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Where Is This Generation's Clair Huxtable?

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 07.02.2014 | TV
Dr. Misee Harris

Where is this generation's Clair Huxtable? Phylicia Rashad's character showed me through her television portrayal that with hard work, good values, and grace I could accomplish anything. Where have all of the black lawyers and doctors on television gone?

WATCH: Phylicia Rashad On 'The Cosby Show' Kids Today

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

As one of the most recognizable TV moms during the '80s and '90s, Phylicia Rashad developed a very tight-knit bond with the actors who played her chil...

WATCH: 'Cosby Show' Star Cringes At The Current State Of Sitcoms

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It's been 22 years since the universally-acclaimed "Cosby Show" went off the air, and sitcoms just haven't been the same since, according to Phylicia ...

This Relationship Advice Gives Us More Reason To Love Claire Huxtable

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.06.2014 | Divorce

Full disclosure here: Growing up, we always kind of wished "Cosby Show" mom Claire Huxtable would be our second mom. From her sweet-but-stern approach...

WATCH: From 'Julia' To 'Scandal,' A Look At The Roles Of Black Women On TV

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

To see someone on television that looks like you is a powerful feeling. It’s a feeling one can take for granted if their image is the one that domi...

29 Years Ago: The Cosby Show Premiered On This Day

Posted 09.20.2013 | Black Voices

Twenty-nine years ago today, one of the most iconic and impactful shows about a black family debuted on television sets around the nation: "The Cosby ...

Theater: August Wilson Cycle Launches At Greene Space

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The most exciting theatrical event of the fall isn't taking place on Broadway, or Off Broadway or in any theater at all -- it's happening at a radio station.

WATCH: Was 'The Cosby Show' Realistic About Race?

OWN | Posted 07.10.2013 | OWN

For eight seasons, actress Phylicia Rashad played TV's favorite mom on "The Cosby Show." As Clair Huxtable, Rashad portrayed a strong, confident lawye...

WATCH: Actresses Tackle The Light Skin Vs. Dark Skin Debate

OWN | Posted 06.26.2013 | OWN

In many parts of the world, people are judged not just by their skin color but also by their skin tone. The devaluing of dark-skinned women, which is ...

'We'd Hide Behind The Refrigerator Door'

Posted 07.12.2013 | TV

Starring on a TV show certainly has its perks, but real-life pregnancy presents a huge challenge for actors. Katie Couric featured four famous TV m...

NBC Cancels 'Do No Harm'

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 04.10.2013 | TV

Another one bites the dust: NBC has canceled "Do No Harm" after just two episodes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "Jekyll and Hyde"-inspi...

Jaimie Etkin

Phylicia Rashad Talks Returning To TV, 'Cosby' Reunions & More!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 04.09.2013 | TV

Phylicia Rashad hasn't been a series regular on television since "The Cosby Show" (and a few of its incarnations thereafter). But Clair Huxtable is a ...

Phylicia Rashad Is Not A Fan Of Reality TV Moms

Posted 02.06.2013 | TV

Phylicia Rashad, who became America's favorite TV mom by playing Clair Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," is not a fan of the current generation of reality...

Alex Moaba

Steven Pasquale Talks NBC's New Dark Doctor Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Moaba | Posted 01.30.2013 | TV

"Do No Harm" represents a big opportunity for Steven Pasquale. You might recognize the journeyman actor's face from a slew of recurring TV roles over ...

A Very Cosby Thanksgiving

Posted 11.26.2012 | Black Voices

Thanksgiving is a special time where we can gather together with our loved ones, share a good meal and give thanks. As we all gear up for the long we...

Angela Lansbury on Erroneous Reports: "I Am Not a Republican"

Evan Mulvihill | Posted 12.24.2012 | Celebrity
Evan Mulvihill

On Sunday, Angela Lansbury was the guest of honor at The Players' Pipe Night honoring Audra McDonald. Of course, the topic of the election came up.

PHOTOS: 'Steel Magnolias' Cast Shines At Premiere Event

Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices

Lifetime network's highly anticipated premiere of the new "Steel Magnolias" is a few days away, but the dazzling all African-American cast gathered in...

'Steel Magnolias' Gets A Premiere Date

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

The highly anticipated Lifetime movie reboot of "Steel Magnolias" will premiere on Sunday, October 7 at 9 p.m. ET. Queen Latifah stars in the made-...

WATCH: Lifetime's 'Steel Magnolias' Remake Trailer

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

"Steel Magnolias" is getting a 2012 facelift on Lifetime. The "Steel Magnolias" remake, starring and executive produced by Queen Latifah, will feature...

Happy Birthday Phylicia!

Posted 06.19.2012 | Black Voices

Sunday may have been dedicated to dads, but today is all about everybody's favorite TV mom. The Tony Award and Emmy Award-winning actress Phylicia Ras...

2012 Tony Awards: Best-Dressed Stars (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Black Voices

The 2012 Tony Awards took place Sunday night in New York City and Broadway's biggest stars were out and shining. Dressed in a bold cobalt blue one...

Stars Preview New Shows At The Upfronts 2012

Posted 05.16.2012 | TV

Say hello to the stars of the 2012-2013 TV season! "Friday Night Lights" veteran Connie Britton is going country for ABC's new musical drama "Nash...

A Letter To My Favorite TV Mom

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Copper complexion. Almond-shaped eyes. Jet black hair. Infectious smile. Clair Huxtable, no other TV mom has lived up to your iconic beauty or brains....

'Do No Harm' And 'Infamous' Get Series Orders From NBC

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

NBC has given a series order to two new shows: "Do No Harm," a "Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde"-inspired medical drama, and "Notorious," which will be rename...

Meet The New 'Steel Magnolias'

Posted 03.19.2012 | TV

Meet the new "Steel Magnolias": Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad and Jill Scott will star in Lifetime's remake of the classic 1989 film. ...