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  • Allison Janney Remembers Her First Mention in Variety

    The prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival prides itself on discovering top talent, and in the summer of 1985, a tall, young actress arrived in Massachusetts ready to make her mark. Allison Janney's roles as "Woman #1" and "Man #3" in the festival's...
  • Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double

    Emmys 2014: Allison Janney is seeing double
    Allison Janney capped off a season of pulling double-TV duty by scoring double Emmy nominations. The veteran actress kicked off the season in the CBS sitcom "Mom," in which she plays a struggling alcoholic attempting to reconnect with her daughter (Anna...
  • World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'

    World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'
    The biggest sporting event on Earth is just one of the weekend's highlights. Keep in mind: Argentina and Germany meet in the World Cup at 3 p.m. Sunday on ABC and Univision. The pre-match coverage starts at 1 p.m. on ABC and at 1:30 p.m. on Univision....
  • Emmy Supporting Nominees Break Free From Their Best-Known Roles

    No profession is more about reinvention than acting, but this year's comedy supporting acting nominees are proof that Emmy voters enjoy seeing performers break out of boxes -- even if those actors weren't so sure they were in a box in the first place....
  • Billy Bob Thornton Makes a Pitch for 'The Big Bang Theory,' 'Game of Thrones' Guest Spots

    At Monday's Emmy Performers Peer Group party at the Montage Beverly Hills, the nominees thought long and hard about which TV shows they'd like to grace as a guest star. But "Veep's" Tony Hale didn't hesitate with his bid for a role on IFC's "Portlandia."...
  • Emmy nominations 2014

    Emmy nominations 2014
    "True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. The comedy series nominees...
  • TV Review: 'Masters of Sex,' Season 2

    "Masters of Sex" turned out to be a wonderfully clever act of deception - a period soap opera, set against an organically salacious backdrop. This Showtime drama about the pioneering work of sex researchers Masters & Johnson returns for a second season...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' dials up angst with smarts, spirit

     Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' dials up angst with smarts, spirit
    To say Showtime's "Masters of Sex" is back and better than ever, though true, makes it sound like a very different kind of show than it is. A multi-story fantasy epic, say, or a dark and violent character drama, complete with car chases and twisting...
  • Watch the 'Masters of Sex' Season 2 Premiere in Full

    Did you miss the second season premiere of Showtime's "Masters of Sex" last night? That's OK, you can watch it here. Starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, Sunday night's episode was titled "Parallax" and, according to HitFix's Andy Sepinwall, was...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

    Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees
    Here is the complete list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Drama series "Breaking Bad" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "House of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "True Detective" (HBO) Comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"...