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Lizzy Caplan, Allison Janney Riff on Improv, Theater and Emotional Scenes (Video)

11 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Though one’s now starring in a drama, the other in a comedy, Lizzy Caplan (“Masters of Sex”) and Allison Janney (“Mom”) have both famously spent time in the other category — and agree that the lines are now getting blurred. Their back-and-forth banter at Variety’s “Actors on Actors” studio proved the point, as the actresses chatted about the thrill of doing theater, and the emotional toll of getting into character.

Lizzy Caplan: I was wondering what your first job on television was.

Allison Janney: It was a small teeny role on a Bill Cosby show.

Caplan: Stop.

Janney: I’m not kidding you!

Caplan: Did he give you any…

Janney: Nothing untoward happened! He wanted me to play a janitor and then I was a school teacher. He kept changing what my part was. I don’t remember what the show was called. And that was my first TV show! »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Matthew Weiner, Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan Are Feminists, and Here's Why

19 May 2015 1:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Last night, I was given the opportunity to attend a pretty interesting event: The Feminist Majority Foundation honored both TV powerhouses Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan with the Eleanor Roosevelt Global Women's Rights Award. Rhimes and Kohan were celebrated with an acoustic performance by Regina Spektor, Shondaland cast members doing a live lip-sync to Earth Wind and Fire's "Shining Star" and a number of heartfelt speeches, almost all of which began with the declaration "This is what a feminist looks like."  Read More: Oops! I Made a Feminist Manifesto: George Miller and "Mad Max" What does that mean to Kohan and Rhimes? And what does that mean to Viola Davis and Matthew Weiner, who presented the awards to these esteemed women? Below, find the transcripts of their speeches, which cover how their families -- and Hello Kitty -- have defined feminism for them.  Viola Davis (Presenter) Shonda, when recently asked in an. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Matthew Weiner, Viola Davis, Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan Are Feminists, and Here's Why

19 May 2015 1:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last night, I was given the opportunity to attend a pretty interesting event: The Feminist Majority Foundation honored both TV powerhouses Shonda Rhimes and Jenji Kohan with the Eleanor Roosevelt Global Women's Rights Award. Rhimes and Kohan were celebrated with an acoustic performance by Regina Spektor, Shondaland cast members doing a live lip-sync to Earth Wind and Fire's "Shining Star" and a number of heartfelt speeches, almost all of which began with the declaration "This is what a feminist looks like."  Read More: Oops! I Made a Feminist Manifesto: George Miller and "Mad Max" What does that mean to Kohan and Rhimes? And what does that mean to Viola Davis and Matthew Weiner, who presented the awards to these esteemed women? Below, find the transcripts of their speeches, which cover how their families -- and Hello Kitty -- have defined feminism for them.  Viola Davis (Presenter) Shonda, when recently asked in an. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Kate Hudson Has Almost Famous Reunion With Billy Crudup, Eric Stonestreet: Instagram Photo

16 May 2015 10:24 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Impromptu Almost Famous reunion :) @ericstonestreet "Your mom called....she freaked me out" ???? And then there's that other guy far left...???? #AlmostFamousLove A photo posted by Kate Hudson (@katehudson) on May 16, 2015 at 8:27am Pdt Still wild and free! Kate Hudson gave Almost Famous fans a thrill when she reunited with her former costars Billy Crudup and Eric Stonestreet on Friday, May 15. "Impromptu Almost Famous reunion @ericstonestreet," the Deepwater Horizon actress, 36, captioned an Instagram photo. Quoting the Cameron Crowe-directed movie, she added: "'Your mom called....she freaked [...] »

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Simpsons Fans Can Now Visit Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood

14 May 2015 1:22 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

America’s longest-running cartoon, “The Simpsons,” has now come to life in the form of “Springfield,” the newest environment at Universal Studios Hollywood. The town will have its residency next to the park’s popular and award-winning “The Simpsons Ride.” The new addition of “Springfield” was celebrated by a big block party with special guests like the executive producer of “The Simpsons Al Jean, Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart), Yeardley Smith (the voice of Lisa) and Joe Mantegna (the voice of Fat Tony). Also among the partiers were Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Krusty the Clown and Sideshow Bob. The attraction brings visitors into the world they see on their TV screens  [ Read More ]

The post Simpsons Fans Can Now Visit Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- monique

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The Simpsons Loses the Voice Actor Behind Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders and More

14 May 2015 6:51 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The Simpsons scored two more seasons from Fox last week with Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria all signing deals to continue voicing their characters , but it looks like one key cast member isn’t returning, Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Smithers, Seymour Skinner, Otto and more. Here are the tweets Shearer shared quoting a letter he received from executive producer James L. Brooks’ lawyer: from James L. Brooks' lawyer: "show will go on, Harry will not be part of it, wish him the best.". (1/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 This because I wanted what we've always had: the freedom to do other work. Of course, I wish him the very best. (2/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 Shortly after retweeting Shearer’s tweets, showrunner Al Jean posted the following: .@thesimpsons #everysimpsonsever The show will go on, made by people who love it »

- Perri Nemiroff

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With Harry Shearer gone, here's what 'The Simpsons' will do with Mr. Burns & Flanders

14 May 2015 5:17 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"The Simpsons" is about to lose the voices of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner and many of its other most memorable supporting characters. But it's not going to be losing those characters. Last night, original castmember Harry Shearer posted a trio of tweets suggesting he wouldn't be continuing with the show, which Fox recently renewed for two more seasons. from James L. Brooks' lawyer: "show will go on, Harry will not be part of it, wish him the best.". (1/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 This because I wanted what we've always had: the freedom to do other work. Of course, I wish him the very best. (2/2) — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 Thanks, Simpsons fans, for your support. — Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) May 14, 2015 This morning, longtime "Simpsons" showrunner Al Jean confirmed Shearer's exit to me, saying, "Harry Shearer was offered the same deal the rest of the cast accepted and passed.  We »

- Alan Sepinwall

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CBS's Fall Schedule: Supergirl Is on Mondays and Person of Interest Is Now Midseason

13 May 2015 1:25 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

ABC, NBC, and Fox have all revealed their Fall schedules, and now it's CBS's turn. The network has announced its 2015-16 lineup, and not much has changed. New shows like Supergirl and Limitless are moving into the spots left behind by canceled shows (Rip Stalker and The McCarthys), and the new comedy Life in Pieces got a prime spot following up The Big Bang Theory on Mondays. Meanwhile, drama Person of Interest will be held until midseason. Take a look at the full schedule below, and see which shows have been renewed and canceled this season! Monday 8-8:30 p.m. - The Big Bang Theory 8:30-9 p.m. - Life in Pieces* 9-10 p.m. - Scorpion 10-11 p.m. - NCIS: Los Angeles Monday (starting in November) 8-9 p.m. - Supergirl* 9-10 p.m. - Scorpion 10-11 p.m. - NCIS: Los Angeles Tuesday 8-9 p. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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Peter MacNicol Leaving CSI: Cyber

13 May 2015 1:09 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Peter MacNicol is signing off from CSI: Cyber.

The actor, who plays FBI Assistant Deputy Director Simon Sifter on the CBS procedural, will not return for its sophomore run.

Though details of MacNicol’s departure are unclear, our sister site Deadline attributes his exit to creative reasons.

RelatedCBS Fall Schedule: Supergirl Lands on Monday, Person of Interest, 2 Broke Mia

As TVLine previously reported, CSI star Ted Danson will bring his character, D.B. Russell, to the Cyber spinoff this fall.

As for the mothership series, it will wrap its 15-year run with a special movie event on Sunday, Sept. 27, which will »

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CBS Announces Schedule for Fall 2015-16 TV Season

13 May 2015 12:45 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

CBS has announced their plans for the upcoming 2015-16 season. They include the returns of 2 Broke Girls, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, The Amazing Race, The Big Bang Theory, Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds, CSI: Cyber, Elementary, The Good Wife, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, Mike & Molly, Mom, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, The Odd Couple, Person of Interest, Scorpion, Survivor, and Undercover Boss.

Also, CSI will have a two-hour send-off and Person of Interest (which has a 13 episode order) is being held until late in the season.

New shows include Angel From Hell, Code Black, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Life In Pieces, Limitless, Rush Hour, and Supergirl.

CBS Announces Its 2015-2016 Primetime Lineup

The New Fall Series Include Dramas "Code Black," "Limitless" and "Supergirl," And the Comedies "Angel From Hell" and "Life in »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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CBS Announces 2015-2016 Fall TV Schedule

13 May 2015 11:48 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

CBS today unveiled its 2015-2016 primetime lineup, featuring seven new shows and 22 returning series. CBS will build on a schedule that will finish the current season as America's most-watched network in viewers for the 12th time in 13 years, including the last seven years straight. The new fall dramas are: the heart-pounding medical series Code Black, set in the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation; the fast-paced Limitless, based on the feature film with Bradley Cooper, starring Jake McDorman as an average guy who can suddenly access 100% of his brain capacity with a mysterious pill; and Supergirl, starring Melissa Benoist in the title role based on the DC Comics superhero.

The new fall comedies are: Angel from Hell, about a loud, colorful, often inappropriate woman who claims to be a guardian angel, starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch and Maggie Lawson; and Life in Pieces, an irreverent »

- MovieWeb

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CBS Fall 2015-2016 Schedule: What's New, What's Returning, and What Night?

13 May 2015 10:50 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Goodbye CSI, hello newbies! On Wednesday, May 13, CBS announced its fall lineup, including the returning series, new shows, and the midseason programming we can expect.  To wrap up CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’s 15-season legacy, CBS will air a special two-hour series finale on Sunday night this coming fall. It will then be replaced by the spinoff series CBS: Cyber. Fan-favorite comedies The Big Bang Theory and Mom will be returning, as will hit dramas The Good Wife, Elementary, and Madam Secretary. To help you navigate the crowded [...] »

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Springfield Comes to Universal Studios Hollywood with New ‘Simpsons’ Environment

13 May 2015 10:19 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

While the makers of “The Simpsons” have never revealed what state the city of Springfield is located in, the town has come to Universal Studios Hollywood. Opening at the theme park on Wednesday, May 13, is a live-action replica of Homer and Marge’s hometown, complete with locations made famous on the show, including Moe’s Tavern, Duff Brewery and Krusty Burger. The area is located next to “The Simpsons Ride.”

Tuesday night, Universal Studios hosted “A Taste of Springfield,” introducing the immersive attraction to guests and journalists. The evening kicked off with the dedication of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, which — in true “Simpsons” form — went awry, with a “meltdown” that included an impressive fireworks display.

On hand for the event were “Simpsons” executive producer Al Jean and voice actors Nancy Cartwright (Bart), Yeardley Smith (Lisa) and Joe Mantegna (Fat Tony). At one point, Cartwright was even seen in line for the “The Simpsons Ride. »

- Jenelle Riley

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Ratings: NCIS and S.H.I.E.L.D. Finales Each Slip to Series Lows

13 May 2015 8:37 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS’ NCIS wrapped Season 12 on Tuesday night with 14.8 million total viewers and a 1.9 rating, rising 5 percent in audience but dipping a tenth in the demo to a new series low.

RelatedNCIS Finale Recap: Who Lay Dying?

Leading out of that, NCIS: New Orleans (13.5 mil/1.7) ticked up, while a special CSI: Cyber outing* (8.7 mil/1.2) improved on last week’s Person of Interest finale (8.2 mil/1.1).

*In case you missed Wednesday morning’s flurry of headlines, the original CSI is airing a two-hour series finale movie on Sept. 27, after which Ted Danson will join CSI: Cyber as D.B.

RelatedCBS Fall Schedule: Supergirl Lands on Monday, »

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Bradley Cooper to Recur in CBS' Adaptation of Limitless

13 May 2015 8:06 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Bradley Cooper is giving CBS viewers one more (very good) reason to check out the series adaptation of his 2011 movie Limitless when it premieres this fall: himself!

RelatedCBS Fall Schedule: Supergirl Lands on Monday, Person of Interest, 2 Broke Mia

Cooper, who also serves as an executive producer, will recur as a sidekick to Jake McDorman’s character. Cooper, reprising his role from the film, first appears in the pilot and will continue to do so depending on the A-lister’s availability moving forward. Cooper and McDorman previously worked together in the 2014 film American Sniper.

RelatedCSI Cancelled, Farewell Movie Event »

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All the CBS TV Show Cancellations and New Fall Lineup

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

Is CBS trying to freshen up its image?

At its upfronts presentation to advertisers, the most-watched network announced it's finally doing away with the aging "CSI" after 15 years. And the highest-profile new series on the fall docket is the younger-skewing "Supergirl."

CBS canceled three shows: "Battle Creek," "The McCarthys," and "Stalker." "Two and a Half Men" and "The Mentalist" concluded earlier this year.

Still, the Eye still boasts strong ratings across the board for its dramas and comedies, so there are not a lot of holes to plug.

Their new shows are: the comedy "Angel From Hell" with Jane Lynch as a guardian angel; medical drama "Code Black"; family comedy "Life in Pieces"; the movie adaptation "Limitless," featuring guest appearances by Bradley Cooper; and "Supergirl."

Here's the new lineup for CBS:

Monday

8 p.m. Supergirl (starting in November)

9 p.m. Scorpion

10 p.m. NCIS: Los Angeles

Tuesday

8 p.m. NCIS

9 p. »

- Kelly Woo

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CBS's 2015-16 Schedule: 'Supergirl' to Monday, 'Limitless' Tuesday, 'Person of Interest' to midseason

13 May 2015 6:48 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

CBS announced its 2015-16 schedule on Wednesday (May 13) morning, a schedule accompanied by much talk about the network's stability and CBS' latest overall ratings triumph. For all of the network's success, CBS' schedule answered a slew of important questions, including: Where would "Supergirl" go? What will get the benefit of the "Big Bang Theory" lead-in? What's actually happening with the end of "CSI"? And which established successes will be on the bench for midseason? Your answers in brief? Monday, "Life in Pieces," two-hour finale and lots of stuff. Let's get more details. "This is a schedule well-positioned to build on the foundation of last year when we introduced five successful new series and increased our audience by 5 percent," blurbs Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment. "With ‘Thursday Night Football,’ many of the biggest hits on primetime television and huge events throughout the year, all of our exciting new shows have the best possible environment to succeed, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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CBS Fall Schedule: Supergirl Takes Flight on Mondays, Person Of Interest Held to Midseason

13 May 2015 6:40 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It was CBS’ turn to announce its fall schedule today at the network’s Upfront and finally let those who can’t wait for Supergirl know what day of the week and time the series will air at this fall. Well, Kara and the rest of her friends will be calling Monday nights at 8 p.m. their home, but only after Thursday Night Football ends. The Big Bang Theory and new CBS comedy Life in Pieces will hold down the eight o’clock hour while football airs, meaning that Supergirl will premiere sometime in November when the comedies’ Thursday night timeslots are vacated. Aside from the Supergirl news, most of CBS’ schedule looks pretty much  the same, with shows like Hawaii Five-0 and Blue Bloods remaining on Fridays and The Good Wife keeping its Sunday night timeslot. The only things missing are Person Of Interest, which looks like it will »

- Chris King

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CSI Cancelled, Farewell Movie Event Eyed for Fall With William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger Set to Return

13 May 2015 6:29 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS is sending CSI off into the sunset in style.

The network confirmed on Wednesday that the former juggernaut will end its 15-year run with a special movie event to air on Sunday, Sept. 27. Original cast members including William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger are among the CSI Mvps set to return for the swan song.

Related2015 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

CSI was a breakout hit when it debuted in 2000, averaging 20 million viewers by the end of Season 1 and ranking among TV’s top 10 shows. In Season 5, it hit a peak audience of 26 million viewers. »

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CBS New Season Schedule: ‘Supergirl’ Lands Monday Slot; ‘CSI’ Gets 2-Hour Series Finale

13 May 2015 6:25 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

CBS unveiled its fall schedule on Wednesday morning ahead of its upfront presentation, revealing that comedy “Life in Pieces” will be paired with megahit “The Big Bang Theory” while the superhero series “Supergirl” will kick off Monday nights after they move to Thursday. Meanwhile, “CSI” will go off the air with a two-hour series finale. Monday nights will start with “The Big Bang Theory” at 8 p.m., providing a lead-in for freshman sitcom “Life in Pieces.” After “Thursday Night Football” — which kicks off Sept. 17 — wraps up, the comedies will move to their Thursday night slots. “Supergirl” will then step into. »

- Tony Maglio and Tim Kenneally

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