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GOLDEN GLOBES Adds THIS IS US and BIG BANG THEORY Trios, Taraji P. Henson, and More As Presenters

January 3, 2019 by  
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Golden Globes presenters

2019 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS — Pictured: “2019 Golden Globe Awards” Key Art — (Photo by: NBC)

With the Golden Globes just a few short days away, the Hollywood Foreign Press has announced a gaggle of presenters. Read more

Netflix Orders Octavia Spencer’s MADAM C.J. WALKER

July 29, 2018 by  
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Madam C.J. Walker

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Netflix has picked up MADAM C.J. WALKER, an Octavia Spencer series, the streaming platform announced during its Television Critics Association session.

The eight-episode series is based on the book “On Her Own Ground,” by A’Lelia Bundles. Spencer will star and executive produce the show.

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RED BAND SOCIETY: Octavia Spencer on Getting to Sing as Nurse Jackson

November 18, 2014 by  
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RED BAND SOCIETY: Logo.

In the last RED BAND SOCIETY, viewers learned a whole lot about Nurse Jackson — not only was she a former background singer, but her first intro to Ocean Park Hospital was due to Nurse Jackson’s sick sister. And with Nurse Jackson suspended from the hospital, Kenji and Nurse Brittany went to visit their old friend, and Kenji basically dared her to sing again. Naturally, she took him up on it…and kicked some major butt while doing it.

On the show’s Atlanta set, RED BAND SOCIETY Octavia Spencer spoke with reporters about having to sing for the series…

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RED BAND SOCIETY on Fox – First Look

May 12, 2014 by  
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RED BAND SOCIETY, a new Fox comedic one-hour series, is led by Octavia Spencer, and is set in the pediatric wing of a hospital.

Check out some photos from the series, the official description, and the trailer…

RED BAND SOCIETY

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MOM Books Justin Long and Octavia Spencer

July 29, 2013 by  
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MOM has already booked some big-name guest stars for its early part of the season: Justin Long and Octavia Spencer!

MOM co-creator Chuck Lorre announced the news during the comedy’s Television Critics Association session today, noting that Long will play a love interest for series star Anna Faris’ Christy.

“Poor bastard doesn’t know what he’s in for,” Lorre laughed. “He’s going to be her first shot at a meaningful relationship.”

As for Spencer — who will appear in the show’s fifth episode  — she’ll play a “woman who has bigger problems than Christy,” per Lorre.

Which guest star are you most excited about?

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