Just try telling Carrie Watts that you can't go home again. This elderly Texan, determined to make her way back to a town that time and everyone but she has forgot, bristles with restless gumption, fueled by an indomitable spirit that erupts in hymns she can't stop humming — or singing, as in a memorable scene set in a deserted bus station after midnight.
On Broadway, where Cicely Tyson won a Tony Award last year for her luminous performance as Carrie in a revival of The Trip to Bountiful, audiences often joined in as she sang "Blessed Assurance" in the play's rapturous high point. And for a moment, in Lifetime's languid movie adaptation (Saturday, 8/7c), you might find your own living room transformed into a choir loft.
Kerry Washington will make her Saturday Night Live hosting debut on Nov. 2, NBC announced Wednesday.
Washington, who stars on ABC's Scandal, will be joined by Eminem, who returns for a sixth appearance as musical guest.
Kenan Thompson blames SNL's diversity issue on lack of talented black comediennes
Kinky Boots was the big winner at Sunday's 67th annual Tony Awards, taking home six trophies including Best Musical and Best Score (penned by Cyndi Lauper).
For the first time ever, Oprah Winfrey conducts an interview inside her lavish Montecito, California, estate in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Roots, the 1977 Emmy-winning ABC miniseries that exposed the horrors of slavery and triumphs of its survivors.
TV Guide Network's Hollywood 411 goes behind the scenes of Janet Jackson's latest music video, "Nothing," featuring exclusive interviews with Jackson and the filmmakers. "Nothing" appears on the soundtrack of Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? Jackson co-stars with Tyler Perry, Louis Gossett Jr., Cicely Tyson, Jill Scott, Sharon Leal and Richard T. Jones in the marital-strife sequel.
Hollywood 411's report on "Nothing" airs Wednesday at 7/6c and again on Thursday at 2:30 p.m./1:30c on the TV Guide Network.
Watch Jackson's music video for "Nothing":