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In need of some contagious laughter? We've rounded up the best celebrity laugh moments - from Ricky Gervais's famous guffaw to Bradley Cooper's giggle fit - and we can guarantee that they will instantly put you in a good mood. Keep reading to watch stars break out into infectious laughter, and don't forget to check out more must-see viral videos. Source: Getty / Desiree Navarro »
- Maria Mercedes Lara
The X Factor knows how to create drama. From the blast of 'O Fortuna' as Simon Cowell and his buddies enter the stage, to former voiceover man Peter Dickson hamming it up, they've got the atmosphere nailed.
One of the most exciting elements of the show will always be the big Sunday night eliminations, especially if the dreaded Deadlock comes into play. Most of the time, the judges get it right, but sometimes there are downright shocks. Here are the biggest to date, brought to you in association with TalkTalk's new Bopheads app:
1. Laura White (series 5)
Wigan lass Laura was tipped for X Factor success in 2008's early stages, but found herself in a tough girls group with the public's favourite indie fairy Diana Vickers and future victor Alexandra Burke. Even so, no-one expected her to leave as early as the fifth week, especially with Ricky Gervais lookalike Daniel Evans still knocking around. »
What’s more fun than unscripted television? Scripted “mockumentaries” that mimic docudramas, break the fourth wall, and bring us original characters and great performances. Here are 13 mockumentary television shows that should not be missed! “The Office”The original UK version of “The Office” debuted in 2001 and is largely credited with popularizing the mockumentary form. The BBC show also made a household name of star Ricky Gervais (who was a co-creator and co-writer), and made way for the wildly popular U.S. adaptation that ran for nine seasons on NBC and gave Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski, Mindy Kaling and many others their breakout roles. The show’s single-camera format imitates a real-life documentary about office life, and deadpan on-camera interviews reveal characters’ true motivations, inner thoughts, and occasional shortcomings—with hilarious results. “Modern Family”This beloved ABC sitcom follows three “different, but related” Los Angeles families through the ups »
Rise of the villains? Indeed. The very popular Fox drama Gotham is adding yet another iconic DC Comics villain to its already overflowing roster of classic bad guys. Eduardo Flamingo will be making his entrance on the show soon. And up and coming actor Raúl Castillo is the man hired to bring this character to life.
Raúl Castillo is best known for his role on the HBO dramatic comedy series Looking. He will make his debut as Eduardo Flamingo in the ninth episode of Gotham Season 2. In a town overtaken by corrupt and extremely dangerous lunatics, Eduardo emerges as one very dangerous hitman. Killing isn't just a job for this brut. No! It's a lifestyle.
Eduardo Flamingo will arrive in truly flamboyant style. He comes armed with a spiked chain. He also has a strong appetite for flesh. Weirdest of all, he likes to rock out to the Reverend Horton Heat, »
Variety reveals that Looking alum Raul Castillo has joined the cast of Gotham season two as Eduardo Flamingo. The villain is set to first appear in episode nine, and is described by Fox as, "one of Gotham’s most dangerous hitmen. Killing for him isn’t just a job, it’s an art form. Armed with a spiked chain and an appetite for flesh, this rock-a-billy assassin will prove to be one of Detective Jim Gordon’s (Ben McKenzie) trickiest foes." Castillo has lined up a pretty high profile gig with Ricky Gervais' Netflix original movie Special Correspondents, and it's unclear whether he'll show up in just the one episode of Gotham or will reappear as Victor Zsasz has. Either way, you can see McKenzie tease the villain's arrival in a recent interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers below. »
"Key & Peele" may be ending, but long live Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. The former has already been busy this year outside the sketch show with roles in "Pitch Perfect 2," "Vacation," and "Tomorrowland," while the latter popped up in a few episodes of "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp." And now, Peele is raising the game. The comic talent is going horror with "Get Out," which will not only serve up scares, but put them on a racially charged the backdrop. The movie, which Peele will write and direct, will kick off when an African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend's family estate. And Peele thinks his movie will be a game changer. Read More: Watch A 1-Hour Comedy Roundtable With Ricky Gervais, Jordan Peele, And More “People know me for my work in comedy, but now I’ll get to focus on my passion for writing and directing horror films. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Ever wanted to set foot into the world of Snoopy? Well now you can, Charlie Brown – thanks to the new Peanutize Me website website, created in advance of the new Peanuts movie due for release in the Us on November 6, and in the UK on December 21. And good grief, it's wonderful.
After professionally evaluating the site this morning – Ok, mucking about – we wanted to see what some of our favourite celebrities and fictional characters would look like in Charles M Schultz's famous world. Annoyingly, the game doesn't have a facial hair option, or a nose editor. But hey, it's not meant to be The Sims, right?
Have a go at guessing our creations below:
1. The little red-haired girl singer might get you 'Thinking Out Loud'
2. This rapper and his celebrity wife are 'Bound 2' cause a ruckus in Peanuts land
3. Brown. Charlie Brown.
5. And on that bombshell...
6. Sigh... this »
After hitting the big screen in recent years, starring alongside such big-name stars as Jason Segal, Amy Adams, Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and others, the Muppets are heading back to the small screen where it all began.
ABC's new comedy stars all of our favorite Muppets, including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzy Bear, The Great Gonzo, Pepe the King Prawn, Beaker, Animal, the Swedish Chef and everybody else, including a brand-new Muppet named Denise. There's a lot of characters who show up on The Muppets, either as part of the main storylines or in the background, but you can never have enough Muppets, am I right?
[[tmz:video id="0_4zv383vj"]] Celebs did not call it a night after the sleep-inducing Emmy ceremony. We got a bunch of stars, including (in order) Amy Schumer, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Kelly, Fred Armisen and Natasha Lyonne, Jeffrey Tambour, Claire Danes, "Daily Show" producers, Titus Burgess, Lea DeLaria and Ricky Gervais. A good after-party night had by all. Read more »
- TMZ Staff
It was a big night for HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones last night at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, with the show enjoying a record-breaking haul of 12 awards, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor, Drama (Peter Dinklage).
In total, HBO pulled in 43 Emmys, winning Outstanding Comedy Series (Veep) and Outstanding Miniseries (Olive Kitteridge), while Viola Davis became the first African American woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress, Drama (How to Get Away with Murder) and Mad Men’s Jon Hamm finally received the award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Drama at the eighth time of asking.
Check out a full list of the winners here…
See Also: List of winners from the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Outstanding Drama Series
“Game of Thrones” (Winner)
“Better Call Saul”
Outstanding Comedy Series
- Gary Collinson
From Claire Danes’ Prada chains to Ricky Gervais’s pouting - there were plenty of talking points on this year’s Emmys red carpet. The 67th primetime Emmy awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles brought television’s top performers, technicians and creators together. While most of the talent treading the red carpet were trying to stay cool in the heat, others were dressed to stand out
In photos: Emmy 2015 fashion: the best looks from the red carpetRead: Emmys 2015: the full list of winners Continue reading »
- Guardian Staff
Today is the television industry's biggest event, with the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Andy Samberg, airing live today, starting at 8 Pm Et/5 Pm Et on Fox. History was made during the telecast, when Viola Davis became the first African-American actress ever to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, for her role in ABC's How to Get Away with Murder, while Mad Men star Jon Hamm ended his Emmy losing streak by picking up his first ever statuette. The big winner tonight, though, was HBO's Game of Thrones, which took home four Emmy Awards tonight, bringing its total to 12, counting the Creative Arts Emmy Awards that were held earlier this month (visit Emmys.com for the full list of winners).
After being nominated for Outstanding Drama Series for its first four seasons on the air, Game of Thrones finally won the big award tonight, »
Andy Samberg more than proved his ability to host a major awards show, but it was Veep and Game of Thrones — as well as Viola Davis and Jeffrey Tambor — who really made history at the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
HBO cleaned up in the Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series awards, with the network's political satire breaking Modern Family's six-year winning streak in the former category. "If Veep is about one thing, it's about hope," said the show's creator Armando Ianucci. "The hope that anyone in America, no matter what their race or creed, »
Emmys 2015: full list of winnersInside Amy Schumer wins first-ever variety sketch show awardEmmy 2015: red carpet fashion – in picturesTransparent star Jeffrey Tambor dedicates Emmy to transgender community - videoSee all our 2015 Emmys coverage here
Alright, here is a quick rundown of my Top 10 Moments from this Year’s Emmys.
10. Allison Janney’s hot Emmy date.
More on that Viola Davis speech. Here’s a transcript of the first half:
I am going to hang this speech on a wall! That is all. https://t.co/Zrb3FtmEnj
- Morwenna Ferrier in London, Brian Moylan, Lanre Bakare, Ruth Spencer , Ryan Kincaid andAlex Needham in New York
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Sunday in Los Angeles, and HBO came away from this year’s telecast with 43 total wins, buoyed by Game of Thrones (which amassed 12 Emmys), Olive Kitteridge (eight) and Veep (five).
Rounding out the Top 5 winningest programs were FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show and Amazon’s Transparent, which netted five apiece.
TVLine has denoted the major winners below. Your role, of course, in this annual rigmarole is to rave… or rant!
Better Call Saul
Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
HitFix is live-updating all the winners from tonight's 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here's the list as it stands now: Allison Janney, “Mom” **Winner** Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory” Niecy Nash, “Getting On” Julie Bowen, “Modern Family” Kate McKinnon “Saturday Night Live” Gaby Hoffmann, “Transparent” Jane Krakowski, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Anna Chlumsky, “Veep” Supporting Actor, Comedy Tony Hale, “Veep” **Winner** Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Adam Driver, “Girls” Keegan-Michael Key, “Key & Peele” Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Directing For A Comedy Series Jill Soloway for Transparent, “Best New Girl” from Amazon Instant Video and Amazon Studios **Winner** Phil Lord and Christopher Miller for The Last Man On Earth, “Alive In Tucson” (Pilot) from Fox and 20th Century Fox Television Louis C.K. for Louie, “Sleepover” from FX Networks, Pig Newton, Inc. and FX Productions Mike Judge for Silicon Valley, “Sand Hill Shuffle” from HBO, HBO Entertainment in association with Judgemental Films, »
- Chris Eggertsen
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