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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Laverne Cox has signed on to an ABC buddy-cop comedy pilot. Variety and Deadline report that Cox will star on “The Trustee” as ex-con Amanda Jones alongside Meaghan Rath. “The Walking Dead” star Michael Cudlitz will play a police captain on the show. Cox says on Instagram that she’s “excited […]

Vanesa Bell Calloway returns to television in season two of Bounce TV’s original series, Saints & Sinners. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what to expect from the new season, “Sexty Sixty” her campaign to inspire women in conjunction with celebrating her 60th birthday. “The show opened up with the death of my husband. My […]

Jennifer Lopez is busy. Busy is actually an understatement for the mom of two, who spends half of her time in Las Vegas for her Residency (she returns to the stage in May)  and the other half in whatever city she’s filming not one but two shows. In Shades of Blue Jennifer returns as  Harlee Santos, […]

Lorraine Toussaint stars in FOX’s series ‘Rosewood’ alongside Morris Chestnut and LeToya Luckett. Lorraine talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her most famous roles on television and her blog, Everyday Lovely. Which character was more fun to play – Orange Is The New Black or Rosewood? “Vee cost me more. Each role has […]

Fox has moved early to renew its buddy cop series “Lethal Weapon,” reports Variety. The TV adaptation of the Mel Gibson–Danny Glover film, starring Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans, has given the network a solid 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and an average audience of 6.63 million. Factoring in linear and digital platforms brings […]

NeNe Leakes literally laughed off the notion of her “Real Housewives of Atlanta” co-stars complaining about, and plotting against, her possible return. TMZ swarmed the reality star at Catch Monday night in West Hollywood and asked about some of the cast members meeting in secret to protest Bravo’s rumored decision to bring her back along […]

“Being Mary Jane” and “UnReal” star B.J. Britt has scored a co-lead in Fox’s drama pilot “Behind Enemy Lines,” which is loosely based on the film franchise of the same name. Written by Nikki Toscano and directed by McG, “Behind Enemy Lines” is described as a military soap thriller following a group of U.S. soldiers […]

Most known for his role as Dr. Dre in Straight Outta Compton, Corey Hawkins plays Eric Carter on FOX’s new hit series, 24 Legacy. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about replacing the legendary Kiefer Sutherland in the role and reveals if a black man can indeed save the world. “We were shooting the new […]

Michelle Obama has at least one gig lined up after her two-term run as First Lady. According to the Los Angeles Times, our former FLOTUS will be one of several rotating guest judges on Fox’s “MasterChef Junior,” which premiered its current season last night (Feb. 9). Martha Stewart and The Muppets are also set to […]

Ruben Santiago-Hudson plays the band Director on BET’s new hit series The Quad, the story of life at a Historically Black University and how it effects everyone from the students to the first female President Dr. Eva Fletcher (played by Anika Noni Rose). The Tony award winner talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about […]

Director Kevin Hooks (Prison Break, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) makes his return to the small-screen in the six hour BET miniseries, Madiba, the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela (Laurence Fisburne). Hooks talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the historical importance of Mandela’s story and being the first African American to tell his story. “It […]

Lee Daniels, the master mind behind the hit shows Empire and now Star, is no stranger to great cinematic productions and success on the small screen. And all-star casts? He’s got that too. Lee talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about teaming up with Queen Latifah and Tyrese, the importance of the music in […]