Shonda Rhimes

Ellen Pompeo’s Explosive Equal-Pay Essay Blasts Patrick Dempsey and Hollywood’s Misogyny

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ actress reveals (with spectacular candor) how, despite being the titular lead of TV’s most popular drama series, she had to …

Culture

Ellen Pompeo Is About to Make $20 Million a Year—and She Isn't Afraid to Talk About It

It’s a new day in Hollywood—one where women are not afraid or embarrassed to speak out about the money they make, or aren’t making in the recent cases of Catt Sadler and Michelle Williams.<p>So it’s incredibly refreshing to hear another very public woman, Ellen Pompeo, open up about with pride about …

Catt Sadler

Why Shonda Rhimes and Ellen Pompeo's relationship is so much more important than you might realize

On Wednesday morning, <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> fans rejoiced on social media after <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> released an interview with Ellen Pompeo, who confirmed …

Judd Apatow

Ellen Pompeo Is The Highest Paid Woman On A Primetime Drama

Ellen Pompeo shared her <i>Grey's</i> salary! She makes $575,000 per episode, which adds up to $20 million a YEAR. This makes her the highest paid actress on …

TV

Nicole Kidman & Reese Witherspoon's ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Salaries May Mark An Overdue Change In Hollywood

If Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon's reportedsalaries for <i>Big Little Lies</i> Season 2 are anything to go by, change may actually be afoot in the …

Catt Sadler

TV bigshots meet on Miami Beach for frenzy of deals

From Hopalong Cassidy protecting the beleaguered folks of Canyon City from rustlers and train robbers to a young man who thinks he’s in love with a …

TV

Ellen Pompeo on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Pay Dispute: Catt Sadler, Debra Messing and More Celebs React

The stars are rallying behind <b>Ellen Pompeo</b> after the actress unveiled equal pay disputes she has faced while working on <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i>.<p>As previously …

Catt Sadler

Ellen Pompeo Praised For Being A Total Badass In Airing Out Grey's Anatomy Salary Negotiations, Patrick Dempsey Tea, & MORE!

Ellen Pompeo is our spirit animal.<p>In a new interview with <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, the <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> star discusses becoming the highest-paid actress …

TV

Did The Women’s March Actually Accomplish Anything?

It’s been one hell of a year…<p>On January 21, 2017, history was made. The Women’s March—in which over four million citizens of the world gathered …

Feminism

Shondaland EP Betsy Beers on ‘Scandal’ Finale, ‘Grey’s’ Longevity, and Netflix Deal

Peak TV has arrived at Shondaland. Shonda Rhimes’ production banner not only has a slate packed with series already on the air (ABC’s “Grey’s …

TV

Monica’s Lingering Legacy

“Did you know there’s not one kid who has died in Iraq who wouldn’t be alive today if it weren’t for Monica Lewinsky?” legendary <i>60 Minutes</i> chief Don …

Conservative View

Michelle Obama Continues to Turn Heads with Her Style

Barack Obama

Morning Spin: How governor candidates stack up against big-money rivals

<i>Welcome</i> <i>to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Subscribe here.</i><p><b>Topspin</b><p>Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrat J.B. Pritzker continue to have the most campaign cash in the race for governor, but …

Chicago

How Time's Up Could Help Close Hollywood's Pay Gap

Time’s Up, a multipronged initiative and legal fund formed this year by more than 300 women in Hollywood to fight sexual harassment across industries, could be the movement that finally brings pay parity to Tinseltown.<p>The alliance’s intended goals target the sexual harassment endemic in Hollywood …

Kaley Cuoco

Title Of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Mid-Series Premiere Episode Changed To Bring Awareness To Domestic Violence

As die-hard <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> fans probably already know, the show’s creators have been incredibly diligent and detail-oriented when it comes to one tiny …

TV

14 books that will change your life in 2018

It’s exciting to think about all the potential for 2018, a new year that's full of possibilities. But it can be daunting to figure out how to make those massive changes you’re craving in life. Fortunately, there’s one simple solution — and no, it’s not hiring an expensive life coach, therapist or …

Psychology

Matt Damon Apologizes for His #MeToo Comments: “I Am Really Sorry”

The actor says he will “get in the backseat” after being criticized for earlier remarks about sexual harassment that were deemed insensitive.<p><b>Matt Damon</b> is backpedaling on his earlier remarks about the Hollywood reckoning. In December, the actor was roundly mocked on social media when he weighed in …

Alyssa Milano

Oprah Had Time For A Troll Who Came For Her On Instagram

There are some truths in life that are not to be disputed. Like, what you're not going to do is come for Oprah Winfrey. But one troll recently …

Women of Color

Oprah and the women behind Time's Up discuss what's next for the movement

Oprah Winfrey hosted a panel with some of the most powerful women in Hollywood to discuss the Time's Up movement and what comes next in a segment for CBS' <i>Sunday Morning</i>. Oprah was joined by America Ferrera, Natalie Portman, Tracee Ellis Ross, Reese Witherspoon, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, …

Tracee Ellis Ross

These Are the Highest-Earning Movie and TV Roles of All Time

The number of women on this list is very short.<p>Since the Times Up movement, everyone is after Hollywood to create a fair and safe work environment for all women and men—including equal pay. And while we might not complain about the salaries (because that's a lot of zeros), it's not about the …

Movies

Ava DuVernay, 'Get Out' and 'black-ish' Are Among Winners At 2018 NAACP Image Awards

<i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> director Ava DuVernay took home the big win during the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards and in the precious time she had on stage, the NAACP’s newly-minted Entertainer of the Year did something remarkable. She used her time to shout out a litany of television shows and movies …

Awards

9 Ways Networks and Streaming Rivals Are Fighting Back Against Netflix This Year

The Television Critics Association’s winter press tour comes to a close today, capping 14 days in which approximately 40 broadcast, cable and …

Digital Marketing

Ava DuVernay Tells Black Creators That 'This Is Our Time' at NAACP Image Awards

A-list artists celebrated a year’s worth of Black excellence and creative achievement at the 49th NAACP Image Awards, which aired live on TV One last …

Race & Ethnicity

Is This Scandal Sneak Peek Proof That Quinn Really Is Dead?

According to the network's description of the episode, appropriately entitled "Robin," the fallout from Rowan's desperate act affects all of Quinn's …

TV

Hollywood opening its wallet for Obama's presidential center in Chicago

Hollywood is opening its wallet for the Obama Foundation, which Tuesday reported 31 new donors who have contributed $1 million or more to the former president’s future center in Chicago.<p>Donors in the million-dollar-or-more circle include a foundation tied to Shonda Rhimes, who created TV hits such …

Politics

Hulu Doubles Down On Clooney

Hulu is betting big on George Clooney.<p>The streaming video service, owned by NBCUniversal, 21st Century Fox, Disney and Time Warner, has inked a deal …

Advertising Industry

Obama Foundation fundraising last quarter: Jump in million dollar donors

WASHINGTON – Jumbo dollar Obama Foundation fundraising jumped in the last quarter of 2017, according to a list of donors posted Tuesday, with the …

Chicago

TAKING A STAND: Celebs get political at the NAACP Image Awards

The 49th annual NAACP Image Awards took place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday evening and the stars came out in droves.The event took …

Entertainment

Ann Curry Opens Up About Matt Lauer, #MeToo and the Pain of Leaving Today

Five years after leaving the <i>Today</i> show, Ann Curry is revealing how she made it through dark times — and her life away from the morning grind.<p>Sitting …

Diets

Philip Roth Slams Trump, Talks Masculinity in New Interview

The 84-year-old novelist also discusses culture of toxic masculinity in wide-ranging New York Times interview<p>Novelist Philip Roth has emerged from …

Entertainment