Scandal’s Abortion Episode Draws Praise and Scorn
Planned Parenthood released a statement immediately following last night’s shocking midseason finale applauding Shonda Rhimes. Meanwhile, the conservative Media Research Council responded with disgust, saying: “Hollywood’s liberal values permeate movies and television. Last night’s episode of ABC’s Scandal was pretty much an hour-long advertisement for Planned Parenthood.” PLUS: Why this storyline took the abortion debate a step further than most shows, and this was the second time Scandal broached the controversial abortion debate.
Ewing, who played Haley’s boyfriend Dylan, recounted his body dysmorphic disorder in an article for The Huffington Post.
A former contestant who claims she received death threats from her “random groom” is trying to get ahold of the show’s unaired audio as part of her trial. But A&E’s lawyer responded: “All of these unpublished materials are protected against compelled disclosure by the reporters’ privilege.”
“It took me a minute to catch up and then I realized it’s a good opportunity to play what happens to someone when they can’t talk about a big part of their life,” he says. PLUS: Martin Henderson on the twist.
On Monday, the Amazon series will be part of a new White House LGBT Artists Champions of Change event.
The Showtime series returns Jan. 10.
The Louisiana governor was mocked some more after dropping out of the presidential race this week. PLUS: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Bieber have the world’s longest handshake.
Who’s calling her while filming the promos?
“Writing Hannibal made me realize that human beings and other animals have more similarities than differences,” says the former Hannibal boss.
First of all, it’ll be newbie-friendly.
There was a lot of shade thrown at The Donald during last night’s awards show.
A lot of answers just made no sense. PLUS: It’s going into hiatus with a whimper.
Kumail Nanjiani and Jonah Ray’s standup show will return for a third season.
The shooter “definitely aimed that gun a little higher than she wanted, though.” PLUS: Creator Pete Nowalk admits “it could all come crashing down.”
He’ll play Fargo alum Allison Tolman’s ex-boyfriend in the comedy about a woman and her talking dog.
Coat of Many Colors airs December 10.