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Ellen Pompeo Describes Fight for $20M Salary

Grey 's Anatomy star is now TV's highest-paid actress

(Newser) - Ellen Pompeo is now the highest-paid actress on television—and she didn't get there by being a pushover. In a candid interview with the Hollywood Reporter , Pompeo, now in her 14th season starring in ABC's Grey's Anatomy, says she has finally "gotten to the place where... More »

Witherspoon, Other Stars Launch 'Time's Up' Movement

To target sexual misconduct, gender inequality in Hollywood

(Newser) - A new group is spearheading the fight against harassment in Hollywood, and it's got a few names you'll recognize behind it. The AP reports on the Time's Up initiative, launched Monday on behalf of more than 300 film, TV, and theater celebrities in the wake of the... More »

One of TV's Best Producers Is Moving to Netflix

Shonda Rhimes is jumping ship from ABC

(Newser) - Netflix has scored a major coup by landing one of the top producers in television. Shonda Rhimes, the force behind such hit series as Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder, will jump ship from ABC Studios, reports the Wall Street Journal . Under the multi-year deal,... More »

Stars Light Up 3rd Night of DNC

Angela Bassett, Sigourney Weaver, Lenny Kravitz, most of Broadway, among those who turn out

(Newser) - Angela Bassett and Sigourney Weaver, Empire producer Lee Daniels, and rocker Lenny Kravitz are providing the celebrity power Wednesday on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention. Weaver introduced a climate-change film by director James Cameron, "Not Reality TV," featuring Jack Black, Don Cheadle, America Ferrera, and the... More »

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