Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

The Burnetts and the History Channel are putting their all into pulling viewers into “The Bible”

Roma Downey and Mark Burnett are bracing themselves for reaction to their ambitious, 10- hour History Channel adaptation of the Bible that launches this Sunday night (3/3) and runs through Easter. “I’m sure people will hurl what they want to hurl,” the “Touched by an Angel” actress told us.[...]

‘Jersey Shore’s’ Snooki not clued in to other writers

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Jersey Shore’ star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi may have released her second book and be working on a third, but that doesn’t mean she knows anything about other writers. Snooki spoke to Jimmy Kimmel about ‘Confessions of a Guidette’ when he asked about some other writers who haven’t been able to[...]

Nick Ashford’s memorial service

HollywoodNews.com: Nile Rodgers, Paul Shaffer, Michael Douglas, Cissy Houston, Felicia Collins, Russ Titelman, Sylvia Rhone, Nona Hendryx, and Sue Simmons were among the luminaries who attended the Monday night memorial service for Nick Ashford at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church. JIM BESSMAN was kind enough to write us an account of[...]

Joy Behar one of AARP The Magazine’s Inspire Award Honorees

HollywoodNews.com: AARP The Magazine , the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world’s largest-circulation magazine with more than 35 million readers, today announced the recipients of its ninth annual Inspire Awards . The Inspire Awards pay tribute to extraordinary people who inspire others to action through their innovative thinking,[...]

Chris Rock gets entangled in a hairy situation

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘Good Hair’ Hair – the subject matter of Chris Rock’s latest picture – isn’t very funny, least of all to the people who are[...]