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Shonda Rhimes On The Motivation Behind Her Weight Loss Journey

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.30.2015 | Black Voices

Shonda Rhimes, the queen of primetime television, recently opened up about her latest endeavor: losing weight.  Rhimes, who is the mastermind beh...

Kerry Washington: It's Not 'Risky' To Cast Black Actresses. It's Good Sense.

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.28.2015 | Black Voices

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PrEP Is Ready for Prime Time

Ace Robinson | Posted 09.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Ace Robinson

Last night, Shonda Rhimes done did it again. While gripping a sizable portion of America to their seats to find out who killed Rebecca on How To Get Away With Murder, she dropped a bit of knowledge on Shondaland.

Viola Davis Matters

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 09.28.2015 | Entertainment
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

We must remember that in life and in art, letting new people in, however scary it may be, often brings huge rewards. It inspires us to expand our own potential. And so I'll say it again: onscreen storytelling is only enhanced by diversity, both in front of and behind the camera.

Shonda Rhimes Hopes Her Daughters Have Amazing Sex When They Grow Up

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women

Shonda Rhimes wants her daughters to have all the best things in life -- including great sex.  In an interview for the October issue of Women's ...

'How To Get Away With Murder' Returns With A Vengeance

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment

Spoilers obviously abound below for Season 2, Episode 1, "It's Time to Move On." Until about two-thirds of the way into this episode, "How to Get Away...

Shonda Rhimes Is Producing A New Medical Drama

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment

Shondaland is expanding to a place where most empires fear to tread: Iraq.  ABC is reportedly developing yet another show from "Scandal" and "Gr...

11 Reasons To Get On Board With Shonda Night

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women

Shonda Night returns on Sept. 24, and we could not be more excited.  The back-to-back airings of "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How To Get Away...

In 7 Words, Viola Davis Articulated A Basic Truth About Race In America

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.22.2015 | Black Voices

Viola Davis used the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards stage Sunday night to deliver an important message as she accepted her award for best lead a...

Shonda Rhimes Tops The Root 100 List Of Top Influencers

The Root | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

To be black and excellent. But excellent not just in the way they conduct their business. To be black and excellent in their lives, in their caree...

The Moment Shonda Rhimes Realized She Never Wanted To Get Married

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.09.2015 | Women

Shonda Rhimes will never walk down the aisle -- and she is more than happy with her decision not to.  In a Sept. 8 interview with Entertain...

Shonda Rhimes' Epic Story On How Her Mom Shut Down Anyone Who Doubted Her

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.04.2015 | Black Voices

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Viola Davis Just Called Out Hollywood For Ignoring Dark-Skinned Women

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women

Viola Davis is on a crusade for more "sexualized" black women on screen.    When the actress removed her makeup and wig on an episode of "Ho...

Shonda Rhimes Is Developing Yet Another Show For ABC

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.22.2015 | Entertainment

Shondaland, the production company of TV queen Shonda Rhimes, is developing a new comedy series for ABC. Titled "Splitsville," the show -- concei...

Shonda Rhimes Finally Explains Why She Killed Off Derek Shepherd On 'Grey's Anatomy'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.05.2015 | Entertainment

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The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

Eric Dane Says 'It Was Time' For McDreamy To Leave 'Grey's Anatomy'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes dealt a devastating blow to Grey's Anatomy fans earlier this year when Patrick Dempsey's beloved character Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd was...

Shonda Rhimes Says Yes! To A Book Deal | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment

In December of 2013, Shonda Rhimes, who considers herself an introvert, took on a yearlong challenge to say "yes" to everything that came her way — ...

America's Television Consumers Have Spoken: "Black" Is the New "Black"

Kiara Imani Williams | Posted 05.22.2015 | Black Voices
Kiara Imani Williams

The overwhelming success of 'Scandal', 'How to Get Away With Murder', 'Empire', 'Being Mary Jane' and 'Black-ish', makes it clear that black actors and actresses are finally (and rightfully) in demand.

Shonda Rhimes Nails How Much Easier It Is To Be A Man, In One Flawless Speech

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women

Shonda Rhimes knows a thing or two about empowering women on-screen -- just watch any of her three primetime TV shows -- and on May 18, she used her p...

Watch The Trailer For Your New Shonda Rhimes Addiction, 'The Catch'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Brace yourselves, because another Shonda Rhimes series is coming to a small screen near you. The TV mogul's latest addiction "The Catch," which go...

Mellie Grant Was Supposed To Have A Very Short 'Scandal' Storyline

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.09.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

First Lady Mellie Grant's intense personality and sharp wit has been an integral part of endless plot twists on ABC's "Scandal," but the character was...

ABC Picks Up Another Shonda Rhimes Show

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Entertainment

ABC has given Shonda Rhimes yet another vote of confidence by picking up her new show, "The Catch," for the 2015-2016 season. The network ordered a pi...

Shonda Rhimes, Dee Rees Team For New FX Drama

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.06.2015 | Black Voices

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers' Shondaland banner is heading to cable. The prolific producers behind ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Aw...

Thank You Shonda Rhimes, For Reminding Me That I'm Not Alone

Camryn Garrett | Posted 06.20.2015 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

To me, you are a fairytale. I never thought that someone like you could exist. I didn't think that a black woman could tell the stories of so many different people on one of the most watched channels in the country.