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Shonda Rhimes Reveals 8 New Shows Coming to Netflix Shonda Rhimes Reveals 8 New Shows Coming to Netflix

Shonda Rhimes is taking her talents to Netflix. No commercials, binge-watching, what more could we want?

It’s Handled: Farewell, Scandal! It’s Handled: Farewell, Scandal!

Did I ever tell y’all about the time Kerry Washington retweeted me? I’m not going to dig through over 15,000 tweets to prove this, but trust me: It happened.

Bye-ish: Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Could Be Eyeing Netflix Deal Bye-ish: Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Could Be Eyeing Netflix Deal

Netflix, the home of the binge-watch, could be adding Kenya Barris to its all-star roster of creators. The producer is reportedly looking to get out of his lucrative ABC contract—on which he still has three years—to join the streaming behemoth, which recently added mega-successful showrunner Shonda Rhimes to its…

There Will Be No Time’s Up Dress Code at the Oscars, but #MeToo Is Still on People’s Minds There Will Be No Time’s Up Dress Code at the Oscars, but #MeToo Is Still on People’s Minds

Make no mistake: Just because you don’t see a sea of diaphanous black gowns and sharp, black tuxes at the Oscars red carpet this Sunday doesn’t mean the Time’s Up movement didn’t show up.

Stop Putting Your Life on Layaway: 5 Things You Should Say Yes to in 2018 Stop Putting Your Life on Layaway: 5 Things You Should Say Yes to in 2018

Recently, Wifey and I went on a double date with another black lesbian couple I deeply admire. One of them is an über-talented writer, artist and teacher, while the other is a nationally recognized food-justice consultant. After we’d been out of touch for a while, the theme of the night was about catching up and…

Why We Need More Women of Color Running Their Own Businesses Under a Trump Presidency Why We Need More Women of Color Running Their Own Businesses Under a Trump Presidency

Let’s face it: Half the country has been in a funk since Nov. 9. Not only did Donald Trump become president, but he went about shoring up white supremacy as swiftly as possible.

Watch: Kimberly Hébert Gregory Is Dominating TV

Kimberly Hébert Gregory is having a strong 2017, appearing in five different shows on five major networks. Even though she’s having a breakout year, she’s been acting in TV and film for more than a decade and in plays for even longer.

The Root 100 No. 1s: Shonda Rhimes Changes the Face of Television Forever The Root 100 No. 1s: Shonda Rhimes Changes the Face of Television Forever

The pop-cultural impact of Shonda Rhimes cannot be overstated, although at this point, it’s hard to imagine TV without her forceful, casually diverse, complicated and occasionally ruthless characters who fall outside of what was heretofore the “norm” (read: white, heterosexual male protagonists and their stories).

Shonda Rhimes Takes ShondaLand to Netflix Shonda Rhimes Takes ShondaLand to Netflix

Shonda Rhimes, probably the most prolific TV producer in the history of ABC, is moving on and taking her ShondaLand productions to Netflix. But don’t fret—some of your favorite shows, like Grey’s Anatomy, will continue to air on ABC while Rhimes’ new slate of shows head to Netflix.

Scandal Season-Finale Recap: No Woman Should Have All That Power Scandal Season-Finale Recap: No Woman Should Have All That Power

The two-part Scandal season finale finally answered the question, who was behind Frankie Vargas’ assassination and plotting to assassinate Mellie?

Scandal Recap: Playing With Our Heads Scandal Recap: Playing With Our Heads

Peus and Sarah are still dead. All of the drones have been dismantled. Fitz and Olivia are back (in bed) together. Mellie Grant and Luna Vargas are preparing to take over the White House. Quinn Perkins is trying on wedding dresses and everything is good in Scandal land ...

Scandal Recap: Our Long (Fake) National Nightmare Is Finally Over Scandal Recap: Our Long (Fake) National Nightmare Is Finally Over

Last week, Mellie Grant decided to put on her big-girl drawers and pick Frankie Vargas’ widow, Luna, as her vice president—Peus and Sarah be damned.

Scandal Recap: Who Died and Made Mellie President? Scandal Recap: Who Died and Made Mellie President?

I’m so tired of Sarah and Peus and the stink they’re leaving all over this show that I’m going to spell “Payus” differently every time I type it. No respect intended. The good news is that this week’s Scandal episode appears to bring us one step closer to getting rid of these two clowns once and for all.

Scandal Recap: What if Fitz Never Became President? Scandal Recap: What if Fitz Never Became President?

To commemorate Scandal’s 100th episode, ShondaLand treated us to an alternate timeline that answered the question, “What if Fitz never became president?”

Scandal Recap: We Finally Find Out What the Hell Happened to Huck Scandal Recap: We Finally Find Out What the Hell Happened to Huck

If you recall, a couple of episodes ago, Huck was shot three times by his new lady friend, Meg, who turned out to be working for Sarah, the woman who for some yet-to-be discovered reason forced Papa Pope to kill President-elect Frankie Vargas. We’ve all been waiting to find out whether Huck was dead or alive ... and,…

Shonda Rhimes Joins National Board of Planned Parenthood Federation of America Shonda Rhimes Joins National Board of Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Black superwoman, television dynamo and queen of Thursday nights on ABC Shonda Rhimes will add another title to her résumé as she joins the national board of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Started From the Blog, Now We’re Here: When Shonda Rhimes Wants to Turn Your Book Into a TV Show, Let Her

We’re living in a DIY culture, and there’s no one more do-it-yourself than bloggers. Blogging is a means of communication, self-expression, culture, news and so much more. And the people who create blogs are typically ridiculously talented and effortlessly wear the responsibility of being a voice for their culture.

Scandal Recap: Oh Dear, Abby Scandal Recap: Oh Dear, Abby

Abby, you in danger, girl! At the end of last week’s Scandal episode, we learned that Abby Whelan, President Fitzgerald Grant’s chief of staff, was involved in the shooting of Jennifer Fields and Huck. This week’s episode is dedicated to showing us exactly how Abby got caught up.

Scandal Recap: What in the Huck Is Going On? Scandal Recap: What in the Huck Is Going On?

Last week, Jake the Snake dragged (no, literally dragged) Olivia Pope into the woods to show her that Jennifer Fields was still alive. This week, Olivia interrupts a sexy boxing sesh between Huck and his adorable new lady friend, Meg, and summons Huck to some truck stop where Jake left her.

Scandal Recap: We Finally Find Out Who Killed Frankie Vargas (as if We Didn’t Know) Scandal Recap: We Finally Find Out Who Killed Frankie Vargas (as if We Didn’t Know)

Papa Pope did it. He killed President-elect Frankie Vargas. On election night. With a gun. Who knew? I mean, everyone knew that Papa Pope was involved in Vargas’ assassination. He’s always pulling the strings, but this episode shows us how Papa Pope came to pull the trigger this time.

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