How ‘Parenthood’ Tackled ‘the N-word,’ and Why Crosby’s Reaction Was Off

All of the Braverman men find themselves dealing with the sort of sensitive issues that used to make for Very Special Episodes on this week’s “Parenthood.” Surprisingly, Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) turns out to be the one who is not a self-absorbed, clueless, entitled, jerk. Adam (Peter Krause) and, especially Crosby (Dax Shepard), I am […]

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Donald Glover,  Alison Brie, Danny Pudi, and Yvette Nicole Brown on Community (Mitchell Haaseth/NBC

The Cast of ‘Community’ Pick Their Favorite TV Shows

Fans of “Community” rejoice. Following a lengthy hiatus from the schedule, the sitcom returns (Thursday, March 15, 8/7c) to prime time with one of its funniest episodes yet: the remarriage of Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) and her ex-husband, as planned by Britta (Gillian Jacobs) and Jeff (Joel McHale). To celebrate the occasion, we asked the residents […]

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Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation (NBC)

‘Parks and Recreation’ Filmed Double Endings For Its Campaign Storyline

Will Leslie Knope be elected to the Pawnee city council? The producers of “Parks and Recreation” are so concerned about keeping the results of the election a secret that they filmed different endings to the fourth season finale. “We shot two endings, the show’s creator Michael Schur told the audience at Tuesday’s PaleyFest. “Partly to […]

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‘Modern Family,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Top DGA TV Nominations

“Modern Family” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” were the only primetime shows to receive multiple nominations, while actors Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston and Fred Savage were saluted for their directorial work in the Dirctors Guild of America’s television and commercial nominations, which were announced on Tuesday.

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Deep Soap: Fearless New Year’s Predictions

2011 was the year that daytime soaps died — again and again and again.  What will 2012 bring to daytime television? Will CBS and NBC decide to axe their surviving soaps? Will “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” miraculously come back from the dead for a second time?  Will The Powers That Be […]

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