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Allison Janney

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  • A Familiar Energy of Mega-Budget Tentpoles Marks AFM Deals

    Amid the profound changes in the movie business, the first half of the 35th American Film Market has been dominated by the tried-and-true -- action, thrillers and sci-fi with A-list attachments -- as the six major studios concentrate on mega-budget...
  • Shaq, Mayim Bialik on 'The View'

    Shaq, Mayim Bialik on 'The View'
    Shaquille O'Neal will be a guest on "The View" next week, when many TV favorites will pop in. The guests include Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory"), Allison Janney ("Mom"), series creator Aaron Sorkin ("The West Wing") and Norman Lear, whose hits...
  • TV Picks: Foo Fighters, twins, Simpsons, 'Web Therapy,' more

    TV Picks: Foo Fighters, twins, Simpsons, 'Web Therapy,' more
    "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...
  • Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars

    Variety's Power of Women awards honor stars
    The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women...
  • Chuck Lorre to End His Vanity Card Missives?

    Is No. 463 the end of the line for Chuck Lorre's famously specific vanity card messages? Since the days of "Dharma & Greg" in the late 1990s, Lorre has penned a new message to run as part of his vanity card slate at the end of every original episode of...
  • Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats

    Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats
    CBS could very well be an acronym for Chuck's Band of Sitcoms, Chuck being Chuck Lorre, the seasoned TV show maker. The band of sitcoms are "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "Mom" (all of which he created) and "Mike & Molly" (on which he serves...
  • 'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results

    'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results
    Distraught that an upcoming CBS program won’t do justice to his human sexuality study, Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) secretly sabotages the documentary on the Season 2 finale of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” In Episode 212,...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • Networks' need for hit sitcoms is no laughing matter

    There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy. The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory." ------------ For...
  • Toronto: Sierra/Affinity to Sell Foreign Rights to Mae Whitman's 'The DUFF'

    Sierra/Affinity is launching international sales of CBS Films' teen comedy "The DUFF," starring Mae Whitman in the title role. Bella Thorne, Allison Janney, Robbie Amell, Bianca Santos, Skyler Samuels, Nick Eversman and Ken Jeong also star. Ari Sandel...
  • 'True Detective,' 'Fargo,' 'Silicon Valley' among Emmy up-and-comers

     'True Detective,' 'Fargo,' 'Silicon Valley' among Emmy up-and-comers
    With new content providers blooming like tomato plants in June and more new shows than anyone can reasonably watch, the television awards season offers a brutal winnowing process. Only a handful of programs that premiered this qualifying year are likely...