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My Weekend Crush

So earlier this week I was rewatching “Far From Heaven” and I noticed, really noticed, who was playing Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid’s maid. It was Viola Davis. I’d just never paid attention before. Which is terrible, but true. So watching now, knowing who she is, I was struck once more by how limiting our preconceived notions of people can be. Show More Summary

Key and Peele, Viola Davis, Andy Samberg join list of Emmy presenters

Just a few days ago, we learned that True Detective‘s Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson would be among the presents at this

EMMYS: Viola Davis, Allison Janney, Sofia Vergara Among Primetime Presenters

Viola Davis, Allison Janney, Keegan-Michael Key, Lucy Liu, Debra Messing, Jordan Peele, Andy Samberg, Octavia Spencer and Sofia Vergara have been added to the presenters list for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. They join previously announced...Show More Summary

The word fierce is overused, but it's highly appropriate for Viola Davis in the new poster for How T

The word fierce is overused, but it's highly appropriate for Viola Davis in the new poster for How To Get Away With Murder. Getting excited for this. (Matt McGorry is in it!) Read more...

How To Get Away With Murder Shows Off Viola Davis And A Lot Of Red

Among the series we have to look forward to this fall is ShondaLand's latest, How To Get Away With Murder. The new drama solidifies Rhimes' domination over ABC's Thursday-night lineup, as it's set to follow Grey's Anatomy and Scandal each week. Click To Continue Reading

'How to Get Away with Murder' new poster revealed

ABC dropped a sneak peak at the new poster for "How to Get Away with Murder" starring a regal black and white Viola Davis over a red backdrop.Davis's dignified pose is made ominous by the black "blood" splatters splashed behind her and "Murder" scrawled across in messy font. Show More Summary

Emmys: Cicely Tyson Reflects on Her Legacy, Breaking Down Barriers and Race in Hollywood

The Emmy contender also tells THR how she feels about being a professional mentor to so many women of color in Hollywood, from Viola Davis to Kerry Washington. read more

10 Things I learned From Screening "Get on Up" #NABJ14

1. Viola Davis, Dan Akyroyd, and Octavia Spencer, should all get Oscar nods. 2. Chadwick Boseman is funky as the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, and the hardest working man in show business and it is a man's world. 3. Jill Scott is fierce. 4. Show More Summary

Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, & Ellen Pompeo Welcome You to Shondaland

Shonda Rhimes has taken over Thursday nights on ABC, if not all of television. The showrunner is about to have three of her shows dominating a three-hour block, which include Scandal, Grey's Anatomy, and How to Get Away with Murder. Get more on what makes Shonda such a TV genius, straight from Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, and Viola Davis. Show More Summary

Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, & Viola Davis Pressure Shonda Rhimes For Spoilers! Do The Succeed In Getting Some Scandalous, Murderous Deets On The Anatomy Of Their Shows?

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This might be the most adorable promo we've ever seen! Four powerful females by the names of Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis and Shonda Rhimes joined together to promote a complete Shondaland takeover on Thursday nights this fall… And it's everything!! The obviously christened "Shondaland Thursday," is about to dominate ABC with Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How [...]

VIDEO: Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo Welcome Viola Davis to Shondaland

Shondaland has a new resident. This fall, ABC's Thursday night lineup will be all Shonda Rhimes all the time, with Grey's Anatomy and Scandal leading into Rhimes' latest effort, the law school drama How to Get Away with Murder. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Kerry Washington Viola Davis Grey's Anatomy Ellen Pompeo Shonda Rhimes Scandal How to Get Away with Murder

Who's That? 11 Dramatic Movie Transformations You Won't Believe

Viola Davis is the most recent actress to go through a complete identity transformation for a movie role, for the upcoming James Brown biopic Get on Up. Viola plays James's mother, who ages dramatically in the movie. Some of Hollywood's finest ladies have also undergone drastic changes to fit a part. Show More Summary

Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, & Viola Davis Promote Shonda Rhimes' ABC Thursdays - Watch Now!

Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington, and Viola Davis get together to promote their ABC Thursday night shows Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder as part of Shonda Rhimes‘ big night on television. “It is very daring. If you like great drama, that’s where you come,” Shonda says in the promo. “It’s going [...]

The Time Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis, and Shonda Rhimes Just Hung Out and Talked

It’s not uncommon for networks to drop producer names into marketing: For a few years back in the early aughts, every other CBS promo seemed to contain the words “From executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer!” But ABC is taking thing up a notch with the marketing for its new Thursday night... More »

Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis star in new ABC promo

Fasten your seatbelts for Shondaland's Thursday night lineup. Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis and executive producer Shonda Rhimes all sit down together for the first time ever in an epic new promo for the upcoming fall season on ABC.

'Buckle Up' for ABC's New 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Scandal,' 'Murder' Promo (Video)

Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington and Viola Davis team with executive producer Shonda Rhimes to promote the network's new Shondaland Thursday lineup. read more

20 New Photos from the James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up'

Tate Taylor directs this James Brown Biopic starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis and Dan Aykroyd. 'Get on Up' comes to theaters August 1st. [...]

Check Out 20 New Stills from the James Brown Biopic Get on Up

Universal Pictures has brought online more than 20 new stills from director Tate Taylor's Get on Up, the upcoming James Brown biopic starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd. Check them all out in the gallery viewer below!

TCA: CBS’ Nina Tassler Pressed On Diversity Of Network’s Fall Schedule, Supports Reexamining Emmy Rules

ABC is a tough act to follow at TCA this summer when it comes to diversity. ABC has new comedies about a Mexican family, an Asian family and a Black family and a new drama starring Viola Davis. Next at TCA is CBS, which has a new comedy series about an Irish American clan and dramas starring Tea Leoni, Josh Duhamel and Scott Bakula. Show More Summary

Viola Davis' honest answer about why she turned to TV

Viola Davis will give it to you straight: she signed up for a TV series because she was ready to tackle the lead role. The Oscar-nominated actress has plenty of acclaim and isn't hurting for film projects - you'll next see her in August's James Brown biopic "Get On Up" - but the scripts coming […]

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