The United States vs. Billie Holiday Director Lee Daniels on Jazz Icon: 'Her Imperfection Is What Made Her Perfect'
Billie Holiday didn’t particularly enjoy singing “Strange Fruit,” a chilling anti-lynching anthem that compared Black bodies to fruit hanging from a tree, but she knew it was too important to not be performed. READ MORE
Lee Daniels' Wonder Years Reboot, Two More Comedies Earn ABC Pilot Orders
ABC is officially turning back the clock to the 1960s: The Alphabet network has ordered a pilot for a reboot of The Wonder Years from executive producer Lee Daniels (Empire), TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Waiting to Exhale Adaptation in the Works at ABC, With Lee Daniels as EP
Waiting to Exhale fans, your wait is over: A series adaptation of the 1995 film is in development at ABC, with Lee Daniels onboard as an executive producer READ MORE
Black Wonder Years, From Lee Daniels, Eyed at ABC; Fred Savage to Direct
Cue up a little Joe Cocker before reading this news: A reboot of The Wonder Years, centered on a Black family, is in the works at ABC, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Empire May Get a 'Proper' Series Finale Despite Production Shutdown, EPs Hopeful 'This Isn't the End'
Empire may strike back next season to give fans closure. READ MORE
Star to Wrap Up With 'Movie of the Week,' Creator Lee Daniels Says
Star co-creator Lee Daniels is making good on his promise to bring closure to the late Fox music drama. READ MORE
Jussie Smollett Not Returning to Empire, Lee Daniels Confirms
Jamal Lyon’s Empire reign has officially ended: Embattled cast member Jussie Smollett will not be returning to the Fox drama, co-creator Lee Daniels stated emphatically on Tuesday. READ MORE
Star Officially Dead, Creator Lee Daniels Confirms: 'It Ain't Happening'
Despite the best efforts of series creator Lee Daniels, Fox’s Star — which was cancelled earlier this month after three seasons — will not be saved. READ MORE
Star Creator 'Fighting' to Find New Home for Cancelled Fox Series
Fox’s Star hasn’t burned out just yet. Series co-creator Lee Daniels revealed on social media Wednesday that he’s “fighting” to get the cancelled drama picked up at another network. READ MORE
Fox Orders Pilots for Lee Daniels Culture-Clash Comedy, Two More
Lee Daniels is continuing to expand his empire at Fox. READ MORE