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Kerry Washington's Stroke Of Genius Would Make Olivia Pope Proud

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.05.2015 | Black Voices

Every Thursday evening, Twitter explodes with commentary and live play-by-plays from “Scandal” fans who can’t get enough of the hit ABC drama. W...

Why Did Scandal Dumb Down Olivia Pope?

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Twice in one show, the writers turned a fast-thinking, amazingly intelligent woman into the basic dumb female in a thriller. All they left out was mindless shrieking, but they did still turn her into Olivia Dope.

How To Be As Fierce As Olivia Pope In 5 Simple Steps

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women

We could all learn a thing or two (or 12) from television's biggest #BossLady. With the second half of season four of "Scandal" premiering Jan. 29,...

This Could Be The Next Shonda Rhimes Show

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.27.2015 | Entertainment

ABC has ordered the pilot for what could be your next favorite Shonda Rhimes show. According to EW.com, the new Shondaland project, a thriller entitle...

Beyond Awards Season: Why Viola Davis Really Matters

Karen J. Francis | Posted 01.21.2015 | Black Voices
Karen J. Francis

The idea of people reinventing themselves for Hollywood is not novel -- the concept is probably as old as Hollywood itself. What is remarkable are women like Davis, Rhimes, Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey and others, who are actually reinventing Hollywood.

9 Shonda Rhimes Quotes To Inspire You To Break Through The Glass Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women

Shonda Rhimes, the woman who has taken Thursday night television by storm, turns 45 years old today. Shonda's shows, "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal," a...

5 Entertainment Events We Want To See Happen In 2015

Posted 01.07.2015 | Black Voices

2014 was filled with notable entertainment events from some of today's biggest names, including Nicki Minaj, Shonda Rhimes and Kevin Hart. And for the...

How 2014 Was A Bad Year For Women But A Good Year For Feminism

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.24.2014 | Women

Women's rights advocates didn't have it easy this past year, what with the Hobby Lobby decision limiting birth control access, Missouri's Abortion Per...

Why Shonda Rhimes' Shows Give Me Hope For The Entertainment Industry

Camryn Garrett | Posted 02.21.2015 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

The best part isn't that all of these different types of people are included in these shows. It's that their differences aren't harped on, over and over again.

11 Unforgettable Black Entertainment Moments Of 2014

Posted 01.06.2015 | Black Voices

There is no doubt that 2014 had its share of exciting and heartbreaking entertainment news. From the good, like Lupita Nyong'o's first Oscar win, to t...

14 Baby Names Ripped From The Headlines In 2014

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 12.16.2014 | Parents

The most notable names of 2014 come from famous figures in a variety of fields including entertainment, sports and the fine arts. Our picks for the...

The Year In Shonda Rhimes

www.vulture.com | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment

What can’t Shonda Rhimes do? She’s the executive producer of the hospital drama "Grey’s Anatomy," the political thriller "Scandal," and the l...

Watch Shonda Rhimes' Totally Empowering Women In Entertainment Speech

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes received the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment breakfast on Wednesday, and in a speech ...

'Scandal' Star Reveals Drug Abuse

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

Last April, ABC confirmed that Columbus Short would not return to "Scandal" for Season 4. He had been charged with misdemeanor spousal battery against...

Everything We're Thankful For In Pop Culture This Year

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the past year and give thanks to all that was good. It's no different in the entertainment world, where your ...

Lauren Weber

'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap: "Don't Be"

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 11.21.2014 | TV

Annalise Keating, once again, proves she's the smartest one in the room. And boy, is she always in the room. We kick off the episode with Annalise ...

Shonda Rhimes Is Truly Running The Show At ABC

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes has perfected the art of crafting a hit TV show. The showrunner behind ABC's top-rated Thursday night lineup has received rave reviews f...

Jessica Samakow

The Subtle, Revolutionary Thing That Happens On 'Scandal' Every Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Samakow | Posted 11.21.2014 | Women

In early October, Gloria Steinem and bell hooks sat on stage at the New School in New York City and addressed an audience of like-minded people who li...

What If Shonda Rhimes Wrote Every TV Show?

Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment

On Sept. 25, Shonda Rhimes took over your television when ABC launched her back-to-back-to-back Thursday lineup of "Grey’s Anatomy" (8 P.M.), "Scand...

Lauren Weber

'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap: Cheaters Never Prosper

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment

Cheaters never prosper -- or at least, they certainly don’t in this episode. A rundown of all the cheaters’ status by the end of last night: ...

Emma Gray

9 Pieces Of Wisdom From Women Who Get Sh*t Done

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 11.13.2014 | Women

"You are women and you get shit done." Comedian James Corden summed up the spirit of Glamour's 2014 Women of the Year Awards in one simple sentenc...

Emma Gray

'Scandal' Spelled Out What Women Risk When They Come Forward About Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women

This post contains spoilers about Episode 7, Season 4 of "Scandal." When women open up about their experiences of abuse, or power imbalances within...

Lauren Weber

'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap: The Big Bang

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 11.07.2014 | TV

When Frank started off this episode with “sex is out of the bag,” the immediate question was when was sex IN THE BAG on this show? But this episod...

Kerry Washington Wants You To Know She's Not Olivia Pope

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment

If it's something weird and it don't look good, who you gonna call? Not Kerry Washington. When the "Scandal" actress visited "Late Night" on Monday...

Shonda Rhimes' Controversial Scene Stealer Is A Rising Star In Theatre & Beyond

Karu F. Daniels, Playbill.com | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices

At the center of a steamy story arc on ABC's hot new drama "How To Get Away With Murder," Conrad Ricamora is raising eye brows, making heads turn and ...