Oscars celebrate May, Jackson, Ullmann and Glover
2022 Governors Awards - Show Bill Murray, left, presents Elaine May with an honorary award at the Governors Awards on Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) (Chris Pizzello)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Elaine May was the last to arrive and the first to leave at the Governors Awards on Friday in Los Angeles. Everyone is simply delighted to be celebrating living legends who are long overdue for their Oscar moment. “That’s why I brought 20 people here from Norway so they can say, ‘It is true she did get an Oscar,’” Ullmann said. “I’m amazingly grateful for this moment,” Glover said, speaking at length about his grandparents' decision to send their kids to school instead of work.wftv.com
In and outside court, Smollett fights for reputation, career
As Jussie Smollett fights criminal charges that he lied to Chicago police about being the victim of an anti-gay, racist attack, his supporters are also working on a broader strategy: Ensuring the 39-year-old emerges from the scandal with his reputation and career intact, whatever the outcome of the trial.
Oscars to honor Elaine May, Danny Glover, Samuel L. Jackson
Film Academy-Honorary Oscars This combination of photos shows Danny Glover, from left, Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May and Liv Ullmannm who will be honored at the 12th Governors Awards in January. The Academy Awards will present May, Jackson and Ullmann with honorary Oscars and Glover with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. (AP Photo) (Uncredited)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Academy Awards will present Elaine May, Samuel L. Jackson and Liv Ullmann with honorary Oscars and Danny Glover with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 12th Governors Awards in January. The film academy announced the honorary awards Thursday. Once a regular feature of the Academy Awards telecast, the honorary Oscars will be doled out in a separate, untelevised ceremony on January 15 in Los Angeles.wftv.com
Turner Classic Movies Festival heads to TCM and HBO Max
MacGraw and Glover will be honored at the Turner Classic Movies Festival. (AP Photo)Don't worry about making the trip to Hollywood for the Turner Classic Movies Festival this year — it's coming straight to your living room. TCM said Wednesday that its 12th installment will run on both its cable channel and the HBO Max streaming service. Our approach gives fans even more movies, stars and unique presentations to choose from,” said Pola Changnon, head of TCM, in a statement. “The breadth of this festival will offer interest for every kind of classic movie fan – whether they’re new to this world or card-carrying cinephiles!”
ABC News to air newsmagazine on the Black experience
This combination photo shows, from left, Carmelo Anthony, Nick Cannon, David Alan Grier, John Ridley and Danny Glover who will be featured on "Soul of a Nation," an ABC newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – ABC News says that next month it will begin airing “Soul of a Nation,” which the network believes is the first prime-time broadcast newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. The network has committed to six episodes that will air on consecutive Tuesday nights. It illustrates the opportunity to both speak to a Black audience and educate others about what is going on in the community. ___This story has been corrected to show that the name of the series creator is Marie Nelson, not Marie Roberts.