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Friday, Apr. 24, 2020
Jay Ellis' popularity thanks to his role as Lawrence on "Insecure" is still going strong as the show marks its fourth season: Check social media on Sunday nights, when the HBO comedy airs, and there's a good chance you'll see #LawrenceHive trending.
Although "Insecure's" star and creator...
Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020
The HBO hit "Insecure" typically airs during the summer, but series creator Issa Rae has been moving like the Energizer Bunny with a schedule so booked and busy, the show's return had to be delayed.
But for good reason.
She filmed two movies ("The Photograph," "The Lovebirds"). She...
Sunday, May. 20, 2018
Peabody Award winners and nominees were celebrated at a gala evening event on Saturday (5/19) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Hasan Minhaj, comedian, writer and senior correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” hosted the proceedings while also receiving a Peabody...
Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed nine Entertainment winners, including Children’s & Youth, for programs released in 2017. Honorees include a dystopian look at the United States, a 1950s female comedian who runs afoul of decency laws, innovative reflections on diversity from up-and...
Saturday, Jul. 22, 2017
The response to season one of Issa Rae's HBO series, "Insecure," was so strong, particularly on social media, that countless (and hilarious) memes were created about the star characters, and the show's male fans rallied behind the male lead after he had been cheated on.
It sparked the age...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
For Issa Rae, it feels like the 1990s.
The creator and star of the HBO series "Insecure" said she's enjoying the debut of her TV show at a time when popular shows telling different stories about black culture are on the scene, from Ava DuVernay's "Queen Sugar" to Donald Glover's "Atlanta...
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016
The fall television season has been an annual rite since viewers were splitting their time between the trio of networks on their black-and-white TVs.
Nowadays, watching TV isn’t even limited to TV screens, while dozens of channels are spewing out new series for the modern pampered...