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Viola Davis: Most Roles Offered to Black Actresses Are “Mammy-ish”

Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish."

In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How to Get Away with Murder star says there simply aren't enough meaty roles being offered to black women in Hollywood — and, she adds, those given to Halle Berry and her Shondaland counterpartScandal's Kerry Washington, don't count.

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Season 3, Episode 18
Election Day has arrived and nothing is off limits to capture votes.

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Season 3, Episode 17
The team must spring into action following a security breach; when Fitz's campaign stalls, he thinks about going against Olivia's suggestion; Maya and Adnan plan their next move.

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Season 3, Episode 16
Abby steps in as Olivia's proxy and takes on duties at the White House. Meanwhile, the team continues to investigate B613, and someone throws a wrench in Reston's presidential campaign.

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Season 3, Episode 13
A well prepared Fitz gets thrown a curve ball during the first presidential debate, Olivia receives shocking news and is forced to make an extremely difficult decision, and the gladiators work with a powerful CEO accused of murder. Meanwhile, one dirty little secret could lead to deadly consequences.

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Viola Davis: Most Roles Offered to Black Actresses Are “Mammy-ish”

Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish."

In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How to Get Away with Murder star says there simply aren't enough meaty roles being offered to black women in Hollywood — and, she adds, those given to Halle Berry and her Shondaland counterpartScandal's Kerry Washington, don't count.

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Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo Is Quitting Acting?!

For Ellen Pompeo, there's really nowhere to go after Grey's Anatomy — at least as far as acting is concerned.

"I definitely don't have a strong desire to act after Grey's," Pompeo said at a BuzzFeed Brews event Wednesday. read more

Mega Buzz: A Good Wife Crisis, a Castle Wedding and Homeland's Explosive Reboot

Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Is Diane actually going to join Florrick/Agos on The Good Wife? — Brenda
Alicia certainly wants her to, but she and Cary may not see eye-to-eye on that topic. Even so, things are set in motion for Diane's shift — she already has her story lined up for her clients and David Lee and Canning — until an unforeseen crisis not only puts that on the back burner, but also pits several characters against each other.

Will the Castle cliff-hanger be resolved early in the new season or strung out for ages? — 
New showrunner David Amann would like a little from Column A and a little from Column B.... read more

Exclusive First Look: Scandal Gets Fancy Schmancy in Season 4 Cast Shot

Scandal is moving up an hour to Thursdays #TGIT at 9/8c, so fittingly, its stars are dressed to the nines.

In our exclusive first look at the Season 4 cast shot below, Olivia & Co. are donning way more than their Sunday best — the ladies are ...
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Where's Olivia Pope? Find Out in the New Teaser for Season 4 of Scandal

As the curtain closed on Scandal's third season, Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) hopped on a plane with Jake, leaving Washington D.C., the President of the United States and her job behind. The plane's destination? No one knew.

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Premiered: April 05, 2012, on ABC
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Premise: A former White House communications director opens a Washington, D.C. crisis-management firm in this drama based on the work of crisis manager Judy Smith, whose clients have included Monica Lewinsky and Justice Clarence Thomas.

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