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Ken Howard Seeks Re-Election as SAG-AFTRA President

1 June 2015 10:47 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard will seek re-election with endorsements coming from George Clooney, Bryan Cranston, Betty White, Rita Moreno, Octavia Spencer, Ron Perlman, Clark Gregg and Josh Gad.

SAG-aftra Los Angeles VP Jenny O’Hara will join Howard as she runs for secretary-treasurer as part of the Unite for Strength and United Screen Actors Nationwide slates. Election ballots will be mailed to members on July 21 and tabulated on August 20.

Current secretary-treasurer Amy Aquino is not part of the slates.

Rhea Perlman, S. Epatha Merkerson, Chris MessinaStephen Wallem and Tom Bergeron also endorsed Howard and O’Hara, along with union officers executive vice president Gabrielle Carteris, Los Angeles president Clyde Kusatsu, New York president Mike Hodge and national vice president for recording artists Dan Navarro.

“I love my work — both as an actor and as SAG-aftra president,” said the Emmy and Tony Award-winning Howard. “But while entertainment and media have always been tough businesses, »

- Dave McNary

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Here's the Full List of Critics' Choice TV Awards Winners

1 June 2015 6:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It should come as no surprise that critically-acclaimed series such as "The Americans" and "Silicon Valley" took home top prizes at the fifth annual Critics' Choice TV Awards on Sunday night (it's right there in the name of the event, after all). But there was plenty of love for popular shows, too, proving that quality programming is becoming more widely available and amenable to audiences during this so-called golden age of television.

"The Americans" and "Silicon Valley" each claimed high honors in the best drama and comedy series categories, respectively, and their home networks were the biggest winners of the night: HBO snagged seven statuettes, while FX collected four. "Silicon Valley" was among the shows that won multiple awards, with T.J. Miller taking home the trophy for best supporting actor in a comedy.

Freshman series "Better Call Saul" and "Transparent" also walked away with two trophies apiece, while new sensation »

- Katie Roberts

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Critics' Choice Television Awards: HBO, Better Call Saul, Taraji P. Henson and Amy Schumer Among Big Winners

31 May 2015 4:23 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

The fifth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards were handed out Sunday evening at the Beverly Hilton, and HBO was the winningest network with a total of seven prizes, including three for its Olive Kitteridge miniseries.

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FX amassed four wins, while AMC, Amazon, Fox and Comedy Central picked up two apiece.

In addition to Olive Kitteridge, other shows scoring multiple wins were Silicon Valley, Better Call Saul and Transparent.

Among the more notable first-time winners, Empire‘s Taraji P. Henson came out on top in the drama actress race, while »

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Critics’ Choice Awards Winners: Full List

31 May 2015 4:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The 5th annual Critics’ Choice TV Awards took place Sunday at the Beverly Hilton hotel and aired live on A&E. “So You Think You Can Dance” host Cat Deeley emceed the proceedings — and also found time to accept the prize for best reality host midway through the show. Despite playfully jabbing rival host Tom Bergeron during her intro by joking she’d purposefully gotten him relegated to one of the back tables in the ballroom, she was spotted warmly embracing the “Dancing with the Stars” mainstay during the ad break.

The first prize of the night went to “Better Call Saul’s” Jonathan Banks for best supporting actor in a drama, and the thesp also had the dubious honor of earning the ceremony’s first (but far from the last) bleep during his acceptance speech. The “Breaking Bad” spinoff later won a second award for Bob Odenkirk’s lead »

- Variety Staff

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Critics' Choice TV Awards: Complete list of winners'

31 May 2015 3:35 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

The Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. (Btja) bestowed the 5th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards on Sunday, May 31 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The kudocast aired live on A&E. (Read full report here.) -Break- Comedy Best Comedy Series "Broad City" "Jane the Virgin" "Mom" X - "Silicon Valley" "Transparent" "Veep" "You're the Worst" Best Comedy Actor Anthony Anderson, "Blackish" Will Forte, "The Last Man on Earth" Johnny Galecki, "The Big Bang Theory" Chris Messina, "The Mindy Project" Thomas Middleditch, "Silicon Valley" X - Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent" Best Comedy Actress Ilana Glazer, "Broad City" Lisa Kudrow, "The Comeback" Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep" Gina Rodriguez, "Jane the Virgin" X - Amy Schumer, "Inside Amy Schumer&qu..."' »

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Critics' Choice TV Awards: Complete Winners List

31 May 2015 2:21 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The fifth annual 2015 Critics' Choice Television Awards were handed out on Sunday night, honoring the best of the best in small screen entertainment. The award ceremony was presented by the Broadcast Television Journalist Association and hosted by "So You Think You Can Dance" Mc Cat Deeley.

HBO was the event's big victor -- the network picked up a total of seven wins. "Oliver Kitteridge" received three wins and was the most honored program of the evening. Get a complete list of winners below and find out if your faves came out on top.

Best Drama Series

The Americans" - Winner


"Game of Thrones"

"The Good Wife"



"Orange Is the New Black"

Best Comedy Series

Silicon Valley" - Winner

"Broad City"

"Jane the Virgin"


"Transparent" "

Veep" "You're the Worst"

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent" - Winner

Anthony Anderson, "Blackish"

Chris Messina, "The Mindy Project"

Johnny Galecki, »

- Alana Altmann

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Mindy Kaling and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Are Teaming Up and We Couldn't Be More Excited!

20 May 2015 8:36 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Best. TV. Team-up. Ever. TV's best on-screen couple Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina are teaming up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and we literally not be more excited. E! News has exclusively learned that The Mindy Project duo will guest star in the season two premiere of Pivot's Hit Record on TV With Joseph Gordon-Levitt, airing on June 12. Oh, and it gets even better. Gird your loins, people, because we also have two exclusive photos from their appearance, which reveal that Messina and Jgl will be tap-dancing together during the episode. What. A. Time. To. Be. Alive.  We also have an exclusive first look at Mindy in the short, titled "Anchor's Away," which she actually wrote! So »

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Manglehorn Trailer: Al Pacino Learns to Love Again

18 May 2015 6:47 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

IFC Films has released the first trailer for David Gordon Green's Manglehorn. The film stars Al Pacino as an aging, ordinary guy who spends his days caring for his cat when his dark past comes back to haunt him.  Manglehorn also stars Holly HunterChris Messina, and Harmony Korine. The film hits theaters and VOD June 19th. David Gordon Green is one of the most unpredictable directors working today. He first came on the scene with a streak of well-recieved dramas (All the Real Girls, Undertow, Snow Angels) before diving into a series of juvenile comedies (Pineapple Express, Your Highness, The Sitter). His comedy work was hit and miss, but over the last few years he's returned strong to drama with Joe and Prince Avalanche.  Manglehorn debuted at Tiff 2014 to mixed reception, you read Matt's review here. Check out the trailer for Green's latest dramatic effort below. Trailer via IFC Films. »

- Haleigh Foutch

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New poster and trailer for Manglehorn starring Al Pacino

16 May 2015 1:29 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A poster and trailer have debuted for Manglehorn, the new film starring Al Pacino (Heat), which you can see right here…

Reclusive small town locksmith Angelo Manglehorn has never quite recovered from losing the love of his life, Clara. Fixated on her memory, he feels closer to his beloved cat than the people around him and prefers to find comfort in his work and daily routine. Still, he forges on with his tenuous human connections, maintaining intermittent contact with his son, taking misplaced pride in a former protégé gone astray, and establishing a cautious friendship with a kindhearted woman from the local bank. As this solitary man approaches the possibility of new love, he finds himself at a crossroads between remaining consumed by the past and embracing the present. Manglehorn is a movingly humanistic portrait of a man rendered with unsentimental simplicity and idiosyncratic humor.

Directed by David Gordon Green (Joe, »

- Scott J. Davis

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The Mindy Project

15 May 2015 3:41 PM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: Fox, Hulu

Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour)

Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: September 25, 2012 -- present

Series status: Cancelled but then revived

Performers include: Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Stephen Tobolowsky, Zoe Jarman, Amanda Setton, and Anna Camp.

TV show description:

This sitcom follows a woman who, despite having a successful career, is unlucky in love. She feels that she needs to get her personal life back on track -- before her friends and colleagues are forced to stage an intervention.

A skilled Ob/Gyn, Mindy Lahiri (Mindy Kaling) is funny, impatient and politically incorrect. She can also quote numerous romantic comedies -- the good and the bad ones -- as long as the girl always gets the guy. Mindy wants to improve herself and is determined to be more punctual, spend less money, lose weight and »


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Al Pacino learns to love life in David Gordon Green's Manglehorn trailer

15 May 2015 3:27 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Al Pacino plays a lonely man learning to embrace life in the trailer for indie drama Manglehorn.

Director David Gordon Green's stark drama was touted by many critics as one of Pacino's finest roles in recent years following its premiere at last year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Pacino stars as Aj Manglehorn, a lonely man who has truly mourned the loss of the love of his life.

Manglehorn has a troubled relationship with his grown son Jacob (Chris Messina), but a romance with a new woman (Holly Hunter) soon changes his outlook on life.

Gordon Green – whose previous hits include All the Real Girls and Pineapple Express - shot Manglehorn on location in Austin, Texas.

Manglehorn opens in the Us on June 19, with a UK release following on August 7. »

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Hulu Picks Up The Mindy Project For Season Four As Hulu Original Season

15 May 2015 10:13 AM, PDT | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

The world of television keeps changing, and fans of several other canceled shows can start biting their nails anew as Hulu picks up The Mindy Project for a fourth season to air exclusively on the streaming network.

One of several shows with huge, and hugely loyal, fanbases to get cut this year, The Mindy Project is not only a very different style of show, Mindy Kaling is a different style of comic. The result is that while perhaps not for everyone, the show quickly gained a solid support base of superfans.

Not only has Hulu picked up the show, but a 26-episode order is a pretty serious commitment for a streaming service home, and one that keeps the ball of change rolling.

Check out all the info below, and stay tuned for news on dates.

Hulu Delivers The Mindy Project As Latest Hulu Original Series

New Episodes of the Series »

- Marc Eastman

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Al Pacino Is a Sad Crazy Cat Man in This 'Manglehorn' Trailer

15 May 2015 7:25 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If nothing else, the new trailer for "Manglehorn" is a good advertisement for the U.S. Post Office. Al Pacino plays A.J. Manglehorn, a lonely locksmith obsessed with an old flame named Clara. He constantly sends her letters, then repeatedly checks his mailbox for replies. It's old school like that, but there's always been a romance to the love letter, as opposed to the immediacy of the booty call text.

"Manglehorn" was directed by David Gordon Green ("Pineapple Express, "All the Real Girls") and co-stars Chris Messina as A.J.'s son Jacob and Holly Hunter as A.J.'s potential new love interest, a bank teller named Dawn. Manglehorn doesn't do much besides fix locks, dote on his cat, and remain heartbroken by the Clara he loved and lost so many years ago. If he were a woman, they'd call him an eccentric crazy cat lady, so we'll »

- Gina Carbone

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Watch: Al Pacino Tries To Get His Groove Back In First U.S. Trailer For David Gordon Green’s ‘Manglehorn’

15 May 2015 6:03 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

There’s a kind of convergence going on in the film “Manglehorn.” Director David Gordon Green is never afraid to fail in pursuit of new things, and the film's star Al Pacino has seemingly realized he’s earned the right to take on whatever role feels interesting —the two have ostensibly met at the right moment. Read More: Venice Review: David Gordon Green's 'Manglehorn' Starring Al Pacino, Harmony Korine, Chris Messina And Holly Hunter In Green’s indulgently funny and weird “Manglehorn” (read our review), Pacino plays an aging locksmith haunted by the one who got away and his dark past. The movie also co-stars director Harmony Korine, Chris Messina and Holly Hunter as the object of Pacino's affection. Here’s the official synopsis: Reclusive small town locksmith Angelo Manglehorn has never quite recovered from losing the love of his life, Clara. Fixated on her memory, he »

- Edward Davis

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Hpi to show 'Geezer' footage in Cannes

14 May 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong makes his starring debut in the comedy and Hyde Park International president Eric Christenson will show footage here.

Lee Kirk wrote and directed Geezer, about a former punk rocker who struggles to adjust to life while his band remains on hiatus.

When his brother takes pity on him and helps stage a huge 40th birthday party in a New York hotel, the rocker reunites with old bandmates and an old-flame-turned-manager who gives him a chance to revive his stalled career.

Judy Greer, Selma Blair, Chris Messina and Fred Armisen also star and Armstrong wrote and performed new music for the film. Jay Cohen of The Gersh Agency represents North American rights.

Process Media’s Tim Perell and Let It Play’s Alex A Ginzburg and Tony Lee produce the film, which is in post-production.

Process’ credits include A.C.O.D., Shortbus and World’s Greatest Dad.

Production and financing »

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Billie Joe Armstrong Pic ‘Geezer’ Hitting Cannes Via Hyde Park

14 May 2015 7:31 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Hyde Park International has joined the band with Geezer, coming aboard to sell the comedy starring Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong about an ex-punk rocker 10 years into his band's "indefinite hiatus" and struggling with his adjustment to the real world. Lee Kirk wrote and directed the pic, which co-stars Judy Greer, Selma Blair, Chris Messina and Fred Armisen. Hyde Park International's team led by president Eric Christenson is handling overseas sales at… »

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Time Machine: Sensational Scarlett J. in Purple

7 May 2015 8:48 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Scarlett Johansson Oscar dress Scarlett Johansson at the Oscars Looking great in a long purple dress, Scarlett Johansson displays her tight-fitting costume and bare back at the 83rd Academy Awards held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Oscar 2011 co-host and Best Actor nominee James Franco (for Danny Boyle's 127 Hours) thus introduced Johansson and fellow Oscar presenter Matthew McConaughey: "I am six degrees of Kevin Bacon away from our next two presenters. Figure it out on the Internet." Well, if you're lucky. Some have remarked that Franco was a more effective Oscar host online, where he tweeted some of the evening's to-dos, than on the stage of the Kodak Theatre. His fellow equally panned Oscarcast host was actress Anne Hathaway. Scarlett Johansson movies Scarlett Johansson has been featured in more than 40 films since her debut at age 10 in Rob Reiner's North, back in 1994. Johansson, in fact, »

- D. Zhea

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Sexy Chris Messina Snaps Every Mindy Project Fan Needs to See

7 May 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | | See recent Popsugar news »

Although Chris Messina was winning hearts long before The Mindy Project, his role as Danny Castellano definitely brought his heartthrob status to new heights. On Wednesday, it was announced that Fox canceled The Mindy Project, but luckily for fans, Hulu is in talks to pick up the show. Hopefully that means we'll get to see more of the 40-year-old actor's swoon-worthy moments on the show. (Remember that very memorable striptease?) Mindy Kaling said it best when she called Chris "just, like, really good-looking." Yep. To celebrate those good looks, take a look at some of the sexiest Chris Messina pictures out there. »

- Laura-Marie-Meyers

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Fox Cancels “The Mindy Project" -- But There's Still Hope for It Yet!

7 May 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

It's so hard to say goodbye! Mindy Kaling’s beloved show "The Mindy Project" will not be picked up for a fourth season at Fox, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show wrapped its third season back in March, and ended on a cliffhanger -- with Danny heading to India to surprise Mindy's parents after the two got into a fight over marriage. While the show's over at Fox, there's still hope though. Universal Television is reportedly in serious talks with Hulu for multiple seasons. Keep those fingers crossed! “I just think there are more stories," Mindy previously told THR when asked whether they would try to jump networks if it wasn't renewed. "I do think there's more to tell, and I think fans would be disappointed not to see more adventures with these characters." Kaling's costar Chris Messina also echoed those thoughts in a recent interview with toofab. "I'm »

- tooFab Staff

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Nominees for the Critics Choice Television Awards include “24: Live Another Day” and many more

7 May 2015 4:40 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Yesterday, the nominations for the 5th annual Critics Choice Television Awards were announced. The sister group to the Critics Choice Movie Awards, this is what could be looked at as a bit of an Emmy Awards precursor, if you will. I’m not exactly an expert when it comes to TV and this awards season (it’s mostly film or bust for me in that regard), but I watch a handful of shows and follow along with the race. Not enough to accurately do predictions, mind you, but I did think this nomination announcement was worthy of a mention. As such, today we have the list of Critics Choice nominees, which I’ll be revealing to you shortly. Among the titles that fared best this year with the nominations, we have Justified lead the way with five nominations. Following that, we have The Americans, The Good Wife, and Transparent with four apiece. »

- Joey Magidson

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