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Terminally Ill Comedian Quincy Jones Debuts Inspiring Trailer for His HBO Special

Originally posted 05/09/2016 03:45PM

[YOUTUBE "eJWQbpGKHjk"] Comedian Quincy Jones is one step closer to realizing a lifelong dream – seeing his comedy special hit the airwaves.

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Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Originally posted 05/02/2016 03:20PM

Oprah Winfrey is set to star in HBO Films' upcoming adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, PEOPLE confirms.

Winfrey, 62, has long been involved with the project, adapted from Rebecca Skloot's 2010 book of the same name.

The media mogul signed on as an executive producer when the book's film rights were first acquired in 2010, and the network announced on Monday that she will star in the biopic as well as co-executive producing it with Skloot and True Blood creator Alan Ball.

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Kit Harington Has a Message for Fans After That Game of Thrones Bombshell Last Night: 'Sorry!'

Originally posted 05/02/2016 09:10AM

After last night's Game of Thrones bombshell, is it too late now for Kit Harington to say "sorry"?

Warning: This story contains spoilers for Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, "Home."

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Terminally Ill Comedian Quincy Jones' HBO Special Gets Official Premiere Date

Terminally Ill Comedian Quincy Jones' HBO Special Gets Official Premiere Date

Originally posted 04/12/2016 03:20PM

Less than a month after Ellen DeGeneres convinced HBO to air a special for aspiring comedian Quincy Jones, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer last year, a date has been set for Jones' small screen debut: June 2.

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Game of Thrones' New Season 6 Trailer Will Give You Chills

Originally posted 04/11/2016 02:50PM

Game of Thrones is upon us.

HBO has released a second trailer for the medieval fantast epic's sixth season, and one thing is clear – there's a lot coming.

"Make no mistake, the dead are coming," Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham) declares in the eagerly awaited trailer.

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Kerry Washington on How the Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas Scandal Divided Her Family

Originally posted 04/11/2016 02:25PM

There's an important reason Kerry Washington was drawn to her upcoming project Confirmation.

Speaking at a Super Soul Session with Oprah Winfrey Sunday in Los Angeles, the Scandal star opened up why she decided to step into the shoes of Anita Hill in the HBO film about the 1991 Clarence Thomas sexual harassment scandal that rocked the United States.

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What Nora Ephron's Son Learned About His Late Mother While Making the Documentary Everything Is Copy

What Nora Ephron's Son Jacob Bernstein Learned About His Late Mother While Making the Documentary Everything Is Copy

Originally posted 04/01/2016 09:15PM

If anyone is perfectly equipped to make a moving and balanced documentary about trailblazing author-journalist-screenwriter-director Nora Ephron, it's her son, Jacob Bernstein. Not just because of the family connection, but because the first-time filmmaker is also a journalist who approached his subject with extreme care and objectivity.

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Anderson Cooper's Amazing Childhood: Studio 54 at Age 11 and Liza Minnelli Making House Calls

Originally posted 03/30/2016 01:00PM

Growing up as a member of the famed Vanderbilt family, Anderson Cooper didn't exactly have the white picket fence upbringing of his peers.

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