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Viola Davis Talks 'Reluctant Sex Symbol' Denzel Washington on 'The Tonight Show' (VIDEO)

by Laura Prudom, posted Aug 11th 2011 3:30AM
Viola Davis - Tonight Show with Jay LenoDenzel Washington must have appeared on hundreds of "hot" lists by now, so it's nice to hear that he hasn't let the worldwide lust go to his head.

Viola Davis, his co-star in the play 'Fences,' visited 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno' (weeknights, 11:35PM ET on NBC) and just couldn't resist discussing the experience of working with Denzel every night.

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Denzel Washington Proves He's 'Unstoppable,' Does His Own Stunts (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted Nov 12th 2010 11:00AM
In 'Unstoppable,' 55-year-old Denzel Washington joins a growing list of actors who have done their own stunts. Washington said he decided to risk life and limb in order to bring a sense of authenticity to the movie. One stunt required him to run on top of a train barreling down a track at breakneck speed, he said on 'The Early Show' (weekdays, 7AM ET on CBS).

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Denzel Washington Talks Being a Garbage Man and Parenting Adult Kids (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Nov 12th 2010 6:40AM
Denzel Washington, Lopez Act as Garbage Men on 'Lopez Tonight'When Denzel Washington was about 20 years old, he worked as a garbage man, he shared on 'Lopez Tonight' (weeknights, 12AM ET on TBS). The host said the ladies on his route must've thought, "That garbage man is fine as s---." Lopez then jumped on his chair and pretended to hang off the back of a garbage truck. "They'd be making trash," he added.

On a different subject, Lopez asked Washington how he responds to guys that want to date his two college-age daughters. "Well, like a friend of mine said, you come to the door in your underwear first ... mess up your hair. And you tell the boy, 'Look, I got a shovel and a shotgun. I don't mind using either one, or both.' You know, just act crazy." But Washington tends to parent his two sons differently than the daughters.

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Denzel Washington Loses Oscar, Steals Shrimp as Consolation (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted Nov 10th 2010 1:00PM
How does a megastar like Denzel Washington make himself feel better after losing a coveted award like the Oscar? Stealing! On 'Live With Regis and Kelly' (weekdays, syndicated), Washington said he helped himself to a tray of shrimp after failing to win a 1999 nomination for Best Actor.

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Denzel Washington's Wife Gets Clobbered at Son's Football Game (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Nov 10th 2010 4:45AM
'Late Show': Football Player Hits Denzel Washington's WifeDenzel Washington's son John David plays football for the United Football League's Sacramento Mountain Lions. The 'Late Show' (weeknights, 11:35PM ET on CBS) shared video of one of his recent touchdowns -- but it was Washington's wife's "performance" that shocked the audience.

The actor gave the play-by-play: "He scores a touchdown, but his mother ran down the field with him!" As her son reached the end zone, Pauletta got slammed by another player. "She doesn't see [number] 53 coming -- a mother's love!" said Washington.

The studio audience gasped during the slow-motion replay. But not to worry: "She jumped up faster than the guy did."

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Denzel Washington Faces Off Against Reggie Jackson in Yankees Trivia on 'The Tonight Show' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Oct 29th 2010 3:43AM
Denzel Washington, 'The Tonight Show'You never know what might be revealed during a fun late-night segment. With Reggie Jackson and Denzel Washington as guests on 'The Tonight Show' (Weeknights, 11:35PM on NBC), Jay Leno set up a trivia challenge between the two superstars about the New York Yankees. Washington is a huge fan, and Jackson is a legendary Yankee.

What he got instead was a loot at how incredibly intense and competitive Washington gets when in a competition. We'd hate to sit across from the table from him in Scrabble, and not just because he knew how many "Ts" were in Andy Pettitte's name.

Washington was pacing around the stage, and mashing his button even before Leno could finish his questions. At one point, he even assumed the wrong question, hitting his buzzer before Leno had even finished asking it.n for it!

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Shh! Audience Talks to Denzel Washington While Acting in Play (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted May 27th 2010 1:30PM
According to Viola Davis, who's currently co-starring in a Broadway revival of August Wilson's 'Fences' with Denzel Washington, the audience has a habit of talking to Washington while the play is ongoing, she said on 'The View' (weekdays, syndicated).

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Denzel Washington's Memorable On-Stage Mishap (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted May 10th 2010 1:45PM
Denzel Washington told the story of a memorable on-stage mishap involving a doorknob that broke mid-scene during a play, effectively causing the production to grind to a halt because he couldn't hit his mark on 'Live With Regis and Kelly' (weekdays, syndicated).

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Denzel Washington Called "Delicious" on 'Live with Regis and Kelly' (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted Jan 15th 2010 4:00PM
Denzel Washington appeared on 'Live with Regis and Kelly' today, and received a bit of adoration from the crowd when an audience member loudly described him as "delicious" during his interview with Kelly Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos, who was filling in for Regis Philbin.

At first, it was thought the throaty voice belonged to a man, which caused Washington to get visibly flustered. But, the compliment actually came from an elderly woman, who said she was even willing to share Washington with his wife of 26 years.

Watch the video after the jump.

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The convention that WAS and WASN'T - Comic-Con Report

by John Scott Lewinski, posted Jul 27th 2009 10:09AM
Not everyone at Comic-Con International was a fan of Twilight.There's still plenty of Comic-Con International coverage en route from me, including exclusive interviews you'll only find here.

But, as the Monday morning after the madness dawns, we'll take a few minutes and review the major impressions left by the four day weekend.

What happened? What were the biggest themes of the convention and what didn't happen that everyone was hoping would. In other words, what was Comic-Con 2009, and where did it fall short?

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Cinematical, TV Squad's detached fraternal siamese twin, also at Comic-Con

by Danny Gallagher, posted Jul 25th 2009 8:26PM
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Even though TV Squad's very own John Scott Lewinski is fighting his way through hordes of overweight Rorschachs and pre-pubescent Chun Lis to get exclusive interviews and scoops on the newest TV news at the San Diego Comic Con, don't forget that our partners-in-crime from Cinematical are also there covering the latest flim-flam in film.

The movie side of the annual pop-culture cavalcade opened with one of the biggest names in the history of film and what could very well be one of the biggest names in the future of film. Director James Cameron screened a solid 25 minutes of his forthcoming sci-fi epic Avatar. Blogger Todd Gilchrist got a hint of the plot and special effects movie-goers can expect when the film hits theaters later this year and said it "promises to be both hugely entertaining and technically groundbreaking." Man, that's got me worried. That's what they also said about Titanic.

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Forest Whitaker to produce new gangster series

by Paul Goebel, posted Nov 6th 2007 3:10PM

Forest WhitakerHave you seen American Gangster? Did you love it? Then Forest Whitaker has a show for you.

Whitaker has made a deal with Showtime to executive produce a new series called Mr. Untouchable, detailing the life of Harlem gangster Leroy "Nicky" Barnes.

Currently, Cuba Gooding Jr. is portraying Barnes on the big screen alongside Denzel Washington.

The series, however, is not connected to the big screen offering. Instead, it's based on a documentary (also titled Mr. Untouchable) released by Marc Levin, who is also executive producing.

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St. Elsewhere coming to DVD in December

by Bob Sassone, posted Aug 30th 2006 1:09PM

St. ElsewhereThat's the word from a retailer anyway (no word from Fox yet). The first season of the critically-acclaimed drama will be released on December 12.

Sometimes it's easy to forget how groundbreaking this show was. The topics they covered, the writing. And the cast! Denzel Washington, Howie Mandel, Mark Harmon, Ed Begley, Jr., David Morse, Eric Stoltz, and Tim Robbins were all regulars on the show at one point or another, along with many others.

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The Daily Show: March 20, 2006

by Annie Wu, posted Mar 21st 2006 6:17PM
Jon StewartApparently, New York was (is?) experiencing some peculiar weather on these first few days of Spring. "If you see the groundhog today, y'punch him in the face for me," Jon ordered. That Punxsutawney Phil is a lying bastard. Jon then did a few jokes to reference something that happened during the pre-show warm-up. An audience member brought Jon some wine as a gift, but it left Jon concerned. "Should wine be carbonated?" Well, it doesn't really matter... If it has a fancy name, drink it.

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