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Interview: Emmy Winner Joe Morton Reflects on Michael Brown and the Speech That Every Black Parent Gives Their Child

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • August 19, 2014 4:54 PM
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Joe Morton
A day before the Emmy ceremony, we spoke about his role as the unscrupulous dad of Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and the former head of covert government agency B613. He also had a chance to reflect on other noted roles over the years and share his perspectives on black culture on and off screen.

Viola Davis Looks Commanding in First Poster for 'How To Get Away With Murder'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2014 1:18 PM
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Davis will play the lead character named Annalise DeWitt, the brilliant law professor and accomplished criminal defense attorney, who is further described as an excellent manipulator of people, particularly the law students who work at her law firm.

Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo Welcome Viola Davis to Shondaland (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2014 6:28 PM
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  • 43 Comments
Thursday nights will be Shonda nights on ABC: "Grey's Anatomy" (8-9 pm); "Scandal" (9-10 pm) and "How to Get Away With Murder" (10-11pm).

Shonda Rhimes Says 'Scandal' Won't Last 8 Seasons

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2014 3:53 PM
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One thing we do know for sure is that Harrison (the character played by Columbus Short) is dead.

If it Wasn't Clear Before, Shonda Rhimes Makes it Fairly Clear Now: Harrison ('Scandal') is Dead!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2014 2:02 PM
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So, once again, and for the last time, the role has not been recast, and won't be.

Early Reviews Say 'How To Get Away With Murder' is Very Much in the Style of 'Scandal.' Good Thing or Not?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 9, 2014 1:06 PM
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  • 12 Comments
Great! Exactly not what I was hoping for.

Watch Full Trailer For New Viola Davis/Shonda Rhimes Drama 'How To Get Away With Murder'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 13, 2014 12:54 PM
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Watch Teaser Trailer For New Viola Davis/Shonda Rhimes Drama 'How To Get Away With Murder'

Shonda Rhimes Inks 8-Figure 4-Year Deal Extension w/ ABC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 13, 2014 11:47 AM
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Shonda Rhimes Inks 8-Figure 4-Year Deal Extension w/ ABC

No, Columbus Short's Role On 'Scandal' Has Not Been Recast & Likely Never Will Be

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2014 8:06 PM
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  • 3 Comments
No, Columbus Short's Role On 'Scandal' Has Not Been Recast & Likely Never Will Be

If You Missed 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind The Scandalabra' Last Night, We Can Be Of Some Assistance

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2014 12:04 PM
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If You Missed 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind The Scandalabra' Last Night, We Can Be Of Some Assistance