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A Legendary Christmas, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy, Awkwafina, Chrissy Teigen, Crazy Rich Asians, Entertainment, Events, John Legend, John Legend Christmas special, Kim Kardashian West, Music, NBC, Penny and Paul, Stevie Wonder, Television, Video -

  John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are ready to show the world how they do the holidays. The couple’s NBC special, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy airs tonight on NBC and they shared some sneak peeks at what (and who) fans can expect to see. The talented duo who are parents to two […]

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We’d be lying if we said this news didn’t make us snicker in the slightest, so we’ll just admit it outright: In what can only be described as an exquisite demonstration of karma, the Today show has seen a ratings jump since the sudden departure of its once prized catch-turned-money pit, Megyn Kelly.

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  Now that Megyn Kelly has been ousted from her seat on the TODAY Show, it looks like Al Roker may get some sweet revenge. According to TMZ, Roker has been tapped to replace Megyn Kelly during the 9am hour of the daily talk show, and it’s an interesting decision considering he had that spot […]

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If you tuned into the third hour of the Today show on Monday morning (or tuned in for the first time, out of sheer curiosity), no doubt you were greeted with some friendly and familiar faces. It was likely the most colorful the hour has been in over a year—or at least since Megyn Kelly Today debuted last September.

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Looks like morning show audiences will be spared any further angst from Megyn Kelly. On Friday, NBC officially canceled her hour on the Today Show, Megyn Kelly Today, and, according to the Hollywood Reporter, isn’t even waiting until her season ends in December.

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On Wednesday night, some of our favorite media stars gathered at Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library for Harlem United’s “Boulevard Bash,” its ’80s-themed 30th-anniversary gala hosted by Page Six TV’s Bevy Smith and featuring a performance by hip-hop pioneer Doug E. Fresh. This year, the nationally recognized…

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Sentient vat of recycled Great Value Wite-Out Megyn Kelly appears to be losing her job very soon. Perhaps it will happen while I am typing this sentence. (Did it?) The straw that broke this racist camel’s back, of course, was her awkward and illogical and just dumb-as-the-fuck defense of blackface Halloween costumes

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Whew, life comes at you fast. If Santa Claus is indeed white, Megyn Kelly is obviously on his “naughty” list given that, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Kelly will likely be ending her hour of the Today show by the close of the current season. Surprisingly, this was reportedly in the works before her now-infamous…

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This week Megyn Kelly learned the hard way that sometimes a fake apology just isn’t gonna cut it, especially when you’re a repeat offender. Tuesday morning, the NBC daytime host surprised and disappointed many of her her viewers after she questioned whether the use of blackface on Halloween was really racist or not. “Back when I […]

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The Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health’s annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala continues to successfully cultivate a magical night, which honors and celebrates the legacy of Arthur Ashe, along with recognizing leaders in their respective fields. During the red carpet for the 24th Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala theGrio caught up with honoree, […]

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As America impatiently endures a white supremacist president; as hate crimes become more prevalent; as our government disappears the children of immigrants into the ether as if we have been teleported into some surreal anti-immigrant David Copperfield nightmare ...

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Heather Headley is a bona fide a superstar with an incredible career as a singer and stage performer. The actress who has joined the cast of Chicago Med as a series regular has already nabbed a Tony and a Grammy, making us wonder if she will be the next talent to nab an EGOT.  On […]

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If you haven’t already been hooked by NBC’s slew of Chicago-based dramas, Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D., it’s time to tune in. Aside from the heart-stopping situations that unfold each week, the series’ powerful performances by a long list of badass Black women are worth checking out. Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago […]

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If you watched the season 3 premiere of This Is Us then you already know that Sterling K. Brown is showing off his comedy chops more than ever before and the actor explained that Randall Pearson’s newfound funny bone was a natural progression for his character. The back and forth banter between he and his […]

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NBC News’ Hoda Kotb sat down with Alice Johnson and Kim Kardashian West together for their first joint interview on TODAY.

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It’s been a year since Tamron Hall’s departure from NBC’s “Today” show and the veteran […]

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The first promo video for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! is here (via EW) and it stars recording artist John Legend as Jesus, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, and Alice Cooper as King Herod.

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Marlon Wayans hasn’t been completely off the radar. He has stayed active with parody films […]

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Back in the day, Jim Vance used to double-park his cream Mercedes 450 SL outside Roland’s grocery store on Pennsylvania Avenue in Southeast D.C. He’d run in, grab a magazine, some Junior Mints, often a pack of Marlboro Reds, and dap up every soul in the store who recognized him before peeling away. This was […]

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When the news dropped, Sterling K. Brown was about two hours away from wrapping up a scene on the set of the emotionally evocative NBC dramatic series This Is Us. It was the kind of nugget that sends Twitter into a tailspin — social media kudos were issued all around. The announcement that Brown is […]

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He was born in Harlem, raised in Brooklyn and now lives in the same neighborhood that he attributes to helping shape him. Actor Rob Brown says being a New Yorker has served him well in the “industry.” Now he’s in the midst of his role as FBI Special Agent Edgar Reade on NBC’s Blindspot, which […]

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Actor Malcolm Barrett is starring in a new role on primetime television. Barrett is portraying a scientist named ‘Rufus Carlin’ on the NBC series “Timeless.” The science fiction drama takes you on a journey back in time, where a professor, engineer and scientist (Barrett) attempts to stop a criminal mastermind wanting to rewrite history. The […]

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Blair Underwood is best known for his versatile roles. Whether playing a villain in a thriller or a suave ladies’ man, Underwood has proven throughout his 30-plus years of acting that he can do it all. Now, the 52-year-old actor and producer has taken on a more charitable role and is receiving some shine for […]

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On Sunday, Sterling K. Brown won his first Emmy for "Best Supporting Actor" for portraying lawyer Christopher Darden in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and gave an acceptance speech for the books...

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Leslie Jones is having the time of her life at the Rio Olympics. After her constant live tweeting of the Games grabbed the attention of an NBC executive, SNL comedian Leslie Jones was invited to Rio to cover the Olympic Games live. —Leslie Jones invited to Olympics by NBC after hilarious live-tweeting Since her arrival at Rio, […]

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NBC’s live presentation of The Wiz on Thursday night saw the hashtags #TheWiz and #TheWizLive […]

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Janelle Monáe’s support of the Black Lives Matter movement may have led the singer to […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — NBC scraps Bill Cosby project in wake of mounting sexual assault allegations, network confirms...

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BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Bill Cosby could be returning to the NBC network with a new comedy as soon as next summer...

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