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TVLine's Performer of the Week: Angela Bassett


A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars 

THE PERFORMER | Angela Bassett

THE SHOW | American Horror Story: Coven

THE EPISODE | “The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks”

THE AIRDATE | January 8, 2014 READ MORE

15 Black Women Who Should Be on Saturday Night Live's Hosting Shortlist

Black Women SNL

When Kenan Thompson told this week that Saturday Night Live avoids comedy-rich targets like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Beyoncé, Sleepy Hollow and Scandal because finding funny black female sketch comics is “just a tough part of the business,” all we could do was wince.

And then, when we decided to look at the numbers, we got really exasperated. READ MORE

American Horror Story Casting News: Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone Join Season 3′s Coven


Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett and Broadway legend Patti LuPone are joining the cast of American Horror Story: Coven, the witch-themed third chapter of FX’s hit spookfest. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Julian McMahon Lands Lead in Fox's CIA Drama, Angela Bassett to Co-Star


Nip/Tuck vet Julian McMahon is thisclose to sewing up the lead role in a CIA-themed drama pilot at Fox, and Angela Bassett is nearing a deal to join him. READ MORE

TVLine Items: 30 Rock Jilted By Clinton, Xtina Is a Voice Coach, and Other TV News to Know


What gives, Mr. President?

Tina Fey reportedly had big plans for 30 Rock‘s 100th episode — plans involving no less than Bill Clinton — but unfortunately …READ MORE