Just a few years ago, there weren't that many scripted TV series with a predominantly black cast or black people in prominent roles. But now, thanks to "the Shonda Effect" (yes, as in "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes), TV and cable networks are showcasing more quality series featuring black characters with more prominence, depth and complexity. […]
Happy Thursday, or as I like to call it, almost Friday!
Anyone watching "The View" Monday knew co-host Sherri Shepherd couldn't wait to grill Monday's guest co-host Mona Scott-Young about her successful yet controversial "Love & Hip Hop" franchise. It was all over Sherri's aura. And she soon (like 4 minutes into the show) got her chance to air her grievances.