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Showtime obviously showed Mo’Nique the love and the coins. Comedienne Mo’Nique is getting the type of appreciation from Showtime and her fans that she believes she did not get in sufficient supply from Netflix. The controversial and combative comic, who won a best-supporting actress Oscar for her portrayal of a batty and perverted mother in…

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Viola Davis will portray former first lady Michelle Obama in a new series for Showtime. The Academy Award-winning actress will star in “First Ladies,” a new political drama. The show aims to pull back the curtain on the personal and political lives of first ladies throughout history. The first season will feature Michelle Obama, Betty…

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Actor Jason Mitchell has been fired from the popular Showtime series, “The Chi,” which was recently renewed for a third season. The 32-year-old actor was also axed from “Desperados,” a Netflix movie which he was due to take the lead in, amid allegations of “inappropriate behavior.” And that’s not all, as both his agency, UTA, and management company…

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Kanye West is executive producing a new Showtime series, “Omniverse.” West will be working alongside his manager, Scooter Braun. Lee Sung Jin is also attached as an executive producer and a writer on the half-hour show. Jaden Smith has been cast to play the rapper in the new TV show. The Karate Kid star will appear…

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Racist right-wing folks like Laura Ingraham have historically despised “uppity Negroes” like LeBron James, who exemplify intelligence and also have the intestinal fortitude to speak up forcefully on sociopolitical inequities in America. So when the Fox News host ordered King James to “shut up and dribble,” she had no idea that the NBA megastar would use…

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The state of Georgia has one less fat ass racist in the state legislature, as State Rep. Jason Spencer had the good sense to resign from office. As previously reported by rolling out, Spencer was duped on the Showtime series “What is America?” by the host, notorious comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, into literally showing his…

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Michael Jackson

Family, fans, and friends look back at Michael Jackson’s evolution from leader of the Jackson 5 to breakthrough solo artist in Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall. The documentary premieres on Showtime on Feb. 5 and will be included with the album’s CD/DVD reissue dropping Feb. 26.

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Grammy and Oscar Award-winning rapper Common continues to make moves in the world of film and television. On the heels of announcing landing a role in the upcoming Keanu Reeves film, John Wick 2, the 43-year-old Chicago native has just signed a two-year deal with HBO that grants the cable giant first dibs on projects developed…

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Who’s running to the border with me Friday night to see the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight? All I need is airfare to LAX from Atlanta, and then a group of us can carpool down to Tjiuana to view the fight absolutely free. It’s the deal of the century to see the fight…

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Danny Garcia Victorious Again (Photo by SHOWTIME/Amanda Kwok)

Danny “Swift” Garcia brutalized Rod Salka with an unforgiving left hook to the head at the 2:31 mark of the second round as the referee, Salka’s corner and Garcia’s left simultaneously ended the fight. The Philadelphia native raised his record to 29-0 with the 17th knockout of his career in front of a crowd of…

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Showtime’s “House of Lies” is quite an intriguing show. Starring Oscar-nominee Don Cheadle as unscrupulous-and-high-powered management consultant Marty Kaan, the show centers on Kaan’s exploits juggling multi-million dollar clients, a less-than-stable home life and his small crew of colorful co-workers. Among those colleagues is Jeanie van der Hooven, played by Kristen Bell. Just as calculating as Marty, Jeanie is ambitious and cold, with a sharp wit and even sharper perspective.

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Social media users had a field day torching rising boxing star Adrien Broner after he talked endless trash; he then got thoroughly thumped by Argentina brawler Marcos Maidana. The Floyd Mayweather wanna-be, who calls Pretty Boy Floyd his idol, has talked twice as much trash as the flamboyant Mayweather while accomplishing less than half of…

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