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Emmy Predictions 2017: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

12 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last Year’s Winner: Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline

Still Eligible: No.

Hot Streak: While a number of actors have won this category twice, we haven’t seen a repeat victor since Ray Walston won for “Picket Fences” in 1995 and 1996. That streak will continue at least one more year, given last year’s winner is ineligible in 2017.

Fun Fact: “The West Wing” won this category four times with four different actors: Richard Schiff (2000), Bradley Whitford (2001), John Spencer (2002), and Alan Alda (2006).

With “Game of Thrones” ineligible, this field is wide open. Only three of last year’s six nominees are eligible to earn another nomination in 2017 — Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul”), Michael Kelly (“House of Cards”), and Jon Voight (“Ray Donovan”) — meaning even if all three get back in, we’re going to see some new blood this year…

…starting with John Lithgow. The beloved Emmys presence (a five-time winner and 11-time nominee »

- Ben Travers

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Trial & Error: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on NBC?

16 hours ago | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchWhat's the verdict? Has the Trial & Error TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on NBC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Trial & Error season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About?A sitcom airing on the NBC television network, the first season of Trial & Error stars Nicholas D’Agosto, John Lithgow, Krysta Rodriguez, Steven Boyer, Jayma Mays, and Sherri Shephed. The story centers on new lawyer Josh Segal (D’Agosto). To tackle his first case, this New Yorker sets out for the tiny Southern town of East Peck. There, he must defend eccentric, “rollercizing” poetry professor, Larry Henderson (John Lithgow), who is »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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The Fate Of A Nation Is On The Line In New Trailer For ‘Churchill’ Starring Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, More

21 March 2017 4:56 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Winston Churchill is having a moment. The iconic British prime minster was portrayed winningly by John Lithgow in the first season of “The Crown,” and later this year, Gary Oldman will play the leader in Joe Wright‘s “Darkest Hour.” Coming right in between the two is the simply named “Churchill.”

Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky (“The Railway Man“), the film sees Brian Cox stepping into the title role, playing the politician in his later years, who must grapple with the life and death decisions behind the D-Day landing at Normandy.

Continue reading The Fate Of A Nation Is On The Line In New Trailer For ‘Churchill’ Starring Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, More at The Playlist. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Trial & Error: Season One Ratings

16 March 2017 8:32 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

NBC has had mixed results with its freshman comedies during the 2016-17 television season. Although Powerless is struggling and may well be cancelled, The Good Place did well enough to be renewed for a second season. Will the Trial & Error TV show prove a success for The Peacock Network? Will it be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned.A scripted comedy series airing on NBC, the first season of Trial & Error stars Nicholas D'Agosto, John Lithgow, Krysta Rodriguez, Steven Boyer, Jayma Mays, and Sherri Shephed. The story centers on new lawyer Josh Segal (D’Agosto). To tackle his first case, this New Yorker sets out for the tiny Southern town of East Peck. There, he must defend an eccentric, “rollercizing” poetry professor, Larry Henderson (John Lithgow), who has been accused of murdering his wife. Rounding out the rest of the defense team are »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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‘The Crown’ Season 2 Will Turn Its Attention to ‘Prince Philip’s Complexity’

16 March 2017 9:48 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Heavy is the head that’s adjacent to the crown.

In the second season of Netflix’s “The Crown,” Queen Elizabeth won’t be dominating the spotlight this time. At the Royal Television Society’s “The Crown: Deconstructing the Coronation” in London on Tuesday night, the show’s creator Peter Morgan revealed that the new season’s “soul is about Prince Philip’s complexity,” reports Elle.

Read More: ‘The Crown’ Spoilers: Why You Can Still Spoil a True Story

When last we left “The Crown,” Prince Philip (Matt Smith) was setting off to open the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne and extend his trip with a five-month royal tour. The tension between him and Queen Elizabeth (Claire Foy) had not eased, and he saw this trip as a betrayal — her dismissing him as a problem.

Morgan confirmed that Season 2 “continues exactly where we left off, so the years that it »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘The Crown’ Season 2 Will Turn Its Attention to ‘Prince Philip’s Complexity’

16 March 2017 9:48 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Heavy is the head that’s adjacent to the crown.

In the second season of Netflix’s “The Crown,” Queen Elizabeth won’t be dominating the spotlight this time. At the Royal Television Society’s “The Crown: Deconstructing the Coronation” in London on Tuesday night, the show’s creator Peter Morgan revealed that the new season’s “soul is about Prince Philip’s complexity,” reports Elle.

Read More: ‘The Crown’ Spoilers: Why You Can Still Spoil a True Story

When last we left “The Crown,” Prince Philip (Matt Smith) was setting off to open the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne and extend his trip with a five-month royal tour. The tension between him and Queen Elizabeth (Claire Foy) had not eased, and he saw this trip as a betrayal — her dismissing him as a problem.

Morgan confirmed that Season 2 “continues exactly where we left off, so the years that it »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Uneven ‘Trial and Error’ Elicits Laughs In Spite Of Itself

15 March 2017 5:45 PM, PDT | AwardsDaily.com | See recent AwardsDaily news »

John Lithgow makes a highly anticipated return to network comedy in ‘Trial and Error,’ the freshman entry in a proposed mockumentary anthology series. I laughed at Trial and Error. Actually, »

- Clarence Moye

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5 Details About Season 2 of The Crown That Will Make You Royally Excited

15 March 2017 9:20 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

It didn't take long for audiences to get swept up in The Crown, Netflix's decadent dramatization of Queen Elizabeth II's first few years on the throne, and it's pretty obvious why. Although there are a few things in the hit series that didn't actually happen, it still captures the essence of what it was like for the young royal to take over for her father, King George VI, after his shocking death in 1952. With season one in the bag (which reportedly came at a $130 million price tag), it's time to look forward: what do we know about season two? The Main Cast Lead actress Claire Foy took home multiple best actress trophies this award season for her spot-on, layered performance as the queen, so it should come as no surprise that she's signed on for season two. She and costar Matt Smith, who plays Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip, are »

- Quinn Keaney

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Trial & Error

14 March 2017 11:52 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: NBCEpisodes: Ongoing (half-hour)Seasons: OngoingTV show dates: March 14, 2017 — presentSeries status: Has not been cancelledPerformers include: Nicholas D’Agosto, John Lithgow, Jayma Mays, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer, and Krysta Rodriguez.TV show description:A scripted comedy series, the Trial & Error TV show centers on young, bright-eyed lawyer Josh Segal (Nicholas D’Agosto). For his first case, New Yorker Josh heads off to East Peck, a tiny Southern town.Eccentric, "rollercizing" poetry professor Larry Henderson (John Lithgow) has been accused of murdering his wife, in quite a bizarre way. Now, Josh has to defend him.Josh sets up shop in a makeshift office, behind a taxidermy business. Once there, he and his quirky team of »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Uneven ‘Trial and Error’ Elicits Laughs In Spite Of Itself

14 March 2017 7:14 PM, PDT | AwardsDaily.com | See recent AwardsDaily news »

John Lithgow makes a highly anticipated return to network comedy in ‘Trial and Error,’ the freshman entry in a proposed mockumentary anthology series. I laughed at Trial and Error. Actually, »

- Clarence Moye

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Trial & Error Is John Lithgow's "Vengeance" Against Reality TV and True Crime Shows

14 March 2017 9:06 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Take Parks and Recreation and mix it with Making a Murderer and you get Trial & Error, Krysta Rodriguez told us. "Rec-ing a Murderer?" star Nicholas D'Agosto chimed in. The new NBC comedy stars D'Agosto as Josh Segal, a defense attorney tasked with defending Larry Henderson, a poetry professor (John Lithgow) who's arrested for murdering his wife. It's a spoof of true crime shows that have swept the nation. "It's hilarious for starters," Lithgow said. "It is a send up of something that is the opposite of hilarious, which is deadly serious, these crime documentary series that are so popular nowadays…It's shot in exactly the same way." But »

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‘The Staircase’ Documentary Is in the DNA of NBC’s New Comedy Whodunnit ’Trial & Error’

14 March 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Before “Making the Murderer,” “The Jinx,” and even “Serial,” the documentary “The Staircase” illustrated a story of death and desire that was riveting for all of its unexpected turns.

The Staircase” took the true crime world by storm, and fans of the series were divided over whether or not mystery novelist Michael Peterson had killed his wife – or if she had died from falling down the stairs, as he claimed. The series was so popular that it inspired NBC’s new comedy “Trial & Error,” a true-crime mockumentary that stars John Lithgow as the accused in a murder case.

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“The genesis of this was around five years ago in the writers’ rooms across Warner Bros…. a documentary called ‘The Staircase’ was going around,” the sitcom’s executive producer Jeff Astroff told reporters at the Television Critics Association in January. “And »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘The Staircase’ Documentary Is in the DNA of NBC’s New Comedy Whodunnit ’Trial & Error’

14 March 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Before “Making the Murderer,” “The Jinx,” and even “Serial,” the documentary “The Staircase” illustrated a story of death and desire that was riveting for all of its unexpected turns.

The Staircase” took the true crime world by storm, and fans of the series were divided over whether or not mystery novelist Michael Peterson had killed his wife – or if she had died from falling down the stairs, as he claimed. The series was so popular that it inspired NBC’s new comedy “Trial & Error,” a true-crime mockumentary that stars John Lithgow as the accused in a murder case.

Read More: The Best Murder Mystery Series Ever — IndieWire Critics Survey

“The genesis of this was around five years ago in the writers’ rooms across Warner Bros…. a documentary called ‘The Staircase’ was going around,” the sitcom’s executive producer Jeff Astroff told reporters at the Television Critics Association in January. “And »

- Hanh Nguyen

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John Cena returning for Daddy’s Home 2

11 March 2017 11:25 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

THR is reporting that WWE star John Cena is returning for the upcoming sequel Daddy’s Home 2, and will enjoy a more prominent role in the movie following his cameo at the end of the 2015 comedy.

Daddy’s Home 2 is set to hit cinemas on November 10th this year, and will reunite stars Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, while Mel Gibson and John Lithgow have also signed on to portray the older generation of fathers.

Cena, whose recent credits includes the comedies Trainwreck and Sisters, will next be seen on the big screen in the Iraq War thriller The Wall from director Doug Liman, and will soon start shooting the 2018 comedy The Pact with Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and Haley Lu Richardson. »

- Gary Collinson

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John Cena Is Going To Be In The Sadly Inevitable Daddy’s Home 2

10 March 2017 10:41 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Stop the presses! I’ve got the hottest movie news of the week right here. Forget the latest on The Last Jedi, or rumours of what’s to happen in Infinity War or Justice League, this knocks all that into a cocked hat. Get this – wrestler John Cena is going to appear in Daddy’s Home 2!  I’ll give you a moment to recover from that earthshaking news. Composed yourself? Put those knocked off socks back on? Had a soothing cup of camomile tea?

Fans of the original, currently sitting at a mighty 31% on the Tomatometer, will remember Cena’s cameo during the climax. But it appears that he’ll be upgrading to a full role in this most highly anticipated of sequels. He’ll join Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, continuing their roles as the feuding dad and stepdad from the original, this time combining their powers to give »

- David James

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WWE superstar John Cena is returning for Daddy’s Home 2

10 March 2017 9:57 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

John Cena has been confirmed to be returning for Daddy’s Home 2, the sequel to the 2015 movie starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. Deadline broke the news of Cena’s return. The WWE legend appeared in a very short cameo at the end of the first movie and that character will be featured prominently in the sequel, which kicks off filming later this year.

Mel Gibson, John Lithgow, Linda Cardellini, Owen Vaccaro and Scarlett Estevez are amongst the cast of the Paramount Pictures sequel, which sees a father and stepfather, Dusty (Wahlberg) and Brad (Ferrell), who are now working together to give their kids a perfect Christmas. When Dusty’s Dad (Gibson) and Brad’s Dad (Lithgow) arrive, their blended family conflicts rise to the surface. According to the trade blog, Cena’s character shifts the macho dynamics as Dusty faces the challenges of being a stepfather in the face of a more ripped rival. »

- Paul Heath

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John Cena Back For ‘Daddy’s Home 2’

10 March 2017 9:10 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: John Cena, the WWE champ who has been transitioning to movies with Trainwreck and Daddy’s Home, has signed on to co-star in the Daddy’s Home sequel about to get underway in Boston. Cena served up a macho cameo at the end of the first film, and this time he figures prominently in the sequel storyline. He joins Will FerrellMark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, John LithgowLinda Cardellini, Owen Vaccaro and Scarlett Estevez in the Paramount comedy. In the sequel, father… »

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TV Review: ‘Trial & Error’ on NBC, Starring John Lithgow

8 March 2017 8:30 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“Trial & Error” should not be as funny as it is. The sitcom is kind of a tea-cozy murder mystery with a bemused affection for its rural setting that is reminiscent of NBC’s departed “Parks and Recreation,” full of punchy one-liners like “30 Rock,” and in a mockumentary format like “The Office.” The new NBC comedy seems to have been carefully constructed from elements of great Must-See-TVs of yore, and that’s a process that doesn’t always yield great programming. Even the idiosyncratic ensemble that gathers around the case also feels like an homage to “Parks and Recreation” — there’s the too-cool young brunette, the “citified” lawyer from “elsewhere,” a black woman with the funniest lines on the whole show, and a dedicated public servant determined to make her mark. And to top it all off, “Trial & Error” is headlined by John Lithgow, who won three Emmys as the lead of NBC’s long-running “3rd Rock from »

- Sonia Saraiya

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Trial & Error Season 1 Review

7 March 2017 11:24 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Two episodes were provided prior to broadcast.

A lot can be said about NBC’s handling of comedy in the post-Office era, or at least after season 7 when the once cultural phenomenon fizzled out to become a smaller, home remembrance kind of offering instead of a Steve Carell powerhouse. Parks and Recreation rightfully took its mantle with its small-town government show that occasionally stepped into true greatness, cementing itself as one of the final NBC comedies worth caring about in a long while.

Trial & Error is the latest attempt to recapture some of the spark from the mockumentary glory days, but with a more relevant premise that positions it as a “murder trial comedy,” where one case is the focus of an entire season. More specifically, this is a spoof of true crime documentaries a la Making a Murderer, using laughs and character quirks to break through the seriousness and »

- Jon Negroni

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The Dexter Season 4 Finale is Still the Best Finale of All-Time

6 March 2017 5:30 PM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Has anyone seen a better season finale since 2009 than Dexter Season 4?  I’d just like to point out that I haven’t.    There’s only one that might be close and that would have to be Breaking Bad but in the pantheon of season finales fro Any show in the history of shows I’m picking Dexter’s Season 4 as the winner.  If you’ll recall that was the season where John Lithgow played the Trinity killer.  I personally think Lithgow was the best “villain” ever on that show. All of us could always use a little crazy Lithgow.  The moment he played

The Dexter Season 4 Finale is Still the Best Finale of All-Time »

- Nat Berman

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