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'Mad Men,' you're in good company: 9 cruelest cast snubs at the Emmys'

17 July 2014 5:39 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Over the years, much has been made of "Mad Men's" shocking inability to win an acting Emmy. It may have be named Best Drama Series four times in a row (2008-2011), but to date, it has gone 0-for-31 in acting categories. And if it loses its three bids this year, that shutout will grow to 34. But it's not the only show to be otherwise recognized by Emmy only to see its actors snubbed again and again. -Break- Emmy experts predict drama races: 'Breaking Bad,' Matthew McConaughey ... Consider "The Office." NBC's popular sitcom ran nine seasons and won Best Comedy Series in 2006, but it never claimed an acting prize. Indeed, only three of its cast members were even nominated: Steve Carell (Comedy Actor, 2006-2011), Rainn Wilson (Comedy Supporting Actor, 2007-2009), and Jenna Fischer (Comedy Supporting Actress, 2007). You'd think the series would have fared better with the TV academy's acting branch, »

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Palm Springs ShortFest Is Long on Talent

17 June 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Megabudget tentpoles may dominate the multiplexes and attract big media attention, but short films are still a crucial part of the cinematic ecosystem. That’s why for 20 years filmmakers from around the world have gathered in the poolside attire-required heat of the California desert at the Palm Springs Intl. ShortFest.

Why pay attention to shorts? “It’s the first time you see or hear emerging voices,” says Kathleen McInnis, festival director of ShortFest. “They speak with a strength and a passion and a clarity that’s not compromised as they go into the process of making films at a higher level.” For those in the industry, “You’re going to tap them for what they’re going to do next.”

That’s what happened for such directors as Christopher Nolan, who had an early short in Palm Springs, or Andrea Arnold, whose “Wasp” won the Palm Springs ShortFest prize and »

- Pat Saperstein

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Jenna Fischer Gives Birth to Second Child, Welcomes Baby Girl Harper Marie Kirk With Husband Lee Kirk

15 June 2014 4:38 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

She's popped! Jenna Fischer and her husband, Lee Kirk, have welcomed their second child, her rep confirms to Us Weekly. Their baby girl, Harper Marie Kirk arrived on May 25. "We are pleased to announce the birth of our daughter Harper Marie Kirk," the happy couple told E! News. "Born May 25, 2014. The family is doing great. We are happy, healthy and sleepy." Us broke news back in February that the pair were getting ready for baby No. 2, who joins big brother Weston, 2. Throughout her [...] »

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It's A Girl For Jenna Fischer: Find Out The Name!

14 June 2014 10:25 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

It's a girl for Jenna Fischer and husband Lee Kirk!

As it turns out, the star of "The Office" kept the baby news under wraps after giving birth a few weeks ago.

"We are pleased to announce the birth of our daughter Harper Marie Kirk," the proud parents told E! News, revealing Harper actually arrived on May 25. "The family is doing great. We are happy, healthy and sleepy."

Photos: Celebrity Baby Bumps

It's the second child for Jenna and Lee, who announced they were expecting back in February.

Jenna, who played Pam on "The ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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Jenna Fischer Welcomes a Baby Girl! Find Out Her Adorable Name

13 June 2014 8:09 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Jenna Fischer and her husband, Lee Kirk, have welcomed their second child. "We are pleased to announce the birth of our daughter Harper Marie Kirk," the couple revealed to E! News along with a sweet photo of their newborn daughter. "Born May 25, 2014. The family is doing great. We are happy, healthy, and sleepy." Jenna and Lee have been married for almost four years and already have one son together, 2-year-old Weston Lee. Congratulations to the happy family! Source: Getty / Jason Merritt »

- Alyse Whitney

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Jenna Fischer and Husband Welcome a Baby Girl—See Her Adorable Photo!

13 June 2014 7:08 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Jenna Fischer and Lee Kirk are proud parents to a new little bundle of joy! E! News has exclusively learned that The Office star and her director husband have welcomed a precious baby girl into their growing family. As for her name? Well, it's just as adorable as we'd anticipated. "We are pleased to announce the birth of our daughter Harper Marie Kirk," the happy couple tells E! News. "Born May 25, 2014. The family is doing great. We are happy, healthy and sleepy." The duo also shared a sweet snapshot of their baby girl, getting some shut-eye while wrapped up in a polka-dot onesie. How cute is she?! E! News learned the twosome were expecting their second child back in »

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Owen Wilson Comforts Zach Galifianakis In Trailer For Are You Here

6 June 2014 9:27 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Dysfunctional families have been extremely fertile ground for Hollywood for a long time, as has been made clear by the abundance of dramas like August: Osage Country and Nebraska, and comedies like Little Miss Sunshine and the upcoming This Is Where I Leave You. Now, audiences can look forward to another film that explores broken family dynamics – Are You Here, which stars Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis.

A new trailer for the flick, which focuses on a weatherman (Wilson) who accompanies his childhood friend (Galifianakis) to the reading of his late father’s will, has hit the web, and you can check it out below.

Normally, the involvement of Wilson and Galifianakis alone would be enough to get me excited, but the supporting cast for Are You Here is also superb. Amy Poehler (NBC’s Parks & Recreation) plays Terry, sister of Galifianakis’ flighty man-child, who understandably isn’t too happy »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson go on road trip in Are You Here trailer

5 June 2014 3:51 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The trailer for Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner's debut feature film Are You Here has been unveiled.

Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson play long-time friends who go on a road trip following the death of a father in order to hear his will read.

Amy Poehler also appears as an objector to the bizarre instructions that have been on the dispersal of the dead man's assets.

Melissa Rauch, Jenna Fischer, Lauren Lapkus, Peter Bogdanovich and Alana De La Garza have supporting roles in Are You Here.

Weiner wrote the screenplay for the comedy, and directed it during a break from his series Mad Men.

Are You Here is expected to open in the Us on August 22. »

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'Are You Here' Trailer Starring Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis

5 June 2014 12:07 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the poster that debuted yesterday, Millennium Films has released the first trailer for Are You Here, the feature directorial debut of Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner. Zach Galifianakis stars as Ben Baker, an unorthodox man in his 30s who discovers that his estranged father left him his house and business after passing away. Owen Wilson plays Ben's best friend Steve Dallas, a womanizing weather man who helps Ben fight off his sister (Amy Poehler) in a bitter legal battle over the estate. Melissa Rauch, Jenna Fischer and Joel Gretsch co-star in this upcoming comedy, debuting on VOD formats and in theaters August 22.

Are You Here comes to theaters August 22nd, 2014 and stars Melissa Rauch, Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Jenna Fischer, Laura Ramsey, Amy Poehler, Lauren Lapkus, Alana De La Garza. The film is directed by Matthew Weiner. »

- MovieWeb

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Are You Here Trailer Arrives

5 June 2014 9:38 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

It hasn’t been a great time for respected TV creators turning their hand to films. Sopranos man David Chase found little success with his first effort, Not Fade Away and now his former mafia-writing lieutenant-turned-Mad Men wrangler Matthew Weiner saw his film directing debut, Are You Here, greeted with cold reactions at the Toronto Film Festival, when it bowed as You Are Here last year. He’s worked on it a little further and the first trailer is up via Yahoo.The story follows Ben Baker (Zach Galifianakis), who inherits his estranged father’s fortune and teams with womanizing local weatherman Steve Dallas (Owen Wilson) to battle the legal challenge brought by Ben’s sister Terri (Amy Poehler). Given that the cast also includes Jenna Fischer, Rosemarie DeWitt, Joel Gretsch and a wealth of other funny folk, hopes were high for the film.But the idea of Galifianakis »

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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch More to Show Films at Palm Springs ShortFest

5 June 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch, Rose McGowan, Bebe Neuwirth and Michael Urie are among the list of actor-director who will be showing short films at the 20th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market this month.

The ShortFest will showcase 330 films — including 84 world premieres, 71 North American premieres and 22 U.S. premieres — that together showcase the works of stars like Danny DeVito, Natalie Dormer, Ioan Gruffudd, Jenna Fischer, Ian Hart, Tony Hale, Rutger Hauer, Sally Hawkins, Oscar Isaac, Cheyenne Jackson, Sophia Loren, Nick Offerman, Sarah Paulson and Mark Strong.

“This 20th anniversary edition of Palm Springs ShortFest is the year of ‘more’,” said festival director Kathleen McInnis. “This year we’ve had more films submitted from more countries than ever before. We saw stronger work from all our submissions, as well as a shift in storytelling—away from the angst-ridden drama of the past few years, and more towards hopefulness and sheer fun. »

- Variety Staff

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Taylor Kitsch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rose McGowan, Oscar Isaac Films Coming to Palm Springs ShortFest

5 June 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rose McGowan and Taylor Kitsch are among the directors who will have films at the 2014 Palm Springs International ShortFest, Psisf organizers announced on Thursday. Actors appearing in the films at the festival, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, include Oscar Isaac, Danny DeVito, Sarah Paulson, Natalie Dormer, Ioan Gruffudd, Nick Offerman, Jenna Fischer, Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent, Tony Hale and Alex Karpovsky. The festival will also include “Human Voice,” a new short from Italian director Edoardo Ponti featuring Ponti's wife, Sophia Loren. Also read: Outfest Lineup: Robin Williams, Matt Bomer, Patrick Wilson, Leighton Meester Among Stars The 330 films to. »

- Steve Pond

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Lifetime Orders a Christian Siriano Show, Darren Criss Joins “Hollywood Game Night” and “Major Crimes” Hopes for a Kyra Sedgwick Appearance

5 June 2014 4:32 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

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TVLine reports that Major Crimes producers hope they can book Kyra Sedgwick and Billy Burke for Philip Stroh‘s trial. The show tried to get Burke to appear for Stroh’s last appearance but he couldn’t fit it in his Revolution filming schedule.

History has announced an impressive cast for its upcoming mini-series Sons of Liberty. It includes Michael Raymond-James (as Paul Revere), Henry Thomas (as John Adams), Ben Barnes (as Sam Adams), Ryan Eggold (as Joseph Warren) and Breaking Bad vet Dean Norris playing Ben Franklin.

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Lifetime has ordered four reality series including Threads, a competition series featuring young fashion designers who will eventually face judge Christian Siriano.

The Bechdel Test was in the spotlight again, thanks to a study asking how well Doctor Who treats its female characters. io9 explains why the Bechdel Test matters and how it’s effective. Even better, it takes »

- Lyle Masaki

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'Are You Here' Poster with Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler and Owen Wilson

4 June 2014 5:16 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When his off-the-grid best buddy Ben Baker (Zach Galifianakis) inherits his estranged father's fortune, womanizing local weatherman Steve Dallas (Owen Wilson) joins forces with him to battle the legal challenge brought by Ben's formidable sister (Amy Poehler), in the hilarious big-screen directorial debut from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner. Check out the first poster for Are You Here.

Are You Here comes to theaters August 22nd, 2014 and stars Melissa Rauch, Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Jenna Fischer, Laura Ramsey, Amy Poehler, Lauren Lapkus, Alana De La Garza. The film is directed by Matthew Weiner. »

- MovieWeb

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Laura Prepon Is a Charades Master on Hollywood Game Night—Plus, Jane Lynch Talks Cutting Off Celebs

4 June 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

If you ever are in need of a top-notch charades player then look no further than Orange Is the New Black star Laura Prepon. The actress flexed her charades muscles alongside her co-stars Natasha Lyonne and Jason Biggs on NBCs' Hollywood Game Night and we have a sneak peek at the master—it's fair to call her a master, you'll see why—in action. The Orange Is the New Black team faced off against Glee's Darren Criss, Jenna Fischer of The Office fame and Mario Lopez. Prepon, Lyonne and Biggs return in new episodes of Orange Is the New Black hitting Netflix on Friday, June 6. But wait, there's more! We caught up with Hollywood Game Night host Jane Lynch at NBC's 2014 Upfronts in »

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This Week's Can't-Miss Celebrity Pics!

23 May 2014 5:00 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

We fell in love with Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield all over again when the adorable couple kissed during a stroll in NYC on Thursday. In other can't-miss moments, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill teamed up with a group of cheerleaders for a fun 22 Jump Street photocall, Jenna Fischer showed off her baby bump, and Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson made stunning - albeit separate! - appearances at Cannes Film Festival. Keep reading to see all that and more. »

- Alyse Whitney

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TV on Tap: James Wolk Discusses “Mad Men” Proposal, “Broadchurch” Plans a “Torchwood” Reunion and Bill Hader Heads to HBO

22 May 2014 4:24 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

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Vulture breaks down the secrets of how Catfish: The TV Show is put together, making clear that the catfishes usually get cast first, how much of the show is planned in advance as well as how much Nev and Max know in advance. It doesn’t predict when Max and Nev finally get together, however,

James Wolk talked with GQ and addressed where he thought Bob‘s mind was during last week’s marriage proposal, “I think he really has a love for Joan and for her family. I think he really does care for her. And as you see throughout the show, he’s always thinking about trying to advance himself. So I believe that he feels that having a wife and having a family, and being a picture perfect American man in the 1960s, will help him in his career. And he also thinks it would be »

- Lyle Masaki

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Matthew Weiner on ‘Mad Men’: ‘It’s Changed Every Aspect of My Life’

1 May 2014 12:33 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Matthew Weiner, creator of “Mad Men” on AMC, still isn’t saying what his next TV project might be, as he heads into the homestretch of the show that he said has transformed his life.

Weiner, speaking in a keynote session at the Cable Show 2014, acknowledged that he is experiencing feelings of loss as he’s set to shoot the final episode of “Mad Men” in the next few weeks. “The thing I’m focusing on is savoring what’s left and the idea of completing something,” he said.

Weiner has spent one-third of his life working on “Mad Men” since writing the pilot 14 years ago. “I’ve met some of the most amazing people,” he said. “It’s changed every aspect of my life. I had no idea I could write so much. I got to grow up as Don (Draper, the show’s antihero) has grown up.”

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- Todd Spangler

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Brian Baumgartner's Wedding Reunites The Office's Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey, John Krasinski

28 April 2014 5:39 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Brian Baumgartner's wedding looked like a Dunder Mifflin office party—albeit a very fancy one. The Office alum, 41, married Celeste Ackelson, 32, in the backyard of his L.A. home, before moving to the Wilshire Country Club for a reception. Several of Baumgartner's former co-stars—including Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey, John Krasinski and Oscar Nunez—were present. Actresses Emily Blunt and Jessica Szohr, plus Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, also attended Saturday's ceremony. This is the second marriage for Baumgartner, who has a daughter with his ex-wife, Julia Fisher. The bride looked radiant wearing a corseted, strapless mermaid dress that featured intricate lace »

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George Clooney Is Engaged (Seriously!), Ryan Reynolds's Hotness Helps Us Cope & More Weekend News

28 April 2014 | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It was a very happy weekend, indeed, for George Clooney. As for those still holding out hope for their own happy ending with the eternal bachelor ... not so much. Hey, put down the ice cream - here's what you missed: 5. Why Nick Offerman's Loving Work Right NowThe Parks and Recreation star is mixing business and pleasure at his latest job. Taking the stage with wife (and seasoned costar) Megan Mullally in the Off-Broadway production of Annapurna, Offerman caught up with People to chat about his new gig. Why the real-life couple are perfect coworkers.4. Lauren Conrad's Life Just »

- Alison Schwartz

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