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The Office Star Angela Kinsey Ties the Knot with Joshua Snyder

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The Office Star Angela Kinsey Ties the Knot with Joshua Snyder
Actress Angela Kinsey married fellow actor and baker Joshua Snyder on Sunday in Topanga, California during a small, private ceremony, according to Martha Stewart Weddings.

The Office star married the Days of Our Lives actor in front of 130 guests, including their children from previous relationships.

The 45-year-old actress looked beautiful in a one-shoulder goddess dress while the groom looked dapper in a blue suit with plaid blue tie.

“Our wedding was more than just two people coming together, it was a family coming together,” Kinsey told Martha Stewart Weddings. “Josh and his sons and my daughter and I. We were so proud of our children.
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CBS Developing ‘How May We Hate You’ NY Hotel Comedy From ‘The Office’ Alum

Former The Office co-executive producer Warren Lieberstein is returning to the workplace comedy genre with the multi-camera How May We Hate You, set at CBS. It hails from Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment and CBS TV Studios. Written by Lieberstein, How May We Hate You is an ensemble comedy based on the book of the same name by Anna Drezen and Todd Dakotah Briscoe. It revolves around the employees at a trendy New York City hotel. Lieberstein executive produces with…
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L.A. Clippers' Chris Paul developing autobiographical comedy at ABC

It looks like basketball has been an untapped goldmine of comedic riches, as the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul is the latest in a string of NBA players to develop a comedy for television. EW has confirmed that ABC is developing an untitled, somewhat autobiographical comedy with Paul. The project, written by Warren Lieberstein, revolves around the story of two brothers working at their grandfather's service station, where they must contend with his old-school values in contrast to those of their more politically correct mother. The show will be inspired by Paul's experiences growing up with his older brother in North Carolina.
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Must Be Something in the Water... Another NBA Star Is Developing a Bio-Inspired TV Series

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LeBron James has "Survivor's Remorse," which debuted this fall on Starz; yesterday, it was announced that Baron Davis sold an autobiographical TV comedy to Fox. Today, Chris Paul joins the growing list of NBA stars developing autobiographical projects for television. The Los Angeles Clippers point guard has teamed up with writer Warren Lieberstein ("The Office") and producers Eric and Kim Tannenbaum ("Two and a Half Men") to develop a family comedy based on his early life experiences growing up in North Carolina, with an older brother, their mother and grandfather. The currently untitled project is set up at CBS. Paul will exec produce with his...
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NBA Star Chris Paul Developing Autobiographical ABC Comedy (Exclusive)

NBA Star Chris Paul Developing Autobiographical ABC Comedy (Exclusive)
Add Chris Paul to the list of NBA stars producing autobiographical TV projects.

Paul has teamed with comedy scribe Warren Lieberstein and producers Eric Tannanbaum and Kim Tannenbaum to develop a family comedy for CBS TV Studios that is inspired by his experiences growing up in North Carolina with his older brother.

The untitled project revolves around two brothers who work at a service station owned by their grandfather, who champions old-school values in contrast to the attitude of their guarded, politically-correct mother.

Paul, a point guard for the Los Angeles Clippers, is exec producing with his brother, Cj Paul, Lieberstein and the Tannenbaums. Paul began his NBA career with the New Orleans Hornets in 2005. He joined the Clippers in 2011.

Lieberstein had a long run on NBC’s “The Office.” More recently he was an exec producer on ABC’s James Caan comedy “Back in the Game.”

Paul’s project
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Wednesday Comedy Roundup: Back in the Game 1.02, Modern Family 5.03, Super Fun Night 1.01, Always Sunny 9.05, The League 5.05

Back in the Game, Season 1, Episode 2, “Stay In or Bail Out”

Directed by Eric Appel

Written by Warren Lieberstein

Airs Wednesdays at 8:30pm Est on ABC

Following its awkward pilot last week, Back in the Game continues to struggle with establishing the format of the show. Although “Stay In or Bail Out” successfully moves the characters forward, it fails to show the audience how the show will operate each week. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, it just means the audience can’t fully decide whether the show is worth investing time in yet.

Back in the Game has a very interesting premise, and with two polar opposites working together, the show should provide some laughs, but at the moment this is something it’s failing to do. Although the show appears to be about kids playing baseball, Back in the Game actually focuses on a strong female
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Angela Kinsey: ‘The Stakes Are So High’ When It Comes To Co-Parenting

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From taking daughter Isabel, 4, to school, to spending long days on set of ‘The Office,’ the actress reveals to HollywoodLife.com how she keeps a balanced life as a working mom — and the importance parenting after divorce.

Angela Kinsey is a pro at successfully juggling her daytime job as playing the uptight Angela Martin on The Office and her true passion — being a single mom to daughter Isabel, 4.

The hilarious actress, who recently starred in the coming-of-age drama Struck By Lightning, why she spent the holidays with her ex-husband Warren Lieberstein.

“Our families get together, and I just feel very fortunate that we have that kind of relationship and we are very much involved in our daughter’s life together,” Angela tells HollywoodLife.com Exclusively.

And co-parenting isn’t just for the holidays — it’s an important part of Angela and Warren’s life, for Isabel’s sake.

“The stakes are so high,
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Jon Favreau Lands Divorce Comedy Script With NBC

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Jon Favreau Lands Divorce Comedy Script With NBC
"Iron Man" director Jon Favreau is hooking up with NBC for a comedy about divorce.  NBC has purchased a script for a project that Favreau will executive-produce. The single-camera comedy will revolve around a divorced dad juggling his return to the single life with the responsibilities of fathering his five-year-old daughter. Also read: Jon Favreau Tweets He's Directing "Jersey Boys" "The Office" co-executive producers Warren Lieberstein and Halsted Sullivan will pen the script, as well as executive-produce the project. Favreau recently directed the pilot for the J.J. Abrams/Eric Kripke drama series "Revolution," which premieres
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Jon Favreau, 'The Office' producers sell divorce comedy to NBC

Jon Favreau, 'The Office' producers sell divorce comedy to NBC
Jon Favreau has signed up to produce a new comedy for NBC. The network has ordered scripts for the new project about a divorced father from Office producers Warren Lieberstein and Halsted Sullivan. The untitled comedy from Universal Television will centre on a divorced dad who has shared custody of his 5-year-old daughter. He moves into a building full of single people and tries to tackle his dating life and parenthood. Lieberstein is the younger brother of The Office's Paul Lieberstein and is also the brother-in-law (more)
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NBC Buys Comedies From ‘The Office’ Duo, Jon Favreau & ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Alum

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Iron Man director Jon Favreau is set to executive produce a single-camera comedy written and executive produced by The Office co-executive producers Warren Lieberstein and Halsted Sullivan. The untitled project, produced by Universal TV, centers on a divorced father with shared custody of his 5-year-old daughter who moves into a building full of singles and must balance his re-entry into the dating world with being a solo parent. Favreau, repped by CAA, Shepard & Associates and Bob Getman, also has a relationship with NBC having directed the pilot for the network’s high-profile new drama Revolution. Lieberstein and Sullivan are with CAA and Jared Levine. Also in the comedy hopper at NBC is a project from writer Jamie Rhonheimer (How I Met Your Mother), Universal TV and Karey Burke and Todd Holland’s studio-based Dark Toy Entertainment. Based on the 1998 short story Faith by About A Boy author Nick Hornby, the
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'The Office' Producers, Jon Favreau Sell Divorce Comedy to NBC

'The Office' Producers, Jon Favreau Sell Divorce Comedy to NBC
The Office producers are lining up their next gig. NBC has given script orders to a comedy about a divorced father from Warren Lieberstein and writing partner Halsted Sullivan, with Jon Favreau on board to produce. The untitled project, which hails from Universal Television, revolves around a divorced father with shared custody of his 5-year-old daughter who moves into a building full of singles and is tasked with balancing his dating life and parenthood. Story: 'The Office' to End After Season 9 Lieberstein, the younger brother of The Office's Paul Lieberstein and showrunner Greg Daniels' brother-in-law,

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"Inception," "The Social Network" Win Writers Guild Awards! Check Out Complete List of Winners and Nominees!

As soon as we thought we could predict the outcome of the Oscars, here comes another surprise! This one's brought to you by the Writers Guild of America. Picked for Best Original Screenplay was Christopher Nolan's "Inception." The director, famously dissed for not getting a Best Director Oscar nomination, may just win the Best Original Screenplay come Oscar night. Oscar front-runner, "The King's Speech" was not nominated because it didn't quality under union rules which prompted Nolan to say during his WGA acceptance award that he looked forward to a time when he could accept the award "without qualification."

That could be the beginning of a great script Mr. Nolan, go write it :happy

For adapted screenplay, I'm happy to report that Aaron Sorkin's fantastic script won! Based on "The Accidental Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich, "The Social Network" was the only film last year that I predicted to win this very category.
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Writers Guild Awards Nominations! Check Out Full Movie, TV Nominees! Yes, There Are Few Surprises!

"I Love You Phillip Morris" came out of nowhere and secured a nod for the 2011 Writers Guild Awards. Based on the book by Steven McVicker, the film starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGRegor as prisoners in love received a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination.

"Phillip Morris" will be competing with awards-favorites "127 Hours" (screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy), "The Social Network" (screenplay Aaron Sorkin), "The Town" (screenplay by Peter Craig and Ben Affleck & Aaron Stockard), and True Grit (screenplay by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen).

In the Original Screenplay category, critics-darlings "Black Swan" (screenplay by Mark Heyman and Andres Heinz and John McLaughlin), "The Fighter" (screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson), "Inception" (Christopher Nolan), and "The Kids Are All Right" (written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg) will be competing with "Please Give" by Nicole Holofcener. Much like "I Love You Phillip Morris," "Please Give," a family dramedy set in New York,
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Writers Guild of America announce 2011 nominations

HollywoodNews.com: The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2010 season to be honored at the 2011 Writers Guild Awards on February 5, 2011, in Los Angeles and New York.

Television Nominees

Dramatic Series

Boardwalk Empire, Written by Meg Jackson, Lawrence Konner, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Margaret Nagle, Tim Van Patten, Paul Simms, Terence Winter; HBO

Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Tom Schnauz, John Shiban, Moira Walley-Beckett; AMC

Dexter, Written by Scott Buck, Manny Coto, Charles H. Eglee, Lauren Gussis, Chip Johannessen, Jim Leonard, Clyde Phillips, Scott Reynolds, Melissa Rosenberg, Tim Schlattmann, Wendy West; Showtime

Friday Night Lights, Written by Bridget Carpenter, Kerry Ehrin, Ron Fitzgerald, Etan Frankel, Monica Henderson, David Hudgins, Rolin Jones, Jason Katims, Patrick Massett, Derek Santos Olson, John Zinman; NBC

Mad Men,
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Writer’s Guild of America Announces TV Nominees for 2011 Awards

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Today the Writer’s Guild of America kept the spirit of awards season happy by revealing their nominations for achievements in writing for television. Plenty of our favorite shows got some love from WGA members including like Mad Men, Breaking Bad, 30 Rock and Modern Family while plenty of new series like Boardwalk Empire, Justified and The Walking Dead also got some praise. Even the finale episode of Lost is in the mix of episodic nominees. Aside from the narrative dramas and comedies, other staple series like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report get their due diligence as well. Check out the full list of nominees, complete with all the writing talents behind them, after the jump.

Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire – Written by Meg Jackson, Lawrence Konner, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Margaret Nagle, Tim Van Patten, Paul Simms, Terence Winter; HBO

Breaking Bad – Written by Sam Catlin,
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Who Needs a Newbie?! Steve Carell's Office Job May Go To...

Who Needs a Newbie?! Steve Carell's Office Job May Go To...
So who is going to take over for Michael Scott when Steve Carell ends his run on The Office this spring? Despite rumblings that Danny McBride (Eastbound and Down), Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords) or Portia DeGeneres may step in, we're now hearing that at least a few of the show's writer-producers are advocating for... Promoting from within! Meaning, one of the many "movie stars" in the cast, such as John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Craig Robinson, Ed Helms or Rainn Wilson, would get the gig of Dunder Mifflin's Scranton branch manager—after Michael runs off into the sunset with Holly Flax...right?! We ran into The Office producer Warren Lieberstein at a pre-Emmys event...
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Angela Kinsey on Isabel’s ‘Office’ Visits

Angela Kinsey on Isabel’s ‘Office’ Visits
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We just love Angela Kinsey! The sassy Office star, who plays Angela Martin on the hit NBC series, is proud mama to daughter Isabel Ruby, 2, and funny, to boot!

Now filming season 7 of The Office — the last with costar Steve Carell — the actress is also working with Publicolor and Post-It to celebrate the beautification of New York City schools.

Kinsey recently took some time from her busy schedule to chat with People Moms & Babies about her daughter and all the experiences they’ve shared this summer.

Moms & Babies: So, how is Isabel?

Angela: She’s such a happy,
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'Office's' Angela Kinsey Divorcing 'Office' Producer

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'Office's' Angela Kinsey Divorcing 'Office' Producer
"The Office" actress Angela Kinsey is divorcing Warren Lieberstein, who also works on the hit NBC series as a producer and writer, Access Hollywood has confirmed

Kinsey filed for divorce in La County Superior Court on Thursday after 10 years of marriage. The actress cited irreconcilable differences as the reason behind the split.

The 39-year-old actress has requested joint physical and legal custody of their 2-year-old daughter, Isabel Ruby.

The couple first separated in February 2009. At the time, a rep for Kinsey told People that the former couple would "continue to be friends and spend time ...

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The Office Star Angela Kinsey Files for Divorce

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The Office Star Angela Kinsey Files for Divorce
It's over for The Office actress Angela Kinsey and writer Warren Lieberstein. Citing irreconcilable differences, Kinsey, 39, filed for divorce Thursday from her husband of 10 years in L.A. County Superior Court. Kinsey, who split with Lieberstein in February 2009, requested joint legal and physical custody of their 2-year-old daughter Isabel Ruby, according to court documents. At the time of their separation, Kinsey's rep said it was amicable and that the two would "continue to be friends and spend time with their daughter."
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'Office' Star Angela Kinsey Divorcing Husband

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"The Office"'s Angela Kinsey has filed for divorce from husband Warren Lieberstein. The actress filed papers in Los Angeles on June 24 to dissolve her marriage of ten years. The couple wed on June 18, 2000. They have a two-year-old daughter together, Isabel Ruby. Angela cites irreconcilable differences as the reason behind the divorce. Warren is the brother of "The Office" co-star Paul Lieberstein, who portrays the role of Toby Flenderson on the hit NBC show.

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