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Here, T.J. talks about the possibility of becoming the first African-American director to win an Oscar.


She has created a book series to empower young girls called Fabulous Girls and has founded a Fabulous Girls charity to help bring support and awareness to kids with cancer.

Here, she talks about "How to Rock," which premieres on Nickelodeon on Saturday, Feb. 4


'I wanted to do an acting role in a movie that had nothing to do with the music business or in which I would play a singer or a songwriter'

Here, he talks about his co-starring opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Terrence Howard as Andrew "Smoky" Salem in Red Tails, a World War II saga recounting the daring exploits of the Tuskegee Airmen in the skies over Europe. 


Oscar-winner speaks about playing Tuskegee Airman

Here, he talks about his latest outing as Major Emanuelle Stance in 'Red Tails,' a World War II epoch about the legendary Tuskegee Airmen


Two-time Pro Bowler helped transfrom 49ers back into NFC power

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is a game-changer who embodies the ethos of leadership both on and off the field.


Channel has struggled with executive turnover and a lack of programming featuring Oprah herself

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey earned the rare opportunity to convert her media charisma into a monogramed TV channel. Now she's the one tasked with rescuing OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, after a disappointing first year.


Here, she talks about her latest movie, "Joyful Noise," a musical comedy co-starring Dolly Parton

Latifah made her screen debut in Spike Lee's 1991 film "Jungle Fever," and her other film credits include "The Bone Collector," "The Last Holiday," "The Secret Life of Bees" and "Just Wright." Here, she talks about her latest movie, "Joyful Noise," a musical comedy co-starring Dolly Parton.


On director Garry Marshall: 'The ball hit him in the chops and that was the beginning of a beautiful friendship'

Currently, he can be seen in the ABC comedy hit "Last Man Standing" starring Tim Allen. Here, he talks about his latest outing as Kominsky in Garry Marshall's holiday-themed ensemble comedy, "New Year's Eve."


On the show, Cynthia assumes the role of "Naevia," a slave girl/lady in waiting captured in the first season

Here, Cynthia talks about Spartacus' upcoming season which is set to begin on Jan. 27, 2012. 


Meanwhile, racial tale "The Help" picks up five nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Silent film is taking over Hollywood's awards scene. The silent-era tale "The Artist" heads the Golden Globes with six nominations, among them best comedy or musical, and acting honors for its French stars, Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo.


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