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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 12.22.2014 | 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 12.22.2014 | 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 ...

Emma Gray

'Grey's Anatomy' Exec Producer Defends 'Slutty Slutsters' Everywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 10.31.2014 | Women

Betsy Beers is the executive producer behind three of 2014's most successful shows: "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How To Get Away With Murder." She...

Lauren Weber

'How to Get Away With Murder' Recap: The Keating Five

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 10.31.2014 | Entertainment

Whatever it takes. That’s what Wes demands Annalise do to save Rebecca, that’s what Annalise has proven she’ll do for her clients, that’s what...

ABC's Red-Hot How to Get Away with Murder Proves Broadcast Isn't Playing It Safe

Ed Martin | Posted 10.31.2014 | Media
Ed Martin

In an exciting but not altogether unexpected development, the addition of How to Get Away with Murder to ABC's schedule now gives each of the Big Three networks a current drama series that challenges basic cable's status as the home of top-quality, unapologetically adult programming.

'OITNB' Actor Matt McGorry Looks Forward To When 'We Don't Have To Talk About It Being A Woman' In Charge

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women

Matt McGorry is currently living every actor's dream by working on TV shows produced by Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan. They are two of Hollywood's big...

Life and Business Lessons From ShondaLand

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 10.28.2014 | TV
Rachel Braun Scherl

In ShondaLand, one can work with and have relationships with any number of medical, legal or political colleagues without permanent damage to their job trajectory or their emotional stability -- and unlimited 'meetings' in the on-call room. But dig a little deeper and there is so much more.

Why Scandal Is One of the Most Important Shows Ever for the Gay Rights Movement

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

Obviously, Scandal isn't the first show with a prominent gay character. But it is the first major network show to include a gay character -- chief of staff Cyrus Beene -- within a distinctly conservative framework.

LOOK: Shonda Rhimes Shuts Down Tweeter Who's Upset With Gay Sex Scenes

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Over the weekend, a tweeter complained to Shonda Rhimes that "gay scenes" in the TV shows "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" were "too much."...