Obama A Fan of ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Homeland’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he’s a fan of two popular cable TV shows: HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” and Showtime’s “Homeland.” First lady Michelle Obama and their daughters, 13-year-old Malia and 10-year-old Sasha, enjoy ABC’s “Modern Family.” The president and first lady talked about life in the White House in an interview with People Magazine. […]

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‘Boardwalk’ Season Finale: Is Jimmy a Goner?

So? What do you think, “Boardwalk Empire” fans? Will Jimmy Darmody make it to Season Three? That’s really the biggest question as we head into the gangster series’ season finale Sunday night (Dec. 11) at 9/8c on HBO. It’s the 12th and concluding episode of the show’s second season and the character of Jimmy (Michael […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ Lead WGA’s TV Nominees

By Steve Pond at TheWrap The dramas “Breaking Bad,” “Boardwalk Empire” and “Homeland” and the comedy series “Modern Family” have each received three nominations from the Writers Guild of America, which announced its television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation nominees on Tuesday. Following on the heels of the Producers Guild by only minutes, […]

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‘Mad Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ Receive Producers Guild TV Nominations

By Steve Pond at TheWrap Emmy winners “Modern Family” and “Mad Men” are among the television series nominated by the Producers Guild of America in the TV categories for its 23rd annual Producers Guild Awards. In the comedy series category, “Modern Family” will be going up against “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Glee” and […]

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Steve Buscemi a ‘Nervous Wreck’ Over Hosting ‘SNL’

Despite the fact that Steve Buscemi is a seasoned, Golden Globe winning actor, he’s still a “nervous wreck” over hosting “SNL” this weekend. Buscemi, who hosted once before 13 years ago, told Jimmy Fallon last night that he’s been waking up in the middle of the night “in a panic” about his upcoming live performance. […]

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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Thursday December 8: ‘Winter Wipeout‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Deck the Balls** Record Now On this very merry special episode of Winter ‘Wipeout,’ contestants will show their holiday spirit as they battle the Nutcracker Sweet, Santa’s Workshop and The Jingle Balls! It’ll be a Pain in the Ice for “Captain Christmas,” “The Human Kazoo” and […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Star Michael Shannon on Van Alden’s Quest for Redemption

In less than 20 episodes, “Boardwalk Empire” bureaucrat Nelson Van Alden, played by Oscar nominee and current “Take Shelter” star Michael Shannon, has plummeted from righteous faith into the hedonism of drinking and prostitution. Atlantic City has taken him and turned him, and as of this Sunday’s episode, “Age of Reason,” he’s all but abandoned […]

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