Breaking News: Jennifer Hudson Joins Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as Coach on Season 13 of NBC The Voice

Platinum Recording Artist, “Dreamgirls” Breakout and “Hairspray Live!” Alum to Join the Three-Time Emmy Champ. May 10, 2017 —Oscar, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will join Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as a coach on season 13 of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” The 13th season will begin this fall. “Jennifer is an extraordinary vocal talent and one of the premier voices of our time. She embodies the experience, expertise, positivity and sheer talent that “The Voice”…




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NBC’S America’s Got Talent Named Tyra Banks As New Host For The Upcoming 12th Season

Emmy Award Winner, Producer, Supermodel and Entrepreneur Brings Multi-Talented Expertise to Summer’s #1 Series March 12, 2017 — Emmy Award winner Tyra Banks, who created and executive produced “America’s Next Top Model” for 23 cycles, headlined her own talk show, is consistently ranked by Time magazine as one of the world’s most influential people and serves as CEO of her own multimillion-dollar beauty company, has joined NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” — summer’s most-watched show — as host for the upcoming 12th season. America’s Got Talent Season 12 Premieres on May 30,…




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Bruno Mars, Sting, The Weekend, Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande to perform live on NBC The Voice Finale

  Wonder and Grande to Sing “Faith” From the Soundtrack to Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures’ Upcoming Event Film “Sing” and Join Star-Studded Musical Performers Bruno Mars, Sting and The Weeknd on Two-Hour Live Telecast. UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Dec. 8, 2016 — Superstar recording artists Bruno Mars, Sting and The Weeknd are all set to perform on the Tuesday, Dec. 13 season finale (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” One of the four finalists – Josh Gallagher from Team Adam, Billy Gilman…




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Xango Henry Makes His Television Guest Star on CBS Criminal Minds Season 10 Episode 16 “Lockdown” March 4th

“Lockdown” – When two guards at a privatized maximum security prison in Texas are murdered, the BAU suspects that more than one UnSub within the prison could be at work, on CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, March 4 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Series star Thomas Gibson directed the episode. William Ragsdale (“Justified,” “Herman’s Head”) guest stars as prison captain Dale Shavers. The premiere of CBS TV series CRIMINAL MINDS Season 10 Episode 16 “Lockdown” on Wednesday, March 4th. Xango Henry makes his television guest star as prison inmate name “Weeks” and…




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Michael Makabeh and Samira Kazemeni Receives award for Outstanding Achievement In Reality Television at 8th Annual USGBF Expo

Television producer Michael Makabeh and Beauty Pageant winner & Television host Samira Kazemeni Receives award for Outstanding Achievement In Reality Television at 8th Annual USGBF Expo held on September 7, 2013 at at the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County, CA. About Samira Kazemeni: Samira Kazemeni is a television personality and the CEO/Owner of Samira Gem Creations. Samira Gem Creations is a wholesaler of synthetic gemstones. The designer fashion jewelry line by Samira which is branded Samira and a crown was made after winning a pageant. The branded jewelry line has been featured in movies,…




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Steve Harvey to Host 44th NAACP Image Awards; Presenters Announced to air on NBC

Dennis Haysbert to be in-show Announcer during Two-Hour Live Broadcast to air on Feb. 1, 8-10 p.m. EST on NBC. LOS ANGELES, CA (January 22, 2013) – The NAACP announced today that comedian, author, radio and talk show host, Steve Harvey will host and Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Wanda Sykes and Tony Goldwyn will be part of an all-star line-up to present at the 44th  NAACP IMAGE AWARDS.  In addition, Dennis Haysbert will be the in-show announcer during the LIVE broadcast from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 1, 8-10 p.m….




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Kerry Washington to Receive President’s Award at 44th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Feb. 1st

Presentation to Trailblazing Actress and Activist To Be Made During Live Broadcast on Feb. 1, 8-10 p.m. EST on NBC. LOS ANGELES, CA (January 18, 2013) – Kerry Washington will be presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 44th  NAACP IMAGE AWARDS, broadcast live from 8-10 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed) on Feb. 1 on NBC, it was announced today by the NAACP. The NAACP President’s Award, chosen by NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous, is bestowed in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service.  Past honorees include Van…




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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Announces Key Dates for the 85th Academy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – September 18, 2012, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced key dates for the 85th Academy Awards season. The key dates are: Friday, November 30, 2012: Official Screen Credits due Saturday, December 1, 2012: Governors Awards presentation Monday, December 17, 2012: Nominations voting begins Thursday, January 3, 2013: Nominations voting ends 5 p.m. PT Thursday, January 10, 2013: Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PT, Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater Monday, February 4, 2013: Nominees Luncheon Friday, February 8, 2013: Final voting begins Saturday, February 9, 2013:…




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Hawk Koch Elected Academy President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Beverly Hills, CA – July 31, 2012,  Producer Hawk Koch was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight (July 31) by the organization’s Board of Governors. This will be his first term in the office. Koch, who is beginning his ninth year as a governor representing the Producers Branch, has served as first vice president of the Academy during the past year. He previously served three one-year terms as treasurer and one term as vice president. In addition, Public Relations Branch governor Cheryl Boone Isaacs was…




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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Elects 2012-2013 Board of Governors

Beverly Hills, CA – July 17, 2012, Six first-time governors have been elected to the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Dante Spinotti, representing the Cinematographers branch; Lisa Cholodenko, Directors branch; Dick Cook, Executives; John Knoll, Visual Effects; Scott Millan, Sound and Bill Condon, Writers. In addition, seven incumbents were reelected and three other motion picture professionals will return to the Board after a time away. Returning to the board after a hiatus are Michael Mann, Directors; Arthur Hamilton, Music; and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers….




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Television and Radio Personality Ryan Seacrest to Return as Host of American Idol Season 12

On Monday, April 23, 2012 FOX announced that Emmy® Award-nominated Ryan Seacrest will continue as host of AMERICAN IDOL, broadcast television’s No. 1 show. Seacrest has served as host of AMERICAN IDOL since its debut on June 11, 2002. Over the past decade, he has guided the IDOL contestants and judges through each season’s incredible journey, from the first tickets to Hollywood to every star-studded finale. Seacrest has introduced every guest performer, played referee with the judges and was the first to announce and congratulate each of the winners. “For the last 11 seasons,…




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