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TV Academy Announces Guests for Hall of Fame Cornerstone Award Ceremony

26 May 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Television Academy has announced additional guests for its 70th Anniversary gala, taking place on June 2.

Tim Allen, Carly Chaikin, Ted Danson, Portia Doubleday, Florence Henderson, Derek Hough, Felicity Huffman, Cloris Leachman, Phylicia Rashad, Marion Ross and Suzanne Somers are among the stars confirmed to attend the opening event for the new Saban Media Center at the Academy’s North Hollywood campus.

Previously announced guests include Jon Cryer, Chelsea Handler, Allison Janney, Regina King, Rami Malek, Garry Marshall and Bob Newhart.

The event will also feature a class photo to commemorate the new campus, which will gather television personalities representing many of TV’s memorable moments, renowned television legends responsible for the medium’s most iconic programming and the stars of today’s hottest series for a unique photographic tribute.

The gala will present the Hall of Fame Cornerstone Award to ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC in recognition of the networks’ historic vision, »

- Variety Staff

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TV News Roundup: ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ Sets Season Premiere Date

24 May 2016 5:24 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bravo has set the premiere date for “Rhonj” season 7, plus Img to handle global sales for BBC’s “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Academy,” and more in Tuesday’s TV news roundup…

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Bravo has announced the return of the hotly anticipated “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga are joined by new housewives Dolores Catania, a surgical technician turned realtor, and Siggy Flicker, a relationship expert and TV personality. Jersey veteran Jacqueline Laurita will be returning as well. The seventh season premieres July 10 at 8 p.m. on Bravo.

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The Television Academy announced Jon Cryer, Chelsea Handler, Allison Janney, Regina King, Rami Malek, Garry Marshall and Bob Newhart will be attending its Hall of Fame Cornerstone Award ceremony during its 70th anniversary gala. The award ceremony will honor ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC as the first and only networks to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. »

- Maria Cavassuto

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Chelsea Handler, Rami Malek and Bob Newhart Join Television Academy’s Salute to Broadcast Networks

24 May 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jon Cryer, Chelsea Handler, Allison Janney, Regina King, Rami Malek, Garry Marshall and Bob Newhart will participate in the Television Academy’s 70th anniversary gala, which will take place on June 2 at the Academy’s renovated and expanded North Hollywood, California, headquarters. The seven celebrity guests are the first to be announced for the event, which will induct the broadcast networks ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC into the Academy’s Hall of Fame, making them the first television institutions to be so honored. The gala will take place in the new Saban Media Center at Television Academy headquarters, which has undergone an expansion. »

- Steve Pond

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2016 Emmy Predictions: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

15 May 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Quick Hits• Last Year's Winner: Allison Janney, "Mom" • Was It an Upset? No• Still Eligible? Yes• Hot Streak: Allison Janney has only won this category two years in a row, but her towering presence at the TV Academy stretches beyond the Supporting Actress category. She's won three in the last two years with four nominations, and she's got six total Emmys on her mantle.• Fun Fact: Last year set a record for total nominees with eight.  Perhaps the biggest question leading up to this year's Emmy nominations isn't who will be nominated in this category, but if there will still be eight nominees. After all, the record-setting group of ladies from last year all remain eligible, and there are still a number of new qualifiers who could steal their spot (but keep the total number of nominees at eight). Last year's winner seems like a safe bet. Allison Janney tied »

- Ben Travers

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2016 Emmy Predictions: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

15 May 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Quick Hits• Last Year's Winner: Allison Janney, "Mom" • Was It an Upset? No• Still Eligible? Yes• Hot Streak: Allison Janney has only won this category two years in a row, but her towering presence at the TV Academy stretches beyond the Supporting Actress category. She's won three in the last two years with four nominations, and she's got six total Emmys on her mantle.• Fun Fact: Last year set a record for total nominees with eight.  Perhaps the biggest question leading up to this year's Emmy nominations isn't who will be nominated in this category, but if there will still be eight nominees. After all, the record-setting group of ladies from last year all remain eligible, and there are still a number of new qualifiers who could steal their spot (but keep the total number of nominees at eight). Last year's winner seems like a safe bet. Allison Janney tied »

- Ben Travers

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Rosie O’Donnell on Donald Trump: ‘Do Not Give Up, He Will Never Be President’

10 May 2016 7:55 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Rosie O’Donnell, patient-zero in Donald Trump’s public feuds, couldn’t resist taking a swing at the presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Monday night.

At a SAG panel with fellow actresses June Squibb and Linda Lavin, O’Donnell was explaining her role as Allison Janney’s ex-lover on the CBS comedy “Mom,” when she appeared to slip in a Trump insult.

“I’ve admired [Allison Janney] for so long, ” O’Donnell said. “Being a lesbian in real life — news flash — get off your Twitter sir — don’t tell people. … It is not about politics it is about acting — lots of women around that house, too — I’m not going near him, trust me — Orange man. Anyway, the thing is, fin, his mouth looks like an anus. What I’m trying to say about ‘Mom’ is that everyone was really warm and lovely. But being that I am gay, I didn’t »

- Katie Van-Syckle

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Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul and More Stars Sound off on the Importance of Education

9 May 2016 1:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul and more celebs showed up to support a great cause on Saturday at City Year's 6th Annual Spring Break event in Los Angeles. "I am an advocate of education," Spencer, 45, told People at the event. "It is the panacea for all that ails us in our society. I think if we give kids a break in education, we would have fewer crimes being committed. If we keep them on track, they know that they have options. It's important for me because, you know, my life would've been different had I not had the education that I had. »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul and More Stars Sound off on the Importance of Education

9 May 2016 1:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul and more celebs showed up to support a great cause on Saturday at City Year's 6th Annual Spring Break event in Los Angeles. "I am an advocate of education," Spencer, 45, told People at the event. "It is the panacea for all that ails us in our society. I think if we give kids a break in education, we would have fewer crimes being committed. If we keep them on track, they know that they have options. It's important for me because, you know, my life would've been different had I not had the education that I had. »

- Christina Dugan, @Christina_Dugan

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Why Did the Legends Spare Savage? Did Grey's Leg Grow Back? No Civil War for Big Bang Boys? And More TV Qs!

6 May 2016 11:03 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com 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 Gotham, Person of Interest, The Americans and Bones!

1 | Let’s be honest: Is there any reason to think The Good Wife‘s Peter wasn’t lying when he denied having an affair with Geneva Pine? Also, given that Peter yanked that judgeship right out from under Diane a couple seasons back, wasn’t it strange to see her pinch-hitting as his defense attorney?

RelatedAsk Ausiello: Spoilers on Good Wife, Bates, Arrow, Grey’s Anatomy, »

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‘Mom’ Stages ‘West Wing’ Reunion

5 May 2016 6:30 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Allison Janney knows her way around the White House — at least the fictional one, having playing Cj Cregg on “The West Wing” for seven seasons. She even made a surprise appearance in the White House press room recently, posing as her character from the NBC drama. Janney crashed the press briefing to discuss the opioid epidemic, an issue raised on her current show, “Mom,” which deals with the struggles of drug addiction.

In the May 5th episode of “Mom” (titled “Pure Evil and a Free Piece of Cheesecake”), she goes back to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue once again — and finds a familiar face: her “West Wing” co-star Richard Schiff, who played Toby Ziegler on the NBC drama.

The “West Wing” reunion comes at the end of an episode where her character, Bonnie, is struggling to deal with her daughter, Christy’s (Anna Faris) success.

 

As the two finally make peace, Bonnie muses »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Mom's West Wing Reunion Is a Reminder That Allison Janney Is Just the Best

5 May 2016 6:30 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Bonnie Plunkett for President?! Probably not in this lifetime, but, hey—a girl can dream, can't she? And if those dreams mean we get more reunions with Allison Janney's West Wing co-stars like we did on tonight's episode of Mom, consider us Bonnie's campaign manager! After Christy (Anna Faris) learned that her straight As landed her on the Dean's List at school, Bonnie's went into a panic that she'll never amount to anything. After a screaming match with Christy during an AA meeting, that panic gave way to inspiration to better her position in life. But before she could decide what new path to take, she and Christy had to figure out what she's good at. On their list: »

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NCIS Photos: Meet the New Additions

5 May 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Somewhere amidst the early tears spurred by the NCIS promo touting Michael Weatherly’s final episodes, CBS also let slip the first photos of new arrivals Sarah Clarke and Duane Henry.

VideosMichael Weatherly Leaving NCIS: A First Look at Tony’s Teary Send-Off

As previously reported, 24 alum Clarke will appear in the season’s final two episodes (airing May 10 and 17) as Tess Monroe, a quick-witted, tough and shrewd FBI agent who recently transferred to D.C. from New York City, while Henry, a Brit, will play Clayton Reeves, a young man who rose above his blue-collar roots to become a successful Mi-6 agent. »

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Ratings: Svu, Chicago P.D. Return From 5-Week Break to Series Lows

5 May 2016 8:39 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Absence makes the heart grow… what?

NBC’s 17-year-old Law & Order: Svu this Wednesday returned from a five-week break to 5.26 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating (per finals), down 15 and 21 percent from its last fresh outing to tie and hit series lows. Similarly, Chicago P.D. (6.3 mil/1.3) slipped 8 and 14 percent vs. March 30, hitting a series low in the demo.

Related2016 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

Opening the Peacock’s night, Heartbeat (4.2 mil/0.8) was steady.

RelatedMay Sweeps Scorecard 2016: Deaths, Breakups, Weddings, Firings, Sex, Resurrections, Time Jumps and More!

Elsewhere in the ratings… »

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C.J. Cregg Is Back! Allison Janney, Bradley Whitford and James Corden Have a Signature West Wing Walk and Talk

5 May 2016 7:45 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Youtube "qPey6MWrLlA"] C.J. Cregg is having a moment. After Allison Janney revived her West Wing character at a White House press briefing last week, the no-nonsense press secretary showed up on The Late Late Show Wednesday night alongside host James Corden - but she wasn't alone. Bradley Whitford, a.k.a. White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman, also joined in for Corden's riff on West Wing scribe Aaron Sorkin's signature walk-and-talk.Before the chat and swag starts, Janney's C.J.) asks, "Sir, we need to talk about the jokes for tonight's monologue - should we talk about them in your office, »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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West Wing Reunion: Allison Janney, Bradley Whitford 'Walk-and-Talk' on The Late Late Show — Watch

5 May 2016 5:17 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Crafting James Corden’s monologue is serious business — so much so that it sometimes requires a walk-and-talk with White House Press Secretary C.J. Cregg and Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman.

RelatedAllison Janney Briefs White House Reporters as The West Wing‘s C.J. Cregg

Allison Janney and Bradley Whitford reprised their iconic West Wing roles on the Late Late Show Wednesday to help the CBS funnyman put together a tight opening act featuring hilarious one-liners about presumptive Gop nominee Donald Trump and probable Cinco de Mayo festivities. The fourth wall was eventually broken when the trio contemplated »

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Michael Weatherly Leaving NCIS: Watch a First Look at Tony's Teary Send-Off

4 May 2016 2:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“Humor, heart and heroics” have been the hallmarks of Michael Weatherly‘s 13-year NCIS run, as detailed in this highlight/preview reel for the original cast member’s final two episodes as “Very Special Agent” Tony Dinozzo.

RelatedMichael Weatherly Leaving NCIS: Will There Be Tears? Is Tony the Only Exit? And More Burning Qs Answered

In Weatherly’s penultimate appearance as Tony — titled “Dead Letter” and airing next Tuesday, May 10 – the NCIS team, alongside the FBI and MI6 (populated by guest stars Sarah Clarke and Duane Henry), continue their international manhunt for rogue spy Jacob Scott, who this »

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Ratings: Person of Interest Returns Up From Year Ago, Bests Limitless Finale

4 May 2016 8:11 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS’ Person of Interest opened its fifth and final season on Tuesday night with 7.4 million total viewers and a 1.2 rating (per finals), up in the demo from both its Season 4 finale (8.2 mil/1.1) and Limitless‘ week-ago freshman finale (5.6 mil/1.1), and off just a tenth from Limitless‘ Season 1 average (7.1 mil/1.3).

That said, Poi was down 30 and 33 percent from its previous premiere and off 22 and 20 percent from its Season 4 average.

TVLine readers gave the long-awaited Season 5 opener an average grade of “A.”

Opening the Eye’s night, NCIS (14.9 mil/1.9) was steady with Flotus’ drop-by, while New Orleans (12.6 mil/1.8) hit three-week highs.

RelatedMay Sweeps Scorecard 2016: Deaths, »

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Allison Janney Channels Her ‘West Wing’ Character C.J. Cregg At White House Briefing

30 April 2016 4:37 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Allison Janney took the podium on Friday at the White House’s briefing with reporters, and stepped into her West Wing C.J. Cregg persona. Allison Janney Briefs White House Reporters As ‘West Wing’ Character White House spokesman Josh Earnest appeared to be a few minutes late for the briefing with reporters, but Janney decided to take […]

The post Allison Janney Channels Her ‘West Wing’ Character C.J. Cregg At White House Briefing appeared first on uInterview. »

- Shantel Whitaker

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Allison Janney Revives C.J. Cregg For White House Press Briefing

29 April 2016 4:40 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Celebrities pop up in the darndest places in Washington during White House Correspondents’ Dinner weekend. Today, for instance, former West Wing star Allison Janney made a surprise appearance at Friday’s White House press briefing, announcing that Press Secretary Josh Earnest “is out today. I believe he has a root canal. But let’s be honest, I’m better at this than he is, anyway.” Some press in the room seemed to know it was a nod to the Ww episode in which her C.J. Cregg… »

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Allison Janney Brings C.J. Cregg Back to the West Wing Podium, Wins #FlashbackFriday

29 April 2016 1:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

C.J. Cregg is back to running the country, sort of. On Friday, Allison Janney revisited her The West Wing character and stepped up to the podium at the White House and acting as the President's Press Secretary once more. "Hi everyone, good afternoon," said Janney, 56, during a press briefing. "Josh [Earnest] is out today, I believe it's a root canal," she joked, referencing one of her own character's storylines while poking fun at the real White House Press spokesperson. After a few more jokes, Earnest walked in and told the actress that, since she was standing at the podium, she "might as well use it. »

- Brittany King, @brrriitttnnii

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