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Television Humanitarian Awards Honor Billy Porter, Amy Poehler and More

In its sixth year and first-ever virtual format, the Television Humanitarian Awards, presented by The Creative Coalition, honored television industry figures and 2020 Emmy Award nominees who engage in advocacy work. Streaming exclusively on Variety’s Facebook and YouTube accounts, the event included dinner deliveries, VIP breakout rooms and an award ceremony.  Following an introduction from […]
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Emmy Awards 2020: Predictions for what could be a very awkward show

Considering that the Emmy Awards will go virtual for the first time — and that winners will accept their prizes from their homes — maybe our annual batch of predictions should focus more on how the telecast will unfold, than who will prevail. For example: Just how many awkward flubs are going to plague host Jimmy Kimmel? Will the WiFi cut out, and if so, when? Who will have the best Zoom backgrounds? Related Articles The two rom-coms that inspired Geraldine Viswanathan’s ‘Bro...
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‘Pose’ Season 3 Targets October to Resume Shooting in New York (EXCLUSIVE)

FX’s award-winning series “Pose” is planning to return to production in October. While the situation remains fluid, a member of the “Pose” crew is getting tested for COVID-19 this week in anticipation of the show starting to film next month, a source tells Variety. Production on season 3 was halted in March, due to the […]
Tags: New York, Billy Porter, Indya Moore, Pose, reStart, Variety Production


The Drew Barrymore Show Debut Sets Up Charlie’s Angels Reunion

The Drew Barrymore Show debut sets up Charlie’s Angels reunion Ahead of the new talk show’s debut on Monday, September 14, the star-studded guest line-up for CBS’s upcoming The Drew Barrymore Show has been revealed, confirming that the premiere episode will be featuring a long-awaited Charlie’s Angels reunion with Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu as Barrymore’s first guests as well as a 50 First Dates reunion with Adam Sandler. This marks the iconic trio’s first on-screen reunion after 17 years sinc...
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Global Citizen, HeadCount Enlist Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Usher, DJ Khaled, Billy Porter for Voter Registration Campaign

Two high-profile nonprofit organizations, Global Citizen and HeadCount, are teaming up for a voter registration campaign that is bringing in pop stars like Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Usher and DJ Khaled to urge fans to get on the rolls. The nonpartisan “Just Vote” drive will have the musicians offering “rewards” to elect fans who use […]
Tags: Usher, News, Taylor Swift, Taylor, Dj Khaled, Global Citizen, Quavo, Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, Hugh Evans, Headcount, Finneas


ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: BAND TOGETHER Will Honor Billy Porter

The Path Fund Inc.presents this year'sROCKERS ON BROADWAY BAND TOGETHER on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 8 p.m.ROCKERS ON BROADWAY is the original Broadway rock concert series - a fun, unique charity event featuringThe Broadway All Star's Band.Proceeds to benefitThe PATH Fund's Community Relief Grant Program, Broadway Bound Kids, The Felix Organization and Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Billy Porter Releases 'For What It's Worth' (JLG Remix)

Billy Porter has released For What It's Worth JLG Remix. For What It's Worth JLG Remix is available on all streaming platforms and digital retailer. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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No Party Songs for DNC: How the Chicks, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Hudson and ‘The Rising’ Set the Right Somber Tone for Convention (Column)

In the music choices made throughout Democratic National Convention this week, one thing became clear: the party would not be getting down with any party songs. “Sobriety” is the word that best speaks to the Democrats’ no-bops playlist. Performance after performance spoke to the overall tone of the convention: struggle, commitment, good vibes that are […]
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, News, Dnc, John Legend, Leon Bridges, John Prine, Jennifer Hudson, Stephen Stills, Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, Democratic National Convention, Maggie Rogers, The Chicks, Billie Eilish Jennifer Hudson


Watch Billie Eilish Perform “My Future,” Slam Trump At DNC

The Democratic National Convention is running through tomorrow, and as usual it features some pretty high profile musicians performing. So far the DNC has beamed in Maggie Rogers from Maine, while Leon Bridges teamed up with Terrace Martin, and Stephen Stills backed Billy Porter. But tonight featured the biggest, most of-the-moment star on … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Dnc, Joe Biden, Maine, Donald Trump, Leon Bridges, Martin, Stephen Stills, Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, Democratic National Convention, Maggie Rogers, Finneas


Watch Billie Eilish Perform “My Future” At DNC, Slam Trump In Video Message

The Democratic National Convention is running through tomorrow, and as usual it features some pretty high profile musicians performing. So far the DNC has beamed in Maggie Rogers from Maine, while Leon Bridges teamed up with Terrace Martin, and Stephen Stills backed Billy Porter. But tonight featured the biggest, most of-the-moment star on … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Dnc, Joe Biden, Maine, Donald Trump, Leon Bridges, Martin, Stephen Stills, Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, Democratic National Convention, Maggie Rogers, Finneas


Billy Porter and Stephen Stills made a weird video of that Buffalo Springfield song to close out DNC Night 1

The bizarre 80s-vibe here is somehow both a brilliant performance art pastiche, and also painfully indicative of just how lame the DNC really is.
Tags: Post, News, Dnc, Democratic National Committee, Stephen Stills, Billy Porter, Buffalo Springfield, Cover Songs, DNC 2020


BWW TV: Billy Porter and Misty Copeland Spearhead BTU and Fair Count's 'only1ofme' Social Media Campaign

Black Theatre United BTU is partnering with Fair Count, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded by former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, to launch aoeonly1ofmea a new campaign featuring iconic artists of color, to inspire completion of the 2020 United States Census amongst aoehard-to-counta HTC populations. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, United States, Georgia House, Billy Porter, BroadwayWorld TV, Stacey Abrams, Black Theatre United BTU


Sony’s Cinderella Film & For All Mankind Season 2 Resume Filming

Sony’s Cinderella film & For All Mankind Season 2 resume filming After more than five months since all TV and film productions were forced to shut down due to the ongoing pandemic, Deadline now brings word that Sony Pictures has greenlit the resumption of production to their two major projects including the forthcoming Cinderella film and the upcoming second season of For All Mankind. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoR...
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Billy Porter and Stephen Stills trippy DNC closing number

Night one of the Democratic National Convention closed out with this highly stylized and dead-on-for-our times rendition of Buffalo Springfield's 1966 protest anthem For What It's Worth.
Tags: Video, News, Dnc, Conventions, Democratic Party, Stephen Stills, Billy Porter, Buffalo Springfield


VIDEO: Billy Porter Performs 'For What It's Worth' at the Democratic National Convention

Billy Porter performed 'For What It's Worth' to conclude Day 1 of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. [Author: Stage Tube]
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Stephen Stills and Billy Porter: 2020 and 1967

2020 at the DNC: 1967: With the Buffalo Springfield Stephen Stills explains to Variety how this came about. As to how times have changed, or not, he says: Asked how the political climate today compares to the one that inspired the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Stephen Stills Talks His DNC Performance With Billy Porter of ‘For What It’s Worth’

Following Michelle Obama is no easy task, but the duo of Billy Porter and Stephen Stills stepped up with a virtual performance of “For What It’s Worth” during the opening night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. While Stills first wrote and sang the song — which is perhaps better known by its subtitle, “Stop, […]
Tags: News, Michelle Obama, Stephen Stills, Billy Porter, Democratic National Convention


Emmys 2020: Making the Case for Brian Cox and Billy Porter for Lead Drama Actor

How vicious is the Roy family from HBO’s “Succession”? Brian Cox, who plays powerful patriarch Logan Roy, and Jeremy Strong (as his son Kendall Roy) managed to help push out two mainstays in the Emmys’ lead drama actor category this year: Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”) and Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”). Odenkirk was nominated […]
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Emmys 2020: Celebrating Family Men of Color Leads to Conversation and Connection

When it comes to the Emmys’ lead comedy and drama actor categories, the majority of men of color nominated fall into an interesting theme: They’re involved in storytelling about different kinds of families that are historically underrepresented on television. They are Black (Anthony Anderson, ABC’s “Black-ish”), Black and blended (Sterling K. Brown, NBC’s “This Is […]
Tags: Nbc, Abc, Awards, Features, Emmys, Anthony Anderson, Billy Porter, Sterling K. Brown, Ramy Youssef


VIDEO: Billy Porter Speaks the Words of Toni Morrison for INTO ACTION - 'There is No Time for Despair, No Place for Self-Pity'

Watch Billy Porter speak the words of Toni Morrison for INTO ACTION. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Billy Porter Discusses the 'Be An Arts Hero' Initiative on MSNBC's MORNING JOE

On Wednesday, July 29, Billy Porter was a guest on MSNBC's Morning Joe to talk about the 'Be An Arts Hero' Initiative. The campaign would provide emergency relief for the arts industry. [Author: TV News Desk]
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VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks About His Emmy Nomination, Be An Arts Hero, and More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Billy Porter was a guest on last night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, where he talked about his Emmy nomination, and more. [Author: Stage Tube]
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72nd Emmy Award Nominations Include Mandalorian & More!

72nd Emmy Award Nominations Include Mandalorian & More! The nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today, including plenty of fan-favorites like The Mandalorian, Watchmen, Schitt’s Creek, and more, with streaming giant Netflix pulling in 160 nominations (via CNN). This year’s ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 20 on ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. You can check out the list of nominees in the major categories below! for the full list of nominees. ...
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2020 Emmy Nominations: ‘The Mandalorian’ Scores Best Drama Nod, ‘Watchmen’ Leads with 26 Nominations

The show must go on, and the Emmy Awards are still set to put on a show this fall. The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards are forging ahead, with the annual television awards set to air this September. But while the film industry has come to a halt amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, TV is still enjoying its new golden age, with streaming taking the lead in these unprecedented times. The Emmys have recently expanded its categories to appropriately award the wide range of drama, comedy, variety, r...
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VIDEO: Billy Porter Talks Homophobia in the Music Business in the 90s - 'It Almost Killed Me'

Billy Porter recently spoke with Channel Q's The Morning Beat about the difficulties of being a gay man in the music business in the 90s. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Broadway Brainteasers: Billy Porter Kinky Crossword Puzzle

Today, we're bringing you a crossword based on the career of Emmy and Tony Award-winner, Billy Porter [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
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The Twilight Zone Episode 2.03 & 2.04 Recap: The Who of You, Ovation

The Twilight Zone Episode 2.03 & 2.04 Recap: The Who of You, Ovation In Episode 2.03 of The Twilight Zone, titled “The Who of You,”  struggling actor Harry (Ethan Embry) risks everything to catch his big break, but an impulsive scheme takes a few turns no one saw coming. Daniel Sunjata and Billy Porter also guest star. Then, in Episode 2.04, titled “Ovation,” the music career of struggling singer Jasmine (Jurnee Smollett) takes off overnight after she witnesses a tragic incident. Jasmine be...
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VIDEO: Billy Porter Performs 'Finally Ready' for NYC Pride 2020

Billy Porter performed a live virtual rendition ofaoeFinally Readya for the NYC Pride 2020 TV special. [Author: Stage Tube]
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RECAP: Billy Porter Surprised Student Elizabeth Baxley on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued Mondaynight 8pm with Guest Host Andra Burns welcomes rising talent from Manhattan School Of Music, Elizabeth Baxley. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Billy Porter, Manhattan School of Music, BWW News Desk, Elizabeth Baxley, Guest Host Andra Burns


VIDEO: Billy Porter Returns with A Follow-Up Message to America

Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, returned tosocial media todayto follow-up on his moving remarks from last month. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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