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Phoebe Dynevor & Regé-Jean Page Start A Scandal in Netflix's Highly Anticipated 'Bridgerton' Trailer - Watch Here!

Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page share a laugh in the brand new trailer for Netflix’s new period drama, Bridgerton.

From Shonda Rhimes, the series is inspired by Julia Quinn’s best-selling novels and centers on Daphne (Dynevor), the eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family as she makes her debut onto Regency London’s competitive marriage market.

Hoping to follow in her parent’s footsteps and find a match sparked by true love, Daphne’s prospects initially seem to be unrivaled. But as her older brother begins to rule out her potential suitors, the high society scandal sheet written by the mysterious Lady Whistledown casts aspersions on Daphne.

Enter the highly desirable and rebellious Duke of Hastings (Page), committed bachelor and the catch of the season for the debutantes’ mamas. Despite proclaiming that they want nothing the other has to offer, their attraction is undeniable and sparks fly as they find themselves engaged in an increasing battle of wits while navigating society’s expectations for their future.

Golda Rosheuvel, Jonathan Bailey, Luke Newton, Claudia Jessie, Nicola Coughlan, Ruby Barker, Sabrina Bartlett, Ruth Gemmell, Adjoa Andoh, Polly Walker, Ben Miller, Bessie Carter, Harriet Cains and Julie Andrews as Lady Whistledown also star in the Regency set show.

Bridgerton will premiere on Netflix on Christmas Day, December 25.

Shonda Rhimes Reveals Why She Left ABC for Netflix... And Disneyland Is Involved

Shonda Rhimes is one of the most beloved creators of television right now and she left her longtime home of ABC in 2017 to launch a deal with Netflix.

Rhimes is the producer of such shows as Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, and Station 19. Her new series Bridgerton will be her first series for Netflix.

In a new interview with THR, Shonda revealed what the final straw was in her decision to leave ABC after so many years with the network.

“I felt like I was dying,” she told the outlet about working in network TV. “Like I’d been pushing the same ball up the same hill in the exact same way for a really long time.”

As an employee of ABC, which is owned by Disney, Shonda was given an all-inclusive pass to Disneyland and since she doesn’t have a partner, her nanny was given her second pass. Her sister was in town and was going to take the kids to Disneyland with the nanny, and since the passes aren’t transferable, she asked an exec for an additional pass.

Shonda was told, “We never do this.” Eventually, she was given the pass, but when the family arrived at Disneyland, one of the passes didn’t work. She called up a “high-ranking executive” to sort out the matter, but the exec replied by saying, “Don’t you have enough?”

THR reports, “Rhimes was beside herself. She thanked him for his time, then hung up and called her lawyer: Figure out a way to get her over to Netflix, or she’d find new representatives.”

Shonda signed a $150 million deal in 2017!

Sandra Oh Reveals Why Shonda Rhimes Turned Her Down for the Role of Olivia Pope on 'Scandal'

Kerry Washington and Sandra Oh are talking Scandal!

The 43-year-old Scandal actress and the 48-year-old Killing Eve actress sat down for Variety‘s Actors on Actors series.

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During their conversation, Sandra revealed why Shonda Rhimes turned her down for the role of Olivia Pope on the hit series, which went to Kerry.

“I’ve got to tell you, I remember exactly where I was when I read that damn pilot,” Sandra revealed.

“Really?” Kerry asked.

“Oh yeah. I was on Grey’s. We were on stage five. Someone snuck it to me, I don’t know who it was, but I got my hands on that pilot and I read it and I was just like, ‘How could I play Olivia Pope?’” Sandra continued.

“Oh, for sure!” Kerry added.

“I remember going to Shonda, and it’s like, ‘How could I do this? What is this script? Could I do this too?’ She goes, ‘No, you’ve got to play Cristina Yang!’” Sandra explained.

Sandra also revealed her own theory about this Killing Eve finale…

Watch Sandra Oh and Kerry Washington have a discussion inside…More Here! »

Lena Waithe, Ava DuVernay & Shonda Rhimes Dazzle at Vanity Fair Oscar Party!

Lena Waithe keeps it cool in a fierce suit while hitting the carpet at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday night (February 9) at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 35-year-old Emmy-winner was joined at the event by her fellow storytellers Ava DuVernay, Shonda Rhimes, Janet Mock and her boyfriend, Pose star Angel Bismark Curiel, as well as writer-director J.J. Abrams.

Lena Waithe attended the after party bash solo. It was recently rumored that Lena may have called it quits with her wife, Alana Mayo.

FYI: Lena is wearing a Richfresh ensemble. Ava is wearing a Galia Lahav gown, Kurt Geiger pumps, Judith Leiber clutch and jewelry by APM Monaco and Ruchi New York. Janet is wearing an Oscar de la Renta gown with Jimmy Choo shoes and Gismondi 1754 Jewelry. Angel is wearing an ETRO suit with Jimmy Choo shoes.

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'Grey's Anatomy' Cast Celebrates Taping the 350th Episode!

Shonda Rhimes and the cast of Grey’s Anatomy are celebrating a huge milestone for the show!

The cast and crew gathered for a celebration to mark the taping of the ABC series’ 350th episode on Tuesday (October 15) in Los Angeles.

Cast members who were in attendance at the celebration included Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, Justin Chambers, James Pickens Jr., Kevin McKidd, Jesse Williams, Kim Raver, Giacomo Gianniotti, Kelly McCreary, Camilla Luddington, Jake Borelli, Alex Landi, Chris Carmack, Alex Blue Davis, and Jaicy Elliot.

The episode that will air this week on October 17 will be the 346th episode.

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Kerry Washington Reunites with 'Scandal' Fam at Jennifer Klein's Day of Indulgence!

Kerry Washington looks radiant while arriving for one of her favorite days of the year – Jennifer Klein‘s Day of Indulgence!

The 42-year-old Emmy-nominated actress reunited with Scandal stars Katie Lowes and Darby Stanchfield and creator Shonda Rhimes at the event on Sunday (August 11) in Brentwood, Calif.

They were seen mingling with pal Rashida Jones at the star-studded party.

“I really love seeing my friends. I love being able to see them,” Kerry told InStyle at the event. “Like, I adore Cynthia [Erivo]. I don’t see her enough, but today I got to shop with her, my Scandal girls, and obviously Rashida. It’s just nice to see friends and catch up. I saw people I hadn’t seen in a long time.”

Outside of the event, Kerry was seen checking out the Mom & Pop Shop Truck’s popsicles and Rashida cooled off thanks to Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, who served iced tea and iced coffee. Another treat served at the event was Lily’s Sweets and all of the guests enjoyed mini Don Julio bottles filled with signature cocktails and BABE wine in a can.

Shonda and the Scandal stars received engraved leather cases of Ateliier Cologne with perfume inside. Celebs enjoyed Skyn Iceland eye and lip treatments, Shiffa facial treatments, and hand and foot massages using NOW, Elizabeth Arden, Moroccanoil, and Avene.

FYI: Kerry is wearing a kate spade new york dress, Charles Keith shoes, Dana Rebecca earrings, and EF Collection rings. Shonda is wearing an Anthropologie dress.

15+ pictures inside of Kerry Washington and friends at the party… More Here! »

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Here's How 'Grey's Anatomy' Is Making TV History Tonight!

Television history will be made tonight (February 28) when Grey’s Anatomy becomes the longest-running primetime medical drama series!

The 332nd episode will air this evening, surpassing the total number of episodes of the long-running NBC series ER.

Ellen Pompeo has played the titular character Meredith Grey in all 15 seasons of the show thus far and she reflected on the monumental moment.

“Obviously I never anticipated the show still being the No. 1 show on the network,” she told People. “How do you walk away from a hit? The fans will dictate when the show ends. As much as we think we’re in control, we’re not. It’s the fans’ show at this point. They control how long the show goes. We’ll see. I kind of just take it year by year and see.”

“I think the biggest lesson is what something can be if you give it the chance to turn it around,” she added. “We had so much drama in the early days. The show was so strong and so solid and so amazing, then we had all these behind-the-scenes drama and then it would’ve been really easy to walk away and say, ‘I don’t want to deal with that anymore.’ I guess it’s a weird message, because I guess if you’re in a relationship that’s abusive, that’s something you should walk away from. How long do you stick with something that doesn’t make you feel good?”

You can see photos from the episode in the gallery.

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