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Bill Smitrovich Joins ‘Happy Life’ Pilot; Tim Guinee Upped To Regular In ‘Hell On Wheels’

20 March 2015 11:49 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Bill Smitrovich (Ted) has booked a series regular role on CBS' multi-cam comedy pilot Happy Life (fka Joe Time). It centers on Joe (Steven Weber), a family man who struggles with the fact that all the people around him are pursuing their dreams and enjoying their lives more than he is. Smitrovich, repped by The Kohner Agency and Frontline Management, will play Mitch, Judy’s (Rita Moreno) husband. He’s retired and quite happy about it, after handing over the family… »

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Stars Sing Broadway Tunes for Alzheimer’s at Sardi’s Benefit

19 March 2015 2:28 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“We’re very happy to be here tonight,” said “The Big Bang Theory’s” Johnny Galecki, sandwiched on the Beverly Hilton stage between co-stars Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting at Wednesday’s A Night at Sardi’s benefit, an annual ode to Broadway for the Alzheimer’s Association — where the actors were honored for their unwavering support last year. “And we’re happy that we’re not singing,” added Nayyar.

“I thought you liked singing,” Helberg bantered back, to which Nayyar responded, “I mean, yeah, I like singing, except it gives me months and months of anxiety.”

“I’m sad that we’re not singing,” Cuoco-Sweeting attested. “It’s the one chance we get to work in complete unison. I think we make beautiful music together, guys.” And they weren’t alone.

“My friend Jason Alexander’s opening the show,” noted Lea Thompson in »

- Jasmin Rosemberg

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Rita Moreno Joins CBS Pilot ‘Joe Time'; ABC’s ‘The Kingmakers’, ‘Delores & Jermaine’ Add To Cast

18 March 2015 3:30 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Rita Moreno has booked a series regular role in CBS' multi-cam comedy pilot Joe Time. It centers on Joe (Steven Weber), a family man who struggles with the fact that everyone around him is pursuing their dreams and enjoying their lives more than he is. Moreno will play Judy, Joe’s (Weber) mom. She’s in love with her husband Mitch, and also preoccupied with physical fitness and her amazing personal trainer. Also cast in regular roles are Alli Kinzel and Noland Ammon (Awesom… »

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Post Mortem: Jane the Virgin's Justin Baldoni on Rafael's Post-Proposal 'Vulnerability and Pain'

9 March 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Warning: The following contains spoilers for Monday’s episode of Jane the Virgin.

“If there were ever two people who were just destined to be together, it’s us. Jane, will you marry me?”

Rafael’s incredibly romantic proposal on Monday night’s Jane the Virgin didn’t exactly get him the answer that he wanted.

Related Jane the Virgin‘s Justin Baldoni on the Big Proposal, Losing to Team Michael

After only six months of dating, the titular heroine wasn’t sure if she was ready to get hitched to her soon-to-be baby daddy. “I love you, and I want to get to marriage. »

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Jane the Virgin's Justin Baldoni on the Big Proposal, Losing to Team Michael

6 March 2015 1:27 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Forget living together. On Monday’s Jane the Virgin (The CW, 9/8c), Rafael decides to one-up himself and pop the question to his pregnant girlfriend. But will the pragmatic heroine accept after only six months of dating?

RelatedJane the Virgin Casts Rita Moreno as Rogelio’s Glam Mother

While the hotel owner’s proposal is “very inventive,” his portrayer Justin Baldoni tells TVLine, there are issues that arise just from the idea of cohabiting. So it “doesn’t matter what answer it is, it’ll send a ripple through the telenovela universe.”

Not to mention, her ex Michael is »

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13 Stars One Win Away From an Egot

17 February 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Oh, the elusive Egot. It takes a very special performer to nail down an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony. The enviable club is a relatively small one, with impressive members like Whoopi Goldberg, Rita Moreno, Audrey Hepburn, and Mel Brooks. But there are a few entertainers that are almost there! Find out who is just one coveted statue away from reaching Egot status. Some of the contenders surprise you...

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- Alana Altmann

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14 Stars One Win Away From an Egot

17 February 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Oh, the elusive Egot. It takes a very special performer to nail down an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony. The enviable club is a relatively small one, with impressive members like Whoopi Goldberg, Rita Moreno, Audrey Hepburn, and Mel Brooks. But there are a few entertainers that are almost there! Find out who is just one coveted statue away from reaching Egot status. Some of the contenders surprise you...

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- Alana Altmann

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7 Reasons You Should Catch Up With 'Jane the Virgin'

16 February 2015 9:13 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Believe the hype, everyone: "Jane the Virgin" is all kinds of fabulous. The title's a bit embarrassing to say in public and the premise sounds (and is) absurd -- but that doesn't mean you're not going to fall head-over-heels in love with it at first watch. From the superlatively awesome ensemble cast, to the innovative, telenovela-inspired plotting, there's just no way around it: You're going to love it, and here are seven reasons why. 1. The ActingGina Rodriguez really is every bit as good as everyone says she is (and then some) -- and she's not the only ultra-talented person on the show. Hopefully without sounding too sickly sweet, the main cast is each perfect in their own way, and there are some pretty kick-ass guest stars as well (Rita Moreno's set to cameo as Rogelio's mother in "Chapter 18," so buckle your seatbelts). 2. The SatireThe tightrope this show walks between satire, »

- Rosie Narasaki

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Brackett and Wilder Screenwriting Efforts: From Garbo to Swanson

10 February 2015 11:45 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett movies (See previous post: "The Charles Brackett Diaries: Billy Wilder and Hollywood in the '30s and '40s.") Below is a list of movies on which Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder worked together as screenwriters, including efforts for which they did not receive screen credit. The Wilder-Brackett screenwriting partnership lasted from 1938 to 1949. During that time, they shared two Academy Awards for their work on The Lost Weekend (1945) and, with D.M. Marshman Jr., Sunset Blvd. (1950). Billy Wilder would later join forces with screenwriter I.A.L. Diamond in movies such as Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, and One, Two, Three. However well-received, Wilder's later films generally lacked the sophistication and subtlety found in his earlier work with Brackett. Charles Brackett, for his part, became associated with 20th Century-Fox, working as a producer-screenwriter. His Fox films, though frequently popular and at times applauded by critics, were decidedly made-to-order, »

- Andre Soares

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‘Jane the Virgin’ Adds ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Star Nia Vardalos (Exclusive)

9 February 2015 2:00 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Jane the Virgin” has cast Nia Vardalos in an upcoming episode this season, Variety has learned exclusively.

The “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” actress will guest star as Barbara, a woman who plays a critical role in the relationship between Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) as it reaches a crossroads.

Vardalos will appear in episode 19 of season one.

Previously announced, the CW comedy has cast Rita Moreno as the mother of Rogelio De La Vega (Jaime Camil) and Jane’s paternal grandmother. She’s set to make her debut in episode 18.

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- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Post Mortem: Jane the Virgin Boss on Sin Rostro Reveal, Rogelio's Next Gig and Another 'Shocking' Ender

3 February 2015 12:32 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Jane the Virgin, watch your back: Sin Rostro is lurking in plain sight.

Related Jane the Virgin Casts Rita Moreno as Rogelio’s Glam Mother

Monday night’s episode finally exposed Rose as the woman behind The Man With No Face, and she had no qualms about burying hubby Emilio alive in cement to protect her secret. Looking forward, could other characters be in danger of losing their lives to the criminal maven?

“You should always be worried once Sin Rostro’s in the room, because she’s unexpected and she plays by her own rules,” executive producer Jennie Urman warns. »

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Rita Moreno To Appear On 'Jane The Virgin'

28 January 2015 8:28 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Jane Villanueva's family keeps growing on "Jane the Virgin."

Legendary actress Rita Moreno has joined the cast as Jane's paternal grandmother, or rather Glam-ma, as she'll be called, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

Jane (played by Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez) was raised by her single mom (Andrea Navedo) and maternal grandmother (Ivone Coll).

Watch: Will 'Jane The Virgin' Finally Get Some?

Earlier in the season, Jane learned her biological father is telenovela star Rogelio De La Vega (Jaime Camil).

Rita will portray Rogelio's fiercely protective mom in the hit series. She's set to appear in ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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Post Mortem: The 100 Ep, Stars on Bellamy & Lincoln's 'Conflict' — Plus: Who Won't Make It to the City of Light?

28 January 2015 7:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Wednesday’s The 100 threw a series of monkey (pun intended!) wrenches into the Sky People’s plans, dividing them as a group like never before.

Below, executive producer Jason Rothenberg, along with Ricky Whittle (Lincoln) and Isaiah Washington (Jaha), discuss some of this week’s biggest twists — including Bellamy and Lincoln’s uncertain futures — and offer a sneak peek at what’s to come in the later half of Season 2.

Bellamy & Lincoln | Let’s begin at Mount Weather, where Bellamy and Lincoln are both in dire straits. Bellamy will find himself “in a bad way,” notes Rothenberg, and he »

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Arrow Recap: Black-and-Blue Canary

28 January 2015 6:42 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

If you were among those caterwauling about it being too soon for Arrow‘s Laurel to ably assume the Canary persona, boy oh boy, this episode was for you.

At the top of this week’s episode, Laurel-as-Canary goes to save a damsel in distress, and though she gets a few licks in, she soon enough is on the losing end of the fight, her bacon only saved by Roy/Arsenal, who says: “I think we need to talk.” Uh, yeah!

The thing is, Danny “Brick” Brickwell is tearing through Starling City, kidnapping Aldermen in the name of leveraging madame »

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‘Jane the Virgin': Rita Moreno Cast as Rogelio’s Mother

28 January 2015 3:27 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Are you ready to meet Jane Villanueva’s other grandmother?

Rita Moreno — who’s an Egot winner, best known for “West Side Story” — has been cast as the mother of Rogelio De La Vega (Jaime Camil), Variety has confirmed.

Jane’s paternal grandma, also known as “Glam-ma,” is described as “fiercely protective” of her telenovela superstar son, TVLine first reported. We have a feeling Moreno’s character might just ruffle some onscreen feathers with Xiomara (Andrea Navedo) and Alba (Ivonne Coll).

Moreno makes her debut on episode 18 this season.

 

 

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- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer Adds Jon Hamm, Chris Pine, Others

28 January 2015 2:17 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Wet Hot American Summer just added a whole bunch of very impressive bunkmates.

Mad Men‘s Jon HammStar Trek‘s Chris PineSaturday Night Live alum Kristen Wiig and Rushmore‘s Jason Schwartzman will be present when Camp Firewood re-opens for business, TVLine has confirmed.

Per our sister site Deadline, which first reported the news, Hamm will play a spy, Pine’s role simply will be “mysterious,” and Wiig will play a counselor at the prepster Camp Tigerclaw (Firewood’s rival). All of the roles are either guest star or recurring.

The newbies join most of the 2001 cult film »

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Legendary Actress Rita Moreno Joins CW’s ‘Jane the Virgin’

28 January 2015 11:59 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

West Side Story” star Rita Moreno has joined The CW’s “Jane the Virgin,” a spokesperson for the network told TheWrap.

The Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Golden Globe winning actress-singer will play Jane’s (Gina Rodriguez) paternal grandmother, making her mother to charismatic soap star Rogelio De La Vega (Jaime Camil). The character, lovingly called “Glam-ma,” debuts on Episode 18.

Also Read: The CW Diversity Scorecard: From ‘Arrow’ to ‘Vampire Diaries’ (Photos)

Moreno, a bonafide Hollywood legend, has been nominated for six Emmys over the course of her career, winning as lead actress on NBC’s “The Rockford Files” in »

- Travis Reilly

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Jane the Virgin Casts Rita Moreno as Rogelio's Glam Mother

28 January 2015 11:39 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Prepare to meet the woman who gave birth to the fabulous Rogelio De La Vega.

Jane the Virgin has tapped legendary West Side Story actress Rita Moreno to play the mother of the scene-stealing soap star, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Jane’s paternal grandma — or “Glam-ma,” as she’s called — is fiercely protective of her wildly successful son. She will make her debut in Episode 18.

Moreno — whose TV credits include Happily Divorced, Oz and The Electric Company — is one of a select group of performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony (aka Egot).

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13 Reasons Why the SAG Awards Should Be Your Favorite Awards Show

23 January 2015 4:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The Screen Actors Guild Awards, airing this Sunday, January 25, aren't as high-profile as some of the other awards shows clamoring for your attention throughout January and February. Indeed, awards fatigue from the People's Choice, Critic's Choice, and Golden Globes may keep you from watching, or maybe you're just saving up your red-carpet energy for next month's Grammys and Oscars.

Still, for sheer entertainment value, it's hard to beat the SAGs. Like the Globes, they honor celebrities from both TV and film while plying the winners and losers with liquor. Like the Oscars, they're voted on by actual movie professionals. And like the MTV Movie Awards, they're often irreverent, mercifully brief, and scheduled to air more than once in case you don't catch them live. For viewers at home, they offer the best elements of all awards shows and none of the worst. If you watch the SAGs this Sunday, here's »

- Gary Susman

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NBCU’s Sprout Taps Tot Interest in Big Vehicles by Greenlighting ‘Terrific Trucks’

15 January 2015 8:45 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBCUniversal’s kid-tv outlet Sprout is joining the battle to lure tots with shows about larger-than-life vehicles – and develop more programming it can own outright.

Preschoolers have long displayed a clear fascination with big transports like trains and bulldozers. In the U.S., PBS satiates that desire with an animated program about peevish steam engines called “Thomas & Friends.” Walt Disney offers a BBC-produced counterpart called “Chuggington.” And now Sprout has greenlit “Terrific Trucks.”

The new series will feature actual life-size trucks: a dump truck; a front end loader; a digger; a semi; and a mini front-end loader. Each truck will have animated eyes, said Sprout president Sandy Wax in an interview, and will be customized in order to develop personality for each character. Sprout has ordered 26 half-hour episodes, which are scheduled to join the network in 2016.

The show will have “a very different, cinematic feel than you’d see with »

- Brian Steinberg

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