*It’s no surprise that the season 2 premiere of “Empire” handily whupped all competition on Wednesday night – outside of the NFL. The one-hour return earned an average 6.5 rating among adults 18-49 and 16 million viewers, according to Nielsen. Compared to previous episodes, that’s only eclipsed by “Empire’s” March finale as the highest-rated ever. […]

UPDATE: Friday, June 26, 12:30 PM EST: Following the Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage in all 50 states, President Obama called the historic win a “victory for America” in an emotional address to the nation. “Our nation was founded on a bedrock principle that we are all created equal,” Obama said. “The project […]

This brilliant young woman was offered a spot by 26 colleges (and $3m in scholarships) http://t.co/0EcmyRlIPZ pic.twitter.com/7PPnrWPf4b" — Maham Masood (@1mahammasood) June 15, 2015 Black girls do, indeed, rock. And Chicago high school student Arianna Alexander is no exception. In fact, she’s rocking her $3 million worth of scholarships all the way to college. Arianna, […]

When final box office receipts were tallied at 11:59 pm Saturday night, Furious 7 completely dominated the competition with a debut in 63 international markets. Variety reports the latest entry in the Fast & Furious franchise brought in $384 million, which made it the fourth highest-grossing global opening in history. Only Harry Potter and the […]

Despite some lukewarm reviews, the DreamWorks/Fox animated comedy Home was expected to bring in roughly $30 to $35 million in box office receipts during its opening weekend. It has surpassed those forecasts with an initial opening weekend of over $40 million. Variety reports the film cost $130 million to make, and it features vocal talent […]

After 10 weeks of consecutive growth, “Empire” continued it’s winning streak with a #1 soundtrack.  The“Empire” soundtrack, featuring show favorites like “Drip Drop” and “Keep Your Money,” debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts this week. The 18-track disc sold over 130,000 units between traditional album sales and streaming services. The Fox show has been […]

Once again Lucious, (Terrence Howard), Cookie, (Taraji P. Henson) and the other scene stealers at Empire are making history. The freshman Lee Daniels drama has smashed a 23-year old record! Entertainment Weekly is reporting the Fox show has become the only scripted series since 1991 to continuously gain with total viewers with each of its […]

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  Kevin Hart and Ice Cube’s buddy cop comedy Ride Along did big things at the box office this weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, the film debuted at number one with $41.2 million. The Tim Story-directed project earned the biggest debut for a movie released during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, and according […]

  Beyonce doesn’t know how to do anything else but win. After dropping a surprise album that sold more than 600,00 copies in three days, Bey breaks another record. She is the first woman to have her first five albums claim the top spot on the charts. Billboard Magazine has projected Beyonce to sell almost […]

  CLEVELAND – The RTA celebrated the fifth anniversary of the HealthLine along Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Monday. Several civil leaders and RTA officials gathered at Ideastream on Euclid Avenue to tout the successes of the HealthLine. Called the Healthline because it connects with University Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic, it opened in 2008 and […]