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Dame Judi Dench & Dustin Hoffman Nominated For International Emmys

The two veterans picked up the nods on Monday (26Sep16) for their film about a bachelor's attempts to woo an elderly neighbour. Brazil leads the list of nominations this year with seven,...

Kerry Washington's Second Pregnancy Is 'Very Different' To Her First

The actress, 39, had her first child, a girl named Isabelle Amarachi, in 2014 and is now expecting a second baby with husband, former American football star Nnamdi Asomugha. Speaking about her...

Ellen Pompeo Begged Shonda Rimes To Write Channing Tatum Into Grey's Anatomy

Ellen stars as lead character Dr. Meredith Grey in the long running medical drama, created by showrunner Shonda Rhimes. The show, now in its 13th season, has attracted some big names over the years, including...

Shonda Rhimes Denies 'Scandal' Is Coming To An End

‘Scandal’ creator Shonda Rhimes had to quickly send in a tweet to ‘Good Morning America’ this morning to dispel the impression that the popular political thriller was about to end after the upcoming sixth season.On...

T.r. Knight Heading Back To Shonda Rhimes Universe

The actor starred in the hit medical drama for its first five seasons, but left the show in 2009. Seven years later, he's reuniting with former boss Rhimes, as well as Grey's co-executive...

Shonda Rhimes Dismisses Petition Calling For Jesse Williams To Be Kicked Off 'Grey's Anatomy'

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ showrunner Shonda Rhimes has laughed off a petition in the wake of Jesse Williams’ speech at the BET Awards that called for his character, Dr. Jackson Avery, to be removed from the show.Last...

Shonda Rhimes Addresses Sara Ramirez's Exit From 'Grey's Anatomy'

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ showrunner Shonda Rhimes has addressed the departure of actress Sara Ramirez from the show, after 10 years of playing Dr. Callie Torres. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Rhimes said Ramirez's departure “wasn’t a big,...

Ellen Pompeo Saddened By Fan Backlash Following 'Mcdreamy' Death

The hunky actor's alter ego Derek 'MCDreamy' Shepherd was written out of the hit medical drama last year (15), in a shock storyline which left many fans angry and upset.While Ellen, 46, also mourned the...

Ellen Pompeo Speaks On Patrick Dempsey's 'Grey's Anatomy' Exit

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star Ellen Pompeo has opened up on the exit of her co-star Patrick Dempsey, who played her husband Dr. Derek Shepherd on the ABC series. Appearing on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Monday...

Grey's Anatomy Drama Turned Katherine Heigl To Therapy

The 37-year-old, who played Izzie Stevens in the ABC show, quit in 2010 amid rumours she was "difficult" to work with and reports suggesting her relationship with show creator Shonda Rhimes had soured. Six years...

Shonda Rhimes Lands Emmy Honour

The producer/writer will be honoured by bosses at the International Television Academy for her her "groundbreaking" work at the International Emmy Awards in November (16) in New York. "I am continually...

Rihanna And Shonda Rhimes Honoured At Black Girls Rock!

The stars were among the honourees at the New Jersey event, which is held annually by Black Entertainment Television (BET) executives to promote positive images of black women. Grey's Anatomy and Scandal...

Drake Joins Rihanna Onstage For A Raunchy Dance

The on-off couple, who are rumoured to be an item again, recreated their 2016 BRIT Awards performance as they got up close and personal to the delight of the crowd at Miami's American Airlines Arena...

Shonda Rhimes Heads Up Hillary Clinton Campaign Ad

The TV spot is led by producer Shonda Rhimes and the stars of her prime time shows, including Ellen Pompeo of Grey's Anatomy, Kerry Washington of Scandal and Viola Davis, who plays the lead role...

Shonda Rhimes Wins Lawsuit Over Failed Show

Debra Feldman filed a lawsuit in 2013, claiming Rhimes lifted plots from her manuscript The Red Tattoo, which has similar themes to Off the Map, about U.S. doctors working in a South American...

Does Patrick Dempsey Think Shonda Rhimes Hated Him Enough To Kill Off 'Grey's Anatomy' Character?

When Dr Derek Shepherd met his end on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ earlier this year fans were shocked, upset and left wondering why McDreamy had to meet such a sad end. But some speculated that problems between...

Shonda Rhimes To Receive The 2016 Norman Lear Award In Television

Bosses at the Producers Guild of America will salute the TV mogul for her nearly 20 years as a producer and showrunner at the PGA Awards on 23 January (16). "Shonda Rhimes...

Scandal Creator Working On Romeo And Juliet Tv Sequel

The small screen mogul has teamed up with Scandal writer Heather Mitchell to create Still Star-Crossed, a drama which continues the story of The Bard's Capulets and Montagues families in the wake of...

Barbra Streisand To Receive Leadership Award

Barbra Streisand is to receive the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award.The 'Woman In Love' hitmaker is set to be honoured at The Hollywood Reporter's annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast, which will take place on December 9...

Kerry Washington Tries To Quit Acting 'All The Time'

Kerry Washington claims she tries to quit acting ''all the time.''The 'Scandal' star admits she often thinks about walking away from her Hollywood career.She said: ''I try to quit acting all the time! Not necessarily...

Shonda Rhimes' Marriage Refusal

Shonda Rhimes refuses to get married.The 'Grey's Anatomy' creator has insisted she has no plans to ever tie the knot after penning a storyline for one of her characters.She told Entertainment Weekly: ''I was seriously...

Grey's Anatomy Creator Working On New Nuns Drama

Shonda Rhimes' production company is developing a new drama for ABC about the Catholic custodians of a Bronx convent, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The untitled drama will focus on the nuns...

Katherine Heigl Reuniting With Grey's Anatomy Team For New Tv Series

The former scribes of the hit medical drama, Tony Phelan and Joan Rater, are now executive producers of a pilot which stars Heigl as a successful defence lawyer who gets romantically involved with...

Shonda Rhimes Speaks Out On Why 'Grey's Anatomy's' Derek Shepherd Had To Die

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ creator Shonda Rhimes has finally given some insight as to why Derek Shepherd, Patrick Dempsey’s character on the hit ABC show, had to die at the end of last season. The show runner...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Named In L.a. Power 25 List

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Ellen DeGeneres and Steven Spielberg have been named as the most powerful stars in Hollywood.The 'Fury' star and the 'Unbroken' director have been named in Manhattan's Observer newspaper's L.A. Power...

Shonda Rhimes Will Publish First Book 'Year Of Yes' This November

As the creator of ‘Scandal’, ‘Grey's Anatomy’ and ‘How to Get Away With Murder’, Shonda Rhimes is by far one of the most powerful and successful forces in television. But the queen of Shondaland is...

Grey's Anatomy Fans Launch Petition To Bring Mcdreamy Back From The Dead

Devotees were left stunned last week (23Apr15), when the latest episode aired in the U.S., as Patrick Dempsey's character was killed off following a car accident, and now they're fighting to get Dr....

Shonda Rhimes And Patrick Dempsey Speak After That 'Grey's Anatomy' Shocker

Wether you got to watch it first or you had the internet spoil it for you, Thursday’s episode of ‘Grey Anatomy’ featured one of the most shocking twists in TV history, a main character death...

'Greys Anatomy' Writer Shonda Rhimes Wouldn't List Lady Gaga's Oscar Performance Among Her Favourite Things

Most may have been suitably impressed by Lady Gaga’s tribute to The Sound of Music during Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, but one viewer who just couldn't get into it was ‘Greys Anatomy’ creator Shonda Rhimes. Yes...

Viola Davis Hits Back At Critic In Emotional Speech

Viola Davis paid tribute to How to Get Away With Murder's producers for casting a ''49-year-old dark skinned African-American woman who looks like me'' at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. The 49-year-old actress fought...

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