Category Archives: Audio

  • ‘Black-ish’ Debuts Strong, Nearly Matching ‘Modern Family’ Ratings

    Sep 25, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Not only did “Black-ish” pull solid ratings in its 9 p.m. series premiere Wednesday night, it managed to keep the majority of “Modern Family’s” audience from turning the channel…something ABC hasn’t been able to do in a number of years. (Just ask fellow 9:30 Wednesday casualties “Happy Endings,” “Suburgatory,” “Cougar Town,” “Mr. Sunshine” and “Super Fun […]

  • Nicole Beharie: Why ‘Sleepy Hollow’s’ Time Gap Jokes Never Get Old

    Sep 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *All of the false murder confessions, zombie George Washingtons and purgatory dollhouses of Fox’s hit series “Sleepy Hollow” aside, half the fun of the show is watching Abbie [Nicole Beharie] watch Ichabod Crane [Tom Mison] make sense of our modern day silliness. A scene from Season 2, for example, has “Ichabbie” in a bank when the […]

  • Prince Drops New Single ‘FUNKNROLL’ (Listen)

    Sep 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Prince just dropped his new track “FUNKNROLL,” which will be available on both of his upcoming album releases. ART OFFICIAL AGE, his solo album, drops Sept. 30, the same day that 3rd Eye Girl — his side project with Hannah Ford, Donna Grantis and Ida Nielsen — drop their new album, PLECTRUMELECTRUM. People are already calling  this song […]

  • Jada Pinkett Smith on ‘Gotham’: ‘It Was Like I Have to Do It’

    Sep 19, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *“Gotham” is already an early favorite of TV critics to become one of the top rated shows of the new season, and much of that has to do with the hilariously-devilish performance of Mrs. Jada Pinkett Smith. The one-time star of “A Different World” and “Hawthorne” returns to television as boss lady Fish Mooney, an […]

  • What Will Make Pharrell Williams Turn His Red Chair Around?

    Sep 18, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *He had just won four Grammys for his work with Daft Punk, saw his “Despicable Me 2” song “Happy” become a global phenomenon and was still riding the wave of his “Blurred Lines” track for Robin Thicke when Pharrell signed on in March to become a coach for the seventh season of “The Voice.” The […]

  • Why Barbra Streisand Passed on Directing Beyonce in ‘A Star Is Born’

    Sep 17, 14 by Cherie Saunders 6 Comments


    *Barbra Streisand says she was the first choice to direct a planned remake of “A Star is Born” with Beyonce in the title role, which Streisand herself played in the famous 1976 remake of the 1937 original starring Fredric March and Janet Gaynor. Streisand enjoyed success as the director of 1983′s “Yentl” and the 1996 romantic […]