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The 59th Annual Grammy Awards Announce All-Star Lineup of Presenters!

Twenty-one more presenters have been announced for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards® – a diverse group from across all media that includes: Camila Cabello, Laverne Cox (left), Celine Dion, DNCE, Halsey (center), Taraji P. Henson, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Pentatonix, Solange (right), John Travolta and more (the complete list can be found below).

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards®, hosted by James Corden, will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Febraury 12th (8/7C), on CBS.

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FOX Renews Empire!

EMPIRE: Pictured L-R: Ta’Rhonda Jones, Gabourey Sidibe, Bryshere Gray, Jussie Smollett, Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Serayah McNeil, Trai Byers and Grace Gealey. ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Michael Lavine/FOX

FOX’s top drama, Empire, has been renewed for a fourth season.

New episodes return on Wednesday, March 22nd. Details follow the break.

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Hidden Figures Is a God-Ordained Miracle!

Hidden Figures – Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae). Photo Credit: Hopper Stone.

Hidden Figures, which had a two theater Christmas release for awards consideration, opens wide this weekend and it is a remarkable film.

The story of three African American women who made major contributions to the space race while working for NASA in 1961, it is a story of glorious achievement against a background of casual racism and sexism.

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Taraji P. Henson Brings Back White Hot Holidays!

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Taraji P. Henson will host a second annual Taraji’s White Hot Holidays special in early December.

Following the success of last year’s special, FOX and Henson have teamed up for a new special that will feature performers Jussie Smollett, Taye Diggs, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys, Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC, Snoop Dogg and TLC.

Tyler Perry and Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Terry Crews will also make cameo appearances.

Taraji’s White Hot Holidays will air on Thursday, December 8th (8/7C). Read on for further details.

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Not Giving Up On Brain Power Trailer: Hidden Figures!

DF-00227_R - Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) offers some help to NASA mission specialist Karl Zielinski (Olek Krupa). Photo Credit: Hopper Stone.
HIDDEN FIGURES – Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) offers some help to NASA mission specialist Karl Zielinski (Olek Krupa). Photo Credit: Hopper Stone.

There’s a new international trailer for 20th Century Fox’s Hidden Figures – the story of the black women behind launching astronaut John Glenn into orbit. It features a fair bit of new footage.

Check it out after the break. Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae and Kevin Costner and will be in theaters on January 13th.

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Black Women Changed The World Featurette: Hidden Figures!

DF-05465 - HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world.  The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Photo Credit: Hopper Stone.
HIDDEN FIGURES (Photo Credit: Hopper Stone.)

Brilliant female African American mathematicians helped launch John Glenn into orbit.

Hidden Figures is their story. Check out the featurette after the break. Hidden Figures stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monaé. It launches on January 13th, 2017.

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The Simpsons Go 60 Minutes In New Year!

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The Simpsons have a pre-New Year’s resolution: the show will broadcast its first one-hour episode in January 2017.

Taraji P. Henson and Keegan-Michael Key will make special guest appearances in the episode, which will see Mr. Burns crossing paths with a music mogul as he tries to relive his glory days.

The Simpsons premieres in its 28th season on Sunday, September 25th. Follow the jump for whole great bunches more.

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Ice Age Easter Egg Hunt Leads Into The Passion!

ICE AGE: THE GREAT EGG-SCAPADE: FOX puts a prehistoric spin on the world's first Easter egg hunt in the all-new animated special ICE AGE: THE GREAT EGG-SCAPADE airing Sunday, March 20 (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) leading into THE PASSION (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.  CR: FOX
ICE AGE: THE GREAT EGG-SCAPADE: FOX puts a prehistoric spin on the world’s first Easter egg hunt in the all-new animated special ICE AGE: THE GREAT EGG-SCAPADE airing Sunday, March 20 (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) leading into THE PASSION (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. CR: FOX

Even before there was an Easter, there was an Easter Egg hunt.

How is that possible? Find out in Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade when it airs on Sunday, March 20th (FOX, 7:30/6:30C) leading into The Passion (8/7C). Follow the jump for details.

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It’s Almost an Empire Christmas!

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When you think of Christmas, Lucious and Cookie Lyon might not be the first names you think of.

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, though, are hosting FOX’s yuletide special, Taraji and Terence’s White Hot Holidays – with guests Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx and John Legend.

Henson & Howard (not a bad name for a band/law firm) will perform a duet (details TBA, probably on the show) while Blige, Foxx and Legend will perform their takes on holiday standards. Plus, surprise guests!

Taraji and Terence’s White Hot Holidays airs on FOX on Wednesday, dec. 9th (9/8C). For more, follow the jump.

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Live The Life of a Music Mogul For a Day! Enter FOX’s Run Empire For a Day Sweepstakes!

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FOX’s Empire centers on Luscious Lyon (Terrence Howard), head of Empire Records – and his efforts to ensure that his legacy will not be carried on and not wasted/destroyed by his greedy family.

Leading up to the premiere of Empire on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, FOX is holding the Run Empire For a Day Sweepstakes. The winner of which will receive a trip to Los Angeles and a VIP Experience at Empire’s premiere party.  Entries close on December 15th. Follow the jump for details.

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Powerful Trailer: Empire!

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I’m sure there were some people who laughed when Lee Daniels said he was going to make a black Dynasty for television. Well, it’s almost here – and here’s the first teaser trailer to prove it.

Empire stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson and will premiere on FOX in 2015. Follow the jump to check out the teaser.

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