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'The Wiz Live' Cast Reunites For Emmy Panel Discussion!

Queen Latifah is all smiles as she poses for photographs at The Television Academy’s panel discussion for NBC’s The Wiz Live! held at The Director’s Guild Of America on Wednesday (June 1) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 46-year-old entertainer was joined at the event by her co-stars Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, Shanice Williams, David Alan Grier, Amber Riley, Elijah Kelley, executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, director Kenny Leon, and moderator Holly Robinson Peete.

The panel, which was presented for Emmy voters and fans, also included live musical performances from the cast members.

30+ pictures inside of Queen Latifah and others at the The Wiz Live Emmy event… More Here! »

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Celebrities React to 'The Wiz Live' - Read the Tweets!

Millions of people around the country are currently watching NBC’s The Wiz Live and that includes a ton of celebrities as well!

Lots of celebs, including Broadway favorites like Kristin Chenoweth and Audra McDonald (who starred in The Sound of Music Live), are chiming in with their thoughts on the production… and it seems like everyone is loving it.

Shanice Williams, who is playing the role of Dorothy, is getting a whole lot of love from the stars and it seems this production is getting the best reviews of any of NBC’s live musicals thus far.

See the tweets below!

Click inside to read more tweets from celebs… More Here! »

NBC's 'The Wiz Live' - Full Cast, Performers, & Songs List!

There are only a couple hours left until NBC’s The Wiz Live airs and we are so excited to see a new vision of the beloved musical.

Newcomer Shanice Williams will be joining a star-studded cast of veteran actors and singers in the production, which is airing live from a sound stage in New York.

The one-night-only special is being directed by Kenny Leon and industry vet Harvey Fierstein adapted the musical’s script for television.

We have recapped the full cast list for you, as well as all of the songs that are sure to be stuck in your head. Tune in at 8/7c tonight (December 3).

Click inside for the full The Wiz Live cast and songs list… More Here! »

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NBC Debuts First Look at 'The Wiz Live' Cast (Photos)

The first image of the cast of NBC’s The Wiz Live has been released and it features stars David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, and Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow.

The musical is a re-imagining of the classic movie The Wizard of Oz and it is set to air as a three-hour live event on Thursday, December 3.

Also featured in the cast are Queen Latifah as The Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, Uzo Aduba as Glinda, Amber Riley as Addaperle, Common as Bouncer, and Broadway’s original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em.

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Ari Graynor & Ryan Hansen Are a Couple of 'Bad Teachers' at Kick-Off Party!

Ari Graynor shows off her fabulous figure at the CBS & Sony premiere kick off for her new comedy series Bad Teacher held at the Pink Taco on Thursday (April 10) in Los Angeles.

The 30-year-old star of the show was joined at the event by her co-stars Ryan Hansen, along with David Alan Grier, Sara Rodier, Sara Gilbert, and Caitlin Kimball.

The series premiere of Bad Teacher will air on Thursday (April 24) at 9:30pm EST. The show is based off of the hit 2011 movie of the same name – be sure to check it out!

FYI: Ari is wearing a Sachin + Babi top, Honor skirt, Stuart Weitzman shoes, Charlotte Olympia clutch, a Karma El Khalil cuff, EF Collection earrings and ring, and Dana Rebecca Designs ring.

10+ pictures inside of Ari Graynor and more at the Bad Teacher party… More Here! »

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Kerry Washington: 'Peeples' Screening at Festival of Books!

Kerry Washington hits the stage for a Q&A session after a screening of her new film Peeples during the 2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC on Sunday (April 21) in Los Angeles.

The 36-year-old Scandal actress was joined by her co-stars David Alan Grier, Kali Hawk, Tyler James Williams, Kimrie Lewis-Davis, Malcolm Barrett, S. Epatha Merkerson and writer/director Tina Gordon Chism.

“ANOTHER HILARIOUS DAY OF PRESS WITH THE @PeeplesTheMovie CAST!!!! #blessed XOXOXO Good Times,” Kerry tweeted.

The night before, Kerry attended the season two wrap party for Scandal.

FYI: Kerry is wearing a Kate Spade dress and a Lanvin necklace.

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