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E!’s Live From the Red Carpet Makes Its Met Gala Debut Tonight

It’s one of the high-profile social events of the year, has been known as “the Oscars of the East Coast, and features tons of beautiful celebrities dressed to the nines. So it’s kind of surprising that the E! network’s Live From the Red Carpet franchise has not yet covered the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala. That situation will be remedied tonight, May 2, when E! cameras will be on hand live on the Met Gala’s red carpet beginning at 7:30pm ET/PT. Things actually get somewhat underway at 7pm ET/PT with E! News talking about anticipated fashion trends for […]

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HBO’s 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Special Will Include Footage From Prince’s 2004 Induction

The 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place in Brooklyn on April 8, when Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, N.W.A. and Steve Miller were welcomed into the esteemed hall. HBO will be airing a broadcast of that special on April 30. The ceremony included an opening tribute to David Bowie, who passed away earlier this year, with The Roots, David Byrne and Kimbra performing “Fame.” Glenn Frey of The Eagles, whom we also lost this year, was remembered in a poignant duet by Sheryl Crow and Grace Potter on “New Kid in Town.” The ceremony took place […]

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2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards Will Be Presented in Special “Billboard Duets” Edition

When the 2016 Billboard Latin Music awards ceremony airs live April 28 on Telemundo, it will, for the first time, be presented in a special edition called “Billboard Duets.” All musical performances will feature an exclusive duet or a collaboration between performers. Top artists who will hit the Billboard Latin Music Awards “Billboard Duets” stage for never-before-seen performance include: Juan Gabriel and Alejandro Fernandez Juanes joins Juan Gabriel Marco Antonio Solís with Marc Anthony Lucero with Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga Yandel with Victor Manuelle Alejandro Fernandez with Camila Fernandez Daddy Yankee with Don Omar Performances will also include Alejandra […]

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Lee Daniels, Mellody Hobson, Eric Holder, Patti LaBelle and L.A. Reid feted at 2016 BET Honors

The 2016 BET Honors, which taped March 5 at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C., will air on BET March 14 at 8pm ET. Celebrating its ninth year, the annual event is a star-studded evening that celebrates black excellence by honoring five distinguished African Americans who are at the highest levels in the fields of art, music, theater, technology and business. This year’s event is hosted by Arsenio Hall (pictured). Honorees at the 2016 BET Honors are Lee Daniels (Television and Film Award), Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and creator of the hit television show Empire; Mellody Hobson (Corporate Citizen Award), President of Ariel […]

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88th Academy Awards Winners List And Recap

Tonight is Hollywood’s most anticipated night. When the dreams of a handful come true and for the rest, “It was an honor just to be nominated.” Here’s a rundown of the night’s most buzzworthy events and a list of winners that I’ll update as the night goes on. The opening montage showed clips from best, most explosive and most quotable cinematic moments from the past year. Then, Chris Rock opened the 88th Annual Academy Awards broadcast with a scathing commentary about the awards’ failure to nominate African American artists. The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite trended all night long and the comedian quipped, “I counted at […]

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OWN To Air “2016 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards”

The night before the 88th Annual Academy Awards — which has largely been criticized with its lack of racial diversity and has spawned the hashtag #OscarsSo White — OWN celebrates some of the most powerful women in Hollywood with the primetime broadcast of the 2016 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards. The annual ceremony, held in the week leading up to the Academy Awards, shines a spotlight on African-American women who are pushing the limits, raising the bar and breaking through barriers in both film and television. Honorees at the ninth annual ceremony include black-ish actress Tracee Ellis Ross (Fierce […]

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The 12 Most Memorable Oscar Hosts (For Better Or Worse)

With all the controversy swirling around the 88th edition of the Oscars on Feb. 28, host Chris Rock will certainly have his work cut out for him. But then, through the years, there have been lots of hosts who have faced challenges in making the Academy Awards lighthearted and entertaining. Here we count down the 12 most memorable Oscar hosts. There were those who were great and those who were, well, not-so-great at doing the hosting thing. All of them, however, certainly left a distinct, lasting impression, for better or worse. 12. Bob Hope Still notable for hosting the most […]

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When are the Oscars on?

ABC airs the 88th annual Academy Awards live this Sunday, Feb. 28. The Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet, which includes interviews with the nominees, performers and presenters, starts at 7pm ET/4pm ET. The Oscars awards ceremony, hosted by actor/comedian Chris Rock at the Dolby Theatre in L.A., begins at 8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT. What time do the Oscars start? The preshow/red carpet coverage begins at 7pmET/4pmPT The actual awards ceremony starts at 8:30pmET/5:30pmPT The nominees for best picture are Bridge of Spies, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Spotlight, The Martian, The Big Short, Room and Brooklyn. (Other […]

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2016 Grammys preview: performers, presenters, nominees and more

LL Cool J returns as host of the Grammy Awards for the fifth straight time as the music industry honors the best recording artists, producers, songwriters and engineers of the past year in The 58th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Top nominees are Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd. CBS airs the awards show live Monday, Feb. 15, beginning at 8pm ET (check local listings for Mountain/Pacific Time Zones). For the first time, CBS airs a live Grammys red carpet show hosted by Entertainment Tonight‘s Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier, and Shad Moss […]

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2016 Academy Award Nominations Announced

On Thursday, Jan. 14, The 88th Academy Award Nominations were announced by directors Guillermo Del Torro and Ang Lee, actor John Krasinski and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. The Renevant leads the Oscar race, with 12 nominations. Chris Rock will host the 88th Academy Awards. The Actor/Comedian/Filmmaker is returning to host the 2016 Oscars for the second time live Sunday, February 28th 2016 on ABC. Rock also hosted the Academy Awards broadcast in 2005. “I’m so glad to be hosting the Oscars. It’s great to be back.” — Chris Rock, Host of the 88th Oscars […]