ABC News’ national affairs correspondent Deborah Roberts has been named a contributing anchor for “20/20,” reports TV Newser. The news was announced to ABC staff by its president Kim Godwin, who said, “Deborah is an award-winning journalist who has traveled the world for her in-depth interviews with world leaders and newsmakers.” Roberts will continue with her regular reporting duties at ABC News. She is also the network’s senior affairs correspondent.
There are only 14 more weeks to see the Tony Award-winning “A Strange Loop” which will play its final performance Jan. 15, 2023. Michael R. Jackson’s “A Strange Loop” opened April 26 to critical acclaim at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway. The musical is directed by Tony Award nominee Stephen Brackett, choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, and produced by Barbara Whitman, along with Page 73 Productions, Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company and Playwrights Horizons. “A Strange Loop” will host a Big, Black and Queer Night on October 27. Season 8 winner of RuPaul’s “Drag Race” Bob the Drag Queen will host the evening and moderate a special talkback.
Tongues are wagging that Zendaya and her boyfriend Tom Holland were spotted on Oct. 7 walking around the Louvre museum in Paris, and were also seen holding hands as the couple stood in line at the iconic French landmark. The “Spider-Man” costars recently hung out in New York City celebrating the Emmy award-winning actress’s 26th birthday. They had dinner at MAMO restaurant after grabbing cups of coffee earlier that day.
Ebony Media Group announced the return of its signature program, the 2022 Ebony Power 100 Presented by Coke Zero Sugar. The annual star-studded awards ceremony will be held at Milk Studios in Los Angeles Oct. 29, hosted by Emmy-nominated comedienne and actress Amber Ruffin, and will honor the remarkable achievements of African Americans across various industries. Honorees include Usher, Quinta Brunson, Russell and Ciara Wilson, Idris and Sabrina Elba, Martin Lawrence and Sherri Shepherd.