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For The First Time Ever, Fox's 'MasterChef' Has Crowned A Black Woman As Its Winner

While Billy Porter and Jharrel Jerome were making history at the Emmy Awards on Sunday, Dorian Hunter has made history herself on MasterChef. The tenth season of the long-running cooking competition concluded with Hunter being declared the winner, taking home a quarter of a million dollars. This makes the Georgia-bred Hunter the first Black woman to win...

Film,Short Films

#ShortFilmShoutout: Emotional Animated Short 'Substance' Showcases A Family Fallout

This is installment #14 of Shadow And Act's #ShortFilmShoutout series Black people are still largely underrepresented in the realm of animation, both in front of and behind the camera. While many still believe it is strictly a playground for children's storytelling, the world of animation can be an excellent platform for adult narrative, as exemplified by films like Grave of the...

News,Television

Here's What Marsai Martin Says A Diane-Focused 'Black-Ish' Spinoff Would Look Like

With the premiere of mixed-ish set to take place September 24 on ABC, black-ish breakout star Marsai Martin talked with Variety at the show's premiere to discuss what a spinoff centering her character, Diane Johnson, would look like. Martin then revealed she likes to see where Diane is at during her preteen years. Marsai Martin shares what she thinks a Diane Johnson spinoff might...

News,Television

'Empire' Final Season Exclusive Preview: Cookie And Becky Bond While Discussing Future Plans

The sixth and final season of the FOX musical drama Empire is fast approaching and fans can get a peek at the first episode via this clip, only on Shadow And Act. In the scene, Cookie and Becky, played respectively by Academy Award-nominated actresses Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe, are having a slumber party and bonding while discussing future plans and desires. The final...

Television,News

Lil Rel Howery To Headline His First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special

Lil Rel Howery has turned heads for his roles in movies like Jordan Peele's Oscar-winning directorial debut Get Out, and television series like Fox's Rel.  Now, the Shadow And Act RISING Award recipient, comedian, actor and writer will star in his first HBO special. View this post on Instagram I may be funny but I ain’t no joke... New Comedy special coming soon......