Andrew Rannells, Paul Scheer, and Don Cheadle in Black Monday, on Showtime.

Andrew Rannells and Paul Scheer Talk Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’

"A magic trick on top of a rollercoaster." That's Don Cheadle on his character, Maurice "Mo" Monroe, a super slick, cocaine-snorting, high-rolling, anything-to-win trader in Black Monday, the new Showtime series that walks up to the worst day in Wall Street history. He may be understating the guy. He could also be talking about the […]

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Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, hosts of Showtime's new late night talk show, Desus & Mero. (Photo: Micaiah Carter/Showtime)

Desus and Mero – Get to Know Showtime’s New Late Night Talk Show Hosts

"I've often been asked, 'Why doesn't Showtime have a late night talk show?'" said the network's co-president of entertainment, Gary Levine, at the 2019 winter TCA gathering of television critics. " And the answer has always been that, "We never want to mimic shows that are on other networks." Now, Showtime has a late night talk […]

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Zheng Kang

"Lion Dance" directed by Zheng Kang featured on the X1 Asian American destination within the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival collection. We had the chance to ask Zheng what inspired his filmmaking journey, and how his Chinese heritage influences his work. Tell us about your film featured on X1 this month! Zheng Kang: "Lion Dance" is an animated short […]

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Mayumi Yoshida

"AKASHI" written, directed, produced, and acted in by Mayumi Yoshida, is featured on the X1 Asian American destination this month in the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival collection. We had the chance to ask Mayumi about her filmmaking journey, and how her Japanese background influences her work. Tell us about your film featured on X1 this month! […]

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Ross Mathews Talks RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9

  The premiere of "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 9 is nearly upon us. And, mama, I could not be more excited! RuPaul, the presiding Queen Mother of the "House of All Things Gay," seems determined to take her empire to the next level. How that is even possible … I don't know! But I can't wait to find out. My favorite […]

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Alicia Keys has released her eighth album, "Here, which she says is "urgent, raw and vulnerable."

Alicia Keys: Ready for People to Hear Her New Album

“I’ve been wanting people to experience this album for a long time, and I have known when they heard it, they would feel something,” says Alicia Keys about her sixth studio album, Here.  The album, released on November 4, was embraced by People magazine as “her best yet,” and Rolling Stone called it “gritty, eclectic, […]

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