01.08.2013 | Black Voices

The idea of having two of Hollywood's biggest stars team up for a sitcom could be a reality with Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence’s developing sho...

Did Trinidad James 'Pop' A Lawsuit?

VIBE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

The outrageous rumor that rapper Trinidad James was being sued by the creators of the '90s sitcom Martin began swirling on Dec. 20. The show's creato...

Keegan-Michael Key Talks Key & Peele Season 3 and Bringing Sketch Comedy to YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.28.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

To celebrate the recent news that his hilarious sketch series Key and Peele has been renewed for a third season, co-creator/star Keegan-Michael Key joins What's Trending to talk about how the show got started, getting to meet President Obama and bringing sketch comedy to YouTube.

WATCH: Downton Abbey Goes '90s

Posted 08.25.2012 | Comedy

"Downton Abbey" has seen a lot of spoofs these past few months. Between Jimmy Fallon's "Downton Sixbey" and the ever-delicious "Downton Arby's," you m...

PHOTOS: Martin Lawrence Rents Out His Bev Hills Pad

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.17.2012 | Los Angeles

If you had $200,000 and were searching for a place to live, you could put a respectable down payment on a nice home somewhere in Los Angeles. Or you c...

PHOTOS: What Would You Do In Martin Lawrence's House?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

If you had $200,000 and were searching for a place to live, you could put a respectable down payment on a nice home somewhere in Los Angeles. Or you c...

Will Smith Gives Update On The Status Of 'Bad Boys 3'

Posted 05.24.2012 | Black Voices

Following talks of a possible third installment to Jerry Bruckheimer’s Bad Boys, one of the film’s leading stars recently updated fans on the curr...

Martin Lawrence Pilot Nixed By CBS

Posted 05.13.2012 | TV

Bad news for fans of Martin Lawrence waiting on the comedian's TV return: CBS has decided to pass on an untitled pilot Lawrence was developing for the...

Martin Lawrence Files For Divorce

Posted 04.30.2012 | Divorce

Martin Lawrence and his wife are officially calling it quits. According to TMZ, Lawrence filed divorce docs on Wednesday, one day after announcin...

Martin Calls Off Two Year Marriage

Posted 04.26.2012 | Black Voices

Comedian-actor Martin Lawrence has officially called it quits with his wife Shamicka Gibbs. According to a joint statement obtained by, ...

WATCH: Martin Lawrence's Funniest Stand-Up Jokes

Posted 04.16.2012 | Black Voices

Since making his acting debut in 1987 as Maurice Warfield on the television series, “What’s Happening Now,” Martin Lawrence has evolved into one...

Martin Lawrence Pilot Heads To CBS | Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

Martin Lawrence could be coming back to primetime TV next fall. CBS has given one of the "Bad Boys" actor-comedian's projects a pilot order....

'90s Black Sitcom Stars Return To TV

Posted 02.01.2012 | TV

Everyone loves a good comeback and as of late, TV has been chock-full of them. When "The Voice's" Cee Lo Green had the former "Family Matters" star...

Martin Lawrence's Two Chances To Head Back To TV

TV Guide | Posted 03.20.2012 | TV

CBS is developing a pair of sitcoms for comedian Martin Lawrence, with an eye toward shooting one of them as a pilot. "Bernie Mac" creator and "The...

Wanda & Madea Sued By Prisoner?

Posted 12.29.2011 | Black Voices

Jamie Foxx and Tyler Perry are reportedly being sued for $1 million each by an Oklahoma prisoner who claims the two stole his idea for their forthcomi...

Brennan Williams

Tatyana Ali Shares Details On 'Love That Girl!' Season 3 | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.24.2011 | Black Voices

After Season Two's finale last spring, TV One's original scripted show, "Love That Girl!" has returned to the network (already) for another dose of la...

Brennan Williams

Anthony Anderson Talks: Diabetes Initiative, Bernie Mac Tribute, 'Scary Movie 5' & More | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.11.2011 | Black Voices

Overcoming the challenges that come with diabetes is a common adversity in the African-American community. According to the American Diabetes Associat...

Blame Audiences, Not Black Men in Drag

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Morris W. O'Kelly

If we as African-Americans are genuinely tired of Black men in drag, then let's act like it. Don't support it. Or at the minimum, make room in our disposable income to support more types of movies.