Ben Silverman Talks Emmy Nomination, ‘Office’ Future

With ‘The Office‘, ‘Ugly Betty‘, ‘The Biggest Loser‘, and ‘Nashville Star‘ among his executive producer credits, Ben Silverman can sell television shows. If only he could bottle his enthusiasm, the world would be in a much better mood. The former co-chairman of NBC Entertainment, now leading his new venture Electus, a next generation multimedia studio […]

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Primetime Emmy Predictions: Who Should Take Home The Gold?

Pity the Academy members who actually had to choose the winners for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, airing Sunday, August 29, on NBC, and hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Sure, a few of the major categories are cakewalks – ‘Glee’s Jane Lynch has ridonkulous momentum going into the Supporting Actress/Comedy race, and there’s no real argument […]

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‘True Blood’ Stars to Present at Emmys

LOS ANGELES – Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer will be spending part of their honeymoon at the Emmys. The newlywed ‘True Blood‘ stars, who were married last Saturday in Malibu, Calif., have been added to the list of presenters at next Sunday’s 62nd annual prime-time Emmy ceremony, along with ‘True Blood’ co-star Alexander Skarsgard. Previously […]

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What The What?! Kate Gosselin Eyes Emmys Gig

Because apparently nothing was learned when a quintet of reality-TV hosts collectively (and before an auditorium full of cringing faces) emceed the Primetime Emmy Awards, tabloid darling Kate Gosselin has been asked to play a role in this year’s kudoscast airing August 29 on NBC. How so, seeing as neither Kate nor any of her […]

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‘Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul & Vince Gilligan Reflect On Season Three, And What Lies Ahead

‘Breaking Bad‘: It’s television’s best drama that you’re not watching. Why not? Because its entry points are sharp-edged. Because it’s a show about a meth-slinging high school chemistry teacher with cancer. Because it’s not ‘American Idol.’ OK, now get over it. Despite low viewership, it has, over the past three seasons, racked up four Emmy […]

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Dissed By Emmys For Clooney, Reality TV Biz Mulls Boycott

And the winner for Outstanding Reality TV Host is… not going to be announced at the Primetime Emmy Awards airing Sunday, August 29, on NBC. Instead, that category has been relegated to the Creative Arts Ceremony held eight days earlier. To protest the move, reality TV’s major players might pull a no-show. “It’s disappointing news,” […]

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Will NBC’s Emmys Telecast Snub Conan’s ‘Tonight Show’?

“Someone with power has kicked us in the nuts again!” That tweet from Deon Cole, a member of Conan O’Brien’s Emmy-nominated writing staff, sparked buzz that NBC’s broadcast of this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards – at which Conan’s ‘Tonight Show’ has its eyes on four prizes to Jay Leno’s zero – might elude possible embarrassment […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop on ‘Bones,’ ‘Psych,’ ‘Glee’ and More!

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show, from summer or fall? Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast, and MattMtvguy@gmail.com is the place to send your questions. Here now the scoop! The ‘Bones‘ Season 6 premiere is called ‘The 600-lb. Gorilla in the Room’? Yeeeah, sure. With all that unconfirmed Twitter-fueled madness, I need some […]

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