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'Empire' ratings hit series low after Jussie Smollett's arrest

Ratings for Fox's "Empire" dropped dramatically when the show returned from a hiatus last week. It was the first new episode to air following actor Jussie Smollett's arrest. The episode was viewed by 4 million people, according to Nielsen. That's down 13% from the last episode in December, and 35% from the comparable premiere last year. Wednesday's new episode hit a series low with fewer than 4 million viewers. Chicago police said Smollett staged an assault as a publicity stunt. He turned hims...
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Shedding Any Last Illusions About the Saudis

Like a despot, the crown prince has a team of killers and kidnappers.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Trump, Jamal, Donald J, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Khashoggi










Congress Has a Breaking Point. This Week, Trump Might Have Found It.

In three bipartisan votes, Congress this week rebuked President Trump over Saudi Arabia, blocked his border emergency declaration and demanded a public release of the special counsel’s report.
Tags: News, Congress, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Yemen, Trump, Jamal, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, War and Emergency Powers (US, War Powers Act (1973, Khashoggi, Vetoes (US


'Empire' ratings plunge after Jussie Smollett's arrest

Ratings for Fox's "Empire" dropped dramatically when the show returned from a hiatus on Wednesday. It was the first new episode to air following actor Jussie Smollett's arrest. The episode was viewed by 4 million people, according to Nielsen. That's down 13% from the last episode in December, and 35% from the comparable premiere last year. Chicago police said Smollett staged an assault as a publicity stunt. He turned himself in last month. Audiences don't seem too excited for "Empire" followi...
Tags: Trends, Chicago, Nielsen, Jussie Smollett, Jamal, Smollett, Jussie, Jamal Lyon, Fox s Empire


Senate Votes Again to End Aid to Saudi War in Yemen, Defying Trump

The Senate voted to halt U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, defying President Trump again for his defense of the kingdom after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Senate, Yemen, Trump, Jamal, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Defense and Military Forces, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, War and Emergency Powers (US, Khashoggi, Vetoes (US


In Rebuke to Trump, Senate Votes Again to End Aid to Saudi War in Yemen

The Senate voted to halt U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, defying President Trump again for his defense of the kingdom after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Senate, Yemen, Trump, Jamal, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Defense and Military Forces, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, War and Emergency Powers (US, Khashoggi, Trump Senate, Vetoes (US


Jamal’s in Over His Head in the On My Block Season 2 Trailer

Jamal’s in over his head in the On My Block season 2 trailer The season two trailer of On My Block  is here, which finds Jamal in way over his head as he figures out a way to hide his $200,000 from everyone he thinks is out to take it. You can check out the trailer in the post below. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
Tags: TV, Movies, La, Netflix, Logan, Jasmine, Cesar, Jamal, South Central, ComingSoon, Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez, Cesar Diaz, Lauren Iungerich, On My Block, Diego Tinoco Teen Wolf


“Empire” Facing Cancellation Over Jussie Smollett Scandal (Report)

The stunt Jussie Smollett (allegedly) pulled may cost him not only his own job but also jobs for the entire Empire cast and crew.According to TMZ, Fox has yet to renew “Empire” for a sixth season, which has left actors and crew members wondering whether the show is facing cancellation.Production sources have reportedly said that “anxiety is high” over the delay because several other Fox shows have already been told whether they will be renewed or canceled.TMZ reports:We’re told people who’ve bee...
Tags: Celebs, Television, Chicago, Fox, Pop Culture, Jazz, Empire, 20th Century Fox, Lee Daniels, Jussie Smollett, Jamal, Smollett, Jussie


‘On My Block’ Season 2 Trailer: The Most-Binged Netflix Series of 2018 Offers Some Positively Life-Changing News

After teasing fans with a somber clip of the first four minutes of the second season of On My Block, Netflix has finally released the On My Block season 2 trailer. And along with a reassuring glimpse of the gang all back together, the official trailer also brings back some much-needed humor after the grim cliffhanger. Watch the On My Block season 2 trailer below. On My Block Season 2 Trailer Last year, On My Block quietly debuted in March and went on to become the most popular original ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Teen, Netflix, Mtv, Ruby, South Central Los Angeles, Cesar, Jamal, TV Trailer, Lauren Iungerich, On My Block, Monse Ruby Jamal, On My Block Netflix




Clippers’ Lou Williams on the verge of scoring history

LOS ANGELES — OK, class, please open your history books to the chapter on Lou Williams. No, it’s not complete yet, but it’s already long on feats and records – and set to include, any game now, an account of Williams taking over as the NBA’s top bench scorer since such a thing began being tracked during the 1970-71 season. Williams is 27 points from matching Dell Curry’s off-the-bench career scoring record of 11,147. “It means a lot, that’s part of my legacy at this point,” Williams said after p...
Tags: Minnesota, Boston, Sports, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Portland, Nba, William, Curry, Lakers, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Clippers


‘On My Block’ Season 2 Clip Teases Characters’ Fates and March Premiere Date

Last year, On My Block quietly slipped through to become Netflix’s most-binged original show in 2018. The coming-of-age dramedy series was a mega-hit among the teens who drive the viewership for the streaming giant, and fans waited with bated breath for any news or trailers for the highly anticipated second season. But Netflix has done them one better, releasing the entire cold open for the first episode of season 2 along with a confirmation of the March 29, 2019 premiere date. Watch the full f...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Teen, Netflix, Mtv, Ruby, Maddie, Video Clips, LIV, South Central Los Angeles, Jasmin, Cesar, Jamal, South Central


Endeavor Returns Money to Saudi Arabia, Protesting Khashoggi Murder

The talent agency sent $400 million back to Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, a rare example of a business severing ties with the kingdom.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Emanuel, Jamal, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Khashoggi, Endeavor Agency, Agents (Business, Ariel Z


Kushner Met With Saudi Crown Prince to Push Mideast Peace Plan

The meeting was Jared Kushner’s first face-to-face encounter with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman since Saudi agents killed the dissident Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Jared, Palestinians, Mohammed bin Salman, Salman, Jamal, Kushner, King of Saudi Arabia, Jared Kushner, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Khashoggi


The selective court of mob justice

What do these stories have in common? An actor stages a phony hate crime with himself as the victim and is celebrated by presidential candidates. A college professor is blacklisted over alleged sexual harassment charges that were dismissed.  A congressman faces a civil trial for allegedly drugging and molesting an underage girl, yet continues in office as if it’s not even happening. It seems that we have a new justice system in which people are dragged into an unseen courtroom and judged by an i...
Tags: Congress, California, Opinion, America, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, House, House Of Representatives, Playboy, Kansas, John Wayne, Nancy Pelosi, Johnson, Roseanne Barr, Ethics Committee


“Empire” Considers Recasting Jamal Lyon Role After Dropping Jussie Smollett From Season 5 Finale

Producers for Empire announced early Friday (Feb. 22) that Jussie Smollett’s character Jamal Lyon would not appear in the final two episodes of the show after his cast mates made it clear that they want nothing to do with him after his arrest for lying to police about being attacked by racist, homophobic Trump supporters.And now, reports suggest producers for the hit Fox series are considering bringing in a new actor to replace Smollett instead of simply writing his character out of the show.Acc...
Tags: Celebs, Television, Chicago, Fox, Pop Culture, Jazz, Empire, 20th Century Fox, Lee Daniels, Trump, Jussie Smollett, Cook County, Abel, Jamal, Smollett, Jussie


Jussie Smollett Suspended from ‘Empire’ Season 5 After Allegedly Staging a Hate Crime Attack

Jussie Smollett has been suspended from the current season of FOX’s music industry drama Empire. The decision comes after the actor was arrested for allegedly staging a hate crime attack against himself in Chicago. At the end of January, Jussie Smollett was hospitalized after allegedly being the victim of a hate crime attack in Chicago. At the time, Smollett claimed two men attacked him in the streets of Chicago with some kind of chemical substance. They also supposedly wrapped a noose around...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Casting, Chicago, Fox, Empire, Donald Trump, Trevor Noah, Jussie Smollett, Jamal, Smollett, Jussie, Dennis Hammer, Smollett Authorities


Empire executives suspend Jussie Smollett and say his character Jamal will not appear in final two episodes

Jussie Smollett's character Jamal will not appear in the final two episodes of Empire, the Fox show's executive producers have said. Smollett has been charged with filing a false police report after alleging he had been the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, authorities have said. Police in Chicago had earlier said the 36-year-old actor was being considered as a suspect in the case and have now confirmed charges have been brought against him. He has been charged by Cook County Sta...
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Jussie Smollett’s ‘Empire’ Character Booted From Final Episodes Of Season

CHICAGO (AP) — The producers of the TV show “Empire” said Friday that Jussie Smollett’s character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season “to avoid further disruption on set” after Smollett was accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago. “While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out. We are also aware of the effects of this process on the cast and crew members who work on our show an...
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‘Empire’ Producers Write Jussie Smollett’s Character Out Of Script

“While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out,” said a statement from the series’s producers at 20th Century Fox. “We are also aware of the effects of this process on the cast and crew members who work on our show and to avoid further disruption on set, we have decided to remove the role of ‘Jamal’ from the final two episodes of the season.” – The Washington Post
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Empire Producers Remove Smollett from Season’s Last Episodes

The producers of the television show Empire announced Friday that they are removing Jussie Smollett's character from the last two episodes of the season after he was arrested and charged in connection with a racist and homophobic attack he allegedly staged against himself.“While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out. We are also aware of the effects of this process on the cast and crew members who work on our show and to ...
Tags: News, Chicago, Fox, Chicago Police, Jussie Smollett, Eddie Johnson, Jamal, Smollett




New Netflix March 2019 Movie and TV Titles Announced

New Netflix March 2019 movie and TV titles announced The Netflix March 2019 movies and TV titles have been announced and can be viewed below! All Netflix March 2019 titles and dates are subject to change. You can also view the titles disappearing from Netflix in February underneath. Which Netflix titles are you looking forward to and which are you sad to see leaving the service? Sound off in the comments below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAl...
Tags: Asia, Japan, TV, Movies, La, Amy Schumer, Disney, Taiwan, Fbi, Chicago, Netflix, Budapest, Malaysia, Chile, Tennessee, Paris




Few Are Inspired to Follow America’s Lead on Iran

A conference tries to rally support for a political and economic fight, to little effect.
Tags: Europe, News, Washington Post, France, China, Germany, Iran, Egypt, Nuclear Weapons, Netanyahu, Benjamin, Political Prisoners, Jamal, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions


The House Finally Acts on Yemen

The Senate should quickly follow suit and end United States complicity in the humanitarian horrors there.
Tags: News, France, Saudi Arabia, Senate, Iran, United States, House Of Representatives, United Nations, War Crimes, Yemen, Defense Department, Central Intelligence Agency, Great Britain, Trump, Nixon, Houthis