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  • Condola Rashad ‘Quiet, But Not Quiet’ in New Showtime Drama ‘Billions’ (Trailer)

    Aug 11, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *In the pilot episode of Showtime’s intense new drama “Billions,” Condola Rashad’s character makes a key discovery in a case involving her boss, U.S Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti); and his No. 1 target, hedge-fund king, Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (Damian Lewis). The information she passes on will chisel away at the big can of Federal whup-ass […]

  • Leslie Odom Jr. Joins NBC’s Katherine Heigl Pilot ‘State of Affairs’

    Mar 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Leslie Odom Jr., last seen on NBC’s “Smash,” will remain at the network in the drama pilot “State Of Affairs,” reports Deadline.com. It stars “Grey’s Anatomy” alum Katherine Heigl as Charleston Whitney Tucker, a key CIA attaché who counsels the president on high-stakes incidents around the world. Odom plays Mitchell Manning, Chief of Staff to […]

  • ‘Smash’ and ‘The New Normal’ Dropped By NBC, NeNe Goes to Twitter

    May 13, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Both Jennifer Hudson and NeNe Leakes’ NBC shows “Smash” and “The New Normal” have been dropped from the network’s primetime lineup. “The New Normal,” which featured Leakes (“Real Housewives of Atlanta”), was canceled by NBC after one season. The show, from “Glee” producer Ryan Murphy, navigated through the life of a gay couple trying to […]

  • J-Hud Enhanced ‘Smash’ Premiere Hits Ratings Low

    Feb 6, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Not even the addition of Jennifer Hudson could lift NBC’s sophomore drama “Smash” to comfortable ratings. Tuesday’s second-season premiere set series lows with 4.5 million viewers, according to Nielsen. That marked a 61% plummet from last February’s series opener, which aired behind “The Voice,” and a 25% from May’s finale, which drew 6 million. Among […]

  • What to Expect from Jennifer Hudson on ‘Smash’

    Feb 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *The Marilyn Monroe musical “Bombshell” isn’t the only game in town this year on “Smash.” Season 2 begins tonight with new addition Jennifer Hudson as Veronica Moore, a two-time Tony Award-winning powerhouse slaying Broadway audiences as the star of a successful black musical.  Her level of fame is what “Bombshell” rivals Karen (Katharine McPhee) and […]

  • ‘Smash’ Star Downplays ‘Idol’ Connection with Co-Star Jennifer Hudson

    Jan 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *The fading impact of “American Idol” among the public is one thing, but among the people it boosted to stardom? That’s saying a lot. Despite the waning popularity of the show, it still manages to turn out bona fide superstars whether they took first place or not. Season one champ Kelly Clarkson just set a […]