via hellobeautiful: Ethel Ayler, the actress who played Claire Huxtable’s mother on “The Cosby Show,” has passed away. She was 88-years-old. According to Deadline, she died last month on November 18 in Loma Linda, California, her family announced on Friday. The cause of death was not released. Ayler, a Alabama native and Fisk alum, had a career that spanned […]
This September, a small exhibit honoring Bill Cosby will go on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. The exhibit is titled "Taking Shape," and focuses on African-American representation on television in the 20th century. To encompass this history, Cosby's 1964 comedy record I Started Out as a Child, an I Spy comic book, and video clips from the program and clips from The Cosby Show have been added to the exhibit.
Since over 50 women have come forward with accusations against Bill Cosby, syndicated reruns of “The Cosby Show” have been removed from numerous networks, including TV Land, Bounce TV and BET-owned Centric. With the sitcom’s broadcast future still up in air, Malcolm-Jamal Warner (aka Theo Huxtable) told The Huffington Post that he feels “The Cosby Show” “deserves to return […]
On Tuesday, Roland Martin talked with Goldie Taylor, Editor-at-Large for The Daily Beast, about her Ebony cover story, Cliff-Hanger: Can 'The Cosby Show' Survive? Should It?
Keisha Knight Pulliamstars alongside Marques Houston and reality star Draya Michele in the romantic comedy Will to Love, available on DVD and digital release today. The film centers on Jamal Hawkins (Houston), a handsome, eligible bachelor who will soon be a very wealthy man. As the primary heir to the “Let It Roll” toilet paper corporation, Jamal is […]
When The Cosby Show first aired on NBC in 1984, Tempestt Bledsoe (who played Vanessa Huxtable) was only ten years old. Over the years, her character was quite relatable to teenagers; talking on the phone too much, went through teenage heartbreak, and generally broke her parents’ rules such as wearing makeup before they allowed her to. […]
With new revelations about Bill Cosby continuing to surface — most recently, from a decade-old deposition obtained by the New York Times— the legacy of the Cosby Show, the comedian’s once-beloved sitcom, is irreparably damaged. But Cliff Huxtable isn’t the only member of his sitcom family affected by the controversy; as the comedian’s career tanks, the […]
The latest revelation regarding Bill Cosby giving women drugs before sex has ignited a new firestorm around the man best known for his role as…
Twenty-nine years ago , one of the most iconic and impactful shows about a black family debuted on television sets around the nation: “The Cosby Show.” The show aired on NBC for eight seasons, and led to the spin off “A Different World.” TV Guide once said that the show “almost single-handedly revived the sitcom […]
Thanksgiving is a special time where we can gather together with our loved ones, share a good meal and give thanks. As we all gear up for the long weekend filled with family interactions, why not take a few lessons from our favorite family, the Huxtables? Over the many years The Cosby Show was on […]
Twenty years after groundbreaking series The Cosby Show ended in 1992, Tempestt Bledsoe has returned to NBC in the Jimmy Fallon-produced sitcom Guys with Kids to play Marny, the working mother of four kids and wife of stay-at-home dad Gary, played by Anthony Anderson. Slated for Wednesday night, the second episode of Guys with Kids […]