Popular Black-led shows such as ABC's Black-ish and HBO's Insecure are bringing in great viewership, and not just from Black people.

The Empire finale is in the books with an ending that’ll make your toes curl, but before we dip off into an Empire-less offseason, we’ve got to take an updated look at Cookie’s boss moments. She’s the queen of the one-liner, sass, and smarts. She’s put the show on her back, so it’s no wonder […]

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Young people of color are paving their own way into Hollywood one day at a time and a handful of talented young ladies are in the number. With the winter and spring seasons set to usher in the latest round of our favorite primetime shows, KODE Magazine is shining the spotlight on six young Black […]

The Screen

Season 3 of “Empire” is officially happening! As fans await the second half of season 2 following December’s explosive winter finale, it looks like they’ll have even more to look forward to from the hit series, as the Fox network has renewed the show for a season 3. Fox TV Group chairmen Gary Newman and Dana […]

Meek Mill can give back and get into a beef all in a day's work.

"Creed" is about to run a serious victory lap in the 2016 awards season.


If you’ve been tuning in to season 2 (or even season 1) of Fox’s increasingly-popular new drama series Empire, then you know that the celebrity cameos have been kicked into overdrive for their second go-round. Joining a laundry list of celebs who have already graced the ‘Empire’ small-screen including Ne-Yo, Chris Rock and Kelly Rowland, […]

The "Empire" creator will be holding an international casting search for the main roles in his new musical drama, titled "Star."


Taraji P. Henson is dominating on the small screen and burning up the pages of Essence Magazine all at once. Covering the magazine’s November 2015 issue, the first lady of Empire looks stunning in a curve-hugging black dress with burt orange detailing and thigh-high slits to die for, complimented by flawless make up and sleek […]

Grace Gealey, who plays Anika Calhoun on Empire, finally recognized her engagement to Trai Byers while sitting with the hosts of FABLife.