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17 items from 2012


Screen Actors Guild Awards – Les Misérables, Argo & Playbook lead the Nominations

12 December 2012 9:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations have been announced, continuing the awards season we’re currently in the midst of, and further recognising a handful of films that are already buzzing ahead of the Oscars.

Les Misérables, Lincoln, Argo, and Silver Linings Playbook all have prominent positions in the SAG announcement, along with an interesting appearance from The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in the ensemble category, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

The awards celebrate not just the year’s best performances on the big screen, but also those on television, and some of the biggest and best TV shows have deservedly earned their places in the nominations below.

Modern Family, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, and The Office continue to dominate the comedy categories. And joining them in the drama nominations are naturally Breaking Bad, Homeland, Mad Men, Downton Abbey, Boardwalk Empire, and The Newsroom.

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- Kenji Lloyd

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19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations

12 December 2012 8:35 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Nominees for the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performances in 2012 in five film and eight primetime television categories as well as the SAG Awards honors for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center's SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood.

SAG-aftra Executive Vice President Ned Vaughn introduced Busy Philipps (TBS' Cougar Town and The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Social Media Ambassador) and Taye Diggs (Private Practice) who announced the nominees for this year's Actors. SAG Awards Committee Vice Chair Daryl Anderson and Committee Member Woody Schultz announced the stunt ensemble nominees.

The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. (Et)/5 p.m. (Pt) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. An encore performance will air immediately following on TNT at 10 p. »

- MovieWeb

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"Les Miserables," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Lincoln" Lead Screen Actors Guild Nominations

12 December 2012 7:40 AM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The Screen Actor Guild has announced the nominees for its 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performances in 2012 as well as the SAG Awards nods for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles.

Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables," David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook," and Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" led the pack with each film receiving 4 nominations including Best Ensemble.

We'll see the results of the winners of the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. (Et)/5 p.m. (Pt) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Nominations

Theatrical Motion Pictures

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Bradley Cooper / Pat - .Silver Linings Playbook. (The Weinstein Company)

Daniel Day-Lewis / Abraham Lincoln - "Lincoln. (Touchstone Pictures)

John Hawkes / Mark - "The Sessions" (Fox Searchlight)

Hugh Jackman / Jean Valjean »

- Manny

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'Django Unchained,' 'Steel Magnolias' lead NAACP Image Award nominees

11 December 2012 3:38 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Lifetime's "Steel Magnolias" remake dominates the list of this year's NAACP Image Award nominees with seven nods, while "Django Unchained" and "Beasts of the Southern Wild" picked up four each in film categories, and "Grey's Anatomy" and "Treme" nabbed four in TV.

Designed to honor "the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film," the annual Image nominations reliably offer up some real headscratchers: Tyler Perry is a best actor contender for "Alex Cross"? Amber Riley is a lead actress on "Glee"? The critically acclaimed "Middle of Nowhere" isn't worth a mention as outstanding independent film?

But there's also welcome, and rare, recognition for HBO's "Treme," plus well-deserved nods across the board for "Django" and "Beasts."

A partial list of this year's nominees in the film and TV categories follows. For a complete list, including music and literary categories, visit the Image Awards official site. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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2013 Image Award Film And TV Nominations Unveiled

11 December 2012 1:51 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The Weinstein Company’s Django Unchained leads the film nominees and ABC tops the TV side with 20 mentions for the 44th NAACP Image Awards. Winners will be announced February 1 in a ceremony airing live on NBC. Here’s the full list of film and TV noms released today: Television Outstanding Comedy Series • “Glee” (Fox) • “Modern Family” (ABC) • “The Game” (Bet) • “The Mindy Project” (Fox) • “The Soul Man” (TV Land) Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series • Anthony Anderson – “Guys with Kids” (NBC) • Damon Wayans, Jr. – “Happy Endings” (ABC) • Don Cheadle – “House Of Lies” (Showtime) • Donald Faison – “The Exes” (TV Land) • Hosea Chanchez – “The Game” (Bet) Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series • Amber Riley – “Glee” (Fox) • Cassi Davis – “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” (TBS) • Kellita Smith – “The First Family” (Syndicated) • Tatyana Ali – “Love That Girl” (TV One) • Wendy Raquel Robinson – “The Game” (Bet) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series • Aziz Ansari »

- THE DEADLINE TEAM

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Nominees of the 44th NAACP Image Awards

11 December 2012 1:16 PM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

The NAACP Image Awards have announced the nominees for their 44th annual awards show during a live press conference from the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. Anthony Anderson (Guys with Kids), Niecy Nash (The Soul Man), Yvette Nicole Brown (Community), Garcelle Beauvais (Flight), Tyler James Williams (Go On), and Zendaya (Shake It Up!) announced the categories and nominees.

The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Winners will be announced during the two-hour star-studded event, which will air live on Friday, February 1 (8 Et live/Pt tape-delayed) on NBC.

Following is the list of categories and nominees for the 44Th NAACP Image Awards:

Television

Outstanding Comedy Series

"Glee" (Fox)

"Modern Family" (ABC)

"The Game" (Bet)

"The Mindy Project" (Fox)

"The Soul Man" (TV »

- Manny

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Weeds: Season Eight and Nurse Jackie: Season Four Blu-ray and DVD Arrive February 12th

10 December 2012 1:19 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced that Weeds: Season Eight Blu-ray and DVD and Nurse Jackie: Season Four Blu-ray and DVD will be released on February 12, 2013. The Blu-ray and DVD sets will be priced at $39.97 Srp and $39.98 Srp respectively. Take a look at the cover art and read on for all the official details regarding these TV boxed sets.

America's favorite pot-dealing suburban mom is back for the eighth and final season of Showtime's original series, with Weeds: Season Eight arriving on Blu-ray Disc, DVD and Digital Download February 12 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Headlined by Mary-Louise Parker in her Golden Globe-winning role, Weeds also stars a hilarious ensemble cast including Kevin Nealon (TV's Saturday Night Live), Justin Kirk (TV's Animal Practice), Hunter Parrish (It's Complicated), Alexander Gould (Finding Nemo) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (TV's Revenge). The celebrated series lit up the ratings during its final season, averaging 3.2 million »

- MovieWeb

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Afternoon Delight: Ellen shaves Kellie Pickler, Shakira replaces Christina Aguilera on "The Voice" in season 4

18 September 2012 12:44 PM, PDT | AfterEllen.com | See recent AfterEllen.com news »

Tags: Ellen DeGeneresKellie PicklerKate ClintonFortune FeimsterLea MicheleGLEEThe VoiceShakiraChristina AguileraIMDbParker PoseyEmmy Awards

Good afternoon my lovelies!

Happy birthday to Alison Lohman, Jada Pinkett Smith, Aisha Tyler, Holly Robinson Peete and Anna Deavere Smith!

Jada Pinkett Smith in Toronto, Canada.

Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Glee's Heather Morris and a gaggle of back up cheerleaders perform an awesome cover of Britney Spears' “Hold It Against Me.”

Speaking of Glee, Lea Michele landed a one-million dollar spokesperson contract with L'Oreal cosmetics.

Shakira will be replacing Christina Aguilera during the fourth season of The Voice. But don't worry, the show's producers assure fans, like me, that Aguilera and her co-host Cee Lo Green (who will be replaced by Usher) will return to the show for future judging. (And yes, that is my hand holding up Shakira's umbrella.)

Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

In case you ever have to make an Emmy acceptance speech, »

- Bridget McManus

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Showtime Signs on for ‘Nurse Jackie’ Season 5 & Inks ‘Dexter’ Showrunner

31 May 2012 6:39 AM, PDT | BuzzFocus.com | See recent BuzzFocus.com news »

You can’t keep a good nurse down.

Showtime has just announced that Nurse Jackie, starring Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, will return to premium network in 2013 for its fifth season. Showtime President David Nevins also announced that Emmy Award nominee Clyde Phillips will be coming aboard as the new showrunner for nursing’s dark comedy. Phillips, who worked as showrunner on Dexter before leaving after the Season 4 finale, will join Richie Jackson as executive producer on Nurse Jackie.

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Nevins stated: “Clyde brings a unique combination of skills in both comedy and drama, and he is a master at making entertaining and compelling television… We are so thrilled with the series’ performance this year, and we know that with the incomparable Edie Falco in front of the camera, the fifth season of Nurse Jackie will be even better.”

Nurse Jackie heads into production »

- Bags Hooper

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TV Review: Amazing Actresses Anchor Showtime Season Premieres of ‘Nurse Jackie,’ ‘The Big C’

8 April 2012 7:08 AM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Emmy-winning “Nurse Jackie” starts its fourth season and the highly-acclaimed “The Big C” joins it for its third on Sunday nights starting tonight, April 8, 2012. While both shows have been frustrating at times over their runs, it’s impossible to argue with the talent that Edie Falco and Laura Linney bring to these shows, respectively. I have a clear favorite but it’s nice to have both ladies back on the most crowded night on TV.

On that note — it’s hard to believe that Falco, Linney, and Jeremy Irons are on one network on one night and that network is Not the clear critical favorite for the evening. While “The Big C,” “Nurse Jackie,” and “The Borgias” will have their fans, it’s not a lineup that compares to AMC’s “Mad Men” and “The Killing” Or HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” “Girls,” and “Veep” (the latter two are »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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'Nurse Jackie's' Edie Falco, Showrunner Liz Brixius Talk Consequences

6 April 2012 1:11 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Edie Falco's drug-addicted titular character faces three seasons worth of consequences when Showtime's Nurse Jackie returns Sunday for its fourth season. With her back against the wall personally and professionally in the Season 3 finale, Jackie escaped both crisis when Akalitus (Anna Deavere Smith) tossed a urine test that would have revealed Jackie's addiction and her husband, Kevin (Dominic Fumusa), confessed to his affair instead of knowledge of his wife's romp with Eddie (Paul Schulze). Video: Showtime Offering 'The Big C,' 'The Borgias,' 'Nurse Jackie' Season Premieres Early Online This season, Jackie will be confronting her demons

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- Lesley Goldberg

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Review: Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie' faces consequences in season 4

6 April 2012 6:35 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

For the two-plus seasons I watched "Nurse Jackie," it was a show with a tremendous lead performance by Edie Falco, a bunch of well-etched supporting characters played by Merritt Wever, Anna Deavere Smith and Peter Facinelli (among others) and a reliably black comic sensibility that could deftly turn on a dime for more serious moment. But it was also a show that, like Jackie — a painkiller addict concealing her addiction, an extramarital affair and any number of other secrets — stubbornly, proudly in denial of the need to change things up even a little. Consequences seemed to hurtle at Jackie »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Secrets of the Next Season of ‘Nurse Jackie’

30 March 2012 10:32 PM, PDT | Speakeasy/Wall Street Journal | See recent Speakeasy/Wall Street Journal news »

Showtime Scene from “Nurse Jackie.”

Nurse Jackie, played by Edie Falco, heads to rehab and Anna Deavere Smith’s hospital administrator character goes back to nursing as the Showtime hit “Nurse Jackie” returns for a fourth season.

Dr. Mike Cruz, the new administrator at the fictional All Saints Hospital, is played by Bobby Cannavale (“Third Watch,” “Cupid”), who joins the cast when the dark comedy resumes April 8.

In a panel discussion at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Thursday night, »

- Kathy Shwiff

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First Look at Nurse Jackie Season Four: Guess Who Has a Bun in the Oven?

24 February 2012 9:47 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Last time we left Jackie (Emmy winner Edie Falco), she just told her cheating husband (Dominic Fumusa) to pack his bags, and Akalitus (Anna Deavere Smith) had thrown out Jackie's urine sample to keep her best nurse's drug habit from going public. And that was just in the last two minutes of the season-three finale. Finally, season four is just around the corner and we've got an exclusive first look at a new trailer. Not only is Jackie headed to rehab, but someone is knocked up… The mom-to-be isn't Jackie, but her best friend Dr. O'Hara! So who's the father? We know she's slept with Sam (Arjun Gupta) in the past, but O'Hara (Eve Best) could have easily just found a donor »

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Nurse Jackie, The Big C, and The Borgias All Return April 8th

12 January 2012 4:50 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

On Sunday, April 8th, three hit Showtime series will return to the network in a triple-header night of programming. The night kicks off with the fourth season of Nurse Jackie at 9 Pm Et/Pt, starring Emmy Award winner Edie Falco; followed by the third season of The Big C at 9:30 Pm Et/Pt, starring Golden Globe winner Laura Linney; and culminating with the hit drama series The Borgias at 10 Pm Et/Pt, starring Jeremy Irons in his Golden Globe nominated role.

In its debut season, Nurse Jackie received an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Comedy Series" and Falco won the Emmy Award for her role as Jackie Peyton. Last season, she received her second Emmy nomination for the series. When season four returns, Jackie is coming to realize that both karma and sobriety can be a bitch. In addition to finally confronting her addiction, Jackie must also attempt to save »

- MovieWeb

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TCA: PBS Unveils Premiere Dates, New Antiquing Competition Series ‘Market Wars’

4 January 2012 11:00 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s TCA coverage. More to come from PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger as the public broadcaster opens the winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. But first up are some programming announcements. On January 22, PBS will premiere Secrets Of The Manor House, covering “the background of the British titled class in Edwardian times,” according to the network, building on its breakout hit Downton Abbey set during the same period. PBS also unveiled Market Wars, a new competition series from the producers of Antiques Roadshow, making antiques scouting and bargaining into a spectator sport. Meanwhile, the network said the PBS Summer Arts Festival kicks off June 29 with Anna Deavere Smith as the weekly host. The lineup of programs will include John Leguizamo’s Tales From a Ghetto Klown and Mariachi High, a documentary series about a high school mariachi ensemble. Also announced: a »

- THE DEADLINE TEAM

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Nurse Jackie: Season Three Blu-ray and DVD Arrive February 21st

2 January 2012 12:45 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Lionsgate is releasing Nurse Jackie: Season Three on Blu-ray and DVD February 21. The DVD set will be priced at $39.98 Srp, with the Blu-ray going for $39.99 Srp. Both sets contain all 12 episodes of this new season. You can take a look at the cover art and special features below.

Still high and Mighty! The ugly truth is closing in on pill-popping nurse Jackie Peyton in an all-new season of the hit Showtime series, Nurse Jackie. Available on DVD and Blu-ray Disc, Nurse Jackie: Season Three includes all 12 episodes, starring four-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning Edie Falco as Jackie. The series also stars an accomplished supporting cast - including Eve Best (The King's Speech), Peter Facinelli (The Twilight Saga), Paul Schulze (TV's Law & Order) and Merritt Wever (Michael Clayton).

Confronted by her husband and best friend, the third season opens with Jackie facing an intervention. The series "straddles the worlds of »

- MovieWeb

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