Posted on 18 October 2011   Awards

Viola Davis Receives ELLE Award, Adopts a Baby Girl

‘The Help’ actress Viola Davis announced today that she and her husband, actor Julius Tennon, have adopted a baby girl named Genesis. This announcement comes after ‘The Help’ co-star Octavia Spencer blurted out the information while presenting Davis with an award at ELLE’s 18th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute in Beverly Hills on Monday night. PHOTO: Viola Davis Receives... Read More »
Posted on 11 October 2011   Awards

James Earl Jones Wins Paul Robeson Award

James Earl Jones is the recipient of Actors’ Equity Association’s 2011 Paul Robeson Award, the union announced Monday. The award, created 40 years ago, is given annually to the person “who best exemplifies the principles by which Mr. Robeson lived,” Equity said in a statement. Past winners include Sidney Poitier, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, and Robeson himself. “Mr.... Read More »
Posted on 10 October 2011   Awards

Idris Elba, Freema Agyeman, Jimmy Akingbola, Adrian Lester Nominated for UK’s NTA Awards

The race is on for black actors nominated for UK’s National Television Awards.  The official telecast won’t air until Jan 25.  However, viewers can visit the show’s website and vote for their favorite nominees by Oct. 17. British actors Adrian Lester and Idris Elba have been nominated for best drama performance by a male. In another top category, Law &... Read More »
Posted on 30 September 2011   Awards

Anthony Mackie To Be Honored At Black Perspective Tribute – 47th Chicago Int’l Film Festival

CHICAGO, IL – Cinema/Chicago announced today that rising star Anthony Mackie will be honored Chicago at the annual Black Perspectives tribute on Saturday, October 15th. The 47th Chicago International Film Festival’s Black Perspectives Committee will celebrate this gifted actor with film highlights from his most memorable performances and a discussion about his career. Mackie will then be presented with... Read More »
Posted on 19 September 2011   Awards

63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards [Photos]

Check out red carpet photos from the 2011 Emmy Awards. Read More »
Posted on 10 September 2011   Awards

2011 Emmy’s: Loretta Devine Wins Guest Actress

The Creative Emmy’s were held tonight. Among trophies given to creative talent, trophies were also given out to guest actors and reality television talent.  The prime-time award show will be held next week, where the rest of the core Emmy awards will be given out. Loretta Devine won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama for her... Read More »
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