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‘Better Call Saul’ Star Jonathan Banks on Breaking Records and 5 Other Emmy Nominee Questions

27 August 2015 11:39 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jonathan Banks has received a Best Supporting Actor Emmy nomination for playing Mike Ehrmantraut on two different shows, “Breaking Bad” and spinoff “Better Call Saul,” but the actor hopes that’s where the character’s journey stops. Kelsey Grammer holds the record for nominations as the same character on three different shows — Frasier Crane on “Cheers,” “Frasier” and “Wings” — and Banks has no aspirations to compete with his friend. “I hope I don’t play the same character on three different shows!” the actor said, laughing. “Kelsey’s wonderful, Kelsey’s a friend and more power to him.” Also Read: »

- Linda Ge

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Emmys: History Could Be Made in Hotly Contested Races

24 August 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

This could be a record year for Emmy records.

The award show stars were aligned when the nominations were announced last month, setting up showdowns in a slew of key categories that could result in record-setting wins (or, in a few cases, losses) come Sept. 20.

That includes both of the top series races, where old favorites “Mad Men” and “Modern Family” vie to set new all-time highs in their categories versus buzzy competitors jostling to make their own special mark on Emmy history.

“Modern Family” has claimed the comedy series prize five years running, leaving it tied for most wins with “Frasier,” which accomplished the same feat between 1994 and 1998. If the ABC comedy squeaks out one more victory, it will hold the new record solo.

It’s interesting to note, however, that the show that brought the “Frasier” winning streak to an end was Fox’s zeitgeisty dramedy “Ally McBeal. »

- Geoff Berkshire

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Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk Ep Preview Starz's Newsy Comedy, Tng Cameos

21 August 2015 2:05 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Sir Patrick Stewart has made a career of playing sharp, smart men who issue orders, inspire masses and sometimes save the universe.

His latest character, Walter Blunt of Starz’s new comedy Blunt Talk, is… something entirely different.

A British war vet with a nightly show on an American cable news channel, Walter wants to exude the gravitas of a trusted anchor but frequently finds himself too drunk to stand, too high to focus and occasionally — as is the case in Saturday’s series premiere (9/8c) — pursued by the police while nuzzling a transsexual hooker’s chest.

Video Patrick Stewart Is a Boorish, »

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TVLine Items: Frasier Vet on Scorpion, Another Hotel Guest and More

20 August 2015 2:02 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Department of Homeland Security, meet your newest recruit: Peri Gilpin.

The Frasier vet has landed a recurring role on Scorpion‘s second season as Deputy Director of Homeland Security Katherine Cooper, according to TVInsider. Gilpin’s character will first appear in Episode 4 and will take the reins from Alana De La Garza’s Deputy Director Adriana Molina. (De La Garza, as previously reported, has been cast in the forthcoming Criminal Minds spinoff, Beyond Borders.)

RelatedCBSpoiler-palooza: Major Scoop on Good Wife, Big Bang, NCIS, Scorpion and 9 Other Returning Shows

Since ending her run as Frasier‘s Roz Doyle, Gilpin has appeared on CSI, »

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Can Anything Stop ‘Modern Family’ at the Emmys?

19 August 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

For five years running, the Emmys have kept the best comedy series race all in the family.

The quintet of consecutive wins for “Modern Family” already put ABC’s breakout laffer in the TV Academy’s record books: It’s tied with “Frasier” for the most ever wins in the top comedy category. One more victory and it would hold the record solo.

Modern Family” co-creator and showrunner Christopher Lloyd is in the unique position of owning a piece of both records, having served as exec producer on the two series.

He says it would be “thrilling” if “Modern Family” broke the tie but doesn’t feel like it’s a competition. Rather it would mean recognition of how hard the show’s cast and crew continue to push themselves after six seasons and over 140 episodes.

“We aren’t writing for validation on ‘Modern Family,’ but we did set out »

- Geoff Berkshire

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15 fascinating TV floorplans that will change the way you watch Friends, Big Bang Theory, Corrie and more

7 August 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Watching countless hours of telly can make you feel like you know the settings of your favourite shows like the back of your hand.

Have you ever wanted to redesign your house or flat to make it look as close to Monica and Rachel's apartment in Friends or Sherlock's bachelor pad as possible? Well, these amazing floorplans might be a start.

Click on each picture to see a full-size version.

1. Friends: Monica, Rachel, Joey and Chandler's apartments

Considering Monica's apartment was a "frigging steal", this shows just how amazing her New York pad is. It's certainly more spacious than Joey's across the hall, but when you've got comfy armchairs and foosball, who cares? Plus, we all know it's Monica's mess that fills up the ? room.

2. The Big Bang Theory: Sheldon, Leonard and Penny's apartments

As expected, everything is neatly organised to fit Sheldon's standards, and there is plenty »

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Mr. Robinson: Does NBC's Musician-Turned-Teacher Comedy Sing?

5 August 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“I hope your ears are 18, because they’re about to get sound-banged!”

So ends the first episode of Mr. Robinson, NBC’s new comedy starring Office alum Craig Robinson. If you find the joke funny, you likely enjoyed the half-hour that preceded it, which introduces Robinson as a struggling Chicago musician who occasionally works as a substitute public school teacher.

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If you don’t, well… we’ll want to hear about that in a moment. First, a brief recap:

The series kicks off at a lounge gig for The Nasty Delicious, the band Craig (played »

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Like the Actors They Pick, TV Casting Directors Vie for Emmys

4 August 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

We can learn many things about TV trends just by looking at the shows chosen for this year’s Emmy nominations in the three categories of casting: drama, comedy, and limited series.

First, broadcast is challenged. Just two network series (PBS aside) were nominated and both were from ABC.

Second, the traditional Hollywood casting couch is on the outs — most nominations source out of New York, the U.K. or both.

Third, it’s a small world after all, with multiple nominees gracing multiple categories.

Then there’s the fourth: Just try asking casting directors what they’re looking for when deciding if a show’s casting is “outstanding.” They can be a little, well, vague.

“Casting in some ways is very complicated, and in some ways it’s very simple,” says Jill Trevellick, who was nominated for the fourth time this year for PBS Masterpiece’s “Downton Abbey.”

Meredith Tucker, »

- Randee Dawn

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Mr. Robinson Review – TV NBC

4 August 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Mr. Robinson isn’t a show for everyone, which is largely a function of the fact that Welcome Back, Kotter wasn’t for everyone, and owed a lot of the success it had to limited alternatives.

Don’t get me wrong, Welcome Back, Kotter was not only a great show, but it managed a surprising amount of influence on the landscape of television for decades… it just wasn’t for everyone.

Mr. Robinson stars Craig Robinson as a part-time substitute/part-time singer who runs into an old flame and hopes to rekindle things. When he learns that she now teaches at their old High School, he takes the first chance he gets to substitute there.

Mr. Robinson is laid-back almost to a fault… well, probably to a fault. He quickly hints that he wasn’t very serious about school, and hasn’t been very serious about anything since, but he »

- Marc Eastman

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TV Review: ‘Mr. Robinson’

4 August 2015 7:15 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC sent out all six episodes of “Mr. Robinson,” which is puzzling, because it’s one of those shows that can be assessed after roughly 10 minutes. Craig Robinson (“The Office”) plays Craig Robinson, the lead singer-keyboardist for a funk band called Nasty Delicious, who croons suggestive tunes to excessively appreciative extras in a small-club setting, and — in a demographically desirable plot twist — teaches music to high school kids. The resulting sitcom doesn’t live up (or down) to either half of the band’s name, and seems destined to test how fast people can operate the remote after “America’s Got Talent.”

Although performing is his first love, Craig can use extra cash, and settles on the idea of substitute-teaching mostly because he has run into an old crush (Meagan Good, already signed on for this fall’s “Minority Report”) with whom he’d like to reconnect. She teaches at their old high school, »

- Brian Lowry

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Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp review – the gang's back together and weird is still the word

31 July 2015 6:12 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The Netflix series provides an origin story like no other for the cult movie, with enough ridiculous plotlines and cameos to make happy campers out of the most diehard fans (even if the format is skewed)

There is one thing that Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, the new prequel series to the cult classic movie that Netflix started streaming on Friday, has that its predecessor never did: anticipation. When Whas arrived in theaters in 2001 the only really recognizable cast members were David Hyde Pierce – who was starring in Frasier at the time – and the alumni from MTV’s too-short-lived sketch comedy program The State. No one cared that it was coming and it was a huge dud, at least at the box office.

In the 14 years since, several of the actors – Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks and Amy Poehler chief among them – have become huge stars »

- Brian Moylan

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Bradley Whitford Joins Bryan Cranston in HBO's Lbj Flick All the Way

23 July 2015 8:49 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The actors formerly known as Josh Lyman and Walter White are teaming up to take the White House.

Bradley Whitford has signed on to play Hubert Humphrey in HBO’s upcoming Lyndon B. Johnson movie All the Way, our sister site Deadline reports. 

The Steven Spielberg-produced film is based on the Tony-winning play of the same name and stars Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston, revisiting the role he had in the Broadway production, as President Johnson.

Photos Memories From the Set: Bradley Whitford Talks Stints on West Wing, ER, Frasier and More

All the Way takes place in 1964 — during »

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Marg Helgenberger on 'Under the Dome' and a 'Proper Send-Off' for 'CSI'

18 July 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

You wouldn't know it by looking at her, but Marg Helgenberger's a full-on television icon with three decades of credits on some of the most beloved series in history: regular stints on "Ryan's Hope," "China Beach" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" to her latest gig on "Under the Dome," as well as guest spots on everything from "Matlock" and "The Larry Sanders Show" to "Frasier" and "ER."

Given how good the small screen's been to her throughout her long career, you probably won't be surprised when you find out which famous TV lady is her long-term professional role model, as Helgenberger shares some updates about her return to the "CSI" mothership for its final send-off in the fall and her enigmatic new role in hermetically sealed Chester's Mill.

Moviefone: What can you tell us about the big "CSI" finale, which you'll be a part of?

Marg Helgenberger: Anthony Zuiker »

- Scott Huver

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Mr. Robinson Video: Craig Robinson Previews His 'Crazy' Post-Office Gig

16 July 2015 2:27 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

If NBC’s upcoming Mr. Robinson is half as fun as its star seems to be having in this exclusive sneak peek, we’re all in for a good time.

The comedy, led by Office alum Craig Robinson, follows his character as he tries to make a living as a substitute school teacher by day/professional musician by night. (The concept is loosely based on Robinson’s own life.)

Related NBC Sets Summer Dates for Welcome to SwedenLast Comic Standing

In the video below, Robinson introduces his castmates, including Frasier‘s Peri Gilpin as the school’s principal and »

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Emmy nominations 2015 - as it happened

16 July 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Mad Men and Game of Thrones were the big nominees

British shows and actors did well with nods for Downton Abbey and DerekTransparent and Jeffrey Tambor were also recognised

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We’re bowing out with a final piece that wraps up Hannah Ellis-Petersen’s piece about the UK success at the Emmy nominations, and Brian Moylan’s piece:

Once again, Downton Abbey received the most nominations of any British drama, continuing the series’ long-running awards success in the Us. The fourth series saw nominations for Jim Carter for best supporting actor and Joanne Froggatt for best supporting actress.

The ITV show, which has earned the most Emmy nominations of any non-us show in history, will again compete against glossy American dramas such as House of Cards, Game of Thrones and Mad Men for the accolade of outstanding drama series.

The biggest surprise at the announcement of the 2015 Emmy »

- Lanre Bakare and Brian Moylan in New York

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How ‘Modern Family’ Enables Change by First Serving Comedy

30 June 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Christopher Lloyd is a veteran of “Wings” and “Frasier” and, with Steven Levitan, is co-creator of “Modern Family.”

Outside of callow undergraduates and cowering S&M practitioners, nobody likes a lecture.

Which is why, from the outset, we were devoutly apolitical with Mitch and Cam on “Modern Family.” Of course, it was tempting to create some jowly, closed-minded antagonist, a Mr. Fox, say, and have Cam let loose with a pearly diatribe, his colored cuffs flailing. In truth, it was almost equally tempting to go at our pious pro-gay detractors who harangued us weekly for not making Mitch and Cam flawless men who paused only briefly from leading exemplary lives to bend each other over backward in a show of we’re-not-afraid-of-anyone’s-judgment love. Note to that camp: We didn’t do that not because we found it unseemly, but because it would have been unseemly in how unfunny it would have been. »

- Christopher Lloyd

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Could Your Favorite TV Show Become a Broadway Musical?

26 June 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Given all the musicals we've seen on TV recently -- NBC's live-performance versions of "Peter Pan" and "The Sound of Music," not to mention ABC's "Galavant" and all six seasons of Fox's "Glee" -- it's a wonder that the pipeline hasn't flowed in the opposite direction, from the small screen to Broadway.

That may change with the announcements that a couple of TV-based musicals are in the works. One is "Bombshell," the Marilyn Monroe biographical musical that was created and staged over the course of two seasons on NBC's "Smash." Bringing it to Broadway would seem easy enough -- the songs and choreography already exist; all that's needed is a book.

The other is a stage version of "Downton Abbey," which may launch after the British drama's sixth and final season wraps this winter. John Lunn, who composes the music for the series, says he envisions an international tour, starring »

- Gary Susman

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Patrick Macnee, Star of The Avengers 1960s Spy Series, Dead at 93

25 June 2015 3:48 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

British actor Patrick Macnee, most recognizable to American audiences for playing secret agent John Steed in the 1960s cult-favorite TV series The Avengers, has died of natural causes at age 93.

He briefly reprised his iconic, umbrella sword-wielding role for the short-lived mid-‘70s revival The New Avengers.

Macnee’s post-Avengers TV credits included the title role in ABC’s CIA series Gavilan, the 1989 miniseries Around the World in 80 Days, voicing the opening credits for TV’s original Battlestar Galactica, the CBS drama P.S.I. Luv U, the syndicated action-adventure series Thunder in Paradise and, most recently, a 2001 episode of Frasier. »

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‘Avengers’ TV Show Star Patrick Macnee Dies at 93

25 June 2015 11:49 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Patrick Macnee, famous for his role on “The Avengers” British TV series, died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 93.

Macnee, who played John Steed in the spy-fi show, died with his family at his bedside.

“Wherever he went, he left behind a trove of memories,” a statement on the actor’s website read. “Patrick Macnee was a popular figure in the television industry. He was at home wherever in the world he found himself. He had a knack for making friends, and keeping them.”

The Avengers” initially focused on Dr. David Keel (Ian Hendry) and his assistant (Macnee), but Macnee’s famously bowler hat wearing, umbrella-wielding intelligence officer (he never used a gun) became the protagonist when Hendry exited the series. Macnee played the part alongside a succession of strong, female partners, including Honor Blackman, Diana Rigg and Joanna Lumley. The show ran »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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Patrick Macnee, Star of 'The Avengers' TV Series, Dies at 93

25 June 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Patrick Macnee, star of popular 1960s British TV series "The Avengers," died Thursday of natural causes at his home in California, surrounded by his family. He was 93.

Macnee starred on hit spy show "The Avengers," which ran on British television -- and was eventually rebroadcast around the globe -- from 1961 to 1969. The series also staged a short revival in the '70s.

Macnee was cast as assistant John Steed, second billing to Ian Hendry's Dr. David Keel character, but as the show continued, Macnee's quirky, bowler-wearing Steed became more popular, and he took over as the series lead after Hendry departed in 1961. Macnee played across from actresses such as Honor Blackman, Diana Rigg, Linda Thorson, and Joanna Lumley on the progressively feminist series, which was also notable for Macnee's insistence that his character never use a gun.

In addition to his work on that seminal show, Macnee was also a World War II veteran, »

- Katie Roberts

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