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They Ready: Tiffany Haddish Shines a Spotlight on Her (Unsung) Faves With New Netflix Series

Tiffany Haddish at the premiere of her movie The Kitchen Aug. 5, 2019, in HollywoodPhoto: David Livingston (Getty) Tiffany Haddish is showing love to those who’ve shown love to her over the years with a new Netflix series that will showcase a group of comedic women who have long deserved their propers. Tiffany Haddish Presents: […]

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Want to Fall In Love? Check Out What’s New and Black on Netflix in August 2019

Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1998) Official TrailerScreenshot: Movieclips Classic Trailers (YouTube) Writer’s Note: In true blackness, this is on CP Time, but binge-watching on Netflix is forever. Thus, this is still relevant. Why do fools fall into binge traps when Netflix asks if you’re still watching? Because of the great black-ass content, of […]

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Tiffany Haddish, Blair Underwood and More to Join Octavia Spencer in Netflix’s Madam CJ Walker

Tiffany Haddish (L), Octavia Spencer and Blair UnderwoodPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Mike Coppola (Getty Images), Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images) Talk about “Strong Black Leads”! It looks like Netflix’s Madam C.J. Walker, co-produced and starring Octavia Spencer in the titular role, will have a star-studded cast. Our friends at Shadow & Act report that Tiffany […]

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Tiffany Haddish Fuels Hope That ‘Tuca & Bertie’ Could End Up ‘Somewhere Else’

Netflix Netflix’s decision to cancel BoJack Horseman alum Lisa Hanawalt’s Tuca & Bertie last month caught everyone by surprise. The animated series, which co-starred Ali Wong and Tiffany Haddish as two birds, garnered near-universal critical acclaim and — according to the showrunner and many of the show’s other writers, animators, and actors — lots of […]

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Keenen Ivory Wayans to Helm Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s The Last O.G.

Keenen Ivory Wayans performing onstage, November 2012Photo: Chris Pizzello (Invision/AP) The Last O.G., Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s hit TBS show, is getting a real O.G. in comedy legend Keenen Ivory Wayans as its new showrunner. Wayans, probably best known as creator of the iconic, Emmy-winning sketch comedy In Living Color, is taking over The […]

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Tiffany Haddish And Ali Wong’s Hilarious ‘Tuca & Bertie’ Has Been Canceled By Netflix

Netflix In May, Netflix debuted BoJack Horseman alum Lisa Hanawalt’s own animated series Tuca & Bertie. Led by the voice acting talents of comedians Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong (among many others), the series was met with critical acclaim — and deservedly so. For not only was Tuca & Bertie a wonderfully creative and concise […]

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The 2019 NBA Awards Were a Slam Dunk

NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, poses in the press room with most valuable player award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.Photo: Richard Shotwell (Invision/AP) As a lifelong hoops head, attending the NBA Awards is a bit of a surreal experience. I […]

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2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Lizzo Came, Lizzo Saw, Lizzo Conquered

Lizzo performs onstage during the 2019 MTV Movie and TV AwardsIllustration: Kevin Winter (Getty Images for MTV) The MTV Movie & TV Awards are a lot. Part spectacle, part accolade, it essentially serves as an annual ode to Viacom’s colorful cast of characters and unheralded heroes. From the expansive Love and Hip-Hop fraternity to generations […]

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Tiffany Haddish Has Cancelled A Show In Atlanta Over Georgia’s Abortion Law

Getty Image Since Georgia, along with several other states, passed restrictive abortion laws last month, the backlash has been fierce. Several performers have refused to shoot movies there; Disney has threatened to pull out of Atlanta, where they’ve filmed, among other things, many of their Marvel movies. Even far right pundit Tomi Lahren was surprisingly […]

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Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Show Over Georgia Abortion Law

Photo: Greg DeGuire (Getty Images) Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish canceled a scheduled stand-up show in Atlanta in opposition to Georgia’s new “fetal heartbeat bill” that virtually outlaws all abortion in the state. Haddish was scheduled to perform at the famed Fox Theater on June 22 but sent out a message to ticketholders on Saturday […]

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Tiffany Haddish, Issa Rae Among Star-Studded Lineup of Presenters for 2019 NBA Awards

Image: Frazer Harrison/Kevin Winter (Getty Images) On Friday, Turner Sports and the NBA announced their star-studded lineup of presenters for the 2019 NBA Awards, which will take place on June 24 on TNT. And it looks like there will be an abundance of black excellence on stage to announce the winners over the course of […]

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The Last O.G.: As ‘Bobby,’ Allen Maldonado Is Channeling Every Black Cousin Ever

Allen Maldonado, in The Last O.G.Screenshot: Courtesy of TBS The Last O.G. is about to air the last episode of its sophomore season, but first—let’s talk about black ass cousins. As TBS’ press release describes The Last O.G.: After losing his job, Tray (Morgan) goes all in on his dreams of becoming a chef. Tiffany […]

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‘Where Is My Mommy? She’s Gone’: Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her Childhood Abuse With David Letterman

Netflix/YouTube It’s no secret that there are profound tragedies at the root of many comedic success stories. As Tiffany Haddish revealed in her 2017 autobiography, The Last Black Unicorn, hers occurred in childhood when her mother suffered a traumatic brain injury. “When I was 8, about to be 9, she had a car accident and […]

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Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, And Elisabeth Moss Are ’70s Mob Bosses In ‘The Kitchen’ Trailer

[embedded content] Share This Video Melissa McCarthy gave a career-best (and Oscar-nominated) performance in last year’s Can You Ever Forgive Me?, a period piece set in New York City. In The Kitchen, the Bridesmaids star is going even further back in Manhattan’s history to play the wife of an Irish mobster who takes over organized […]

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