Kerry Washington's on-screen life is filled with "Scandal," but off-screen, the 36-year-old actress has plenty to smile about.
"I'm the luckiest broad in showbiz," Washington told People magazine after she was nominated for an outstanding lead actress in a drama Emmy. "I just feel really blessed and humbled and grateful for this nomination."
In what's probably more calculated than just a bout of good timing, the theatrical trailer for "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" has arrived to coincide with Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday on Thursday.
A teaser for the biopic was released last week, but it didn't hint at how vibrant and powerful the full trailer would be.
Fans searching for the truth about a third "X-Files" movie will need to keep looking.
The possibility of another film came up at the 20th anniversary panel at Comic-Con on Thursday, and the response from the well-stocked panel attendees was pretty vague.
The TV Guide-hosted event reunited stars David Duchovny (Agent Mulder) and Gillian Anderson (Agent Scully) with "X-Files" creator Chris Carter and executive producers Howard Gordon and Vince Gilligan, among others.
When the Emmy nominations were announced at 5:40 PT on Thursday, "Veep" actress Anna Chlumsky was already up.
Yet it wasn't a case of nerves that had the 32-year-old actress wide awake - it was another role she's only recently stepped into: motherhood.
"American Idol" champ Fantasia Barrino is warming her pipes for a jazzy production this fall.
The season three "Idol" winner has been confirmed as the first guest star to be featured in the Broadway musical "After Midnight."
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