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11 items from 2015


Getting On

9 February 2015 7:46 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: HBO

Episodes: 18 (hour)

Seasons: Three

TV show dates: November 24, 2013 -- Tbd

Series status: Ending

Performers include: Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, Mel Rodriguez, Joel Johnstone, Molly Shannon, Harry Dean Stanton, and Daniel Stern.

TV show description:

Based on a British comedy of the same name, this series is set in Long Beach, California, at the Billy Barnes Extended Care Unit of Mt. Palms Hospital. The staff attends to the needs of female patients who are often "getting on" in years -- while also dealing with the challenges of a health-care bureaucracy that's in need of an overhaul.

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Getting On: Season Two Ratings

9 February 2015 7:44 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.

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Getting On: Renewed for Third and Final Season on HBO

9 February 2015 7:42 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Looks like Laurie Metcalf may soon have some extra time on her hands. The actress' CBS show, The McCarthys, has been essentially cancelled. Now, her Getting On series has been renewed for a third but final season on HBO.

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 Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, and Mel Rodriguez.

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Getting On Renewed for Third (and Final) Season at HBO

9 February 2015 3:50 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Dr. Jenna James will have a chance to get herself out of her self-imposed Medicare fraud scandal at Mount Palms Memorial Hospital — but she’ll have to act quickly.

HBO has renewed its dark comedy Getting On for a third and final season, TVLine has confirmed.

RelatedCable Renewal Scorecard 2015: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

Based on the British series of the same name, Getting On — which stars Laurie Metcalf as the manic head of the hospital’s extended care unit, and Niecy Nash and Alex Borstein as her harried nurses — ended Season »

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HBO Renews ‘Getting On’ for Third and Final Season

9 February 2015 3:43 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

HBO has renewed comedy “Getting On” for a third and final season. Production on the show’s concluding six episodes will begin this year.

Getting On” follows the staff in the women’s geriatric long-term-care ward of a dysfunctional Long Beach, Calif., hospital as they battle the medical bureaucracy. It stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez. The series is based on the U.K. show of the same name, created by Vicki Pepperdine, Joanna Scanlan and Jo Brand.

Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer created the U.S. adaptation, write every episode and exec produce along with Pepperdine, Scanlan, Brand, Geoff Atkinson, Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner.

The dark workplace comedy averages 1.6 million viewers per episode. A premiere date for the third season of “Getting On” has yet to be announced.

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This Cult Series Has Been Renewed...For a Final Season

9 February 2015 3:32 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Getting On will be back on duty for a third and final season HBO. The appropriate reaction is: "Yes!" Followed quickly by, "Oh, man! The final season?" E! News has confirmed cult hit series starring Alex Borstein, Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash and Mel Rodriguez will return for six episodes. The critically-acclaimed comedy follows the doctor sand nurses tasked with caring for the patients of a geriatric extended care facility. When season two ended, Metcalf's Dr. Jenna James was under scrutiny for her hospice program, Borstein's Nurse Dawn Forchette has just gotten married—but not to Rodriguez's Nurse Patsy De La Serda—and Nash's Nurse Didi Ortley was caught in the crosshairs »

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HBO's 'Getting On' Renewed for Third and Final Season

9 February 2015 3:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

HBO is giving hospital comedy Getting On a final run. The premium cable network has renewed the Alex Borstein comedy for a third and final season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The third season — like its first two — will consist of six episodes. See more 40 Years of HBO Based on the British series of the same name, Getting On centers on the doctors and nurses who comprise a women's geriatric wing at a beleaguered hospital as they struggle with the realities of caring for the elderly amid an overwhelmed heath care system. The HBO adaptation hails from Big Love creators Mark

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Let It Snow Might Be A Holiday Classic In The Making...Or A Disaster

27 January 2015 10:28 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

We may have moved on from the Holiday season just a month ago, but the world of Holiday-themed films will keep the sleigh moving with the upcoming Let It Snow, which has just added a huge array of cast members. The novel adaptation looks to be an attempt to create a new Christmas classic that will apparently be focusing on family foibles. According to a report from The Wrap, the eggnog-pounding project will add: John Goodman, Ed Helms, Anthony Mackie, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei and Olivia Wilde (pictured). The group will join Amanda Seyfried, Diane Keaton, Alan Arkin, Jake Lacy, Alex Borstein, and Jon Tenney in a project that is increasingly becoming a clown car of notable actors. Getting behind the camera, will be director, Jessie Nelson. Primarily a scriptwriter of family-based comedic dramas, Let it Snow will be Nelson.s first directorial effort since 2001.s I Am Sam with »

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Alan Arkin, Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried Join Holiday Comedy

26 January 2015 4:33 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

CBS Films has cast a holiday comedy, tentatively titled “Let It Snow,” with Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Diane Keaton, Anthony Mackie, Amanda Seyfried, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei and Olivia Wilde.

CBS Films is planning a Nov. 13 release.

The film has started shooting in Pittsburgh and will also star Jake Lacy, Alex Borstein and Jon Tenney. Jessie Nelson (“I Am Sam”) is directing from a screenplay by Steven Rogers (“P.S. I Love You”).

Groundswell’s Michael London and Janice Williams are joining Nelson in producing the film. Exec producers are Imagine Entertainment, Keaton, Steven Rogers and Ted Gidlow.

T Bone Burnett is the film’s executive music producer and is producing its soundtrack.

The story follows the exasperated members of an extended family as they attempt to gather for their annual holiday celebration.

The project had formerly been titled “The Most Wonderful Time.”

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Olivia Wilde, Anthony Mackie, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Marisa Tomei Join ‘Let It Snow’ (Exclusive)

26 January 2015 4:06 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Diane Keaton and Alan Arkin star in the film formerly known as “The Most Wonderful Time

An all-star cast has signed on for CBS Films’ Christmas family drama “Let It Snow,” which has commenced principal photography in Pittsburgh.

John Goodman, Ed Helms, Anthony Mackie, June Squibb, Marisa Tomei and Olivia Wilde have joined the previously cast Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried and Alan ArkinJake Lacy, Alex Borstein and Jon Tenney have also been added in supporting roles.

Also Read: TheWrap’s Exclusive Sundance Portraits (Photos)

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Family Guy: 2014-15 Ratings

5 January 2015 12:30 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. (more…) »

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