Digital platform Hollywood’s Black Renaissance recently announced that award-winning writer and producer Shonda Rhimes has been appointed to the Television Academy’s executive committee: “Power producer, Shonda Rhimes,  has been appointed to the Television Academy’s executive committee alongside Susanne Daniels (head of global content for YouTube), Mark Gordon (producer of Criminal Minds), Richard Weitz (co-head of […]

Shonda Rhimes is launching a new website as an extension to her media brand “Shondaland”: “Shondaland launched in 2005, and has produced some of the greatest hits in television history. The Shondaland empire has now expanded it’s empire through the launch of it’s very own website, titled, featuring advice, essays, celebrity interviews, and more. […]

Shonda Rhimes discusses her recent move from ABC to Netflix, the importance of valuing yourself as an artist, and the issue of inclusion and diversity in Hollywood: “A few months ago, one of the biggest names in television, Shonda Rhimes, signed an overall deal with the streaming giant Netflix.  This was probably one of the most […]

Shonda Rhimes interviews Facebook chief officer Sheryl Sandberg for the Hollywood Reporter about getting more women comfortable with positions of power: “Sheryl Sandberg has been chief operating officer of Facebook since 2008. She’s the best-selling author of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead and the founder of the nonprofit Lean In. Her second book […]

Earlier this year, media mogul Shonda Rhimes was named creative director for Dove’s new production company Real Beauty Productions. Through the company, Rhimes has recently released three short films about the complex stories of three women and how they understand beauty: “No one tells stories about complex women better than Shonda Rhimes. Dove, wisely, has tapped […]