Afternoon Delight: Ilene Chaiken’s “Black Box,” Cate Blanchett stars with Sally Hawkins in “Blue Jasmine”


Good afternoon, happy Friday and happy Pride Los Angeles!

Happy birthday to Sarah Parish, Kim Rhodes, Anna Kournikova and Jenny Jones!

Ilene Chaiken returns to television with The Black Box. ABC has
ordered 13 episodes of the drama that centers on a neuroscientist
named Elizabeth Black
. Chaiken will serve as showrunner and one of the
executive producers. X-Men director Bryan Singer will also executive
produce the series, which is set to premiere in January 2014.

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Wanna see Tegan and Sara in London? Then tweet them fast!

Nurse Jackie has been renewed by Showtime for a sixth season.

Olivia Munn graces the cover of July’s Flare magazine.

Cate Blanchett joins forces with Sally Hawkins (Fingersmith, Tipping
the Velvet
) for Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, in theaters July 26.

If you missed last week’s Gay Day Orlando’s Wonderland girl party then check out these photos. Can you name the celesbians pictured below?

Actress Lena Headey (Game of Thrones, Imagine Me & You) chatted it up with Vulture about what makes her cry, being nude on screen and sword
fighting in front of her son.

Amy Poehler and her Parks and Recreation costar Adam Scott teamed up
for The Greatest Event in Television History: Hart to Hart, hosted by
GLAAD media award nominee and my BFF Jeff Probst!

Jane Lynch is receiving great reviews for her performance in Broadway’s Annie.

The Hollywood Reporter created a slideshow of TV’s biggest supporting stars including The New Normal’s Georgia King, Modern Family’s Ariel Winter and Burn Notice’s Sharon Gless aka Sgt. Christine Cagney.

True Blood’s Tara Thornton has been named one of TV’s most unfortunate characters by EW. It must be all that death around her.

Tonight at 11 p.m. God-des & She will take the stage at Stiletto’s (1641
Middlebelt) Inkster, MI.

Video of the Day!

As an anti-gay street preacher ranted about the sinners of the world
outside of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis
Obispo a gay couple decided to show her up by making out (I’m assuming
with tongue). I love that the onlookers whistled and applauded these

Have a great and safe weekend everyone!

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