‘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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Showtime Renews Two New Shows

Showtime has renewed two new series, “Shameless” and “Episodes,” for a second season. The hour-long William H. Macy drama “Shameless” received a twelve-episode order, while Matt LeBlanc’s half-hour comedy “Episodes” episode count is “to be determined.” “The viewer loyalty and critical acclaim that has met both ‘Shameless’ and ‘Episodes’ since their January debuts makes it […]

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What To Watch: Weekend

TOP PICK: ‘The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business‘ (Sunday at 8pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** Eleven former Teams who fell short of winning the $1 million prize during their first Race around the globe will return for another shot on ‘The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business.’ This season, the multi Emmy Award-winning series will be broadcast […]

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How Mark Wahlberg & the Real Life E Took Over HBO

Oprah Winfrey may be the only celebrity to have a cable channel named after her, but HBO has unofficially become the Mark Wahlberg channel. Everybody knows that the movie star’s posse was the inspiration for “Entourage,” which is getting ready to launch its eighth and final season. What is less known is that he also […]

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Catching Up with Lisa Kudrow and Her ‘Friends’

Don’t hold your breath for a “Friends” reunion, but three of the four main friends are making waves on TV this season. There’s a lot of buzz over Matthew Perry’s new show “Mr. Sunshine” and Matt LeBlanc’s new show “Episodes,” and Courteney Cox’s “Cougar Town” is a solid hit, But it’s Lisa Kudrow who’s working […]

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Matt LeBlanc Doubful of ‘Friends’ Reunion on ‘Episodes’

Anyone who’s been privy to the full seven-episode season of Matt LeBlanc’s new Showtime show, “Episodes,” already knows it doesn’t feature any of the actor’s former “Friends” stars. And, now so do you. But, with the strong premiere debut Sunday, talk of a second season was in the air at the Showtime Television Critics Association […]

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What To Watch: Weekend

TOP PICK: ‘Shameless‘ (Sunday at 10pm on Showtime) **Series Premiere** ‘Shameless’ is a new drama series from John Wells (‘ER’) and Paul Abbott (‘State Of Play’) is based on the long-running hit UK series and stars Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee William H. Macy (‘Fargo’) and Emmy Rossum (‘The Phantom of the Opera’). Macy […]

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