The Young and the Restless’ Tatyana Ali and All My Children’s Emerson Brooks took home Outstanding Actress and Outstanding Actor awards at the 2012 NAACP Image Awards on February 17. It was also a big night for The Help, which won Outstanding Motion Picture and earned awards for Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in Outstanding Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actress respectively.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Tyler Perry’s House of Paynewon in the drama and comedy categories. Oprah’s Lifeclass beat out the competition for Outstanding Talk Series. For the full list of 2012 NAACP Image Award winners visit Zap2it. See more photos from the award show after the jump!
Hot on the heels of reports Oprah Winfrey might replace Whitney Houston as Savannah in the Waiting to Exhale sequel, comes word from The Hollywood Reporter that she is considering a return to acting in The Butler.
Winfrey is mulling an offer to co-star in The Butler, Precious director Lee Daniels’ story of Eugene Allen, a black man who worked as butler in the White House, serving eight presidents from 1952 to 1986.
In other Oprah related news, Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav weighed in on the state of OWN.
Who says soap operas aren't profitible? Starting April 10, Dark Shadows: The Complete DVD Collection will be available for purchase. Fans can relive all their favorite moments of the gothic soap just in time for the big screen adaptation starring Johnny Depp. The collection will feature bonus interviews with the stars of the sudser and creator Dan Curtis. To pre-order the DVD's click here!
On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr and Jillian Bowe join Larry Flick and Keith Price on The Morning Jolt With Larry Flick to look back at the best and worst of soaps and pop culture in 2011.
Listen as they discuss All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital, One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless. They then dish about the celebrity scandals, TV series, movies and much that made their mark in 2011.
Daytime icon Bob Barker and upcoming Virgin Mary Pamela Anderson were among the famous vegetarians included on sheets of limited-edition 44-cent stamps and honored by PETA (People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals) on November 29. According to the LA Times, Barker and Anderson were on hand to help promote the event, but it was Anderson who drew the most attention. The stamps, featuring such other famous people as Woody Harrelson, Gandhi and Leonardo da Vinci can be purchased through Peta’s official website. See more photos after the jump! READ MORE
Daytime, primetime, film and pop stars mingled at the 2011 MOCA Gala: "An Artist's Life Manifesto" in Los Angeles on November 12 at the MOCA Grand Avenue. The Young and the Restless’ Greg Rikaart and American Idol runner up-turned Genoa City resident Diana DeGarmo walked the black carpet, along with such celebrities as Gwen Stefani, Kirsten Dunst, Rachel Zoe, Dita Von Teese and fellow Y&R stars. See more photos after the jump! READ MORE