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TVLine's Performers of the Week: Laurie Metcalf and Stephen Colbert

2 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

The Performer | Laurie Metcalf

The Show | Getting On

The Episode | “Doctor Death”

The Airdate | December 14, 2014

The Performance | From the very first episode of Getting On, Metcalf’s self-absorbed, perpetually beleaguered Dr. Jenna James has been a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown (or perhaps even a psychotic break). In the show’s Season 2 finale — as her fledgling hospice program became the focus of a racketeering and anti-kickback proceeding in California Superior Court — Metcalf conveyed her character’s denial, panic, scheming and, ultimately, her acceptance of a probably grim fate, »

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Watch celebrities talk about their favorite holiday movies -- like, you know, 'The Big Lebowski'

17 December 2014 10:46 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

As the holiday season rolls around, EW got around to asking film and television stars about the movies they like to watch around the holidays. We learned many things about stars' holiday viewing choices, like how depressingly enjoyable Alex Borstein finds the Charlie Brown movies, and how Amber Tamblyn enjoys an annual viewing of The Big Lebowski. Also, Lisa Edelstein does not like holidays! Girlfriends' Guide to Divorcing Holiday Movies is more like it, right? »

- Teresa Jue

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Missi's Obligatory Self-Promotion

14 December 2014 1:56 PM, PST | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Editor's Note: We're thrilled to have Missi Pyle guest-blogging for a day. I made her do this topic!

Kim Dickens & Missi Pyle (Gone Girl) at the Hollywood Film Awards last month

What I am working on now

-by Missi Pyle

So yes. I sing. 'You sing?' People often ask? Yes. I do. I write (mostly) silly songs and I sing them. For awhile I had a band with Shawnee Smith. We did a pilot together and we got to talking one day and she asked me what I really wanted. And I said. To be in a band. That would be heaven. and she said. "Ok. I'll do it with you. But just know. Its not all its cracked up to be. You'll be disappointed."

And we did. We made an album with Chris Goss, another genius human I have been lucky enough to work with. Shawnee and I's »

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Family Guy: 2014-15 Ratings

8 December 2014 1:07 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The ratings for Family Guy keep coming down but the Fox series continues to be a cash cow for the studio. Will it ever be cancelled (for the second time)? Move to a cable channel like American Dad! did? Will it return for the 2015-16 season? Stay tuned.

On Family Guy, Peter Griffin and his family and friends continue to have crazy mishaps in the Rhode Island town of Quahog. The voice cast includes Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis, and Mike Henry.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- typically the following morning, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh to see the latest.

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Getting On: Season Two Ratings

3 December 2014 10:10 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Despite very small viewership, HBO renewed Getting On for a second season. Will the ratings improve this time around? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.

Based on a UK series of the same name, Getting On follows the staff at the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital in Long Beach, CA. They attend to the needs of female patients who are often “getting on” in years. The comedy stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, and Mel Rodriguez.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's chances of staying on the air. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.

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For reference: Getting »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Exclusive: Darren Criss, Ty Herndon Join Star-Studded TrevorLIVE Performers Bill

2 December 2014 6:00 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Stars are coming out in droves to support a good cause.

The Trevor Project’s annual TrevorLIVE Los Angeles event, an evening celebrating the entertainment industry’s biggest Lgbtq advocates and supporters, has booked Jennifer Coolidge to host the star-studded gala on Dec. 7, ETonline has learned exclusively. And that’s not all!

Pics: 14 Other Celebrities Who Have Come Out

Before Darren Criss returns to the final season of Glee, which kicks off Friday, Jan. 9 on Fox, he’ll join The Voice season-seven finalist Mia Pfirrman, who was eliminated from Team Adam in the first round of the live playoffs, on the performers’ lineup. And less than two weeks after country star Ty Herndon officially came out as gay in an exclusive interview with Et, he’ll take the Hollywood Palladium stage, along with singer Anita Cochran.

They’ll be joined by Parks and Recreation's Adam Scott, Kellan Lutz, Modern Family’s Nolan Gould, Kiernan Shipka, [link »

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Contest: Win HBO’s Getting On Season 1 on Blu-ray or DVD

13 November 2014 8:02 PM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

HBO's Getting On, a remake of a British series starring Jo Brand, examines the dysfunctional staff of a beleaguered hospital through six hilarious episodes. Thanks to HBO, we have a handful of Getting On: The Complete First Season prizes that are now available in stores and up for grabs in this contest.

One lucky winner will take home Getting On: The Complete First Season starring Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash, Alex Borstein and Mel Rodriguez on Blu-ray and Digital HD Combo. Two additional winners will each score Getting On: The Complete First Season on DVD. Both versions include exclusive deleted scenes and a gag reel.

For a chance to win one of these Getting On prizes, please fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open. »

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Getting On Bloopers Will Make Your Day—Watch the Gag Reel!

10 November 2014 9:00 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

There's a show on TV that is so subtle, smart and hilarious. It's called Getting On and it just began its second six-episode season on HBO. In addition to the new season, you can catch up with the full first season out on DVD on Tuesday. We have an exclusive—and hilarious—look at what you've been missing in the form of one great Getting On gag reel. The series, created by Big Love's Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer and based on the UK series created by Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine, stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Mel Rodriguez and Niecy Nash as staffers at a beleaguered geriatric extended care facility. More: Getting On is the best show you're not »

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5 Reasons You Should Be Watching HBO's Getting On

8 November 2014 2:40 PM, PST | TVGuide.com - Features | See recent TVGuide - Features news »

HBO's Getting On is the best show on TV you're not watching.

Adapted from the British series of the same name by Big Love co-creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, the comedy stars Laurie Metcalf(Roseanne), Alex Borstein (MadTVFamily Guy) and Niecy Nash (Reno 911) as members of the medical staff at a geriatric extended care ward of fictitious Southern California hospital — a place where senior citizens go to die and the people who work there aren't sure what they're living for.

Alt TV: Offbeat shows you should be watching

Sure, that doesn't sound like a recipe for gut-busting laughter, which may be why HBO debuted the six-episode first season at the end of 2013 with little to no fanfare. "They didn't tell anyone that it was on!" Borstein tells TVGuide.com....

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5 Reasons You Should Be Watching HBO's Getting On

8 November 2014 2:40 PM, PST | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

HBO's Getting On is the best show on TV you're not watching.

Adapted from the British series of the same name by Big Love co-creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, the comedy stars Laurie Metcalf(Roseanne), Alex Borstein (MadTVFamily Guy) and Niecy Nash (Reno 911) as members of the medical staff at a geriatric extended care ward of fictitious Southern California hospital — a place where senior citizens go to die and the people who work there aren't sure what they're living for.

Alt TV: Offbeat shows you should be watching

Sure, that doesn't sound like a recipe for gut-busting laughter, which may be why HBO debuted the six-episode first season at the end of 2013 with little to no fanfare. "They didn't tell anyone that it was on!" Borstein tells TVGuide.com....

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- Adam Bryant

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Jay Leno teases Jimmy Fallon in his 'Tonight Show' return

8 November 2014 1:15 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Jay Leno teases Jimmy Fallon in his "Tonight Show" return Before sitting down with his predecessor, Fallon allowed Leno to do a full standup set. Leno and Fallon then recalled all the photoshoots they did, showing pictures that never saw the light of day. Leno also made fun of Fallon for his lack of knowledge of cars, at one point grabbing Fallon’s “puppy paw” hand, and saying. "This is the hand of a 5-year-old and it's actually pink." Plus: Watch Leno crack up Fallon while joking about NBC. NBC reveals its fall finale dates “The Blacklist’s” fall finale is on Monday. MTV: We have nothing to do with “The Osbournes” reboot Sharon Osbourne said on a British chat show that they’re about to film eight episodes of their old reality show, but she never specified if they had a network home. Click Read Full Post For More »

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Jon Stewart: I was approached to host 'Meet the Press' but didn't take it seriously

30 October 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Jon Stewart confirms he was approached to host "Meet the Press," but he didn't take NBC's offer seriously "My guess is they were casting as wide and as weird a net as they could,” Stewart tells Rolling Stone. "I'm sure part of them was thinking, 'Why don't we just make it a variety show?’” Stewart also says that he thinks Stephen Colbert might be even better when he takes over from Letterman. "Untethered from his character, I think he'll actually have more room and really be able to deliver in a way that's going to surprise people,” says Stewart. E! extends Joel McHale’s “The Soup” deal through 2016 McHale will continue hosting the weekly comedy show, while also coming up reality projects for the network. Queen Latifah reportedly disinvites Bill Cosby after his rape allegations resurface The allegations may be old, but standup comic Hannibal Buress bringing them up in »

- Norman Weiss

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'Family Guy' Star Alex Borstein -- Husband Files For Divorce ... I Want Pewterschmidt Money

30 October 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Lois Griffin may lose some of her Pewterschmidt inheritance ... Alex Borstein's husband has filed for divorce -- and it looks like he's about to cut the deck in half.Jackson Douglas has been married to Alex for 16 years ... before she struck gold on "Family Guy." There's no indication of a prenup, but there is evidence there are Millions at stake. Alex reportedly makes somewhere between $3-5 Million per season for voicing Peter's wife, Lois. »

- TMZ Staff

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Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2 Villains in Paradise DVD Review

26 October 2014 8:07 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise Director(s): Zeb Wells, Seth Green Writers: Matthew Ireland Beans, Hugh Davidson, Mike Fasolo, Douglas Goldstein, Seth Green, Geoff Johns, Breckin Meyer, Tom Root, Matthew Senreich, Kevin Shinick, Zeb Wells Cast: Seth Green, Alex Borstein, Clancy Brown, Zac Efron, Nathan Fillion, Sarah Hyland, Breckin Meyer, Alfred Molina, Paul Reubens, Giovanni Ribisi, Tara Strong Running Time: 22 minutes, Rated Tvma(L) Special Features: The Making of #RCDC2VIP [9:31]; Bad Hair, Musical Numbers & Sequels [8:55]; The Ones That Got Away [7:07]; 20 Questions [13:25]; Cut Animatics[6 animatics]; Cut Sketches [2 sketches]; Chicken Nuggets [interactive disc feature]; Actors’ Commentary with Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Nathan  [ Read More ]

The post Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2 Villains in Paradise DVD Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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HBO’s ‘Getting On’ Back Nov. 9 Video

20 October 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

TV Picks: HBO’s “Getting On” is a dramedy that shows off the comedic wit of Niecy Nash, Laurie3 Metcalf and Alex Borstein as staff in an extended care unit. The darkly comic realities of caring for the elderly in an overwhelmed healthcare system is set against the petty bureaucracies of modern medical practice in America. The no miss series is back for season 2 November 9.At the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital in Long Beach, Cal., the staff attends to the needs of female patients who are often “getting on” in years, while dealing with the […] »

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Family Guy: 10 Best Celebrity Cameos

19 October 2014 5:27 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Fox

Unlike The Simpsons, many “appearances” from celebrities in Family Guy come from the regular cast.

That wasn’t really William Shatner in “I Never Met the Dead Man” – it was Seth MacFarlane. And it wasn’t Marlee Matlin trying to use MoviePhone, it was Alex Borstein (though the real Matlin later did show up on the series). But all that means is that when the show does bring a famous name in (Adam West, Patrick Stewart and James Woods are standouts) we get something really special.

There are a couple of names you won’t find on this list, notably Norm MacDonald (Death) and Will Ferrell (the Black Knight), as they were playing roles, not making cameos. Maybe that’s an article for another day.

It’s not The Simpsons, so there’s not as much to choose from, but Family Guy has had some really good celebrity cameos, »

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Getting On Season 2 Poster Features Your Favorite Fearless Heroes—Plus, Guest Star Scoop!

7 October 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Getting On's Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash, Alex Borstein and Mel Rodriguez are the heroes we deserve And need. The stars are striking their finest superhero poses for the key art for season two of their HBO comedy. The shot features them surrounded by praise for the series. That's a lot of high marks (for good reason). Getting On follows the staff of a geriatric extended care facility. Borstein plays Nurse Dawn Forchette, Nash is Nurse Didi Ortley, Rodriguez is Patsy de la Serda, the managing nurse, and Metcalf is Dr. Jenna James, all tasked with caring for their elderly patients in an under-staffed and funded facility. Scrubs this isn't. Be prepared to have your heartstrings pulled while laughing out loud. It's »

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Watch the New Trailer for Getting On Season 2, One of the Best Shows You're Not Watching

29 September 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Getting On is back for season two this November! What's that? You didn't know there was a Getting On season one? Shame! The HBO comedy from Big Love's Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer stars Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, Laurie Metcalf and Mel Rodriguez as healthcare professionals in a dumpy geriatric extended care facility. It's wickedly smart with biting humor and probably the best show you're not watching. Check out the trailer for the upcoming second season, which will be paired with the equally brilliant The Comeback, starting November 9 on HBO. The first season, which is on HBO Go right now, so you know what to do, featured Dr. Jenna James (Metcalf) doing a fecal study, guest stars Molly Shannon »

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9 Images from The Simpsons and Family Guy Crossover Episode

11 September 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Fox has released a bunch of new images from their upcoming Simpsons and Family Guy crossover episode, "The Simpson's Guy." In case you missed it, you can watch 5-minutes of the episode here. 

I fell in love with The Simpson's all over again when Fxx ran the Every Episode Ever Marathon, and this episode looks like it going to be hilarious. Here's the synopsis:

Peter (Seth MacFarlane) and the Griffins get out of dodge and end up in Springfield, where they are greeted by a friendly stranger named Homer Simpson (guest voice Dan Castellaneta), who welcomes his new “albino” friends with open arms. The families get along famously: Stewie (MacFarlane) becomes obsessed with Bart (guest voicec Nancy Cartwright) and his old-fashioned pranks; Lisa (guest voice Yeardley Smith) takes Meg (Mila Kunis) under her wing and is determined to find something – anything – at which she excels; Marge (guest voice Julie Kavner »

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'Family Guy' Meets 'The Simpsons' in Crossover Episode Photos

10 September 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in July, Fox debuted an extended five-minute clip from Family Guy's Season 13 premiere, "The Simpsons Guy", a crossover with the long-running animated hit The Simpsons. With just under three weeks until this one-hour TV event takes place, Fox has debuted new photos from this highly-anticipated episode.

The premiere follows the Griffin clan as they somehow get stranded in Springfield, where they eventually encounter The Simpsons. These images show Peter Griffin (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) and Homer Simpson (voiced by Dan Castellaneta) bonding over donuts before getting into a physical altercation. We also see Chris (voiced by Seth Green) trying out a pacifier alongside Maggie, Brian (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) showing contempt for Santa's Little Helper, Lisa (voiced by Yeardley Smith) trying to teach Meg (Mila Kunis) the saxophone and Bart (voiced by Nancy Cartwright) showing Stewie (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) how to skateboard. Check out these images, including »

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