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Rita Moreno On Her Egot Wins, Affairs With Brando & Elvis (!) And Taking Life ‘One Day At A Time’ – The Actor’s Side

20 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

One of the absolute pleasures of getting to do a series like The Actor’s Side is sitting down with a certified legend like Rita Moreno, which is exactly what I got to do for this week’s special two-part edition of our Emmy season crop of interviews. Just about everything this Oscar-, Emmy-, Tony- and Grammy-winning star said was pure gold. At 85, she is still going strong and looks about 20 years younger (and she is the first to say that, by the way). Currently back on… »

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Rita Moreno Shares Her Surprisingly Simple Secrets for Looking This Good at 85

26 April 2017 10:27 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Eight decades look great on Rita Moreno.

Looking at her flawless complexion, it’s hard to believe that a) she’s 85, and b) that she ever had a problem with her skin.

“When I was in my teens and into my early 20s I had acne,” the legendary actress reveals to People in the World’s Most Beautiful issue. “I used to get those big purple jobs but not a lot of them, thank goodness, because you really couldn’t see them in the films that I did.”

Moreno, who stars as scene-stealing abuela Lydia in the Netflix reboot of One Day at a Time, »

- Kara Warner

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Jessica Alba Designed the New Honest Co. Headquarters to Look Just Like Her House

21 April 2017 9:21 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Jessica Alba doesn’t care about designer names when it comes to interior design, but she does require a spot to “throw your feet up.”

“This office looks very much like my home,” Alba, 35, tells of the new California headquarters of her brand, The Honest Company. She decorated the space with her long-time collaborators, Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone of Consort Design.

Related: Jessica Alba and Cash Warren Vacation Kids-Free in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

“I used Consort to design every room in my house,” Alba says. (The partners have also decorated homes for Shay Mitchell and Kardashian hair stylist Jen Atkin. »

- Mackenzie Schmidt

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Summer And Smoke (1961) Screening May 5th as Part of ‘Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis’

20 April 2017 7:24 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

“The tables have turned, yes, the tables have turned with a vengeance! You’ve come around to my old way of thinking and I to yours like two people exchanging a call on each other at the same time, and each one finding the other one gone out, the door locked against him and no one to answer the bell!”

The 1961 classic Summer And Smoke, based on the Tennessee Williams play and starring Geraldine Page and Lawrence Harvey screens in a continuous loop Friday, May 5 in the Public Media Commons in Grand Center in St. Louis as part of this year’s Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis. This is a free screening (actually, continuous loop of screenings). Geraldine Page’s daughter and actress, Angelica Page, will be in town for the festival and part of a dramatic reading of ‘ensemble 2.0’ , a play based on Francesca Williams’s collection of family letters. »

- Tom Stockman

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Emmys: Final ‘Girls’ Season Makes a Strong Case in Heated Comedy Categories

10 April 2017 7:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

HBO’s “Girls” has maintained a modest presence at the Emmys ever since the program’s big coming-out in 2012 and 2013, when it scooped up two nominations in a row for outstanding comedy series. Adam Driver has shown up consistently in the supporting actor category, while guest stars like Gaby Hoffman and Peter Scolari have been recognized as well. But the show has mostly struggled to reach those early heights again.

That could change with the sixth and final season, which has made for the richest portrait of Lena Dunham’s world yet.

You may well have bailed by now, whether the creator’s outsized activist footprint overshadowed the series, or her various characters’ descent into their own navels made it seem like there was no light at the end of the tunnel. But it’s time to catch up. Things were already on the upswing with season five, and now, with »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Inside Molly Sims’ Stunning L.A. Home: ‘People always say, ‘You have such great taste,’ and I do!’

7 April 2017 11:16 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

When Molly Sims and her husband, film producer Scott Stuber, found their Pacific Palisades home it was only 80% done. But the model, actress and mom of three had a vision for her family’s new house that was 100% complete.

“People always say, ‘You could do it on your own, you have such great taste,’ and I do!” Sims tells of her interior design prowess. “I love design. Mama never met a couch she didn’t like.”

Related: Tracey Edmonds’ Stunning Library Is Filled with Old French Books: ‘They Just Look Really Pretty!’

Despite her confidence, Sims decided to »

- Mackenzie Schmidt

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Emily Henderson Is Hitting the Flea Markets So You Don’t Have to: See Her Favorite Finds That You Can Shop Today

6 April 2017 10:56 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

One man’s trash is an interior designer’s treasure.

No one knows that better than interiors expert, Emily Henderson. The stylist and TV host recently pounded the pavement at the Round Top Antiques Fair in Round Top, Texas, and unearthed a treasure trove of home décor goodies. If you’re the type of weekend warrior who traverses the flea markets with little luck, this might just make your day: Henderson is sharing her loot with the rest of the world in an exclusive sale on Chairish.

Available now for your scrolling pleasure, the collection includes everything from pillows and »

- Megan Stein

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Rita Moreno Still Keeps a Photo of Marlon Brando in her Bedroom: ‘He was the Lust of My Life’

6 April 2017 7:10 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Rita Moreno‘s iconic and eclectic career is the stuff of Hollywood legends — and so is her 5,500-square-foot, multilevel contemporary home.

Nestled in the Berkeley Hills and overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Moreno — who moved into the three-bedroom, thre-and-a-half bath home with her late husband Leonard Gordon 16 years ago — has decorated the space in colorful ways to reflect her Puerto Rican heritage, world travels and family, which includes respectful nods to the “lust” and “love” of her life: ex-Marlon Brando and Gordon, her husband of 45 years.

Related: See Hgtv Stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa’s ‘Clean and Contemporary »

- Kara Warner

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Emmy Predictions 2017: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

23 March 2017 2:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last Year’s Winner: Kate McKinnon, “SNL

Still Eligible: Yes.

Hot Streak: Though broadcast series have been struggling overall at the Emmys, the Big Four have won 11 of the last 12 trophies in this category (ABC: 4, CBS: 3, Fox: 1, NBC: 3)

Fun Fact: Kristin Wiig and Amy Poehler had been nominated in this category, but Kate McKinnon is the only “SNL” player to win as a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. (Gilda Radnor won in 1978 when “Saturday Night Live” was considered a variety show.)

It was just two years prior that this category submitted not six, not seven, but eight nominees. And seven of those eight women are still eligible in 2017, meaning competition will be fierce even before the new contenders are factored into the race. Kate McKinnon has only gotten better since her win last year. Gaby Hoffman and Judith Light remained excellent on the latest season of “Transparent.” Allison Janney »

- Ben Travers

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5 Reasons You Should Be Watching One Day at a Time

16 March 2017 11:30 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The Netflix reboot of One Day at a Time is a true homage to its predecessor. Inspired by the single-parent family dynamic of the original, the new series replaces the Romano household of Indianapolis with the Cuban-American Alvarez family from the Echo Park section of Los Angeles. The new One Day at a Time wastes no time diving into the topical issues of today. Subjects like sexism, Ptsd, immigration, and veteran's rights are handled with honesty and finesse, while managing to mine the comic gold inherent in the moment. Binge-worthy and aspirational in its social consciousness, each episode carries a powerful message interspersed with clever humor and witty dialogue. If that's not enough, here are five more reasons you should be watching One Day at a Time. Norman Lear is a producer. The legendary talent behind classic '70s sitcoms is the creator of the original series and has returned as producer for the reboot. »

- Susan Welsh

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One Day at a Time: Season Two Renewal for Netflix Sitcom Reboot

6 March 2017 1:37 PM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

As expected, Netflix has renewed its One Day at a Time TV show remake for a second season. The first season of this family sitcom just dropped to Netflix on January 6th. The original series starred Bonnie Franklin, Pat Harrington Jr., Valerie Bertinelli, and Mackenzie Phillips. It ran for nine seasons on CBS between 1975 and 1984.A reimagining of the Norman Lear classic, One Day at a Time centers on the Cuban-American Alverez family. Justina Machado, Rita Moreno, Isabella Gomez, Marcel Ruiz, Todd Grinnell, and Stephen Tobolowsky. Eric Nenniger, Fiona Gubelmann, Ariela Barer, Froy Gutierrez, and Haneefah Wood recur, and Phillips has guest starred in season one on Netflix.Read More… »


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Netflix Renews 'One Day at a Time' for Second Season

4 March 2017 4:10 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Netflix has officially renewed One Day at a Time for a second season.

The dramedy series, a remake of the 1975 original from legendary showrunner Norman Lear, debuted on the streaming service in January and follows the life of the newly single Penelope (Justina Machado), a Cuban-American Army vet, and her family.

The 13-episode first season also starred Rita Moreno, Isabella Gomez, Stephen Tobolowsky and Todd Grinnell, with Lear also producing the reimagining of his classic '70s comedy.

¡Familia! It’s time to break out the cake  #OneDayAtATime #Season2

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- Patrick Shanley

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Netflix Renews ‘One Day at a Time’ for Season 2

4 March 2017 4:05 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Netflix has given a second-season order to the revival of “One Day at a Time.”

The Sony Pictures TV comedy, from Norman Lear and showrunners Mike Royce and Gloria Calderon Kellett, bowed in January to rapturous reviews. The multicamera laffer puts a contemporary spin on the groundbreaking 1970s CBS sitcom about a divorced mother. Justina Machado stars as a newly single mother trying to raise her two children, with the help of her mother.

Netflix has ordered 13 episodes for the second season. “One Day at a Time” marked a triumphant return to series TV by Lear, the legendary 94-year-old producer of such indelible TV hits as “All in the Family,” “Maude” and “Good Times.” The original series, which ran from 1975 to 1984, starred Bonnie Franklin, Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli.

The new-model “One Day at a Time” shifted the location from Indianapolis to the Echo Park area of Los Angeles. Machado is seen as an Emmy contender for »

- Cynthia Littleton

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One Day at a Time: Season Two Renewal Expected for Netflix Comedy

1 March 2017 5:52 PM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Will One Day at a Time be back for another season? According to TVLine, fans should expect a season two renewal from Netflix in the near future.Based on the Norman Lear sitcom, the comedy centers on a Cuban-American family. The cast includes Justina Machado, Rita Moreno, Isabella Gomez, Marcel Ruiz, Todd Grinnell, and Stephen Tobolowsky. The show's first season debuted on January 6th, 2017.Read More… »


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From Gene and Debbie to Ryan and Emma: The Movie Musicals That Influenced ‘La La Land’

23 February 2017 2:12 PM, PST | | See recent news »

From its opening, traffic-stopping number to its romantic ending, La La Land is a love letter to the city of Los Angeles — as well as to the classic movie musicals of the ’40s and ’50s.

In his six-year quest to get the film — which earned a record-tying 14 Academy Award nominations — made, director Damien Chazelle called upon those original MGM song and dance numbers for inspiration.

Some of the film’s homages are more overt — for example, there’s a scene in which Mia (Emma Stone) and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) have a date at the Griffith Observatory after attempting to watch »

- Julia Emmanuele

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11 Actresses Who Earned Oscar Nods for Musicals

22 February 2017 10:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

La La Land garnered a record-tying 14 Academy Award nominations this year — it’s now neck-and-neck with Titanic and All About Eve for receiving the most Oscar nominations in a given year. Among those nods is a first-ever Best Actress nom for Emma Stone, who’s been racking up rave reviews for her performance in the film.

While we’ve got musicals on the mind, let’s take a look back at some other actresses who’ve received acclaim for their musical turns.

Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables (2012)

Hathaway’s turn as Fantine was the only non-technical award the 2012 adaptation of the smash musical picked up. »

- Alex Heigl

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Why Didn't Arrow's Felicity Take a Stand? Too Soon for Election Horror? Five-0 Mulls 4-Way? And More Qs!

17 February 2017 10:31 AM, PST | | See recent news »

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Homeland, Arrow, Nashville and Scandal!

1 | Did Hawaii Five-0‘s Melissa occasionally let slip a look suggesting that she was mulling a more (ahem) Cinemax-appropriate ending to her, Danny, Steve and Lynn’s Valentine’s double date?

2 | Did Emerald City‘s “handiwork” between Lady Ev and Jack forever run The Wizard of Oz‘s “Oil me” scene for you?

3 | The way Homeland‘s Carrie has been quickly and easily shuttled between New York City and Washington, »

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Floogals, Nina’s World: Sprout Series Renewed; Remy and Boo Ordered

14 February 2017 5:33 PM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Sprout is growing. Deadline reports the network has renewed both Floogals and Nina's World for a second season and ordered a new series, Remy and Boo.A subsidiary of NBCUniversal, the 24-hour network airs programs catered to preschool-age children. Floogals, which follows three aliens sent to Earth, is slated to debut its second season in 2018. Sprout has ordered 26 episodes for season two of Nina's World, which features the voice of Rita Moreno.Read More… »


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If Adele Ever Wins an Emmy and a Tony, She'll Join a Rare and Impressive Hollywood Club

14 February 2017 7:00 AM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, or a Tony is nice and all, but what if you win all four? Scoring an elusive Egot is a feat that only 12 people in Hollywood have been able to pull off so far: Audrey Hepburn, Richard Rodgers, Helen Hayes, Rita Moreno, John Gielgud, Jonathan Tunick, Marvin Hamlisch, Mel Brooks, Mike Nichols, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Lopez, and Scott Rudin. Could Adele be next? Maybe. There are quite a few people, like Denzel Washington and Kate Winslet, who are close to taking home the so-called "grand slam" of show business, and Adele is one of them. Unless you've been living under a rock since 2009, you know she's made a habit of sweeping the Grammys every year she puts out an album (and sometimes even when she doesn't, in one case). So far she has 15 under her belt, as well as one Oscar for "Skyfall, »

- Quinn Keaney

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Will ‘Legion’ Leave a Mark This Emmy Season?

8 February 2017 6:37 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

FX is set to premiere “Legion” Wednesday night, a new series from the mind of showrunner Noah Hawley (“Fargo”) that could make a splash in Emmy season where countless comic book shows have previously failed.

While “Game of Thrones” has certainly found its stride, genre bias has nevertheless done its part over the years to hold programs like this back when it comes to awards. But on rare occasions, a comic book title has sparked in a major category: “Batman” landed a comedy series nomination and a mention for supporting actor Frank Gorshin in 1966. “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” was singled out for direction in 1994. Mariette Hartley even won the drama actress prize for “The Incredible Hulk” in 1979, beating out the likes of Rita Moreno (“The Rockford Files”) and Barbara Bel Geddes (“Dallas”).

The only superhero show to truly hit with the Television Academy was “Heroes,” but that was an original concept, not »

- Kristopher Tapley

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