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Discovery Plus to Launch New ‘Black Voices’ Hub Featuring ‘Profiled: The Black Man,’ Keith Warren True-Crime Doc ‘Uprooted’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Discovery Plus is launching a “Black Voices” hub that will feature programming spotlighting the African American community, including two new originals: docuseries “Profiled: The Black Man,” featuring commentary from celebrities like Billy Porter and Tina Knowles-Lawson, and “Uprooted,” a true-crime doc about the hanging of Black teen Keith Warren in 1986. Per the Discovery, Inc.-owned […]
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The Proud Family: Louder And Prouder Trailer: The Disney Channel Original Animated Series Gets A Streaming Revival

It's been over 20 years since "The Proud Family" kicked off its initial run as the first Disney Channel original animated series. With a theme song by Solange Knowles and Destiny's Child, the show first aired from 2001 to 2005, crossing over with "Lilo & Stitch" at one point and culminating in "The Proud Family Movie," which acted as the series finale. Now it's back in a Disney+ revival series, "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder," which is set to begin streaming in February.The original voice...
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WATCH: “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” Trailer

The … Proud … Family … what?! The official first full-length trailer for The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder has arrived! The trailer for The Proud Family reboot sees our favorite animated family with a fresh new look, but up to the same old shenanigans we grew to love them for in the original series. And almost all of the original cast has returned—Kyla Pratt (Penny Proud), Tommy Davidson (Oscar Proud), Paula Jai Parker (Trudy Proud), Jo Marie Payton (Suga Mama), Karen Malina White (Dijonay Jo...
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Bravo’s Project Runway hosts biobased fur challenge

In New York, popular Bravo reality show Project Runway has featured a competition where contestants had to create designs out of Koba, a biobased faux fur made from DuPont’s Sorona fibers and developed in collaboration with Ecopel.   Episode 1907, entitled Are You Fur Real, aired last week. Designers had access to Koba in varying colors and patterns, including faux furs mimicking leopard, cheetah, coyote, wool, and rabbit.   Series regulars Nina Garcia and Elaine Welteroth, together with gues...
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Billy Porter wows in not one, but three enchanting outfits at The Fashion Awards

Billy Porter made a grand entrance at The Fashion Awards in London on Monday night, but his...
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Billy Porter makes a dramatic red carpet entrance at The Fashion Awards 2021

The actor and host for the awards showed up with an entourage of faceless dancers wearing head-to-toe Richard Quinn.
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The Fashion Awards 2021 red carpet: All the celebrity looks

Hosted by style darling Billy Porter and held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the event is set to honor the best and brightest in British fashion talent. #billyporter #thefashionawards #royalalberthall
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The globalization of entertainment has fueled the streaming wars, driven media M&A, and created new opportunity for artists and storytellers

Netflix scored a surprise global hit with "Squid Game."Youngkyu Park Hollywood's second century will be shaped by powerful creative and technological forces from across the globe. Netflix hit "Squid Game" reflects the entertainment industry's increasingly international focus.  Insider is highlighting 10 people transforming media and entertainment for worldwide audiences.   Visit Insider's Transforming Business homepage for more stories. If Hollywood's first century was d...
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With Silk Sonic, Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak Set Their Time Machine To ’70s Funk & Soul

Bruno Mars is a pastiche artist. That’s just who he is. He is very good at it, too — a born entertainer, a gifted songwriter, a master of period detail rivaling any Hollywood professional. Over the past decade, Mars has carved out a space as mainstream pop’s official retro ambassador. You are not ever going to find him pushing music forward, but he can be counted on to show up every couple years with expert facsimiles of bygone genres, overtly fun and catchy music bound to get wedding dance floo...
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Sneakerella Trailer: Oh My God, Shoes

Someone call Kelly! Disney decided to make her dream movie: it's the story of Cinderella, but instead of a glass slipper, the magical footwear is a sweet set of kicks.Disney has released the trailer for "Sneakerella," which puts a modern spin on the classic tale. The Disney+ original movie is a hip-hop musical that follows El (Chosen Jacobs), an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens who just wants to make cool shoes. When he meets Kira King (Lexi Underwood), the daughter of basketball star and s...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Queens, Trailers, Cinderella, Disney Channel, Jacobs, Liz Allen, Underwood, Lexi, Kira, Billy Porter, Camilla Cabello, Beezus, Amazon Studio

Ten TV Series That Can Help You Be Your Best Self

Most of us have watched more TV than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic—while depression and anxiety went through the roof as isolation and layoffs have taken their toll. That was true for those who worked in show biz. Even as viewership spiked, television production slowed almost to a halt. Actors, directors, editors, writers, location managers, camera and boom operators, grips, and gaffers were stuck at home, just like the rest of us, surrounded by disease, facing uncertain economic futures....
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‘I have always been a fashion person’: Billy Porter to host Fashion Awards

The actor, who wore a gown to the Oscars in 2019, is set to bring his gender non-conforming style to fashion’s starriest night, at London’s Royal Albert Hall later this monthBilly Porter, the actor best known for his role as Pray Tell in Ryan Murphy’s series Pose, will host this year’s Fashion Awards, to take place in London on 29 November.Porter – who is also a singer, director, writer, composer and playwright – has made a name for himself in fashion, too. The black bustled gown he wore to the ...
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Billy Porter Apologizes To Harry Styles For Vogue Cover Diss: ‘It’s Not About You’

The "Pose" star said the conversation he'd hoped to ignite around gender-fluid fashion is "deeper" than Styles.
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Billy Porter apologizes to Harry Styles after calling out 'Vogue' cover

Billy Porter apologized to Harry Styles for 'having your name in my mouth,' but said the 'Vogue' cover conversation runs 'much deeper' than Styles. #coverconversation #harrystyles #vogue #billyporte
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Billy Porter apologizes to Harry Styles for criticizing his historic Vogue cover

On "The Late Show" Thursday, Porter issued an apology to Styles saying, "It's not about you. The conversation is not about you." #thelateshow #harrystyles #vogue #billyporte
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Billy Porter to Direct Teen Comedy ‘Camp’ for HBO Max

Billy Porter is set to direct a feature film adaptation of “Camp,” a teen comedy about love, musical theater and summer camp. The movie, set at Warner Bros. and scheduled to premiere on HBO Max, is based on Lev Rosen’s young adult novel. It centers on 16-year-old Randy Kapplehoff, who spends his summers at Camp […]
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Best-Selling Celebrity Memoirs: Billy Porter Joins the Ranks

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Some people’s lives are so extraordinary it would feel remiss not to memorialize their stories on the page. […]
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Billy Porter Shreds Vogue For Featuring Harry Styles In A Dress

"All he has to do is be white and straight," the Emmy-winning "Pose" star said of Styles.
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Billy Porter criticizes Harry Styles' historic Vogue cover: 'All he has to do is be white and straight.'

In an interview with British paper The Sunday Times, Porter argued there was a disconnect in the opportunities afforded to him as a Black, gay man and those given to Styles.
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Billy Porter Signs With Island U.K./ Republic Records (EXCLUSIVE)

Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor-singer Billy Porter has inked a new deal with Island Records (U.K.) and Republic Records (U.S.) and is kicking it off with a new single called “Children” that will drop at 12 a.m. ET tonight (Oct. 14). “Children” is a dancefloor-ready track co-written with veteran British songwriter MNEK (H.E.R., Dua Lipa) and Little […]
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Fairfax Trailer Previews Amazon’s Adult Animated Comedy Series

Amazon Prime Video has released the official Fairfax trailer for the upcoming adult animated comedy series, featuring the voices of Kiersey Clemons, Jaboukie Young-White, and more. The video, which you can check out below, highlights a coming-of-age comedy about four middle schoolers as they deal with Gen-Z problems that came with their never-ending quest for clout. The 8-episode series will be available for streaming on October 29. RELATED: Hanna Season 3 Teaser Sets Return Date For Amazon’s Ac...
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Industry Veterans Launch PhilmCo Production Banner to Back Movies and TV Shows With a Message

Film financier Peter Samuelson and showrunner-director Jonathan Prince have joined forces to launch PhilmCo, a production and distribution banner designed to produce socially-conscious movies and TV shows with a built-in philanthropic component. Samuelson and Prince are working with private investors to fund the development of a range of projects that are about to be shopped […]
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What’s In Those Swag Bags? Here’s A Look At The Goodies Gifted At This Year’s Emmy’s Celebrity Giving Suite

Backstage Creations Giving Suite™ at the 73rd Emmy® Awards was a celebrity-filled evening of giving and receiving backstage at the show just steps off the red carpet.
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The Biggest Surprises And Shocks From The 2021 Emmy Awards

Last night's ceremony was the least-surprising Emmy Awards in quite some time. Of course "The Crown" swept the drama awards. Of course "Ted Lasso" (mostly) swept the comedy awards. Of course popular, hip genre shows like "The Mandalorian" and "WandaVision" didn't make a dent in the major categories. The running joke among TV fans online was that voters clearly only watched a handful of (the whitest) shows before voting.But that doesn't mean there weren't surprises. And shocks. And disappointment...
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#Emmys2021 Nicole Byer, Michaela Coel, Mj Rodriguez & Other Stunning Style Standouts

The 73rd annual Emmy Awards took place Sunday and stars flooded L.A. Live in their best golden trophy-seeking outfits. Host Cedric The Entertainer rocked color-blocked shades of blue via designer Rich Fresh...
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11 Emmy Awards Red Carpet Looks (2021)

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11 Best Emmy Awards Red Carpet Looks (2021)

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#EmmysSoWhite: No Actors of Color Win Despite Record Nominee Lineup

The Primetime Emmy Awards were unable to capitalize on its historic and diverse nomination fields, with all major acting trophies going to white actors. Actors that were seen as solid contenders included Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez (“Pose”), the late Michael K. Williams (“Lovecraft Country”) and Kenan Thompson and Bowen Yang (“Saturday Night Live”) — […]
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Josh O’Connor Wins Emmy for ‘The Crown,’ Praises Co-Star Emma Corrin as a ‘Force of Nature’

Josh O’Connor has won an Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for his portrayal of an embittered and unpopular Prince Charles on the hit Netflix royal family period drama “The Crown.” The episode that was submitted along with his nomination was Season 4’s “Terra Nullius.” On stage the actor appeared truly stunned, […]
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Emmys 2021: Cedric the Entertainer, a Biz Markie rap fest, and ‘Ted Lasso’ kick off the festivities

Host Cedric the Entertainer and a trio of famous rappers — LL Cool J, Lil Dicky, and, um, Rita Wilson? — kicked off the party at the Emmys on Sunday with a TV-centric version of the late Biz Markie’s most famous song. “TV … you’ve got what I need,” they and nominees from Michael Douglas and Billy Porter to Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross sang as the Emmys returned to an in-person setting this year. “But you say he’s just a friend, you say he’s just a friend.” And hey, TV is our friend, an...
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