‘Empire’ star Terrence Howard supports Smollett with post
Actor Terrence Howard, who plays the father of Jussie Smollett's character on "Empire," has expressed support for his fellow cast member amid allegations that Smollett staged a racist, anti-gay...
Charley Pride is in the spotlight with upcoming TV specials
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.
Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star's life.
The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told TV critics Friday that it remains a goal to have it made with Howard, who stars in the Fox music series "Empire."
Country singer Charley Pride focus of 2 PBS projects
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star's life.
The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told a TV critics' meeting on Friday that it remains a goal to have it made with Howard, who stars in the Fox music series "Empire."
The crime and chaos resumes, along with the love-hate relationship between Lucious and Cookie in the “Empire” Spring premiere, airing at 8 p.m., Wednesday on Fox.
New movies and TV streaming on Netflix, Amazon, HBO, Hulu and Starz
“Psycho,” “Rear Window,” “Vertigo” (Starz): Three of the greatest films ever made — and plenty of other Hitchcock films — are now streaming on Starz.
With the yuletide season now in full effect, Fox presents a full night of holiday programming, beginning with "Showtime at the Apollo Christmas," airing Thursday at 8 p.m.
The Lyon family returns for another season of crime and chaos when "Empire" premieres in a new time slot — 8 p.m., Wednesday on Fox. In the Season 4 premiere, titled "Noble Memory," the network states that Lucious (Terrence Howard) makes his first appearance since the explosion in Las Vegas, but still has no memory of his family, Empire or his life before the accident. A devastated Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) struggles to rebuild her relationship with him, while keeping a close eye on his nurse, Claudia (guest star Demi Moore).
‘Empire,’ ‘Star’ worlds intersect on season openers
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Queen Latifah says she easily envisioned a "Star" crossover episode with "Empire" even if the executive producer for the shows didn't.
Latifah said both dramas deal with the music industry and their characters share similarities. For instance, she said, her character, Carlotta Brown, and Taraji P. Henson's Cookie Lyon on "Empire" are strong, powerful women.
Producer Lee Daniels said the crossover set for their season debuts was Fox's idea, not his, but seemed logical.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network says Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will guest-star in a multi-episode arc on "Empire" this fall.
ShowBiz Minute: Cosby, Howard, Clooney
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Wednesday reinstated Terrence Howard's divorce judgment involving his second wife after finding the actor was not coerced into signing it.
The ruling could allow Michelle Ghent to claim some of Howard's lucrative earnings from the hit Fox television series "Empire."
The three-justice panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles ruled unanimously to reinstate the judgment that was tossed out by a lower court in 2015.
Terrence Howard ended his feud with Robert Downey Jr. because "life is too short".
Terrence Howard: ‘Empire’ touches more people than ‘The Cosby Show’
Opening gross (inflation-adjusted): $121,419,100Total box office gross (inflation-adjusted): $392,017,400Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth PaltrowA billionaire industrialist and genius inventor, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), is conducting weapons tests overseas, but terrorists kidnap him to force him to build a devastating weapon. Instead, he builds an armored suit and upends his captors. Returning to America, Stark refines the suit and uses it to combat crime and terrorism.
CHICAGO (AP) — An actor on the television show "Empire" has been arrested on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge in Chicago.
Police say 46-year-old Morocco Omari was arrested Wednesday afternoon. They say officers were called to the Hyde Park neighborhood on Chicago's South Side by a 24-year-old woman who identified herself as Omari's girlfriend. She told officers Omari pushed her to the ground several times during an argument, causing scratches on her neck and chest.
Lucious and Cookie continue to clash on ‘Empire’ spring premiere
While it doesn't seem possible, things have turned even uglier between Cookie and Lucious Lyon as "Empire" returns for its spring premiere, airing at 9 p.m., Wednesday on Fox.
Stars’ accounts of best picture confusion
Washington, Howard get emotional at ABFF Honors
Queen Latifah to be honored as an entertainment icon
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah will get the royal treatment at the upcoming American Black Film Festival Honors.
The Oscar-nominated actress is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at this year's ceremony, to be held in Los Angeles on Friday. The star of "Star" on Fox says she is honored to receive the award.
"It means so much to me coming from fellow entertainers and my peers."
Terrence Howard drops expletive during live Emmys interview
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terrence Howard isn't mincing words about his "Empire" character, calling him an expletive on the Emmy Awards red carpet during a live television interview.
Connick looks to Martin for inspiration on new show
NEW YORK (AP) — Odd as it seems to take inspiration from a television host legendary for his lack of preparation, Harry Connick, Jr. and the team making his new daytime talk show all cite Dean Martin as a model.
Connick's show, "Harry," debuts Monday (check local listings) with Sandra Bullock as the first guest. Amy Adams, Renee Zellweger and Terrence Howard are all scheduled for the first week, along with a few all-star cameos.
Taraji P. Henson is busy: Cookie, a NASA hero and a memoir
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Taraji P. Henson almost backed out of writing her autobiography because she was reluctant to expose herself to scrutiny. She could have bypassed a starring role in a film about NASA's unsung female mathematicians because of her taxing work as the formidable Cookie on Fox's "Empire."