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Family time is wonderful, but let's face it: An integral part of the Christmas experience is checking your phone every 45 minutes to see if Twitter's finest have anything entertaining to report. We combed Twitter for the best of 2014's yuletide quips. These were the most satisfying stocking stuffers. Best thing about being deep in debt is that a few more expensive Christmas presents aren't going to make any fucking difference. — Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) December 26, 2014 Grandma won't even suspect that I bought her gift last minute pic.twitter.com/St4lnv1S1x — Bridger Winegar (@bridger_w) December 25, 2014 Thank goodness we have "The Interview" to heal our broken nation this Christmas. It's a capitalist miracle! — Josh Gondelman (@joshgondelman) December 25, 2014 During the holidays, there's honestly nothing better than being with family for 15, maybe 20 minutes. — Kevin Farzad (@KevinFarzad) December 25, 2014 Merry Christmas!!! Hope it's a great one!!! And don't worry, there's only a »
- Louis Virtel
Brad Goreski is talking wedding planning! Just a few days after E! News broke the news that the 36-year-old celebrity stylist and his longtime partner Gary Janetti are engaged to be married, the new Fashion Police co-host is opening up about the very early stages of prepping for their nuptials. "We don't know when we're going to get married yet," Goreski told E! News exclusively at last night's Valentino haute couture fashion show in NYC. "We've already been together for 13 and a half years so there's really no rush to get it done. But I'm really excited to marry the man I love. It's a great thing. I never thought that that would be a possibility. It's such a cool »
Congratulations to fashionable reality TV star Brad Goreski!
Goreski, who rose to fame as celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe's former assistant on The Rachel Zoe Project and later starred in his own spinoff It's a Brad, Brad World, just revealed that he got engaged to his longtime boyfriend Gary Janetti in August.
Photos: Most Gorgeous Celeb Weddings of 2014
"He had to go to London so wedding plans are on hold," Goreski told E! News about his fiancé at the TrevorLive La event Sunday. "[He] is working there right now and he's gonna come home for Christmas. Then we're gonna go back there."
Goreski and Janetti -- a television writer and producer who's worked on such hit shows as Will & Grace and Family Guy -- have known each other for 13 years, Goreski revealed in an Instagram post earlier this year.
Goreski admitted Sunday that he's already turning into a "bridezilla."
"Who's gonna design my gown? The big question »
It's good times for reality TV star Brad Goreski! Not only is he signed up to join Kathy Griffin, Kelly Osbourne, and Giuliana Rancic in E!'s new-look Fashion Police following Joan Rivers' sad death, he's also engaged to be married! Rachel Zoe's former assistant, who starred on The Rachel Zoe Project and more recently his own spin-off show It's a Brad, Brad World, got engaged to his longtime boyfriend Gary Janetti in August, the presenter told E! on Sunday, Dec. 7. "We got engaged in August," Goreski told the outlet. [...] »
Congratulations are in order for Mr. Brad Goreski! The celebrity fashion stylist revealed big news Sunday night about his 13-year relationship with Gary Janetti. As it turns out, the newest Fashion Police panelist is wearing a special ring for a very special reason. "We got engaged in August," Goreski told E! News exclusively at TrevorLive La. "He had to go to London so wedding plans are on hold." Janetti is well-regarded for his writing and producing skills on popular shows such as Will & Grace and Family Guy. He's currently hard at work overseeing Vicious, a popular British sitcom. "My fiancé is working there right now and he's gonna come home for »
Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Janetti said that the show "went down better in the Us than in the UK".
He alluded to the idea that McKellen and Jacobi don't have "the same baggage" in the Us as they do in the UK, where they are seen as revered stage actors.
Discussing the upcoming second series of the show, Janetti said filming would begin in London on December 21, in front of a live studio audience.
He added: "We'll be shooting each Sunday there for the next couple of months, with a break for Christmas."
As well as saying that the new series will feature "more locations [and] more guest stars", Janetti also hinted at a third series, »
The second season of Vicious, the sitcom starring British acting royalty Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, is due to start production later this month, according to its creator and showrunner Gary Janetti. And it will feature more guest stars, among other things, he said. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Janetti said that external photography would begin "in two weeks," before the production moves to the London Studios in front of a live audience on Dec. 21. "We’ll be shooting each Sunday there for the next couple of months, with a break for Christmas," he added. Read more 'Vicious'
- Alex Ritman
Ian McKellen has generally played it serious in the X-Men and Lord of the Rings franchises, but now the five-time Emmy nominee is laughing it upon the small-screen in Gary Janetti’s bitingly funny British import, Vicious (debuting June 29 on PBS) about septuagenarian gay partners Freddie (McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi). The 75-year-old actor spoke to EW about the series.
Entertainment Weekly: You and Derek Jacobi have known each other for as long as Freddie and Stuart have, though not romantically–
Ian McKellen: Alas!
Did you have to work on your chemistry?
Over the years, Derek and I have »
- Lanford Beard
Beginning Sunday, Ian McKellen is taking a break from big screen blockbusters and headed for TV when he and Derek Jacobi's British sitcom Vicious premieres on PBS. The show, from former Family Guy and Will & Grace executive producer Gary Janetti, centers on gay couple living in a London who have been together for five decades. Janetti says in the current TV landscape, it's the characters age, not their sexual orientation, that make them unique. List The Hollywood Reporter Reveals Hollywood's 100 Favorite Films "There is not even that much talk in the series about them being gay. To me,
- Aaron Couch
The pairing of acting legends Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi is a match made in heaven, but putting them together in a bawdy, bitchy British sitcom playing lovers who have been together for nearly 50 years? Yes, please!
Vicious aired last year in the UK and had its share of fans and critics. American viewers are finally getting a chance to decide for themselves if this show is the gay sitcom that we’ve been waiting for. (One good sign is that Vicious already has a second season order and will start shooting this fall. Hopefully the Us airings will garner solid ratings to continue airing beyond the first season).
TheBacklot sat down recently in West Hollywood with series creator Gary Janetti, who you know as a writer on such comedies as Will & Grace and Family Guy as well as being partnered with celebrity stylist/TV personality, Brad Goreski. Janetti »
- Jim Halterman
Two things become immediately clear watching PBS’ Brit-com import “Vicious”: One, the major networks wouldn’t touch it. And two, it’s too bad the show isn’t sharp enough to make them regret that bias. The taboo here isn’t that the main characters played by Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are gay, it’s that they fall far outside the 18-49 demo. While the material is about as classy as an average Chuck Lorre show, the name and very game cast — especially McKellen — should be a potent draw for PBS’ dedicated Anglophile aud.
Co-created by American TV vet Gary Janetti (“Family Guy,” “Will & Grace”) and British playwright Mark Ravenhill, the shamelessly broad comedy centers around the busy living room of egomaniacal small-time actor Freddie (McKellen) and his partner of nearly 50 years, Stuart (Jacobi, also featured in PBS’ “Last Tango in Halifax”).
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- Geoff Berkshire
PBS is getting back into the sitcom business this Sunday with Vicious, a British series starring Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi. The show, which has already been picked up for a second season in the U.K., stars McKellen and Jacobi as an elderly gay couple that have been together for 50 years — and given how much they enjoy hurling insults at each other, it shows. Gary Janetti is the sole writer and executive producer on the show; his past credits include Will & Grace and Family Guy. Janetti filled out our TV Guide Magazine Showrunner Survey to explain why we should get Vicious.
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- Michael Schneider
12 items from 2014
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