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  • ‘Finding Your Roots 2’ Returns with Courtney B. Vance’s Dad’s Side

    Sep 4, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *You know you have a complicated family history when ancestry.com’s help line tells you, “We can’t help you.” This is what actor Courtney B. Vance says he was told verbatim when he went to the popular genealogy website for help in researching his dad’s side of the family. Luckily for Vance, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and […]

  • Nas Sees Bill of Sale for 3rd Great Grandma on ‘Finding Your Roots’

    Jul 23, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Nas will be among the new crop of celebrities presented with their family history in the PBS series “Finding Your Roots” — and the first rapper to ever appear on the program, which begins its second season in September. “We introduced Nas to five generations – we’ve never been able to do this before for […]

  • Courtney B. Vance Joins Showtime’s ‘Masters of Sex’

    May 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Showtime‘s “Masters Of Sex” continues to pad its sophomore-season cast. Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois have joined the period drama in guest roles. Vance will recur as Dr. Hendricks, head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital, and Auberjonois will play Dr. Papanikolaou, inventor of the […]

  • EUR on the Scene: Doris Bergman’s 6th Annual Valentine Romance Oscar® Style Lounge & Party Attracts Celebs

    Feb 16, 14 by Darlene Leave a comment


     *Doris Bergman’s 6th Annual Valentine Romance Oscar® Style Lounge and Party, held at the Fig & Olive eatery in West Hollywood, attracted more than 100 celebrities and entertainment professionals recently. The event, which featured gourmet cuisine, celebrated and honored the film industry’s Oscar® nominated actors, former Oscar® winners and nominees, stylists and industry execs.

  • Courtney B. Vance to Star in ABC Pilot ‘Warriors’

    Feb 11, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Courtney B. Vance is set co-star in ABC’s medical drama pilot “Warriors,” inspired by the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Maryland, reports Deadline.com. The project from writer Chris Keyser, Mandeville TV and ABC Studios follows the best and brightest active-duty military doctors and nurses as they practice trailblazing medicine. Vance will play Navy Lt. […]

  • Courtney B. Vance, Patina Miller, Billy Porter, Cicely Tyson Win Tonys

    Jun 10, 13 by EURpublisher02 10 Comments


    *Actor Neil Patrick Harris hosted a diversity-filled Tony Awards ceremony Sunday night that included Mike Tyson dancing in the opening number and Audra McDonald belting the chorus of closing number “Empire State of Mind,” which was altered with lyrics written during the show to reflect the evening’s highlights. In the three hours between, Courtney B. […]