Kerry Washington to Play Anita Hill in HBO Film About Clarence Thomas Hearings

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Kerry Washington to play Anita Hill in HBO’s film about the Clarence Thomas hearings
Confirmation will tackle the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings in which Hill accused Thomas of sexual harassment. The hearings riveted the nation and changed the country’s understanding of sexual harassment.

Andy Samberg will host this year’s Emmys on Fox
The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star becomes the 2nd SNL alum in a row to host the Emmys, following in the footsteps of his pal Seth Meyers. Jane Lynch hosted the last time the Emmys were on Fox, in 2011.

Esquire puts butt naked Chelsea Handler and Nick Offerman on its cover
Check them out from behind.

Gossip Girl‘s Ed Westwick to star in ABC’s L.A. Crime
He and Parenthood‘s Erika Christensen will play Bonnie & Clyde-style serial killers on the ABC drama pilot. MORE CASTING: Anna Deveare Smith joins Problem Child, Amber Valletta will play Don Johnson’s wife on Boom, and Psych‘s James Roday joins ABC’s genius kids comedy.

Blue Bloods gets Method Man for its season finale
“The Wire” alum will play a gang member accused of murder.

YouTube’s The Fine Brothers get a TruTV show
They’ll try to prove that anything is connected by six degrees on Six Degrees of Everything. PLUS: TruTV renews 4 shows.